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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • AFOTEC colonel's promotion ceremony takes flight

    Booker T. Washington said, "If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else." On Oct. 3, those words became action when the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Commander lifted off in a balloon with a newly promoted colonel and her sister at the Albuquerque International Balloon

  • Volunteer spirit helps Airman's Attic one mouse click at a time

    Those who can, do and those who can do more, volunteer. That is exactly what Staff Sgt. Nathan Peterson, a systems administrator with the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center, is doing. Sergeant Peterson volunteered his time and expertise to create the Airman's Attic Directory at

  • AFOTEC Heritage Forum focus on past helps inform future

    The Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center plugged into the more than 300 years of leadership knowledge and experience of its former commanders to help inform and shape the future of the test agency during a May 3 Heritage Forum."Plugging into our organization's past allows us to move

  • AFOTEC members fill boxes of gratitude for deployed members

    It has been said that feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. The caring members from the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center expressed their gratitude by putting together quarterly care packages for the organization's deployed team members