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  • AFICA efforts show promise for increased readiness, lethality

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio – A diverse group of senior leaders from all Department of Defense agencies met here August 22 to learn more about progress the Air Force Installation Contracting Agency has made in reducing total cost of common items.  The initiative, known as Category Management, takes a disciplined data-driven strategic cost management
  • AFICA hosts 2018 Enterprise Sourcing Summit, aims to save $2B

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Installation Contracting Agency welcomed over 100 category management professionals from around the world to share best practices, learn about new enterprise sourcing tools and hear from senior leaders during its third annual Enterprise Sourcing Summit held at the Air Force Institute of
  • AFIMSC commander visits Wright-Patt for construction update

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Maj. Gen. Bradley D. Spacy, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center commander visited Wright-Patterson Air Force Base July 12 to get updates on several ongoing construction projects and meet Airmen. During the tour, Spacy observed ongoing construction at the Gate 26A relocation site. The $10.5
  • AFICA Change of Command

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Brig. Gen. Alice W. Trevino officially took command of the Air Force Installation Contracting Agency here in a change of command ceremony at the Wright-Patterson Club May 23.Trevino replaces Brig. Gen. Cameron Holt, who is leaving to become Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition,
  • 2017 stellar year for AFICA and their Mission Partners - Over $1 billion reported in savings; new executive director appointed

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Installation Contracting Agency, known as AFICA, closed out 2017 on a high note by reporting over $1 billion in verified budgetary savings and cost avoidance as documented in the agency’s Cost Savings Tracker and by welcoming a new executive director – Renee M. Richardson, a member of the Senior
  • AFICA hosts 2017 Enterprise Sourcing Summit at AFIT

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Over 100 professionals from organizations around the world gathered for the Air Force Installation Contracting Agency’s 2017 Enterprise Sourcing Summit June 7-8 at the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Bane Auditorium. Attendees included representatives from the operational contracting, small business,
  • AFICA – ‘Not your Father’s Oldsmobile’ – Turning innovations into savings for the Air Force

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Installation Contracting Agency is not your father’s Oldsmobile when it comes to implementing innovative techniques to improve the business of operational acquisition and contracting in peace and in war.  Officially stood up Oct. 1, 2013, AFICA has aggressively utilized state-of-the-art
  • Smarter spending for Air Force acquisitions

    Finding efficiencies within the acquisition process was the top talking point for Maj. Gen. Wendy Masiello, deputy assistant secretary for contracting, when she spoke with members of the Air Force Association and the media during the AFA's monthly breakfast April 16, 2014, in Arlington, Va."Our industry partners have been hearing that we are
  • New contracting agency stand up increases AF efficiencies

    The Air Force Installation Contracting Agency officially stood up during a transition ceremony at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Nov. 13.Following manpower cuts last year, Air Force leaders designed AFICA, a field operating agency that reports directly to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Contracting, to ensure bases around the world
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