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  • Operations Airmen “Accelerate Change” in ACC

    In an effort to “Accelerate Change” within Air Combat Command, Airmen from the Operations Division, Command and Control shop have effectively used automation to cut the time required to complete manning forecasts and deployment processes to seven minutes.
  • 563rd OSS AFE wins Headquarters Air Force award

    The 563rd Operations Support Squadron Aircrew Flight Equipment section was just named the Headquarters Air Force Outstanding AFE Small Program of the Year.
  • CSAF Memo to Airmen: Leadership Library

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr.'s presents his Leadership Library. A chance to offer new books, podcasts and documentaries in order to generate regular conversations with Airmen on things that interest him and may interest them.
  • Buckley AFB opens USAF’s first Tech Café

    Enterprise Information Technology as a Service (EITaaS) celebrated the grand opening of the EITaaS End User Services (EUS) Tech Café at Buckley Air Force Base on March 8, 2021. This Tech Café is the first of its kind in the U.S. Air Force.
  • A friend and a foe

    The 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron Airmen regularly train alongside 386th Air Expeditionary Wing Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians to practice response methods to Counter Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (C-sUAS) in Ali Al Salem’s airspace.
  • 2020 Vice Chief’s Challenge winners announced

    Air Combat Command Airmen submission to "Saving Airmen Time" challenge among 15 winners. The challenge focused on identifying time-consuming tasks that provide the least direct value to generating combat effects; proposing innovative solutions to streamline current processes through the novel application of technology; and partnering directly with Headquarters Air Force to bring Airmen’s voices to ongoing efforts, including solution-generation and beta-testing of cutting-edge technologies that return time to Airmen.
  • Metals techs build from ground up

    The 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aircraft metals technology flight keeps 20th Fighter Wing F-16 Vipers flying at home station and downrange by embracing innovation in their operations.
  • Smart locker idea wins AFIMSC Innovation Rodeo

    An idea for a smart locker mail system in base dorms won the 2021 Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Innovation Rodeo Feb. 5 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Airman 1st Class Ricardo “Noah” Morales, an E8-C Joint Surveillance and Target Attack Radar System journeyman with the 461st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, will receive a share of $1 million in funding from AFIMSC to develop his idea for potential implementation across the Air Force and Department of Defense.
  • 25th OSS reorganizes, innovates for improved combat airpower support

    When Lt. Col. Kaly took command of the 25th Operations Support Squadron, she realized the traditional structure of an Operations Support Squadron did not fit the mold of the 25th Attack Group mission that requires access to 24/7 operations support. To remedy the greater need for support, the 25th OSS conducted a day-long design sprint reorganization at their host-installation of Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina.
  • 4th CMS hydraulics Airmen design, use apparatus to test stabilator actuators

    The F-15E Strike Eagle depends on many parts to maintain operational status. One mission critical part is the stabilator actuator. Without this part, the F-15E cannot fly. The hydraulic actuator, which moves the stabilator of an F-15E, defects collectively for pitch control and differentially to add roll control power to the jet ailerons.
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