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  • Aid on the way

    Airmen from the 72nd Logistics Readiness Squadron and the 72nd Aerial Port Squadron palatize and load over 130 thousand pounds of food and medical humanitarian aid onto a C-5 Galaxy bound for Costa Rica December 8, 2022, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Humanitarian operations like this one happen

  • This Week In AFLCMC History - November 14 - 20, 2022

    This issue of 'Heritage Hangar' features a few large aircraft, some site-specific events from our history, as well as a key demonstration by one of our predecessors who was perhaps the person most responsible for aerial photoreconnaissance being a part of our mission set.

  • Super Guppy lands at Tinker

    The Super Guppy made a very rare stop at Tinker Air Force Base today for some gas on its way to Florida. The NASA aircraft was delivering an Orion Heatshield for a mission expected a few years from now. The transportation of oversized cargo has always been a tremendous problem for logistics

  • Casting new methods of production saves Air Force time, money

    The 448th Supply Chain Management Wing, part of the Air Force Sustainment Center, has a new additive manufacturing approach to solve an old problem, sourcing hard to acquire parts for legacy aircraft. By digitally recreating the mold used to create cast parts, instead of building the part from

  • OC-ALC Unveils DOD-first in Additive Manufacturing

    The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex and Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Propulsion Directorate, along with industry partner General Electric, recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Complex’s second Reverse Engineering and Critical Tooling lab which hosts 3D metal printers

  • This Week In AFLCMC History - July 25 - 29, 2022

    This week’s 'Heritage Hangar' combines a pair of literal ground-breaking events with a pair of figurative ones that commemorate both a 75th and a 50th anniversary, along with a few other notable events from across AFLCMC’s mission heritage.