March 15, 2012
Thursday, March 159-11 a.m.:Tressa Brannin on the topic, "Dress for your Body," Building 1231, Room 5 1-3 p.m.:Tracie Sauder on the topic, "Secrets of Leadership Success," Building 150, Conference Room 1-3 p.m.:Tressa Brannin on the topic, "Define Your Style," Building 1231, Room 5 March 169-11 a.m.:Scott Jones on the topic, "Navigating USA Jobs," Building 150, Conference Room... Read more
March 15, 2012
AFMC Warriors,Please join me in congratulating the winners of Air Force Materiel Command's first Facility Energy Excellence Award.1st Place: Eglin Air Force Base2nd Place: Hill AFB3rd Place: Edwards AFBThis award recognizes the outstanding efforts these installations made in the 2011 Calendar Year promoting progress in facility energy reduction (weighted 20 percent) and in changing the energy... Read more
Angie Tymofichuk, Director of Engineering and Technical Management
March 15, 2012
“When you go out in the world, watch for traffic, hold hands, and stick together.” This is one of my favorite lessons from Robert Fulghum in his book “All I Ever Needed to Know, I Learned in Kindergarten.” Simply stated, it provides us an essential life’s lesson that each of us needs to keep in mind as we progress — together — through these times of... Read more
Master Sgt. Walter J. Anderson, 75th Logistics Readiness Squadron, First Sergeant
March 15, 2012
Yes! A loud bugle, which could be heard throughout the post, was used in the past to notify all soldiers in the camp of various events and times throughout the day. The Air Force use of bugle calls hails from our roots in the United States Army. The Army adopted the use of bugle calls from the French and English during the Revolutionary War. Although our use of the bugle call has changed over the... Read more
Brian Brackens, Air Force Materiel Command Public Affairs
March 15, 2012
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Materiel Command Asset Management Division recently earned the Richard I. Stessel Waste Management Award, making the AFMC team the first federal entity honored by the Air and Waste Management Association.The association named the AFMC division a winner of the Stessel award for demonstrating its leadership in promoting waste management and... Read more
March 15, 2012
Where are you from? Long Island, N.Y. What is your favorite quote or movie quote? "There's no crying in baseball!" "We cannot change the wind, but we can adjust the sails." What is your favorite part about being in the Air Force? Getting to live in different places and meeting new people. If you were not in the Air Force, what would you want to be? Something working with animals.... Read more
Jon Stock, Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs
March 15, 2012
WASHINGTON -- The Air Force and other military services will expand their drug testing to include testing for commonly abused prescription drugs beginning May 1. On Jan. 31, the Secretary of Defense gave a 90-day advance notice of the drug testing expansion which aims to counter the nation's growing epidemic and encourage those abusing prescription medications to seek treatment before official... Read more
Air Force Material Command Public Affairs
March 15, 2012
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Air Force Materiel Command is using a dedicated process to guide the command's planned restructure from 12 centers to five.According to a charter approved by AFMC Commander Gen. Donald Hoffman, the AFMC Reorganization Implementation Governance Structure guides the development, coordination, integration, tracking and monitoring of milestones for the... Read more
Maj. Chris Cabana, Group Practice Manager
March 15, 2012
What is a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) exactly? The PCMH concept is the latest trend in military health care, but has been circulating throughout the civilian health care world for more than a decade. It was originally introduced in 1967 by the American Academy of Pediatrics in response to decreasing patient satisfaction, lower quality health care outcomes, rising costs, fewer resources... Read more
March 15, 2012
Entry control will move to the new West Gate once the new base boundary is complete and security forces are comfortable with the new gate facility. The old visitor center will remain in use until the contractor is able to pave the new visitor center parking lot, at which time the visitor center functions will move to the new gate.April 13 -- A proposed West Gate traffic plan during demolition of... Read more

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In the know SAPR ‘Glow Run’ set for April 29The Sexual Assault Awareness and... more