News Search

News Comments Updated
1 ... 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48
Default Air Force Logo AFSC LG director sees success in future
When the Air Force Sustainment Center stood up in July, several new sub-organizations were created. Among them is the Logistics Directorate, overseen by Gilbert Montoya, former 448th Supply Chain Management Wing director. The unit has 325 personnel here and at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.The group's mission is to execute AFSC Commander
0 9/21
2012
Default Air Force Logo Flu shots to be available for civilians as well as military
For the second year in a row, Air Force Materiel Command will make the influenza (flu) vaccine available to its civilian workforce. This is in addition to the flu vaccine for military and TRICARE beneficiaries.There is a limited quantity of the flu vaccine purchased for the AFMC Civilian Workforce Flu Immunization Program. The vaccine will be
0 9/21
2012
Default Air Force Logo New modification will enhance B-1’s capabilities
Tinker recently received a new workload; one that promises to make the B-1 Lancer a more effective warfighter. In other words, the already "bad to the bone" B-1, will be "badder." The Integrated Battle Station, or IBS, modification will modernize three of the aircraft's capabilities. Personnel from the 76th Aircraft Maintenance Group will perform
0 9/21
2012
Blake Davis, front, and Jeff Foltz made the ease of getting technical orders on line even easier when they created a new application for mechanics. The 72nd Communications Directorate developers made an easy-to-navigate site where finding a specific engine or aircraft technical order is a click away. (Air Force photo by Margo Wright) New software provides mechanics easy access to maintenance manuals
A variety of maintenance manuals used by Tinker Air Force Base mechanics to repair aircraft, jet engines and commodities are now conveniently accessible through a newly installed icon on the computer "desktop."At the request of the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, David "Blake" Davis of the 72nd Air Base Wing Communications Directorate
0 9/14
2012
Brig. Gen. Donald Kirkland, the new Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex commander, speaks to the Tinker workforce after assuming command of the complex in a Sept. 7 ceremony. (Air Force photo by Kelly White) Following promotion, General Kirkland assumes command of air logistics complex
Sept. 7 was indeed "a great day to fly" for Col. Donald E. Kirkland.In a ceremony at Hollywood and Vine in Bldg. 3001, Colonel Kirkland was promoted to brigadier general. Then, the former executive officer for the Chief of Staff of the Air Force assumed command of the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex."Milestones such as today are wonderful,"
0 9/14
2012
Tinker jet engine mechanic Craig Richards, of the 546th Propulsion Maintenance Squadron, works on an F108 engine in the F108 Assembly Shop, Bldg. 9001. The powerhouse of the Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker and Navy E-6B is getting attention as proposed upgrades promise to reduce the maintenance price tag, step up fuel efficiency and save money for the two services. (Air Force photo by Margo Wright) F108 jet engine overhaul expected to save $2 billion, improve fuel efficiency
The Air Force and the Navy have teamed up to develop a propulsion upgrade that will keep aircraft vital to both flying longer and at less cost.The two services worked with private industry to upgrade the F108 (CFM56-2) turbofan jet engine, which is used in Air Force KC-135 Stratotankers and the Navy's E-6B Mercury command and control aircraft. Both
0 9/14
2012
Default Air Force Logo AFSC captain from Hill AFB highlighted in 'Portraits in Courage'
Captain Jennifer Curtis, an Air Force medical professional from Hill AFB, Utah, was recently recognized in the Air Force annual "Portraits in Courage" program for her work during a 2011 deployment to Afghanistan. To read more about Capt. Curtis and the other Airmen recognized, click here.
0 9/10
2012
Col. Timothy Molnar,	402nd Aircraft Maintenance Group commander, goes through a breakfast buffet line with his new honorary commander, Dale Richmond, owner of First Response Service Inc. A ceremony was held at the Museum of Aviation Friday to induct new commanders into the Honorary Commanders Program program for the  2012-2013 term . The program began in 2005 and was exclusive to the Warner Robins Air Logistics Center. However, with the current restructure, the program is now targeted to Team Robins to include mission partners. It is designed to encourage an exchange of ideas, experiences, and friendship between key members of the local civilian community and members of Team Robins.  The program is a method to foster a supportive relationship between the base and the community, increase military involvement in civic endeavors and organizations and make the members of the local community part of the Robins AFB family (U. S. Air Force photo/Sue Sapp) Robins inducts newest honorary commanders
Robins inducted its newest honorary commanders Aug. 30 during a ceremony at the Museum of Aviation. This year, 30 community members from across Middle Georgia were selected.The program began in 2005 and is designed to encourage an exchange of ideas, experiences and friendship between key members of the local civilian community and members of Team
0 9/07
2012
Default Air Force Logo Robins inducts newest honorary commanders
Robins inducted its newest honorary commanders Aug. 30 during a ceremony at the Museum of Aviation. This year, 30 community members from across Middle Georgia were selected.The program began in 2005 and is designed to encourage an exchange of ideas, experiences and friendship between key members of the local civilian community and members of Team
0 9/07
2012
A signature and congratulatory handshake make it official Aug. 30 when Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex Vice Director Kevin O’Connor, seated right, and Pratt & Whitney President of Military Aftermarket Services Douglas Cleary, signed an implementation agreement for F135 engine work. The F135 engine, which powers the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft, will be jointly maintained in the Bldg. 3001 area behind the signers, which is currently being transformed into a dedicated repair area for the engine. (Air Force photo by Margo Wright) Tinker's OC-ALC signs engine agreement

0 9/06
2012
1 ... 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48
RSS