AFMC Pinches Pennies

In today’s austere funding environment, the Air Force is trying to get savings out of a lot of corners. Air Force Materiel Command officials say the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center team at Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz., reclaimed in Fiscal 2004 and 2005 an estimated 42,000 aircraft parts—saving the federal government approximately $1.257 billion in the process.