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TPS welcomes new commandant

Posted August 10, 2012 by by Laura Mowry

The United States Air Force Test Pilot School welcomed its 41st commandant Aug. 3. Col. Paul Meyer, the first-ever Air Force Reservist and first non-TPS graduate to serve as commandant since Buzz Aldrin...

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Briefs August 10, 2012

Posted August 10, 2012 by Staff

New student orientation Branch Elementary will be having a New Student Orientation for grades 1 to 6 at 10 a.m., Aug. 15, in the Multi-purpose room. Kindergarten orientation will be 1 p.m., Aug. 16, in the individual classes. Back to School night will be 4-6 p.m., Aug. 28.   New School Liasion Officer Christy McCoy…

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Team Edwards family member wins bronze medal in 2012 London Olympics

Posted August 10, 2012 by by Laura Mowry

Team Edwards congratulates Janay DeLoach and family for her big win in the Women’s Long Jump competition at the 2012 London Olympics...

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Transformed X-48C makes successful first flight

Posted August 10, 2012 by Staff

The remotely piloted X-48C aircraft successfully flew for the first time on Aug. 7, 2012, at Edwards Air Force Base in California’s Mojave Desert. The aircraft, designed by the Boeing Co. and built by Cranfield...

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CMSAF Roy: ‘Future is now’

Posted August 10, 2012 by by Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Rojek

During recent visits to Air Force bases across the nation, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Roy discussed issues ranging from AEF Next to resiliency to developing 21st century Airmen. Air Force leaders...

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Accountability of IT assets

Posted August 10, 2012 by by Lt. Col. Keith A. Repik

With summertime comes the PCS season and personnel moves. Historically, heavy workloads and short-notice departures have created situations where assets were lost. During fiscal year 2011, approximately 325 accountable government Information Technology equipment items valued at more than $538,000 were reported missing by the owning organizations. This generated 44 Reports of Survey which required time-consuming…

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Defense Biometric Identification System being implemented at Edwards

Posted August 10, 2012 by Staff

The Air Force is implementing a new Common Access Card scanning system at all installation gates. The system is called the Defense Biometric Identification System. The Security Forces staff will be at our gates starting Aug. 6 through Aug. 24 registering ID cards as you drive in. This process takes less than one minute to…

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Legal assistance tip of the week: Jury duty

Posted August 10, 2012 by by Capt. Thomas Colby

“I consider trial by jury as the only anchor yet imagined by man by which a government can be held to the principles of its constitution.” -Thomas Jefferson Trial by jury is one of the fundamental safeguards of our liberties. It is a right protected by both the United States Constitution and the California Constitution….

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Edwards makes appearance at Lancaster JetHawks Aerospace Appreciation event

Posted August 10, 2012 by Staff

Brig. Gen. Michael T. Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander throws the ceremonial first pitch Aug. 4 in celebration of the Lancaster JetHawks’ Aerospace Appreciation Night. Brig. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Air Force...

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Bowling for Staff Sgt. Childress

Posted August 10, 2012 by Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara

Staff Sgt. David Watters, 412th Operations Support Squadron Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape specialist and Initial Survival Training instructor, was one of the many Team Edwards bowlers who took part in the Staff Sgt. Jesse Childress Memorial Fundraiser at the Base Bowling Center Aug. 2. Childress was…

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