WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Throughout my Air Force career, I’ve often reflected on what it means to serve. I’m proud of the work we do and the sacrifices we make every day so all Americans can continue to enjoy our many freedoms.
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio — Air Force Materiel Command leaders are pledging their support for a new money-saving Air Force initiative dubbed Every Dollar Counts.
In the wake of sequestration and reduced budgets, the initiative calls on Airmen to submit their money-saving ideas as part of a new culture of savings.
“This is an opportunity to respond to a tough situation with creative, lasting solutions,” said Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger, AFMC commander.
In conjunction with National Energy Awareness/Action Month a basewide contest identified the two oldest government refrigerators in the inventory at Hill Air Force Base.
In an AFMC Commander's Log issued in February 2012, Gen. Donald Hoffman, then-commander of the Air Force Materiel Command, challenged senior leaders to reduce legacy appliances in the workplace. Hoffman noted, "Our ultimate goal is to reduce the number of appliances in the workplace and eliminate inefficient units.
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio SEmD After some 18 months of planning and careful transition, Air Force Materiel Command officials are ready to declare initial operational capability of AFMC's 5-Center reorganization Oct. 1SFlband continue the process of improving its support to the war-fighter.
In early July, the command began activating its new centers and consolidating others as it transitioned from operating with 12 centers to five.
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Striving for world-record performance must be the common goal of everyone in the Air Force Sustainment Center in order to provide the cost-effective readiness the Air Force needs.
Lt. Gen. Bruce Litchfield, AFSC commander, stressed the need to set high expectations during a three-day senior leader conference at Tinker AFB, Aug 22-24. The conference was attended by senior leadership from all eight wings across the center.
Approximately 220 Air Force Materiel Command IG inspectors arrive Saturday, Aug. 4, with 18 of them arriving early to set up preliminary arrangements on Thursday, Aug. 2, for a Consolidated Unit Inspection.
As the base puts out the welcome mat for the AFMC IG inspectors, Lt. Col. Christopher Decker, 75th Mission Support Group deputy, asks that all be aware of the visit and display Team Hill spirit.
All AFMC units and squadrons at the base can expect team member visits.
Air Force Materiel Command commander Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger laid out her expectations and the command's priorities in a Commander's Call here July 12. The general was on base to officiate the re-designation of the Ogden Air Logistics Center to the Ogden Air Logistics Complex.
In expressing her dedication to AFMC, the general said she expected the workforce to be as committed to the mission as she is and emphasized the importance of teamwork to that mission.
Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, will preside at the July 12 redesignation ceremony that will establish the Ogden Air Logistics Complex at Hill AFB.
The 10 a.m. ceremony will be held in Hangar 204 near the base flightline.
No parking is available near the hangar, so shuttle buses will transport attendees from The Landing and from the parking lot at the corner of Georgia Street and Wardleigh Road, starting at 9 a.m.
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Through a more than three-decade career punctuated by differing assignment locations, duties and ranks, Gen. Janet C. Wolfenbarger maintains that one constant has guided her career and will continue to as she transitions into her post as the service's first female four-star general.
"I approach my Air Force service now the same way I have throughout my career, with the aim of doing the best job I can to accomplish the mission," the Air Force Materiel Command commander said.