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  • Roper joins first Digital Campaign virtual industry day

    The Air Force Digital Campaign kicked off the first Virtual Industry Exchange September 21, hosting industry and academia to share the Digital Campaign strategy, invite input from the commercial and private sector, and to prepare participants for how the Department of the Air Force will conduct business in the digital age.
  • Happy 73rd birthday United States Air Force

    The National Security Act of 1947 was implemented on September 18 giving birth to a brand new military branch of service, the United States Air Force.
  • Program Office awards $7.4 billion ceiling MQ-9 Reaper contract

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – In an effort to field MQ-9 Reapers faster and meet an increasing operational demand for the aircraft, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s MQ-9 Program Office awarded a $7.4 billion ceiling Agile Reaper Enterprise Solution (ARES) contract to General Atomics today.The MQ-9 is an unmanned aircraft with
  • Open Architecture Management Office Demonstration lays foundation for streamlined software integration into weapon systems

    Four teams from across industry and government demonstrated how Department of Defense Open Mission Systems (OMS) platforms can effectively employ best-of-breed commercial technology on Aug. 27.Organized under the Open Architecture Management Office’s (OAMO) OpenAirKube Project, the four teams—including software engineers from Northrop Grumman,
  • Division leading efforts to field maternity flight suits

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Comfort and safety are two priorities for an Air Force Life Cycle Management Center team, racing to develop maternity flight suits for female aircrew. In September 2019 the Air Force updated its policy to reduce restrictions on pregnant aviators who perform flight duties and have uncomplicated
  • AFMC International Affairs Excellence Award recipients announced

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio (AFLCMC) – Brig. Gen. Brian R. Bruckbauer, Director, Air Force Security Assistance and Cooperation Directorate, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) and Director, International Affairs, Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC), Wright-Patterson AFB, announced the 2019 AFMC International Affairs Excellence Award
  • Financial managers recognized during virtual ceremony

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio (AFLCMC) – Financial management award winners for the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) were announced during a virtual ceremony at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Sept. 2, 2020.The awards recognize AFLCMC teams and individuals. More than 250 nominations were submitted across 15 locations, including
  • Airmen find solution to KC-135 and C-130 battery testing failure, reducing cost and maintenance delays

    Airmen from Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base, Ohio, and Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, helped revise outdated procedures for testing the condition of aircraft batteries on the KC-135 Stratotanker and C-130 Hercules, preventing the premature disposal and replacement of batteries and avoiding unnecessary equipment costs and maintenance hours.
  • Air Force Rapid Sustainment Office to host inaugural Advanced Manufacturing Olympics

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio (AFLCMC) -- On October 20-23, the Air Force Rapid Sustainment Office will host its inaugural Advanced Manufacturing Olympics (https://www.afrso.com/advanced-manufacturing-olympics). This one-of-a-kind virtual experience will bring together advanced manufacturing, technology and sustainment innovation subject matter
  • Morris takes AFLCMC command

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio (AFLCMC) – Lt. Gen. Shaun Q. Morris took command of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center from Lt. Gen. Robert McMurry on Sept. 3 in a ceremony at the National Museum of the United States Air Force.  Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr., Air Force Materiel Command commander, officiated the ceremony.  “I’m excited about the