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  • AFSC Commander touts importance of innovation to Air Force, community

    Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II, commander of the Air Force Sustainment Center, recently spoke at the inaugural session of a distinguished speaker series hosted by the University of Oklahoma Michael F. Price College of Business. The first session themed “Intersection of Innovation + Armed Services,” was held at the Gene Rainbolt Graduate School of Business
  • 567th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron wins DOD award

    Members of the 567th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base were congratulated recently for the work that earned them the Robert T. Mason Award for depot maintenance excellence.The award, presented in December, to the squadron’s director, William Bauman, recognized the 567th AMXS’ maintenance on 25 B-1 aircraft in fiscal year 2016
  • Headquarters merger streamlines logistics, resources for nuclear enterprise system management

    Two AFMC directorates merged to form a single Logistics, Civil Engineering, Force Protection and Nuclear Integration Directorate (A4/10) in an effort to increase synergy and coordination in support of Air Force nuclear modernization efforts.
  • A peek behind the curtain: Prolonged exposure therapy for PTSD

    Post-traumatic stress disorder can be debilitating, but there are therapies that can reduce symptoms, improve quality of life, and help Airmen return to duty. One of the most effective therapies, practiced by many Air Force mental health professionals, is prolonged exposure therapy.
  • Baltimore C-STARS partnership prepares Airmen for battlefield medicine

    Civilian partnerships are a vital readiness resource for the Air Force Medical Service, refreshing medics on trauma skills and taking lessons learned to deliver life-saving trauma care downrange. The Center for the Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills program in Baltimore, Maryland, prepares medical Airmen for deployment through immersive training at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.
  • A peek behind the curtain: The first step of PTSD care

    Perhaps the most difficult part of seeking help for post-traumatic stress disorder is making that first appointment, since Airmen are often unsure of what to expect. Not knowing what to expect from mental health providers can get in the way of effective PTSD treatment.
  • AFSC Commander Discusses Logistics at Mitchell Institute

    Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II spoke at a recent event about the Air Force Sustainment Center and America’s Engine of Readiness. The May 23 public forum at the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies, an independent, non-partisan policy research institute, included a presentation from Levy, a question and answer session and a small session discussion.
  • A peak behind the curtain: PTSD barriers and stigmas

    Effective treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder is possible, but many Airmen falsely think seeking medical help for PTSD will hurt their career and will not help them get better. These stigmas and misconceptions create perceived barriers, preventing Airmen from seeking care. Delaying treatment can cause the anxiety and fear following a traumatic event to affect an Airman’s readiness.
  • B-1B fleet resumes flight operations

     Air Force Global Strike Command will resume B-1B flight operations this week, following the directed safety stand-down June 7th. The stand-down allowed the command time to thoroughly evaluate the egress components and determine potential risks before returning to flight.   “We have high confidence that the fleet’s egress systems are capable and
  • AFSC commander presents keynote speech during symposium

    Air Force Sustainment Center Commander, Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II, was the keynote speaker during the Sovereignty Symposium June 6 at the Skirvin Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City. Over the last 31 years, the annual symposium has provided a forum in which ideas concerning Indian law can be exchanged in a scholarly, non-adversarial environment.