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  • AFOTEC hosts Academy Cadet Summer Research Program for third year

    The Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center is hosting the U.S. Air Force Academy's Cadet Summer Research Program for a third year at AFOTEC locations in California, Florida, Nevada, and Texas. Cadets work on real-world Air Force projects for three- and five-week sessions starting in June."Cadets work as members of test teams and gain
  • Center hosts former AFOTEC commanders

    Four former Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center commanders met at AFOTEC headquarters May 17-18 at the invitation of the current Commander Maj. Gen. Stephen T. Sargeant for a two-day forum.General Sargeant provided the former commanders with an update on the status of AFOTEC activities and how the Center is testing new warfighting
  • AFOTEC supports deployed members with care packages

    It has been said that without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community. The caring members from the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center are hard at work building that sense of community by putting together care packages for the organization's deployed team members."The AFOTEC Key Spouse program initiated the care package
  • AFOTEC welcomes first executive director

    The Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center recently welcomed Mr. David Hamilton as its first Executive Director. Mr. Hamilton, a member of the Senior Executive Service, served as the Deputy Director of Test and Evaluation at Headquarters U.S. Air Force before his assignment to AFOTEC."Mr. Hamilton has an outstanding background in test and
  • AFOTEC Commander inactivates Detachment 3

    The commander of the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center inactivated Detachment 3 on April 5 during a ceremony at Kirtland AFB, N.M.AFOTEC activated Detachment 3 on October 1, 1998. Over the years, seven different commanders led the detachment in executing the operational test and evaluation of 27 major Command, Control, Intelligence,
  • AFOTEC honors 2009 annual award winners

    More than 185 Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center members were recognized during the March 12, 2010 AFOTEC Annual Awards Banquet that honored the outstanding performers for 2009.Maj. Gen. Michael D. Hall (retired) was the guest speaker for the event. General Hall retired in 1989 after a 32-year career in the Air Force that included his
  • AFOTEC major earns Bronze Star for actions in Iraq

    An Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center officer received the Bronze Star for exceptionally meritorious achievement during a 12-month deployment to Baghdad, Iraq.Maj. Hamilton L. Dorsey received the fourth-highest combat award for the U.S. armed forces from Maj. Gen. Stephen T. Sargeant, the AFOTEC Commander, during a Feb. 5 commander's
  • DOT&E Director visits Dover C-5 RERP testing

    The senior advisor to the Secretary of Defense on operational and live fire test and evaluation of DOD weapons systems had a firsthand opportunity Dec. 7 to fly on the C-5M Super Galaxy at Dover Air Force Base, Del., during a local air refueling qualification operational test and evaluation sortie.Dr. J. Michael Gilmore, Director of Operational
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