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Construction workers raise steel trusses Monday on the last C-130 shelter.  (U. S. Air Force photo/Sue Sapp) Final C-130 shelter on schedule at Robins
Construction of the final C-130 shelter here began last week and is scheduled to be completed in August. The shelter will be fully enclosed beginning in October, according to Henry Scheuermann, 402nd Maintenance Group Facilities Engineering Section industrial engineer. Each will include 30 overhead lights, compressed air, and electric and
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Default Air Force Logo F135 engine depot stand-up has started at Tinker
A maintenance depot for the engine that powers the next-generation jet fighter is being developed at Tinker Air Force Base.During Phase 1 of the project, 33,000 square feet of floor space was dedicated in Bldg. 3001 recently for maintenance of the jet's power plant, the F135 engine. The shop area will be enlarged in Phase 2 to about 60,000 square
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Air Refueling Boom Shop sheet metal mechanics Ray Faison, J.P. McMurtry and Tim Sanders, from left, team to reinstall fasteners in a KC-135 refueling boom.  Mr. Faison uses a long pole with a magnetic end that carries part of a fastener down inside the boom to Mr. McMurtry who secures the complete fastener to the skin. Approximately 620 various kinds of fasteners line the top of the boom. (Air Force photo by Margo Wright) Squadron overhauls record number of KC-135 booms
Repairs of KC-135 aerial refueling booms at Tinker AFB reached a record level last month.The 18 booms overhauled in June were the most ever repaired in one month since Tinker began working on KC-135 booms in 1993, according to Ginger Keisling, deputy director of the 551st Commodities Maintenance Squadron.In fact, the 18 booms repaired in June 2012
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A banner says it all for the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex mechanics who produced a B-1 Bomber early and proudly delivered it to the customer this month.  Maintainers on the bomber even beat their own tight goals by finishing in 129 days. (Air Force photo by Margo Wright) Teamwork leads to record-breaking achievement
A B-1B Lancer just made history. The aircraft swept through programmed depot maintenance in record-breaking time; just 129 flow days. It was produced one day sooner than the unit's goal and 24 days sooner than the fiscal 2012 goal.Officials credit the achievement to teamwork, years of continuous process improvement and an emphasis on material
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Brig. Gen. Cedric D. George talks with media prior to the ceremony for the standup of the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex July 17.  (U. S. Air Force photo/Sue Sapp) Warner Robins Air Logistics Center re-designated a complex
 The Warner Robins Air Logistics Center was re-designated a complex and became part of the Air Force Sustainment Center during a ceremony here Tuesday. Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger, Air Force Materiel Command commander, officiated the ceremony. The re-designation as an air logistics complex and consolidation with the AFSC is part of an AFMC effort that
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2012
Default Air Force Logo AFSC focuses on generating Airpower for America
Eying its vision to "Sustain Weapon System Readiness to generate Airpower for America," the Air Force Sustainment Center will provide integrated weapons system maintenance and support for the Air Force. Commanded by Lieutenant General Bruce Litchfield, the AFSC incorporates a headquarters element, three air logistics complexes, three air base
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Approximately two dozen specialists gathered recently to map out a timeline for standing up the depot maintenance operations at Tinker AFB for the new Air Force tanker, the KC-46A; the group assembled in a room at the Rose State College Training Center. (Air Force photo by Mike W. Ray) Planning session focuses on tanker maintenance
A comprehensive planning session that focused on development of a proposed timeline for stand-up of the new Air Force tanker depot maintenance operations at Tinker AFB was held recently.Jody LeBlanc, KC-46 Product Support integrator, invited a group of approximately two dozen specialists from "the various areas of expertise" to "map out" the entire
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2012
Default Air Force Logo Ogden ALC becomes a complex, joins Air Force Sustainment Center, mission work remains at Hill
The Ogden Air Logistics Center was re-designated a complex and became part of the Air Force Sustainment Center during a ceremony here July 12.Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, officiated the ceremony. The re-designation as an air logistics complex and consolidation with the AFSC is part of an AFMC effort that reduces
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Brig. Gen Brent Baker, Air Force Global Logistics Support Center commander, 
passes the AFGLSC  flag to Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger, Air Force Material Command 
commander, as AFGLSC officially becomes part of the Air Force Sustainment 
Center July 11, 2012. The AFGLSC was established on March 28, 2008. Lt. Gen 
Bruce Litchfield will lead the newly designated AFSC at Tinker Air Force Base, 
Okla. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Stephenie Wade)
AFGLSC now part of Air Force Sustainment Center
The Air Force Global Logistics Support Center officially became part of the Air Force Sustainment Center during a ceremony at Scott Air Force Base Wednesday.Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, officiated the ceremony. The change is part of an AFMC construct that consolidates the command's number of centers from 12 to
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After Lt. Gen. Bruce Litchfield, Air Force Sustainment Center commander, received his third star, his wife Linda, left, son Matthew, and daughter Jennifer pin on his new rank during a ceremony held here July 10. (U.S. Air Force photo/Margo Wright) Upon activation, AFSC commander promoted

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