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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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,
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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