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Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber
Events

African American History Month celebration begins

Posted February 5, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The opening ceremony for African American History Month was held in the Base Exchange Feb. 2. The Omega Psi Phi fraternity from Auburn University was one of the fraternities and sororities in attendance because of their history of providing mentorship and resources to African-American students. Edwards AFB’sĀ African American History…

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Air Force

AcqDemo team offers information about transition

Posted February 5, 2016 by Ted Singer

In June 2016, some 13,000 Air Force Materiel Command employees will transition to the Department of Defense Civilian Acquisition Workforce Demonstration Project (AcqDemo) pay system. Employees whose positions have been identified for conversion are being notified through their respective Centers. AcqDemo will cover mainly non-bargaining, supervisory and professional series employees. Exceptions to conversion include the…

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Air Force photograph by TSgt. Christopher Boitz
Air Force

Comms program hits 100,000 hours of warfighter connectivity

Posted February 5, 2016 by Patty Welsh

A program managed at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., to ensure war fighters can stay connected despite differing networks and austere environments recently reached a significant milestone and is also on a path to keep moving forward.

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Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon
Salutes & Awards

Twenty-eight promoted in February ceremony

Posted February 5, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon Standing in between Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander (far left), and Chief Master Sgt. David Smith, 412th TW command chief, are some of February 2016’s enlisted promotees. The monthly promotion ceremony was held Jan. 29 at the base theater. Congratulations to all the Edwards Airmen who…

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Commentary

The 2016 election year is here

Posted February 5, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Donald Trump vs. Ted Cruz! Marco Rubio vs. Jeb Bush! Hillary Clinton vs. Bernie Sanders and, you know, that other guy! Forget the Super Bowl for a second, we’re about to see the Super Bowl of election years! I can’t remember an election season with so many televised debates and candidates. The drama, the excitement,…

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