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Dorm MOU signing Robins and VECTR sign one-of-a-kind agreement
The Air Force is always looking for new and innovative ways of accomplishing its mission, and Robins Air Force Base, along with the VECTR Center in Warner Robins, have taken another step towards meeting that goal. Col. Lyle Drew, 78th Air Base Wing commander, Robins Air Force Base, and Patricia Ross, Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition
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2018
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Operational Energy, Roberto Guerrero, watches demonstration of Sonic Infrared inspection by Florida Turbine Technologies, Inc., Jupiter, Fla., January 9, 2018. Innovating compressor blade inspection
Blade defects decrease engine efficiency and power, while increasing fuel burn (specific fuel consumption) and exhaust gas temperature (EGT) - resulting in higher maintenance costs, and decreased aircraft availability. Additionally, defective compressor blades can pose a safety threat if not replaced in a timely manner. While researching areas for increased aircraft optimization, Air Force Operational Energy found that cost-effective and reliable blade inspection ensures engines are performing optimally, and is paramount to maintaining aircraft readiness.
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2018
Default Air Force Logo AFMC commander: Agility, innovation to fuel future of AF logistics
The future of Air Force logistics will find Airmen tapping into a secure digital network of archived additive manufacturing specifications, allowing for the 3D-printed creation of a weapons system component whenever and wherever needed. This agile manufacturing approach is just one way Air Force Materiel Command is working to advance Air Force logistics, said Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, AFMC Commander at the 2017 Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference, Sept. 18, 2017.
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2017
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James meets the Electro-Chemical Milling team, winners of the Gen. Larry O. Spencer Innovation Award, from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, during a Pentagon ceremony Sept. 16, 2016. The team is comprised of Trevor Foust, Brad Johnson, Daniel Minert, Jack Olsen, Steven Roskelley, Savanna J. Stepp, Trent Tholen, Erik Thompson, and Caleb Trammell. Master Sgt. Matthew Galinisky also won the award for his individual efforts. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr.) Airmen receive Spencer innovation award
When innovative ideas save the Air Force hundreds of thousands of dollars, leadership takes notice. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James presented the Gen. Larry O. Spencer Innovation Award to Master Sgt. Matthew Galinsky, who, in 2015, served as the Air Force fuels equipment manager at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, and to the Electro-Chemical Milling Team from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, during a ceremony at the Pentagon Sept. 16.
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