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August 24, 2018
 

Air Force blue meets Dodger blue

Los Angeles Dodgers photograph by Jon Soohoo

Majors Craig and Catherine Christ on the field at Dodger Stadium Aug. 20 to be recognized by the team and fans. Craig is a KC-135 Stratotanker pilot with the 370th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., while Catherine is an admissions liaison officer for the Air Force Academy and flies for a civilian airline. The couple signed up for the Dodgers’ Military Appreciation Program where service members are recognized as the “Military Hero of the Game.” The Dodgers were playing the St. Louis Cardinals that evening.




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Air Force photograph by Kate Blais

Wanted: Volunteer income tax preparers

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 vo...
 
 

Innovative Team of quarter explores pilot workload

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...
 
 

Medical group promotes Lung Cancer Awareness Month with scavenger hunt

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