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  • AFTC Airmen spark data solutions at hackathon

    The national security environment is affected by the rapid development of new technologies involving “big data” analytics, and the protection and proper utilization of our data is vital to advancing test capabilities at the Air Force Test Center. In order to merge data, tools and relevant problems,

  • AFSFC initiatives modernize Total Force Defenders

    The Air Force Security Forces Center Logistics Directorate is modernizing and upgrading security forces members equipment ranging from individual requirements and equipment to deployable equipment, weapons management and ground munitions.

  • Air Force’s first Energy Assurance Lease signed at Tyndall AFB

    Under the terms of the agreement, during normal grid operations, power from the microgrid will support GPC’s regular retail customers, including Tyndall AFB. During grid outages, the Air Force will have first right of refusal to backup power for support of three mission-critical facilities via

  • AFCEC announces winners of 2021 Air Force Design Awards 

    The design awards program, in its 46th year, honors the Air Force’s top projects. Since 1976, the program and the Air Force’s private-sector partners have recognized those projects that achieve design excellence related to the natural and built environment.

  • CSAF delivers new C-37B to JB Andrews

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. flew the first of two new C-37B aircraft, which was assigned the tail number 1941 in honor of the year the Tuskegee Airmen were founded.

  • AFIMSC centralizes critical communication capability with standup of PMO

    The PMO will provide centralized management of the core LMR network and subscriber procurements for all Airmen and Guardians. Traditionally, management of the program was handled at the major command level. Through this initiative, the office aims to improve service and save the Air and Space Forces

  • Shutterbugs capture ‘wonderful world’ in photo contest

    This year’s theme for the 2021 Air Force Photo Contest was “What a Wonderful World.” Participants could enter up to two images for one of the categories. A panel judged each photo on impact, creativity and technical excellence. Entries were accepted July 1 - Aug. 13.

  • Native Seed Program grows DAF readiness

    The Department of the Air Force Native Seed Program, part of the National Seed Strategy, is a Bureau of Land Management initiative that brings together 12 federal agencies and more than 300 non-federal partners to champion ecological restoration nationwide.

  • AFRL, industry launch revolutionary spacecraft technology

    The groundbreaking technology, Oscillating Heat Pipes (OHPs), provides lightweight and highly-efficient temperature control on higher-power, yet smaller spacecraft. The OHP was recently launched in the second quarter of 2021 on a Maxar Technologies-built satellite.

  • Telework supplement continues to drive AFMC culture change

    The AFMC supplement includes clarifications on remote work policies, service member guidelines, locality pay and leave guidance, civilian fitness policy and more. The supplement also includes multiple decision support tools to help guide supervisors and employees on telework-related eligibilities

  • AFICC acquisitions bolster EOD readiness for FY21, beyond

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Readiness Directorate partnered with the Air Force Installation Contracting Center to use more than $41 million for new EOD equipment, such as a new base support robot to clear unexploded ordnance from airfields, during the past year.