WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command (center); Maj. Gen. Warren D. Berry (left), AFMC vice commander; and Chief Master Sgt. Jason L. France, AFMC command chief, prepare to cut a cake commemorating AFMC’s 25th anniversary. A brief ceremony marking the occasion took place in Headquarters AFMC’s Sarris Auditorium July 10. The command’s 25th birthday was July 1. On July 1, 1992, Air Force Logistics Command and Air Force Systems Command combined to form AFMC, a single, streamlined organization with an expanded mission. The new command built upon AFLC’s expertise in providing worldwide logistics support — including maintenance, modification and overhaul of weapon systems — and AFSC’s expertise in science, technology, research, development and testing.