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New home for old favorites

Posted October 10, 2014 by Jet Fabara

The AFFT Museum recently acquired two remodeled historic aircraft, a YF-4E Phantom II and a Piper PA-48 Enforcer, during the end of September to add to its lineup of historic flight test aircraft.

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The history of Fire Prevention Week

Posted October 10, 2014 by Timothy Hiltner

On the 40th anniversary (1911) of the Great Chicago Fire, the Fire Marshals Association of North America, the oldest membership section of the National Fire Protection Association, sponsored the first National Fire Prevention Day.

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Disability Employment Awareness Month in full swing at Edwards

Posted October 10, 2014 by

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara The Edwards AFB Disability Employment Awareness Month Committee invited wounded warriors and students out to Piute Ponds for a morning of birding. Covering up to 600 acres on the base’s southwest corner, the freshwater marsh is comprised of channels, dikes and evaporation ponds with water supplied from a Los…

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Gaining Altitude – Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted October 10, 2014 by

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community – Columbus Day is more than an American holiday. In fact, numerous countries celebrate the anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the Americas because it honors the need for unity.  It is amazing that in the late 1400s, a crew brought…

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Announcements – October 10, 2014

Posted October 10, 2014 by

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000 Columbus Day Holiday Hours, Oct. 13 All 412th FSS facilities will be CLOSED except the following:  Aero Club: Flying sunrise to sunset, office closed  Joshua Tree Dining Facility: Brunch, 6 a.m.-1 p.m.; Dinner, 4:30-7 p.m,; Midnight Meal, 11 p.m.-1 a.m.  High Desert Inn: open seven days…

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Canadians, Tutors swing by TPS

Posted October 3, 2014 by Scott Dworkin

  Two Tutor CT-114s sit on Ramp 2 Sept. 23 right after landing.  The Tutor is used by the Royal Canadian Air Force for primary flight training initially and then later for fighter lead-in training. They are also used for the Canadian aerial demonstration team, known as the “Snowbirds.” The planes are at Edwards AFB to support the…

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Mentorship a ‘fundamental responsibility’ for senior leaders

Posted October 3, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Selina Carr-McEwen, 412th Test Wing Financial Management budget analyst, was stationed at Aviano Air Base, Italy, as a military spouse when she began to feel that her career was on hold. It was only two years since she graduated with a masters degree in 2008, but she was beginning to feel lost.

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412th TW ‘answers the call’ to support video phones for Edwards deaf, hard of hearing employees

Posted October 3, 2014 by Mike Botte

Air Force photo illustration 412th Test Wing deaf and hard of hearing employees are connected with a communication assistant (video interpreter) through the video relay service “chat” capability that is seen here on the video screen display in the left photo. The video interpreter engages with Mike Botte, pictured on the left, using sign language…

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AFMC commander visits Edwards

Posted October 3, 2014 by

Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger, Air Force Materiel Command commander, and her husband retired U.S. Air Force Col. Craig Wolfenbarger arrived at Edwards AFB for a three-day visit Sept. 23.

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Team Edwards officially kickoffs Disability Employment Awareness Month

Posted October 3, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

With the guidance of Darcy Painter, 412th Communications Squadron, Brig. Gen. Michael T. Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander, rolls up the ramp to Bldg. 3000 to attend the weekly Test Wing Staff Meeting Sept. 31. Brewer took on the wheelchair challenge to officially kick off National Disability Employment Awareness Month here at Edwards. The challenge…

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