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  • AFIMSC redesignates contracting, services units

    AFIMSC Commander Maj. Gen. Brad Spacy redesignated the organization’s contracting and services operations as the Air Force Installation Contracting Center and the Air Force Services Center. Those units were previously designated as activity and agency respectively.
  • 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.”
  • DoD seeks feedback from Airmen, families on Housing Resident Bill of Rights

    The Department of Defense is asking current residents of military privatized housing to provide feedback on a draft version of a Resident Bill of Rights.
  • Healthy foods add spice to life

    Gone are the days where healthy food meant lack of taste. The Air Force, in partnership with the Culinary Institute of America, is training military and civilian employees how to better deliver healthy food that's prepared with healthier, fresher ingrediants, a wider variety of spices and using better cooking methods. This includes the first CIA Techniques of Healthy Cook Class for nonappropriated fund cooks and chefs from various installations.
  • Summer 2019 brings leadership change across AFMC

    Summer 2019 marks a number of key leadership changes for the Air Force Materiel Command.
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  • Independence Day is a day of gratitude

    The Fourth of July is a day of celebration. Whether with parades, fireworks, backyard barbecues or enjoying a baseball game, we Americans will soon celebrate our nation’s birthday.Our founding fathers’ vision of a free nation was commemorated in 1776 in the Declaration of Independence. They believed all people have certain undeniable rights – the
  • Memorial Day: A time to honor the fallen

    For many of us, Memorial Day kicks off the summer season.  Families will gather for cookouts, go boating or swim at the pool. While you enjoy these activities, please be mindful of your safety. But as we spend time with friends and family, let us be reminded of the most important meaning of this day. Established in 1868, Memorial Day was a day set
  • Do what you do with intentional diligence

    Do not allow complacency to creep in. Pay attention to the details and those things that equaled success in the past. Failure in our mission impacts more than just ourselves.
  • Character: Who we are on a daily basis

    The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Air Force, Department of Defense or the U.S. Government.“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their
  • Is it a job or a calling?

    One of the happiest days of my life was when I was called to serve as an active duty Air Force chaplain. Ten years ago, I voluntarily separated under Force Shaping to pursue a seminary. My dream was to one day be an active duty chaplain, but little did I know that it would be a test of endurance.  After eight years at a seminary and other
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