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Air Force Test Center gets new top NCO

Chief Master Sgt. Michael Ditore is the new command chief for the Air Force Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Ditore comes to Edwards from Kadena Air Base, Japan, where he served as the 18th Wing command chief master sergeant.

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Combined, interagency medical training enhances care for Airmen

“Train as you fight, fight as you train,” is a military mantra that every Airman can implement in their training, and the Airmen of the 412th Medical Group is training to fight for their fellow Airmen’s lives.

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AF team talks space with Edwards test experts

There’s no better way to learn about testing complex things than visiting Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California. That’s why the 412th Test Wing hosted a forum to discuss space test and evaluation Oct. 29, 2018.

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AV Wall display to honor local veterans

The City of Palmdale and Point Man Antelope Valley will host the Antelope Valley’s Mobile Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall from 5 p.m., Nov. 8 until 8 a.m., Nov. 13 at the Palmdale Amphitheater, 2723 Rancho Vista Blvd., under the theme of “Welcome Home Antelope Valley Vietnam Veterans.”

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New BAF innovative technology goes LIVE

Recently, innovators working in the Bene?eld Anechoic Facility at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., teamed with Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Electronic Warfare and Avionics Division of the Agile Combat Support Directorate to execute the Closed Loop Operational Test Vertical Testability Demonstration using the Laboratory Intelligence Validated Emulator (LIVE) here.


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Wanted: Volunteer income tax preparers

Posted  November 14, 2018

Air Force photograph by Kate Blais The Edwards AFB Tax Center at the Desert Mall will open next year to assist junior active duty members with filing their taxes. The Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Tax Center is looking for volunteers to help during the upcoming 2019 tax season. Each year, the U.S. Air Force…

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Innovative Team of quarter explores pilot workload

Posted  November 12, 2018

The Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Innovative Team of the Quarter — the 412th Operations Group’s Objective Measures of Pilot Workload Team –, is changing the way we test and evaluate the pilot workload experienced during flight operations.  The pilot workload team brought their idea to the XCITE Team for funding and with help from the…

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Medical group promotes Lung Cancer Awareness Month with scavenger hunt

Posted  November 12, 2018

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and the third Thursday of November is also when the American Cancer Society promotes their annual Great American Smokeout — the one day a year where smokers across the nation can make a plan to quit … a step toward cancer risk reduction and a healthier lifestyle. This year’s…

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Air Force Test Center gets new top NCO

Posted  November 9, 2018

Chief Master Sgt. Michael Ditore is the new command chief for the Air Force Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Ditore comes to Edwards from Kadena Air Base, Japan, where he served as the 18th Wing command chief master sergeant.

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Volunteers needed at Edwards AFB schools

Posted  November 9, 2018

Courtesy photograph A classroom at Branch Elementary School on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The schools at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., are in need of volunteers in tutoring, recess/lunch helpers, sports and after-school activities. Applications are available at the Muroc Joint Unified School District website: http://muroc.k12.ca.us/district-forms/, or on base at the Youth Center and…

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