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AFMC mobile app now available on USAF Connect

Posted January 16, 2019 by Marisa Alia-Novobilski

The Air Force Materiel Command is excited to announce the launch of the AFMC command mobile application in USAF Connect. Personnel are invited to install the USAF Connect application from the Apple App Store or Google Play and select the Air Force Materiel Command when prompted to add favorites. Once favorited, users can swipe left…

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CCAF no longer required for promotion

Posted January 16, 2019 by tomlear

Due to an update to the enlisted personnel handbook, an associate’s degree from the Community College of the Air Force is no longer required for promotions, however, master sergeants still have to keep education in mind for their enlisted performance reports. While the CCAF itself is no longer required, an associate’s degree or higher is…

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Arnold Air Force Base hosts 2018 Air Force Test Center Strategic Offsite

Posted January 9, 2019 by Bradley Hicks

The mission of the Air Force Test Center is to “conduct Developmental Test and Evaluation of air, space and cyber systems to provide timely, objective and accurate information to decision makers.”

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Air Force Marathon makes major changes for 2019

Posted January 9, 2019 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Holly Ardern Runners participate in the 2018 Air Force Marathon. The Air Force Marathon opened registration for their 2019 event Jan. 1 with major changes designed to improve the experience for more than 12,000 annual runners. Marathon staff have added a 1K kids’ run, called the Tailwind Trot, and…

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Q & A with test center commander

Posted January 9, 2019 by Bradley Hicks

Air Force photograph by Bradley Hicks Air Force Test Center Commander Brig. Gen. Christopher Azzano, right, is greeted by Sean Smith outside of the Aerodynamic & Propulsion Test Unit during Azzano’s Nov. 16 tour of Arnold Air Force Base. Azzano and other AFTC leadership recently visited Arnold to take part in the AFTC Strategic Offsite….

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Bunch nominated to command AFMC

Posted December 14, 2018 by

Lt. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr. has been nominated by President Trump for a fourth star to become the next commander of Air Force Materiel Command at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

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KC-46 completes Phase II receiver testing

Posted December 7, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Master Sgt. Michael Jackson A KC-46A Pegasus aerial refueling aircraft connects with an F-15 Strike Eagle test aircraft from Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., last month. The flight test was part of KC-46 Phase II receiver certification testing, which has been completed according to a Boeing company statement Dec. 3. 2018….

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AFMC unleashes $4.6 million in FY18 Squadron Innovation Funds

Posted November 16, 2018 by Marisa Alia-Novobilski

When Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein asked leaders to “unleash the brilliance in our Airmen,” Air Force Materiel Command answered the call, executing more than $4.6 million in Squadron Innovation Funds in fiscal year 2018.

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Air Force extends high year of tenure for E-4s through E-6s

Posted October 22, 2018 by

The Air Force is extending the high year of tenure for senior airmen through technical sergeants beginning Feb. 1, 2019. The memo, signed Oct. 18, 2018, extends the high year of tenure from eight to 10 years for senior airmen, from 15 to 20 years for staff sergeants and from 20 to 22 years for…

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Air Force announces retirement of Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski

Posted July 30, 2018 by

Air Force officials announced July 26 that Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, will retire in September.

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