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FMC Personnel Programs Division hosts first command EEO symposium

Posted April 25, 2018 by Benjamin Sanders

Seventy-five Air Force employees from across Air Force Materiel Command convened for the inaugural AFMC Equal Employment Opportunity Symposium held April 3-5 at the Wright Brothers Institute’s location in Dayton, Ohio.

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Remembering the F-117 Nighthawk

Posted April 23, 2018 by Tech. Sgt. Robert Barnett

It’s been 10 years since the F-117 Nighthawk retired, an aircraft so secret Nevada folklore labeled it a UFO.

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Bringing B-52 future faster

Posted April 16, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Stuart Bright A B-52 Stratofortress, designated for Operational Test by an “OT” tail flash, idles alongside another B-52 on the runway at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Feb. 28, 2018. Before new equipment or software upgrades are fielded for the B-52, the 419th Flight Test Squadron and then…

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AFOSI seeking quality Airmen for special agent duty

Posted April 13, 2018 by

The Air Force Office of Special Investigation is seeking highly qualified senior airmen, staff sergeant and technical sergeant applicants for special agent investigative duties at various, worldwide duty locations. If you are an E-4 (less than 6 years TAFMS), E-5 (between 5 to 11 years TAFMS), or E-6 (less than 1 year TIG and less…

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F-35 completes most comprehensive flight test program in aviation history

Posted April 13, 2018 by

The F-35 program has accomplished the final developmental test flight of the System Development and Demonstration phase of the program. The F-35 Integrated Test Force is based at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md.

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Arnold AFB hosts annual meeting of AFRL chief engineers

Posted April 11, 2018 by Bradley Hicks

For the first time ever, Arnold AFB has hosted the Systems Engineering Program Management meeting, an annual gathering of Chief Engineers across the Air Force Research Laboratory.

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2018 U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School applications due May 27

Posted March 28, 2018 by Kat Bailey

Application packages for the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., selection board are due by May 27.  The board, set for July 23-25, will consider Total Force officer and current Air Force civilian applicants to attend training as early as July 2019. Officers may apply to become a test…

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U.S. Senate confirms Schaefer’s nomination to major general

Posted March 26, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer, commander of the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The United States Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump’s nomination of Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, for promotion to the rank of major general. The Senate released confirmations March 22 of dozens of general…

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AFAF campaign begins March 26

Posted March 16, 2018 by

The Air Force Assistance Fund campaign kicks off at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., March 26, and will run until May 4.  Contributions to the AFAF can lend a helping hand to Airmen and their families–active duty and retired, officers and enlisted. The gifts can help with emergency needs, educational assistance, family support, and provide…

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First command-wide exercise of 2018 ends, identifies key lessons

Posted February 21, 2018 by

Teamwork, the commitment of Airmen, and ongoing observations of command processes were among the highlights of the week-long exercise that concluded throughout Air Force Materiel Command Feb. 2, 2018.

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