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  • Air Force cancels 2020 Marathon, offers virtual option

    Numerous scenarios were explored to produce an event that was safe for all and met the high event standards. All scenarios led the marathon team to conclude the event would be unable to proceed in a manner that participants have come to expect.
  • AFMC Digital Campaign aims to modernize, streamline life cycle process

    The Air Force Materiel Command has launched a new Digital Campaign to modernize and streamline the life cycle process of Air Force platforms and systems, ensuring warfighters have the technology required to maintain a competitive advantage over adversaries.“Transitioning to a digital AFMC enterprise is a priority for our command and is foundational
  • AFMC preparing for next phase of COVID-19 operations

    As states across the U.S. begin to slowly reopen their economies, Air Force Materiel Command leaders are similarly readying to return to full mission capacity following major disruptions caused by COVID-19.The plan is for AFMC’s six centers and eight installations to reconstitute and begin to reopen installation services and to return many
  • World-unique tire testing capability saves millions for warfighters

    At the Air Force Test Center’s Landing Gear Test Facility located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, engineers have developed a new, one-of-a-kind test capability that can identify, characterize and classify tire wear under realistic operational conditions—saving thousands per tire over the life cycle.
  • Faster, smarter: virtual hiring fair recruits STEM talent

    In conjunction with the Air Force Personnel Center, the Air Force Materiel Command held a virtual hiring fair April 23, to fill open science, technology, engineering and mathematics positions across the command. This was the third virtual hiring event held by AFMC over the past year, part of an ongoing effort to leverage in-person and online recruiting events to reach large number of candidates for open opportunities.
  • Secretary Barrett views AFMC missions in action during COVID-19

    Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett paid a surprise visit to Air Force Materiel Command Airmen executing critical mission activities at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, April 21. The visit provided an opportunity to highlight the countless ways AFMC Airmen are supporting the whole-of-government response to the coronavirus pandemic while continuing to safely execute the command’s critical missions for the warfighter.
  • AFMC mission operational under ‘new norm’

    With a focus on high priority, critical operational needs and ensuring the health and safety of Airmen, the Air Force Materiel Command continues to maintain support to the Air Force across all mission areas in the face of COVID-19.
  • AFMC commander provides COVID-19 mission update

    Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., Commander, Air Force Materiel Command, provides an update to the force on AFMC missions and readiness during COVID-19.
  • Mobile app supports new hire process

    A new mobile application feature aims to make the on-boarding process and first days of work easier for civilian new hires across the Air Force Materiel Command. The “Newcomers” feature on the AFMC instance of the Air Force Connect mobile application provides new employees with step-by-step pre-employment and on-boarding process information, checklists, installation maps, pay and benefits data, and more, making the first days of work easier for the newest members of the AFMC team.
  • AFMC virtual town hall updates command, focuses on readiness

    The theme of readiness wove throughout the Air Force Materiel Command Virtual Town Hall, Feb. 3. Resiliency, fitness, the AFMC We Need, Space Force and more among the topics of focus during the hour-long event. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., AFMC commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Stan Cadell, AFMC senior enlisted advisor, fielded dozens of questions from across the command during the event which was livestreamed on the AFMC Facebook page.
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