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Default Air Force Logo AFSC recognizes military award winners
Five Air Force Sustainment Center Airmen recently received highly revered military awards. The award winners come from Tinker, Robins Air Force Base, Ga.; and Hill Air Force Base, Utah. Each displayed professional achievements, significant self-improvements and involvement in base or community service projects, demonstrating they are well-rounded
0 3/15
2013
Default Air Force Logo Lt. Gen. Litchfield Commentary: Visit to Capitol Hill
As was discussed in Mr. Marshall's message a week ago, I went to Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to meet with members of Congress and their professional staff to talk about the impacts of sequestration. I wanted to make sure they fully understood the impacts to our workforce, our mission and the communities. During the last several weeks, I have
0 3/11
2013
Default Air Force Logo Robins discusses budget challenges with community
A standing-room only crowd of several hundred community members was given a candid briefing Wednesday on how sequestration will impact Robins Air Force Base. The event at Houston Lake Stadium Cinemas in Warner Robins included discussions about the overall Department of Defense fiscal picture, how the current budget uncertainty will impact military
0 3/08
2013
Team JSTARS aircraft crew chiefs recover an E-8C Joint STARS returning from a mission in support of Exercise Iron Dagger at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., June 15, 2012.  The 116th and 461st Air Control wings created the first ever Iron Dagger exercise which involved more than $1 billion worth of joint service assets from four different states and included Air Force, National Guard, Army, Navy and U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel and equipment. (National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Roger Parsons/Released)  
Robins maintainers take Air Force effectiveness award
Maintainers from the military's only unit that operates the E-8C Joint Surveillance Attack Radar System have earned a 2012 Air Force Maintenance Effectiveness Award. Members of Robins' 116th and 461st Aircraft Maintenance Squadrons received the award for "outstanding contributions to the success of the Air Force and Department of Defense
0 3/08
2013
More than 60 former Tinker senior leaders attended the Feb. 27 Blue Summit to listen to updates on current events and projects within the Air Force Sustainment Center and Tinker Air Force Base. Their day consisted of briefings about the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex and the 72nd Air Base Wing. The retirees toured several facilities on base including the B-1 Integrated Battle Station Facility in the Maintenance and Repair Overhaul Technology Center and the 552nd Air Control Wing’s Mod 40/45 Aircraft. (Air Force photo by Kelly White) Tinker hosts 'Blue Summit'

0 3/08
2013
Col. Jeffrey Sick, Air Force Sustainment Center Logistics deputy director, is joined by Crystal Johnston, Chaley Tucker, Michael Della Vecchio and Pamela Schriewer, from left, all program managers with AFSC Logistics in the Art of the Possible Room in Bldg. 3001 for a teleconference about the “Pulse of the Field.” The action-generating meeting includes participants from the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Defense Logistics Agency and AFSC units and is hosted by the Logistics Operations Center, part of the 635th Supply Chain Operations Wing at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. A main purpose of the meetings is to “catch leadership up to what everyone is doing and to be able to look down the road to the next issues,” according to Col. Kevin Gaudette, commander of the 635th SCOW. (Air Force photo by Kelly White) AFSC units strive for greatness through weekly meetings, collaborative effort
The motivational phrase, "Art of the Possible" is soaring to new heights within the Air Force Sustainment Center. Each Friday morning, representatives from the major commands, Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Defense Logistics Agency and AFSC units, including Logistics Operations, collaborate via videoconference to discuss the current status of
0 3/08
2013
Default Air Force Logo AFMC to implement sequestration cuts, analyze impacts
As a result of sequestration taking effect on March 1, the Air Force is expected to absorb more than $12 billion in reductions this fiscal year while simultaneously working to mitigate an overseas contingency operations funding shortfall and operating under a highly restrictive continuing resolution.Air Force Materiel Command convened a task force
0 3/05
2013
Default Air Force Logo Commander's message – AFSC military award winners
As we go into the weekend, I want to share the good news and congratulate our military award winners. These high performers have gone above and beyond what's been asked of them in supporting their fellow warfighters. A personal 'thank you' goes out to each and every one of the nominees.This year's award winners:Airman of the YearSenior Airman
0 2/22
2013
Default Air Force Logo AFMC Commander's Log -- Potential Civilian Furloughs
Team AFMC, As many of you have likely heard or read by now, Secretary of Defense Panetta notified Congress that civilian employee furloughs may occur if budget sequestration takes effect March 1, 2013. Civilian employee furloughs, if enacted, would begin late April, following a 30-day notice.I share the Secretary's concerns. Cuts levied by
0 2/22
2013
Default Air Force Logo Possibility for Civilian Furloughs
We're starting to get more information regarding the impacts of sequestration, specifically some of the details regarding the possibility of civilian furloughs. DOD has officially notified Congress that furloughs will occur if sequestration goes into effect on March 1. We're still hoping for a resolution to the issues and elimination of
0 2/21
2013
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