“When the field submits an idea or challenge, it just doesn’t sit on someone’s desk,” Vandeveer said. “We put money against it and solve problems.”
The AFIMSC enterprise is at the forefront of innovation, said Brig. Gen. Brian Bruckbauer, expeditionary support director.
“We definitely feel the momentum building, and we’re finally making a name for ourselves,” Bruckbauer said. “Operations understands that installation and mission support is a big deal.”
The AFWERX program encourages partnerships with academic institutions, science and technology communities, and private industries with a vested interest in solving complex security issues.
“The goal is to enable Airmen to accomplish their mission better, faster, cheaper and more innovatively,” Vandeveer said.