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Mike Comfort, the 550th Commodities Maintenance Squadron’s Stock Record Account Number manager, briefs Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex Commander Brig. Gen. Gene Kirkland about the development of the Consolidated Engine Management System Training guide and how it has been an effective process improvement in their area. During General Kirkland’s “Walk the Wall” visit to the Cruise Missile Shop, other members of the 76th Commodities Maintenance Group also briefed the general about how they have implemented processes promoting the AFSC Way into their daily work routines and how it has positively impacted their workflow. (Air Force photo by Kelly White) ‘Walk the Wall’ to an improved Air Logistics Complex
Since its inception in 2012, the Air Force Sustainment Center has been on a journey toward efficiency characterized by standardized business practices. As part of this journey, the Sustainment Center developed a collection of sacred truths to guide the AFSC through its formative stages and help shape the center into the gold standard for the
0 8/27
2014
A red bat has found a comfortable resting spot on some aircraft landing gear. (Courtesy photo) Going batty: Tinker home to eight species of the nocturnal creatures
With 23 different species of bats in Oklahoma, it should come as no surprise that some of them call Tinker AFB home.In fact, eight species have been discovered on base, living in the hangars and woodlands. As of today, personnel with the 72nd Air Base Wing Civil Engineering Directorate Natural Resources Office have identified the Eastern Red bat,
0 8/21
2014
Staff Sgt. Michael Enerud retrieves a weapon from a new section of inventory in the Security Forces armory. He, along with the other SFS members who work there, took the initiative to reorganize the area to make it more efficient for SFS members needing to check in/out weapons and ammunition for their shifts. The ‘Just Do It’ initiative will save the government more than $373,000 a year. 
(Air Force photo by Kelly White)
Just do it! Armory makeover saves time,money
The 72nd Security Forces Squadron's armory was becoming a difficult place to work. It was taking far too long to locate an M-4 and its ammunition in a timely manner. The room was crowded with outdated space-saver shelves that proved to be a huge hindrance to those working there.The armory badly needed a makeover -- a little change to the way the
0 8/19
2014
Default Air Force Logo DSCM Teams are following the AFSC Way
Air logistics complex depot operations are as complex as they've ever been. To help deal with this complexity and achieve cost-effective readiness, the Air Force Sustainment Center commander and staff have developed the AFSC Way. The Depot Supply Chain Management Teams serving at each depot location are following the AFSC Way daily as they work to
0 8/19
2014
The 76th Propulsion Maintenance Group QP Repair Development team — Chuck Brown, mechanic; Reid Smith, Pratt & Whitney engineer; Larry Quintanilla, industrial engineering technician; and Kevin Altsman, lead engineer — addresses F119 fixture issues. 76th PMXG leading several cost saving initiatives
In the spirit of Cost Effective Readiness, the Air Force Sustainment Center's "Road to $1 Billion" is reaching out in many directions to achieve cost reductions. AFSC personnel have been challenged to do things smarter, resulting in us doing it cheaper. In the 76th Propulsion Maintenance Group, personnel are working to exceed customer expectation
0 7/31
2014
Default Air Force Logo How can the School Liaison Officer help?
The average military family moves six to nine times over a 20-year career. This does not include the additional school moves that occur as children transition between elementary, middle and high school. With each move, military children face many school-related challenges. The School Liaison Officer coordinates and assists military and Department
0 7/31
2014
Default Air Force Logo 101 Critical Days of Summer: Barbecuing safety
During these Critical Days of Summer, many of us love to fancy ourselves as the ultimate cook. We break out the barbecue grills and other associated utensils and proceed to grill mouth-watering meals. Before we delve into the grilling project, there are a few things we should familiarize ourselves with:Step 1: Identify the hazards: Let's look at
0 7/31
2014
Work leader Silas Hill’s job in the M-TIC is to check to see if all of the equipment is working properly to be able to be issued to customers. If not, he prepares the tools to be sent out for repair. ( Air Force photo by Kelly White) Tool Crib: MXSG Main Tool Issue Center
Talk about supporting the warfighter--if it has a bolt, a screw, or a rivet, chances are the tool that tightened it came from the M-TIC.The M-TIC or main tool issue center is located in building 9001 and supplies all the hand held tools for the complex.Toby Smith, 76th MXSG complex tool manager, said tool kits are put together and assigned to a
0 7/18
2014
Default Air Force Logo 101 Critical Days of Summer: What make a good motorcycle rider?
During this most important period of summer, the Critical Days, many Airmen and civilians break out their motorcycles in an effort to enjoy the warm days on a different level. Being a good rider can make the difference between life and death.The following are qualities of a good motorcycle rider. Good riders have a quiet efficiency in their actions
0 7/15
2014
Default Air Force Logo On the move? A few tips to make the transition easier
Moving is never easy and the process can be exhausting when transferring all of your belongings from house to house. Adding children and pets into the equation can make moving even more stressful.Whether arriving or departing, an organized move is the key to success. Below are a few tips from Balfour Beatty Communities to help make your next move
0 7/15
2014
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