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  • Fit 4 Life to be suspended

    The Air Force Sustainment Center Commander has made the decision to temporarily suspend the Fit 4 Life program, effective August 4, 2019, with an annual review of the program, in order to better align with the National Defense Strategy and focus available resources on mission readiness.AFSC leadership was clear that this decision is about mission
  • LEGACY youth program builds interest in STEM careers

    An Air Force program designed to attract, inspire and develop the next generation of our nation’s scientific and technical workforce is underway at Hill Air Force Base. The LEGACY (Leadership Experience Growing Apprenticeships Committed to Youth) program is an Air Force program aimed at building interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through summer craftsman camps and paid summer apprenticeships while showing how STEM applies to the world around us.
  • Celebrating America’s Pursuit of Progress

    Tomorrow we will join as a nation in a common celebration of our country’s independence.  We have many observances and holidays throughout the year, but the Fourth of July is one that is particularly unifying for all Americans.  It is our opportunity to celebrate not only that defining moment on July 4, 1776, when 56 men put their names to the
  • Air Force Sustainment Center Announces Changes of Command

    Air Force Sustainment Center Commander Lt. Gen. Gene Kirkland announces Brig. Gen. C. McCauley von Hoffman as the incoming commander of the Ogden Air Logistics Complex at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, and Col. Brian Moore as the incoming commander of the 78th Air Base Wing at Robins Air Force Base, Ga.Von Hoffman is currently the director of
  • ‘1200 in 12’ initiative success as final new hire pledges oath

    Andrea Tosolini, the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex's 1,200th hire of its '1200 in 12' hiring initiative was sworn in June 24, 2019. The Florida native and 21-year Air Force veteran said getting the job was like winning the lottery. The Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex announced its initiative during a press conference Aug. 15, 2018. The task at hand was to hire 1,200 new workers within 12 months, or by the end of fiscal 2019. At the time 7,200 personnel worked for the complex, providing maintenance and repair for several aircraft and components, as well as F-15 engineering.
  • Views from the fishbowl: getting to know the new AFMC commander

    The first thing that Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr. placed on his desk when he arrived at the Air Force Materiel Command headquarters was not a nameplate, laptop or a to-do list for his first few days in office. Rather, it was a clear glass fishbowl containing a single orange goldfish with wide eyes staring out into the space. “It’s my reminder that as the commander, I live in a ‘fishbowl,’ and everyone is watching everything that I am doing each and every minute of the day,” said Bunch. “It’s a personal tease to remind me that I need to be on my ‘A’ game all of the time, because I am always the commander.”
  • Around the Air Force Sustainment Center: Ingenuity under pressure

    Bimonthly exercises keep the 309th Aircraft Maintenance Group’s Expeditionary Depot Maintenance Airmen ready to perform aircraft battle damage repair anytime and anywhere.The exercises strengthen the unit’s capability of deploying a highly trained and flexible mobile force to rapidly assess and repair damaged aircraft to an operational status in
  • Filcek takes command of 72nd ABW

    Sometimes change can be hard, but it can also be positive.On June 7, the 72nd Air Base Wing welcomed incoming Commander Col. Paul Filcek during a Change of Command Ceremony at the Tinker Event Center. Filcek assumed command of the wing from Col. Kenyon Bell.About 400 people, including friends, family, Tinker civilian and military personnel and
  • Tinker observes LGBT Pride month with luncheon

    The observance recognizing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month runs through the month of June. During LGBT Pride month, we celebrate our rich diversity and renew our enduring commitment to equality. The dedication and contributions of our lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender service members and civilians have had immeasurable
  • Teamwork: AFSC summit brings together maintenance leaders as ‘tour de force’

    About 50 senior leaders and subject matter experts from Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, Tinker AFB, Oklahoma, Hill AFB, Utah, and Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona, gathered at the Robins Conference Center May 7-9 for the 2019 Air Force Sustainment Center Aircraft Maintenance Group Summit.The group, which included depot and aircraft maintenance group