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Edwards sets stronger PACE by enhancing human capital

Posted September 30, 2016 by

Edwards Air Force Base will host two presentations of “Professionalism — Enhancing Human Capital” from the Profession of Arms Center of Excellence at the base theater Oct. 12, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. and Oct. 13, 5-10 p.m. Both sessions will have a one-hour lunch break. As part of PACE’s Character and Leadership initiative, “Professionalism – Enhancing…

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AV College means good jobs; Measure AV deserves our support

Posted October 27, 2016 by by Dennis Anderson

Fresh out of the Army in 1975, I returned from Cold War Europe with the news fresh that we were evacuating thousands of our allies and troops by helicopter from the rooftops of the Saigon Embassy. With a Cold War confrontation a constant, and a hot war still dividing our nation, I restarted my education…

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Making Christmas memories while ensuring mission success

Posted December 14, 2016 by Senior Airman Aaron Jenne

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Aaron J. Jenne Airman 1st Class Jake Goff of Palmdale, Calif., 436th Security Forces Squadron defender, checks an ID card Dec. 12, 2016, at the base housing gate on Dover Air Force Base, Del. Defenders ensure year-round security coverage of the installation and its assets. Most holidays celebrated in…

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Navigating the next generation

Posted January 20, 2017 by

In 2016 alone, Walter Klein has navigated the DC-8 on missions as geographically and scientifically diverse as mapping polar ice in Antarctica from 1500 feet altitude, to studying pollution by flying the DC-8 in corkscrew patterns over an Asian mega-city and the California Central Valley.

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Subscale glider could assist in weather studies, prediction

Posted February 17, 2017 by Jay Levine

More accurate, immediate and economical information on severe weather phenomenon like hurricanes could one day be available thanks to the Weather Hazard Alert and Awareness Technology Radiation Radiosonde (WHAATRR) Glider.

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Heavy-weapons paratroopers qualify with machine guns

Posted March 20, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Justin Connaher Army Spec. Timothy Sampson, a native of Lancaster, Calif., assigned Delaware Company, 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, waits to qualify with a M240B machine gun on Grezelka range at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Feb 28, 2017….

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Chief test pilot wins AIAA Chanute Flight Test Award

Posted April 15, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Bill Gray, the chief test pilot at the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., has been awarded the Chanute Flight Test Award for a career full of accomplishments by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

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U.S. Marine Corps graduation

Posted May 19, 2017 by

Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Carlin Warren Pvt. Tessa D. Watts, honor graduate for Platoon 4015, Papa Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parish Island, S.C., graduated boot camp April 28, 2017. Watts is from Tehachapi, Calif.

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‘Voice’ winner launching AF tour

Posted June 16, 2017 by Carole Chiles Fuller

Photograph courtesy of Meredity Truax Soul-country singer/songwriter Sundance Head launches his tour of 10 U.S. Air Force installations on June 30. He will perform at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., July 4. Sundance Head, winner of NBC’s “The Voice” season 11, is ready and eager to bring his original soul country music to Air Force…

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Rocket Lab worker honored with lifetime achievement award

Posted July 28, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Photograph courtesy of Rick Buckreis David Hill receiving his Call to Service Award, from California State Senator Jean Fuller in May. The award is a lifetime achievement award that is part of the President’s Volunteer Service Award Program. Earlier this year, David Hill, a technician at the Air Force Research Laboratory Rocket Propulsion Division at…

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