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Former loadmaster, tester to be inducted into hall of fame

Posted October 16, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Retired Master Sgt. Theodore Venturini will be inducted into the Airlift Tanker Association Hall of Fame Oct. 31. He is one of six C-17A Pathfinder Loadmasters that will be honored at an Air Mobility Command and ATA Symposium at the Orlando World Center Marriot in Florida.

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Global Hawk maintainers deliver ISR capability to warfighters

Posted September 25, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Boitz

SOUTHWEST ASIA — If you walked inside this massive hangar, your eyes would be drawn to the giant U.S. Flag displayed in the background. But beneath Old Glory, there is much else to focus on. A team of crew chiefs, avionics and ground communication specialists quietly work on a modern day weapon system. Their hard…

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Edwards Airman Spotlight – September 18, 2015

Posted September 18, 2015 by 412th Mission Support Group

Name: Senior Airman Andrea Jones Unit: 412th Force Support Squadron Job title: Career Development Journeyman Job description and its impact on the overall mission: I ensure a smooth transition for all Air Force members and their families when they are permanently changing stations, separating from the Air Force, or retiring from the military. With a…

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At Raytheon, women leaders excel despite gender imbalance in the engineering profession

Posted October 22, 2015 by

At Raytheon, women lead development and production of some of the most advanced weapon systems in the world. That’s a real rarity, considering the gender imbalance in the science and engineering fields. Some 87 percent of all engineers in the United States are men, according to the American Society for Engineering Education. Laura McGill, for…

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October enlisted promotions

Posted October 9, 2015 by

Team Edwards held its monthly enlisted promotion ceremony Sept. 30 at Club Muroc.

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General reflects on Hispanic heritage, credits mentors with success

Posted September 18, 2015 by Shannon Collins

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — (This feature is part of the “Through Airmen’s Eyes” series. These stories focus on individual Airmen, highlighting their Air Force story.) Education and mentorship helped a young Hispanic girl who dreamed of going to the U.S. Air Force Academy not only achieve her dreams, but also earn the rank of major general…

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Edwards Airman Spotlight September 11, 2015

Posted September 11, 2015 by from 412th Mission Support Group

Name:  Senior Airman Nicholas Covello Unit:  412th Security Forces Squadron Job title:  Unit scheduler/trainer Job description and its impact on the overall mission: I am responsible for scheduling appointments for over 350 personnel and for conducting essential training such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, utility terrain vehicles, Defender’s Edge, self-aid buddy care including moulage, and other subjects…

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Airman Spotlight: Senior Airman Ronald X. Jones

Posted October 16, 2015 by

Senior Airman Ronald X. Jones Aviation Resource Management journeyman 412th Operations Support Squadron Job description and its impact on the overall mission:  My job description is to input, audit and validate all flying hours and training. I also maintain control and accountability of all flight and parachutist records. Our squadron and host Aviation Resource Management offices here at…

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Humble leadership advances team ahead of self

Posted September 25, 2015 by by Chief Master Sgt. Jacob P.E. Dunbar

There are instances in life that demand we subdue our pride to ensure the overall advancement of the team or institution. These situations require humble leadership. Harnessing impulses and reactions will require much restraint, strength and discipline to pull it off, but doing so is important. Airmen demonstrate humble leadership in many ways, but here…

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Edwards Airman Spotlight: Senior Airman Ariel Graham

Posted September 4, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Randy Young, supervisor

Unit: 412th Communications Squadron Job title: Server Operations Technician Job description and its impact on the overall mission: I administrate and manage enterprise servers and also troubleshoot day to day customer issues. Time in the military: Four years Time at Edwards AFB: Three and a half years Family: Mother, father, an older brother (retired Navy), and an older…

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