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Thank you and farewell

Posted June 12, 2015 by Maj. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr.

Team, Thank You!!! When I was told in January 2012 I would have the privilege to serve as the first Air Force Test Center Commander, I was elated. I thought I knew what a dedicated team of professional Airmen the new AFTC would be comprised of and how the test mission would be executed. I…

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DHS student awarded DAR bronze medal

Posted June 10, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Cadet Lt. Col. Krista Antonio was awarded a bronze medal from the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution for her record of military and scholastic achievement as member of the Desert High School JROTC. The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution has presented…

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Global Vigilance CTF welcomes new director

Posted June 10, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Lt. Col. Cory Naddy (right) accepts the Global Vigilance Combined Test Force guidon from Col. Rod Todaro, 412th Operations Group commander, June 5. The Global Vigilance Combined Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., welcomed a new director June 5. Lt. Col. Cory Naddy is joining the GVCTF…

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Northrop Grumman NATO AGS to be tested at Edwards

Posted June 10, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Northrop Grumman unveiled the NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance system June 4 at its Site 3 facility at U.S. Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, Calif. PALMDALE, Calif.–Northrop Grumman’s family of high-altitude long endurance unmanned aircraft systems welcomed its newest member June 4. The new Alliance Ground Surveillance system is…

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Turning challenges into opportunities hallmark of Wolfenbarger’s tenure as AFMC commander

Posted June 5, 2015 by Kim Bowden

Air Force photograph Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger will relinquish command of Air Force Materiel Command and retire following a ceremony June 8, 2015. Wolfenbarger’s 35-year career has included several notable “firsts,” including being a part of the first class of female cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1976 and becoming the first female four-star…

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I’m not just an Airman, I’m a spouse, and I can be both

Posted June 5, 2015 by Senior Airman Sarah Hall-Kirchner

Sometimes, all of my identities get hard to handle. No, I’m not a superhero with an alter-ego, but I do wear quite a few different hats. I am an active duty Airman, I am a mom, I am a daughter, I am a sister, and I also happen to be the spouse of an active…

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In memoriam

Posted June 5, 2015 by

James ‘Jim’ Thomas Doss passed away in a car accident May 19. Doss worked for the 412th Engineering Group, 412th Range Squadron, Engineering Flight, and was also retired from the U.S. Army as a sergeant first class. He served as a communications supervisor in the Army during the Desert Shield and Desert Storm campaigns, where…

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Family Advocacy hosts June classes

Posted June 5, 2015 by

P.R.E.P. (Couple’s Relationship Enhancement Workshop) This six-week workshop is intended to address issues such as negotiating and resolving conflict, power struggles, communication challenges, and trust issues. Whether your relationship is need of some “fine tuning” or a major overhaul, this workshop is sure to enhance your understanding of your partner and the way you relate…

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Are you MAD or SAD?

Posted June 5, 2015 by Master Sgt. Henry D. Strozier

There are two distinct types of Airmen who serve: those who are here to make a difference (MAD) and those who are selfish and distracting (SAD). Each of us was equipped to be MAD once we graduated initial military training and our various technical training schools; we had the basic skills in our respective career…

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Massaro introduced as new 412th OSS CC

Posted June 5, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Lt. Col. Mark Massaro speaks to his new squadron after taking command. The 412th Operations Support Squadron welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony June 1 at the Developmental Airdrop rigging shop. Lt. Col. Jeffrey Geraghty passed the 412th OSS guidon to incoming commander Lt. Col….

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