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What’s your social thumbprint?

Posted May 15, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Jessica Hines

U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Jessica Hines Just as you would lock the front door of your home or secure your wallet, social media users should aim to lockup and secure their online personal information and do regular checkups of their social thumbprint. RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany–We’ve all done it; in a vain…

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Community networking spotlight: Dr. Leslie Uhazy

Posted May 15, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Dr. Leslie Uhazy, Antelope Valley College dean of Mathematics and Sciences, was selected for the Air Force Material Command Community Liaison Program in the fall of 2004. He attended his first CLP meeting in San Antonio, Texas, at Brooks City-Base with then AFMC commander Gen. Gregory Martin. “I joined the Community Liaison Program because of…

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Time to register for this year’s AFTC Small Business Seminar

Posted May 15, 2015 by

The Air Force Test Center is hosting its 2015 Small Business Seminar June 10 from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. The free one-day event will be held in the Conference Center (Airman and Family Readiness Center) in Bldg. 5620. “Briefings and Matchmaking” is this year’s theme. The day will feature an AFTC mission briefing, projected…

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AFOQT scores updated as AF implements new test, form*

Posted May 15, 2015 by

Airmen who took Form S of the Air Force Officer Qualifying Test may see their test scores updated May 22 when the Air Force converts scores to the new Form T metric, officials said May 12. According to Dr. Lisa Hughes, Chief of Air Force Personnel Assessment, all Form S scores in the official database…

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Beat the heat through Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Index

Posted May 15, 2015 by George Baskin

As a safety professional and working here at Edwards AFB in the summer, you are at the mercy of the heat. Because of the heat, I will discuss the Wet Bulb Globe Temperature. The WBGT combines four thermal components: ambient air temperatures, relative humidity, air velocity and radiant heat. At Edwards, heat related incidents can…

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Have you really joined the Air Force yet?

Posted May 15, 2015 by Chief Master Sgt. David Wolfe

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska–For those of us in uniform, particularly enlisted members, memories of how we came to be in the military are fairly easy to call to mind – whether the process was more than 20 years ago, or closer to 20 months ago. As I recall the experience, that trip to the Military…

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Honest answers to sexual assault myths

Posted May 1, 2015 by Maj. Gen. Gina Grosso

As Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month comes to a close, I want to take the opportunity to address three persistent myths regarding the Air Forceís Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program. These myths include a commanderís ability to start, stop or otherwise hinder a sexual assault investigation; what agencies can take a sexual assault…

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Emergency Management reminds folks to ‘Be Ready’

Posted May 1, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

The recent devastating earthquake in Nepal can serve as a†reminder to California residents that the state is prone to earthquakes. With that said, Edwards Emergency Management is encouraging base personnel and residents to be prepared for emergencies. “I think it’s important for everyone to start preparing today. Get a kit, make a plan and be…

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Upcoming classes at Edwards Family Advocacy

Posted May 1, 2015 by

Edwards AFB Family Advocacy has several classes available to help members of Team Edwards and their families. Below is a list of classes available in the next month. Relaxation 101 This training will add “tools to your toolbox” to enhance your ability to relax and identify when you are stressed. It is a three part…

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Edwards community holds first town hall meeting for 2015

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Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon Col. Eric Leshinsky, 412th Mission Support Group commander, addresses base residents and personnel during the first semi-annual Edwards AFB Town Hall meeting which was held April 22 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. The meeting included briefings from the 412th Force Support Squadron, 412th Security Forces Squadron, Army…

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