Tag Archives: Air Force Materiel Command

Air Force Materiel Command’s New Directorate to Coordinate Support for USAF’s Nuclear Modernization Efforts

The Air Force Materiel Command has merged two of its directorates into a single unit that will work to coordinate logistics, sustainment and installation services for the U.S. Air Force‘s nuclear modernization efforts. UFMC said Monday its Logistics, Civil Engineering, Force Protection and Nuclear Integration Directorate will establish the workforce and infrastructure needed …

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Air Force Materiel Command’s Fiscal 2017 Savings Hit $2.5B

The Air Force Materiel Command saved more than $2.5 billion over the last fiscal year, which addressed its cost savings and avoidance objective under the 2017 AFMC Strategic Plan. All five AFMC centers implemented initiatives during FY 2017 to reduce expenses and increase operational efficiency, the command said Tuesday. “Air Force leadership looks to …

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Report: Air Force to Mull Potential Light ISR Aircraft Demo

The U.S. Air Force is looking into the possibility of hosting an event to test off-the-shelf light aircraft designed for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions, Defense News reported Thursday. Gen. Mike Holmes, head of the Air Combat Command, told Defense News that the service branch’s leaders will examine if light …

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Former DLA Director Andy Busch Retires From Air Force

Lt. Gen. Andy Busch, former director of the Defense Logistics Agency, formally concluded his 38-year military career during a ceremony held Thursday at Fort Belvoir in Virginia. The U.S. Air Force veteran led the development of DLA’s expeditionary capacity during his tenure as DLA director with the creation of the Global Response Force …

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Brig. Gen. Mark Baird Named Air Force Space Program Director

Brig. Gen. Mark Baird, vice commander of the Space and Missile Systems Center in Los Angeles, has been named director of space programs within the U.S. Air Force‘s office of the assistant secretary for acquisition. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein announced Baird’s new assignment in a Defense Department release published Friday. Baird …

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