• AFMC Chaplain Corps recommits to readiness, focuses on HC Next

    Airmen are familiar with the level of care they can anticipate from the Air Force Materiel Command Chaplain Corps team. That care has been significantly ratcheted up by the commander-driven, creatively engaged, squadron-focused approach of HC Next.HC Next is part of an Air Force Chaplain Corps initiative. It spiritually prepares members for growth
  • The circumstances of your past are not your future

    Self-fulfilling prophecy is a process through which an originally false expectation leads to its own confirmation. Unfortunately, this happens too often to our youth. They become branded with titles and labels and are demonized when those negative expectations come to fruition.
  • Skillbridge helps service members transition to civilian workforce

    The Skillbridge program is an opportunity for service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through specific industry training, apprenticeships, on-the-job training or internships during the last 180 days of service.
  • Ashes of Tragedy: Growing to enjoy life

    Air Force Reserve Tech. Sgt. Matthew Sheley, is a prior active duty Marine, an Arkansas State Trooper, and not too tough for ask for help.
  • Obtaining financial stability by seeking assistance

    A key factor to mobility airpower is the ability to responsibly manage personal finance in order to fully aid the mission. Personal financial readiness for Airmen is important when dealing with daily activities on and off-duty.
  • Shaping Resilient Airmen

    Airmen from the 8th Fighter Wing participated in Airman’s Choice Day, a wing resiliency event, Feb. 21.
  • A dinner is more than food

    The Hearts Apart program, hosted by the Airman and Family Readiness Centers, focuses on deployment readiness activities and provides an opportunity for families to stay connected throughout their Airmen’s deployment.
  • Talk About It

    In late 2018, Master Sgt. Stephanie Baker’s world was turned upside down. Up until that point, she felt as if she was “living the dream.” She was recently retired from being an active duty Airman. She was married to another retired Airman, had two amazing kids and had begun a new chapter with the Air National Guard in Alabama. The transition,
  • Ready Warriors connect during resilience initiative: Airmen’s Time

    The 19th Airlift Wing hosted the first iteration of Airmen’s Time at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Feb. 14, 2020.
  • Building Healthy Relationships: Helping agencies offer ways to recognize, combat dating violence

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in three teens in the U.S. will experience physical, sexual or emotional abuse by someone they are in a relationship with before they reach adulthood, and two-thirds of them never tell anyone.
  • AFMC launches new holistic resiliency effort

    The Air Force Materiel Command has launched a new initiative that aims to increase unit cohesion and connectedness by emphasizing a culture that holistically builds mental, physical, social and spiritual fitness across the enterprise. AFMC Connect provides units and leaders with the time, tools and resources to foster a culture of continual communication, building resilient military and civilian Airmen able to operate at optimal levels as they aim for personal and professional success.
  • "No one knows why I didn't die"

    Resolve is the capability to get knocked down and get back up again. Life, especially a military one, has a tendency to challenge people, making this a crucial trait. An example of incredible resolve is Senior Airman Jennifer Carrier, 319th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Detachment 1 unit deployment manager. The first notable demonstration of her strength came just before she was to join the U.S. Marine Corps.
  • Deployed Airmen stay resilient by serving community

    When Tech. Sgt. Garrett Amorose, explosive ordnance disposal technician, got orders to deploy to the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, he prepared for the deployment like any other. Little did he know, this deployment would be a little different than most.
  • Making a come-back; road to resiliency

    Sweat drops begin to form as the sun beats harshly down, no one seems to notice the rising temperatures or the sand blowing to and fro as coffin after coffin draped with flags is carried by… “A scream rings out and I jump up throwing punches. It was another recurring dream. I am the one screaming. I walk out of my bedroom, pop the lid off a bottle of alcohol and start drinking. I just want to get away from it all for a couple minutes. I don’t want to think about it.”
  • Airman, Family Readiness Center Hosts Key Spouse Luncheon

    The 50th Force Support Squadron hosted a luncheon at the DISH dining facility for the Schriever key spouses and mentors to discuss ways to assist Airmen and their spouses here.Key spouses exist to take care of spouses and Airmen by providing them with support and resources. Every quarter, key spouses meet with their unit’s first sergeant and
  • Legal office provides military benefits refresher

    Service members and their families may face unique challenges throughout their careers. Fortunately, there are resources and benefits available to assist service members navigate the not-so-ordinary obstacles.
  • Musculoskeletal injury top threat to Airmen readiness, lethality: Interventions support fitness improvement plan

    Mission readiness is key to the execution of the National Defense strategy, and the Air Force Materiel Command is operating on the front lines ensuring Airmen are fit to fight.The Department of Defense defines readiness as the ability of military forces to fight and meet the demands of assigned missions. A closer look at possible reasons for low
  • Air Force extends 20E6 promotion testing window for 18 AFSCs

    Air Force officials announced today that the promotion testing window for approximately 6,000 Airmen in the 20E6 promotion cycle will be extended through April 30 as a result of a potential compromise of promotion testing material.
  • 50th Space Wing Equal Opportunity ensures diversity, fair treatment

    The 50th Space Wing Equal Opportunity office is responsible for promoting diversity and inclusion for the workforce within the units, promoting a healthy work climate for all personnel here.