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Default Air Force Logo Air Force Materiel Command Financial Management
In mid-2012, Air Force leadership committed to the implementation of the Automated Time, Attendance and Production System to support standardized automation of the civilian time and attendance processes. Through fiscal 2013, the roll-out to the Air Force has progressed steadily, and at many sites is ahead of schedule. For civilians at Air Force
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Lt. Gen. Bruce Litchfield, Air Force Sustainment Center commander, third from left, poses for a photograph with several key community leaders after presenting Tinker Air Force Base with the Association of Defense Communities 2013 Installation of the Year Award here Wednesday.  The Defense Community Award recognizes Tinker for leadership in building innovative partnerships with its host community that enhance military missions and promote installation efficiency. Pictured with General Litchfield are, from left, Del City Mayor Brian Linley, Midwest City Mayor Jack Fry, Oklahoma County Commissioner Willa Johnson, Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett, Oklahoma County Commissioner Ray Vaughn, and Col. Steven Bleymaier, 72nd Air Base Wing and Tinker installation commander. The community leaders were on hand for the official signing of a Community Partnership Initiative Charter.  Tinker is the first of three Air Force Sustainment Center bases to sign an official charter. Look for details on the charter signing in next week’s Tinker Take Off. Tinker award recognizes community partnership

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Col. Christopher Azzano speaks to members of the 72nd Air Base Wing after assuming command during a ceremony yesterday. Colonel Azzano, the former commander of the 412th Operations Group at Edwards AFB, Calif., replaces outgoing commander Col. Steven Bleymaier, who is set to become the deputy commander of Air Force Materiel Command Logistics. See story in next week’s issue. (Air Force photo by Micah Garbarino) 72nd ABW welcomes new commander

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Default Air Force Logo AFSC Goals Series No. 4: ABWs assigned AFSC fourth Strategic Plan goal
Editor's note: This is the fifth story in a six-article series about the AFSC Strategic Plan, goals and correlating objectives.Reducing energy consumption is not only a top Air Force priority, but it is also an Air Force Sustainment Center Strategic Plan goal. In fact, AFSC senior leadership aims to "optimize infrastructure and reduce energy
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Default Air Force Logo JSTARS software workload to surge by 2016
Robins will soon gain additional workload for software maintenance on the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System, or JSTARS, platform.The move is one area of growth potential for the base's Command and Control, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Division, whose program office has been working to implement a transition plan for its
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Default Air Force Logo Robins supports wildfire suppression capabilities
While the Black Forest, Colo., fire was small when it started June 11, it eventually scorched more than 14,000 acres and took the work of more than 600 people to get it under control.The Air Force was among those listed to help.It's efforts included the use of the U.S. Forest Service-owned program known as MAFFS, or Modular Airborne Fire Fighting
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Col. Christopher Hill, Installation commander, signs one of four agreements June 24, 2013, as part of a new community partnership program. The program, called the Air Force Community Partnership Initiative, was created to explore cost-saving opportunities through partnerships and shared services with local communities and the private sector. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Leach)
Robins signs partnership agreements with community
Robins Air Force Base officials inked four agreements Monday as part of a new community partnership program. The program, called the Air Force Community Partnership Initiative, was created to explore cost-saving opportunities through partnerships and shared services with local communities and the private sector.These agreements show Robins'
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Michael Gill, AFMC Executive Director AFMC priorities, budget effects top executive director's goals
Michael Gill begins his tenure as Air Force Materiel Command's new executive director June 28 with the long-term objective of providing the right mix of support and leadership to benefit the command and the Air Force."I am truly honored to have this opportunity," Gill said. "I look forward to the successes and challenges we will have taking the
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An Air Force B-52 Stratofortress from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., was used for a demonstration of the LITENING pod Oct. 17 at Tyndall AFB, Fla. The demonstration showed the LITENING pod's capability to capture digital imagery and upload it to communications networks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Mike Kaplan) B-52s to receive comm upgrade
Installation of a communications system upgrade earmarked for the venerable U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress bomber fleet is scheduled to start at Tinker AFB next month.The Combat Network Communications Technology system will enable aircrews to send and receive information via satellite links, which will enable them to change mission plans and
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Default Air Force Logo CA Message - Furlough details
As we near the date that furloughs will actually take place, I wanted to share with you the latest information I have. Furloughs are set to begin the week of July 8th. The Air Force Sustainment Center and most tenants have selected to observe the furlough day on Fridays and so July 12th is scheduled to be our first furlough day. In order to support
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