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Lt. Col. Robert Clark, AFOTEC Detachment 2 Air Armament Division chief, and Paul LaPorta, unit test director, compare legacy navigation charts from the 1960s with newly updated digitized versions. The detachment recently evaluated new, fully digitized navigation charts that will streamline mission planning initiatives for the military as early as 2019. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Jasmine Porterfield) Eglin AFB Features Det 2 Test Team
The Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Detachment 2 recently evaluated new, fully digitized navigation charts to streamline mission planning initiatives for the military.This is the first major upgrade to the charts in approximately 30 years, according to Lt. Col. Robert Clark, AFOTEC Detachment 2 Air Armament Division chief.AFOTEC
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2017
Air Force Assistant Vice Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Stephen L. Hoog officiates the assumption of command of Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Commander Maj. Gen. Matthew H. Molloy at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., on June 18, 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jamie M. Burnett) AFOTEC gets new commanding general
Maj. Gen. Matthew H. Molloy assumed command of the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center (AFOTEC) during a ceremony held here June 18.Molloy, the Headquarters U.S. Northern Command former Deputy Director of Operations, replaced Maj. Gen. Scott D. West who took command of the 9th Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force and NATO Air Command
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2015
Maj. Gen. Scott D. West accepts command of the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center from Assistant Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force Lt. Gen. Frank Gorenc during a change of command ceremony at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ken C. Moore) AFOTEC welcomes new commander
Maj. Gen. Scott D. West assumed command of the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center from Maj. Gen. David J. Eichhorn in a ceremony Sept. 13 presided by the Assistant Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force Lt. Gen. Frank Gorenc at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M.General West comes to his new command from Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam,
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2012
Maj. Fred A. Kimler III has been selected as an Air Force nominee for the Air Force Association Theodore von Kármán Award AF selects two AFOTEC members as AFA award nominees
Great news was doubled when The Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Norton A. Schwartz notified the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Commander Maj. Gen. David J. Eichhorn that two members of AFOTEC's Detachment 5 at Edwards AFB, Calif., are Air Force nominees for Air Force Association awards.Maj. Fred A. Kimler III is a nominee for
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2012
University of New Mexico Air Force ROTC cadets took their oath of commission in a ceremony May 11 at the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center headquarters at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M. ROTC cadets receive commission at Kirtland ceremony
Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from the University of New Mexico took their oath of commission in a ceremony May 11 at the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center headquarters at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M.AFOTEC's Commander Maj. Gen. David J. Eichhorn spoke to the eight new 2nd lieutenants about the importance of their role as
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2012
Default Air Force Logo AFOTEC hosts spring Scientific Advisory Board meeting
The Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center hosted the 2012 U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board spring meeting at its Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., headquarters April 23-27.The 52-member SAB consists of scientists and engineers representing expertise from academia, industry and national laboratories. The SAB promotes the exchange of
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2012
Default Air Force Logo AFOTEC hosts test and evaluation town hall meeting
The Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center hosted a town hall meeting about the state of test and evaluation April 24 at AFOTEC's headquarters at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M.The town hall panel members included three former Directors of Operational Test and Evaluation and AFOTEC's former chief scientist for a test and evaluation. DOT&E
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2012
Master Sgt. Curtis Wilson, right, and his brother, Capt. Heath Wilson, prepare for a rappelling lesson in April 2012 from U.S. Air Force Pararescue School instructors at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., before Sergeant Wilson's brother administered the reenlistment oath while both rappelled from a wall. Sergeant Wilson is a program manager for Command and Control Systems at Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Headquarters at Kirtland and Captain Wilson is the Element Leader of the Multi-Service Unit with the 99th Medical Group In-patient Squadron at Nellis AFB, Nev. (Photo by George Diamond). NCO's family passes on heritage of service
Some families pass on estates, heirlooms, or recipes. All families pass on a heritage. Master Sgt. Curtis M. Wilson's family heritage is more than 300 years of military service spanning three generations.With 21 years of service already, Sergeant Wilson reenlisted April 2, 2012 with the help of his brother, Capt. Heath Wilson, in an innovative
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2012
Default Air Force Logo AFOTEC Safety program takes top Air Force honors
The Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center is the winner of the 2011 Secretary of the Air Force Safety Award, Category II and the Col. Will L. Tubbs Memorial Award, Category II. According to safety officials, these awards exemplify the best of the Air Force safety teams."These are AFOTEC team awards, not Safety Directorate awards," said
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2012
(Left to right) Maj. Gen. David J. Eichhorn, Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Commander, joins some of the 2011 AFOTEC Annual Award Winners and distinguished guests that include Master Sgt. Michael Kuhn; Guest Speaker Dr. J. Michael Gilmore; Capt. Donald Tinsley; Gail Broxson; AFOTEC Chief Enlisted Manager Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Whitcomb; Jeffrey Wilson; and Tech Sgt. Jeffery Womack. AFOTEC recognizes top performers
On March 8, the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Commander Maj. Gen. David J. Eichhorn hosted an annual awards banquet at Kirtland's Mountain View Club celebrating the Center's outstanding performers of 2011 who represent the highest ideals of personal and professional dedication and commitment to a team vision.The evening began
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2012
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