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  • AFSVC teams hit road in search of 2019’s best lodging operations

    Lodging and hospitality experts from the Air Force Services Center are on the road for the next few weeks in search of the best Air Force Inns in the enterprise.Of 88 installations, the teams are visiting three large and four small lodging operations to determine the 2019 Innkeeper Award winners.Large operations are those with more than 285 rooms.
  • AFMC We Need team to conduct focus groups across enterprise

    The Air Force Materiel Command’s AFMC We Need team will travel to operating locations across the command to conduct in-person focus groups beginning July 22. The AFMC We Need enterprise-wide initiative, launched in late June, seeks inputs and recommendations from AFMC civilian and military Airmen that can help posture the command to best support the National Defense Strategy today and in the decades to come.
  • Airmen cultivate leadership qualities through Ranger Assessment Course

    Why do we want Airmen to work toward being Ranger qualified? It’s easy, says Lt. Col. Walter Sorensen, Air Force Security Forces Center chief of training, because the Air Force needs to be able to put Airmen in isolated environments -- with minimal to no guidance -- knowing they’ll find a way to get the job done instead of seeing it as an impossible task … that they’ll never give up. This week’s Ranger Assessment Course in Hawaii was hosted by AFSFC and included both Air Force Ranger qualified Defenders and Army Rangers working together to make sure requirements and standards were met. Sorensen oversees the quality and execution of SF training, including the Ranger course.
  • Innovation challenge accepted! JB MDL hosts first-ever base-level Pitch Day event

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. -- Joint Base MDL accepted former Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein’s innovation challenge to ‘Think Big, Start Small, and Scale Fast’ with its first-ever Joint Base MDL Pitch Day event.  Ten small businesses pitched their innovative technology to
  • Commentary: Innovation 'advances the ball'

    What does an organization need to do to ensure its Airmen are able to innovate at the enterprise level? How can the Air Force continue to nurture and grow an innovative mindset across the mission set? In support of Air Force Materiel Command's 2019 Year of Innovation campaign, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center commander Maj. Gen. Bradley D. Spacy comments on innovation and what AFIMSC is doing to ensure it continues to innovate for AFMC and the Air Force future.

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  • Helping agency provides guidance for life’s challenges

    The Airman and Family Readiness Center offers proactive and preventative services to promote Airman and family member self-sufficiency and mission readiness.
  • Celebrating Black History on Offutt AFB

    Team Offutt will join bases around the world throughout February to celebrate diversity and pride during Black History Month.Multiple organizations across the base have scheduled events as part of the celebration. On Feb. 15, there will be a food sampling at the Commissary from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. On Feb. 23, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., the Patriot Club is
  • Who can concealed carry on base?

    The commander of the 42nd Air Base Wing, Col. Eric Shafa, has authorized the concealed carry of privately owned firearm by qualified law enforcement officers and qualified retired or separated law enforcement officers who are Law Enforcement Officer Safety Act, or LEOSA, credentialed individuals. Additionally, credentialed civilian law enforcement
  • Balance spending, saving, investing to build future nest egg

    How many of you have gotten paid and, within a few days, have spent your entire paycheck?I can remember being a young senior airman and having my flight chief ask me, “What are you doing with your money?” to which I replied, “Spending it!”   The flight chief laughed and then asked me, “Do you want to be in the Air Force 20 years and realize you
  • Kick-start your professional development

    It’s the New Year and it’s a good time to assess how you have been professionally developing yourself.