Featured Headlines

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Local

772nd innovation team creates mobile, reconfigurable cockpit

There's an old saying, "Necessity is the mother of invention." In flight test, needs are everywhere. Parts, scheduling, the need for maintainers; need for computers, the need for spectrum to transmit data, etc.

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Local

Join 412th TW on its ‘innovation journey’

One theme the Department of Defense is emphasizing is getting warfighters what they need, when they need it. Now and in the future.

Courtesy photograph DoD

Security clearance investigations to include social media activity

People who use social media are constantly reminded to be careful when posting and sharing information because it's almost impossible to know who might be monitoring their activity.

afmc Local

AFMC’s new command chief focused on airmen and their families

Family and fellow airmen have been the keys to success in CMSgt. Jason France's Air Force career of 26 years and counting. As the new command chief of Air Force Materiel Command, France plans to keep them a priority.

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball Salutes & Awards

Edwards employee recognized nationally for contributions to mission

A member of the 412th Civil Engineer Group at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., was recognized for his contributions to the Edwards mission, and to American Indians in government service.


All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

Air Force

AFMC strategic plan to help carry Air Force to Third Offset

Posted  March 18, 2016

Agility and innovation are cornerstones of a new Air Force Materiel Command strategic plan that will deliver war-winning capabilities. Those capabilities will propel the Air Force as a key element of the future national defense strategy known as the Third Offset. The first “offset” came in in the 1950s when the United States looked to tactical…

Full Story »

womens-history
Events

2016 Women’s History Month facts #1

Posted  March 18, 2016

During the month of March, the country celebrates Women’s History Month. For calendar year 2016, the theme selected by the government and Department of Defense is “Working to Perform a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government.”  During March we honor the women who have shaped America’s history and its future through their public service and…

Full Story »

Air Force

Civilian developmental education application deadline May 1

Posted  March 18, 2016

Civilian Airmen have until May 1 to submit applications for civilian developmental education programs to the Air Force Personnel Center. “Educational opportunities, in conjunction with experience and training, are a key component of the continuum of learning designed to deliberately develop Air Force leaders,” said Virginia Banda, AFPC CDE program manager. “CDE programs help provide…

Full Story »

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit
Health & Safety

Even the ‘lazy’ can get into shape with fitness center challenge

Posted  March 11, 2016

Have you ever wanted to complete a triathlon but didn't have the time to train or the desire to compete?

Full Story »

tanker
Air Force

KC-46 continues milestones with refueling of AV-8B Harrier II

Posted  March 11, 2016

KC-46 continues milestones with refueling of AV-8B Harrier II

Full Story »