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  • Program manager wins DOD level award for work with Tanker fleet

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla., -- When Samantha Sumner was first notified that she had won the prestigious David O. Cooke Excellence in Public Administration award, she didn’t believe it. With less than seven years of experience working for the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Legacy Tanker Division, in a variety of roles including program
  • Dayton area Saturdays in October

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Autumn leaves and cooler weather have returned to the Dayton area but outdoor activities continue throughout the month ahead. From family events to fall festivals, there is much ado about many things on Saturdays in October.October 13The Dayton Motorcycle Club hosts the 69th Annual Devil’s Staircase, “The
  • Snow Parade exhibits a show of force against winter elements

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Wright-Patterson 88th Air Base Wing Civil Engineering Group showcased its winter weather strength on the base flight line October 3, presenting an array of trucks with brushes, shovels, solvents, and other inclement weather cleaners. Ground crews drove the heavy equipment around the runway showing off
  • Contracting office helps base fill goods, services needs

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – With approximately 27,000 inhabitants, a grocery store, banks, hospital, police force, restaurants and movie theater, etc., Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is often compared to a mid-size city.A key player in the successful operation of the “city” is the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Installation
  • Inventive tools track technical tweaks

    Acquisition professionals at Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, are ditching Excel, manually-tracked comment resolution matrices, emails and clunky SharePoint workflow systems for cheap, cloud-hosted software solutions field-tested and implemented by the U.S. Navy’s Undersea Warfare Center.
  • Bradley returns to Hanscom

    Joe Bradley joined the Senior Executive Service Sept. 27, and now leads the engineering workforce and cyber resiliency office at Air Force Life Cycle Management Center-Hanscom.
  • The power of one small basic research investment

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- A small basic research investment by the Air Force Research Laboratory, in partnership with the National Science Foundation, has created a community of origami researchers who in six short years have transitioned to working on applied technologies for the Air Force. The story begins in 2012 when AFRL’s Air
  • AFMC civilian hiring pilot program targets efficiency, timeliness

    A two-year pilot program to test strategies to improve the Air Force civilian hiring process will begin Oct. 28. The ultimate goal is to improve civilian hiring timeliness and throughput across the Air Force by providing the Air Force Materiel Command wider opportunities to implement agile and innovative hiring processes throughout the command, with lessons shared for implementation across the enterprise.
  • Metals Affordability Initiative brings together Air Force and industry for greater innovation, agility

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – At the heart of some of the most critical Air Force assets is something seemingly very basic—metal. But as hotter, faster, more efficient platforms increasingly become the norm, Air Force suppliers and original equipment manufacturers look toward advancing materials and processing techniques to keep up with
  • Newcomers Expo reaches out to new employees

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  In an effort to give new hires a greater perspective of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, the center held its annual Newcomers Expo Oct. 3 here, at the Wright-Patt Club.This year’s event drew a large crowd and featured presentations highlighting the work and mission of various directorates