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Feed the Dragon: 412th TW unveils next step in innovation campaign

Posted January 18, 2019 by Kenji Thuloweit

The 116 Day Innovation Blitz is complete and it’s time for the next leg of Team Edwards’ innovation journey. Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, 412th Test Wing commander, toured the base Jan. 15 where he discussed with several units the next step in the wing’s innovation campaign.

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Commentary

New Year’s Resolution: Read about the past for the future

Posted January 18, 2019 by Tech. Sgt. Alexander W. Riedel

It’s a common refrain today: People don’t read anymore.  Gone, it seems, are the days of printed newspapers, as subscriptions have steadily declined and many daily publications have disappeared. It seems all but certain that we live in an era of headlines and newsfeed snippets that offer information designed for the passing glance at phone…

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A KC-46 milestone: Making history today at Edwards

Posted January 18, 2019 by Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert

Operationalizing a new military aircraft does not happen often, but when it does, it typically goes through Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., -- The Center of the Aerospace Testing Universe.

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Air Force

AFMC mobile app now available on USAF Connect

Posted January 16, 2019 by Marisa Alia-Novobilski

The Air Force Materiel Command is excited to announce the launch of the AFMC command mobile application in USAF Connect. Personnel are invited to install the USAF Connect application from the Apple App Store or Google Play and select the Air Force Materiel Command when prompted to add favorites. Once favorited, users can swipe left…

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Air Force

CCAF no longer required for promotion

Posted January 16, 2019 by tomlear

Due to an update to the enlisted personnel handbook, an associate’s degree from the Community College of the Air Force is no longer required for promotions, however, master sergeants still have to keep education in mind for their enlisted performance reports. While the CCAF itself is no longer required, an associate’s degree or higher is…

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