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  • Colonel practices Excellence through Servant Leadership

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio (AFLCMC) -- One of the Air Force’s ongoing challenges in the information age, has been how to ensure its myriad of weapon systems continue to function effectively within increasingly cyber contested environments. After all, if adversaries somehow manage to disrupt or stop your equipment from working during conflicts, it
  • DAF ACT contracting executes N95 mask production for DoD

    The Department of the Air Force’s Acquisition COVID-19 Task Force (DAF-ACT) executed a $126 million contract on May 1 for expanded production of N95 masks—26 million per month—starting in October. The contract, awarded to 3M, will increase the supply chain of N95 masks and resupply the Strategic National Stockpile following increased demand due to COVID-19.
  • ABMS to hold Virtual Industry Day

    The Department of the Air Force Chief Architect Integration and Execution Office is holding a Virtual Industry Day, May 13 on behalf of both the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force enterprise.
  • Contracting finds remote solution to accomplish mission

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio (AFLCMC) – Contracting experts here and at Hanscom AFB found two solutions to a long-standing limitation that allowed full mission execution despite distributed operations.The final proof is contracting actions are on the same pace as last year without any slowing due to teleworking, according to Jay Olson, Chief of
  • Unit at Hill AFB sustains radars, bolsters nation’s homeland defense

    When F-22 Raptor fighter jets intercepted Russian fighters and bombers off the coast of Alaska during series of incidents last year, it was a network of radar systems sustained by a program office at Hill Air Force Base that prompted the jets to scramble in support of those missions. The highly-sophisticated, 40-year-old radar systems are sustained by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center's Aerospace Dominance Enabler Division at Hill AFB.
  • Center commander talks changes and challenges

    The commander of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center spoke about the Center’s mission, challenges it’s facing, along with the future of the Air Force overall during a State of the Center address Feb. 10.
  • Speaker recounts Blackbird legacy

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, OHIO (AFLCMC) – “I think he’s out spying,” whispered Col. Adelbert "Buz" Carpenter’s 7-year-old daughter to a frantic Director of Operations looking for her “daddy.”While she might not have grasped the full impact and certainly was not privy to his exact location, Carpenter’s daughter had a thumbnail knowledge of the impact
  • Center acquires new executive aircraft

    TINKER AFB, OKLAHOMA (AFLCMC) – On January 30, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Commercial Derivative Aircraft Division, awarded a firm-fixed price sole source delivery order for two C-37B aircraft from Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, which will deliver by the end of FY21, expanding the current fleet size to 16 aircraft.The delivery
  • AFLCMC project managers graduate from new PMP certification course

    This summer, 15 program managers from across the AFLCMC organization were competitively selected to enroll in an experimental Project Management Professional program. As part of their training, students have the opportunity to earn their PMP certification -- an industry credential for project managers.
  • AFLCMC industry engagement on growth curve

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Industry engagement is on a growth curve for the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, drawing more people and needing more space to build stronger alliances to improve warfighter readiness.That growth curve was evident during AFLCMC’s 4th Annual Life Cycle Industry Days June 19-21 at the Dayton Convention