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Around the Air Force: SECAF Flight Test, Rapid Autonomous Aircraft, JROTC Instructor Expansion
May 17, 2024
In this week’s look around the Air Force, Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall experiences autonomous flight in the front seat of the VISTA aircraft, researchers create and deploy small unmanned aerial systems in just a few hours, and JROTC instructor positions are open to veterans and currently serving Guard and Reserve Airmen. (U.S. Air Force graphic)

AFIMSC focuses I-WEPTAC topics on Great Power Competition solutions
May 9, 2024
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AFWERX accepting applications for spring 2024 fellowship
December 14, 2023
AFWERX, the innovation arm of the Department of the Air Force and a directorate within the Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, is accepting applications for its upcoming spring Traditional Fellowship Program through Jan. 5. Fellowships are open to all ranks of the Air and Space Forces, Reserve, Guard and government civilians. (Courtesy graphic)

U.S. Air Force upgrades eye protection for aircrew
November 20, 2023
A B-52 aircrew member participating in a laser eye protection test. (U.S. Air Force/courtesy photo)

Air, Space Forces transition to AFWERX 3.0
November 28, 2022
AFWERX will release a series of new initiatives in support of its 3.0 evolution during a live broadcast Dec. 14, 2022, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. EDT. Under this new approach, AFWERX 3.0 will add five key lines of effort aimed at expanding technology, talent, transition and capabilities while reducing economic barriers. (U.S. Air Force graphic).

Wanted: Innovative ideas for Spark Tank 2022
August 3, 2021
Master Sgt. Justin Bauer from the 355th Fighter Wing at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., was awarded the Spark Tank 2021 trophy for his idea, “Innovative Approach to C-130 Wheel Repair.” Spark Tank 2022, a Department of the Air Force annual competition in which Airmen and Guardians pitch innovative solutions to operational problems, will accept submissions in early August 2021.

AFIMSC announces 2021 Innovation Rodeo finalists
January 13, 2021
All 2020 AFIMSC Innovation Rodeo teams pose for a group photo with AFIMSC Commander Maj. Gen. Tom Wilcox and AFIMSC Command Chief Master Sgt. Edwin Ludvigsen Feb. 7, 2020.

Air Force cancels 2020 Marathon, offers virtual option
June 10, 2020
Fireworks go off at the start off the Air Force Marathon held on Sept. 21 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Fireworks at the start line was added to this year’s marathon to add more excitement and entertainment to the race. (U.S. Air Force photo/Wesley Farnsworth)

Faster, smarter: virtual hiring fair recruits STEM talent
April 29, 2020
screen showing virtual career fair platform

Contracting pros deliver to COVID-19 front lines
April 10, 2020
A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III is prepped to transport a transportation isolation system March 6, 2019, during a training exercise that allows Airmen to practice the most effective and safest form of transportation for patients and their medical professionals. Engineered and implemented after the Ebola virus outbreak in 2014, the TIS is an enclosure the Department of Defense can use to safely transport patients with highly contagious diseases. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cody R. Miller)

AFMC seeks innovative ideas with new campaign
January 17, 2020
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2020 Air Force Marathon registration opens Jan. 1
December 10, 2019
The Air Force Marathon, presented by Northrop Grumman, USAA and Boeing, is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. The Health & Fitness Expo is held at Wright State University’s Nutter Center and is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 17, and Friday, Sept. 18. The event will also feature a Breakfast of Champions and Gourmet Pasta Dinner scheduled for Friday, Sept. 18. Get more information about the race at www.usafmarathon.com. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michelle Gigante)

Air Force Housing Helpline connects residents to support they seek
December 3, 2019
The Air Force Civil Engineer Center's step-by-step guide to the established privatized housing dispute resolution process.

AFMC hosts Virtual Career Fair Dec. 17
November 21, 2019
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AFMC commander visits JBSA, lauds AFIMSC
September 12, 2019
During his visit to Air Force Materiel Command units in San Antonio, AFMC Commander Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., held a mentoring lunch session with members of the command at Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center headquarters at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Sept. 4.

Wilcox takes command of Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center
July 25, 2019
Maj. Gen. Tom Wilcox (right) receives the unit flag from Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr., commander of Air Force Materiel Command, to become commander of the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center July 25 during a ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

Air Force Materiel Command to host virtual hiring event
March 14, 2019

AFMC supporting analysis of T-6 unexplained physiological events
April 10, 2018
The T-6A Texan II is a single-engine, two-seat primary trainer designed to train Joint Primary Pilot Training, or JPPT, students in basic flying skills common to U.S. Air Force and Navy pilots.

Air Force civilian selected for 2017 USAF Portraits in Courage
August 5, 2017
Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski congratulates Greg Gangnuss after presenting him with the Air Force Civilian Award for Valor during a Feb. 22 commander’s call at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas.

AF Marathon registration to open Jan. 2
December 27, 2016
Rachel Harley from Birmingham, Ala., crosses the finish line to become the winner of the 20th U.S. Air Force Marathon women's full marathon division at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, with a time of 2:58:34 (U.S. Air Force photo / Wesley Farnsworth)