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  • This Week In AFLCMC History - August 8 - 14, 2022

    In "Heritage Hangar" this week, a pair of large aircraft first flights – one that went on to be a success and the other that did not - along with a pair of fighter related events and a critical event in the organization of armament acquisition.

  • This Week In AFLCMC History - August 1 - 5, 2022

    Today's 'Heritage Hangar ' features historical moments that happened this first week of August, ranging from 115 years ago to the 1990s. This week’s highlight recounts an early organizational struggle over the boundaries of development, acquisition, and sustainment and how to manage those.

  • 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.

  • This week in AFLCMC history - June 20 - 26, 2022

    This week’s "Heritage Hangar" has a few more organizational stories than usual, but they highlight key moments of how we got to where we are today as an Air Force, a MAJCOM, and as a Center (or part of one).

  • This week in AFLCMC history - May 30 - June 5, 2022

    30 May 2022 (AFLCMC) In honor of Memorial Day that is being recognized today: It has been a long-standing Army Air Corps policy to name its fields for aviators who died in the line of duty. This includes several of AFLCMC’s locations. Frank S. Patterson perished in a test flight in 1918 over Wilbur

  • This week in AFLCMC history - May 23 - May 29, 2022

    This installment of "Heritage Hangar" details some of the people, planes and organizations from AFLCMC past with a connection to this week on the calendar. The Highlight for this edition goes all the way back to the Wright Brothers and explains part of why WPAFB is where it is and has seen 118 years