• F-16 fleet of Poland hits milestone; reaches 100,000 flight hours

    May 2021 marked a historic milestone for the F-16 fleet of Poland. Since the delivery of the first two aircraft in November 2006, the Polish F-16 fleet has achieved 100,000 flight hours!
  • Enjoy Summer by dodging health hazards

    Summer’s here, and with it comes backyard barbecues, days at the beach, and time spent outdoors. Some of the things that make summer so much fun – swimming, hiking, and longer days, also present plenty of health risks. Don’t let a health emergency ruin your activities.  Knowing common summer health hazards can help you and your family take the right steps to keep your summer safe and fun.
  • Squadrons look to robotic process automation to capture, reinvest time

    The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s 21st Intelligence Squadron has teamed with the 88th Communications Squadron, 14th Intelligence Squadron, and the AFLCMC headquarters staff for a pathfinder event to identify ways UiPath automation software could help the organizations save time.
  • New AFMC office to drive digital transformation across Air, Space enterprise

    The Air Force Materiel Command has established a new office to manage digital transformation activities across the Air and Space Force enterprise. The 12-member Digital Transformation Office (DTO) will focus on creating a digital governance structure and facilitate on-going and new digital acquisition transformation activities across the enterprise.
  • Air Force partners with NIAR to teardown and inspect a high time B-1B fuselage

    The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center's B-1 Division is sponsoring a research project with Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) to study the effects of flight operations on aircraft structures. 
  • Junior force members get involved

    Junior Force Councils allow newer member to build relationships, work on professional development, team building and be involved in unit activities.
  • Hanscom mission planning team supports JADC2 through agile software development

    In an effort to facilitate Joint All-Domain Command and Control, a team at Hanscom recently demonstrated a new agile cloud-based aircraft mission planning application. JOMS Core Mission Planning, or JOMS CMP, is an aircraft transit planning software that leverages CloudOne to identify users and shape the mission planning environment for that individual planner.
  • Test workshop brings focus to C4I testing

    In an effort to inform Hanscom-area acquisition professionals about test efforts and capabilities, the 96th Cyberspace Test Group, Detachment 1, located here, will host a virtual test workshop June 8 at 1 p.m. The event is part of a quarterly series of workshops offered by the detachment, each with a different theme. This quarter’s theme is Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence systems testing. 
  • Lindsey Takes Presidential, Executive Airlift Helm

    Col. Jason E. Lindsey became the new Program Executive Officer and Director of the Presidential and Executive Airlift Directorate, assuming leadership from Brig. Gen. Ryan Britton in a ceremony May 27 in the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Kenney Hall. 
  • Commentary: Breaking out of your comfort zone

    First Sergeant's Corner: a commentary on how to break free of your comfort zone to grow personally and professionally.