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  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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,

  • 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

  • AFOTEC Commander receives 2009 Space Trophy

    Maj. Gen. Stephen Sargeant, Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Commander, is the recipient of the 2009 General Thomas D. White U.S. Air Force Space Trophy. General Sargeant received the trophy at the annual Air Force Ball held Nov. 20 in Beverly Hills, Calif., during a joint

  • AFOTEC member wins National Security Agency Frank B. Rowlett Trophy

    Capt. Jamal P. Quinnert, Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center, received the National Security Agency's 19th Annual Frank B. Rowlett Trophy for Individual Achievement. Individuals within a U.S. government organization receive this annual award for making the most significant contribution

  • AFOTEC stands up JSF detachment at Edwards

    The Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center stood up Detachment 1 at Edwards AFB, Calif., Oct. 2 to lead the operational test and evaluation of the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter."AFOTEC Detachment 1 will conduct operational test and evaluation on the JSF with three services and two