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AFMC promotes ‘Spring Into Shape’ physical activity challenge

Posted March 27, 2015 by

During April and May, Air Force Materiel Command will promote its Spring Into Shape physical activity challenge. Spring Into Shape is a command-wide initiative designed to promote physical activity for the AFMC workforce. Participants will receive a FREE copy of the “Quick Start Walking” DVD at the official check-in. Civilian Health Promotion Services will conduct…

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Memorial service for Bertha Victoria Watkins March 27

Posted March 27, 2015 by

It is with deepest regret and sad hearts we announce the passing of Bertha Victoria Watkins on March 14. She had worked in the 412th Comptroller Squadron and other areas at Edwards AFB during her long tenure as a civil servant. Watkins retired March 3, 2011. A home-going service is schedule for 2 p.m., March…

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HAZCOM notification

Posted March 27, 2015 by

The 412th Aerospace Medicine Squadron wants to remind Team Edwards that the remaining components of the Hazard Communication program are to be completed by June 1, 2016 in order to maintain OSHA compliance. Chemicals are part of everyday life, but different countries have different labeling and hazard information requirements. In an effort to unify the process, the Globally…

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Naming the ‘unnamed conspirator’

Posted March 27, 2015 by

Have you ever questioned the verdict of a sexual assault trial and wondered what evidence was presented before the court? Did you find the story, or facts as related by the media, believable or unbelievable? According to attorney Anne Munch, societal attitudes play a major role in how we judge and perceive victims of sexual…

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Budweiser Clydesdales draw crowds across USA

Posted March 27, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The West Coast team of the Budweiser Clydesdales arrived earlier in the week of the L.A. County Airshow providing ample time to visit Edwards AFB March 18. Airmen and their families came to see the Clydesdales along with groups from the youth programs on base. Since 1933 when the…

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Commentary

Women’s history facts

Posted March 27, 2015 by

As we continue to celebrate Women’s History Month, a few more facts about women’s history for your enrichment. To gain further understanding of the impact these women had in history, a link regarding the fact is provided. In 1918, Opha Mae Johnson became the first woman to enlist in the U.S. Marine Corps. At that…

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SOFIA finds missing link between supernovae, planet formation

Posted March 27, 2015 by

Using NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, an international scientific team discovered that supernovae are capable of producing a substantial amount of the material from which planets like Earth can form.

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Everyone has a story to tell

Posted March 27, 2015 by 2nd Lt. Andrew Church

We tend to believe that just because we haven’t won a Nobel Prize, or survived a horrific event, that our stories are not worth telling.  This notion is false; your story is worth telling. We often get caught up on other peoples’ stories, whether it is that of a famous actress or a war hero. …

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Thunderbirds, Hornet, Harriers, warbirds all dazzle at L.A. County Air Show

Posted March 27, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

All eyes were on the sky at the second annual L.A. County Air Show March 21-22.

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Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted March 27, 2015 by

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community – When you are hurting, whom can you trust? Gen. Ulysses S. Grant said, “The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those…

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