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News Briefs – August 31st, 2012

Posted August 31, 2012 by

Club Muroc closure Club Muroc will be closed through Sept. 9 for kitchen renovations. Congressman hosts academy information night Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon is hosting a Service Academy Information Night 7 p.m., Sept. 12 at the College of the Canyons University Center. Anyone aged 17-21 who is interested in attending one of the service academies…

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Senate confirms AF’s first female 4-star general as AFMC commander, new AFLCMC leader

Posted March 30, 2012 by by Air Force Materiel Command

The Senate confirmed March 27, 2012, the nominations of two Air Force Materiel Command senior leaders. Air Force officials announced the confirmation of Lt. Gen. Janet C. Wolfenbarger to the rank of general with assignment to the position of…

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Accountability of IT assets

Posted August 10, 2012 by by Lt. Col. Keith A. Repik

With summertime comes the PCS season and personnel moves. Historically, heavy workloads and short-notice departures have created situations where assets were lost. During fiscal year 2011, approximately 325 accountable government Information Technology equipment items valued at more than $538,000 were reported missing by the owning organizations. This generated 44 Reports of Survey which required time-consuming…

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Senior leaders issue holiday safety message

Posted November 16, 2012 by Brian Raphael

As part of this year's Holiday/Winter Safety Campaign, "Safe-n-Sound," the Air Force's top three leaders remind Airmen to include sound risk management in all their holiday and winter plans.

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Flight test museum relocates restoration facility

Posted February 22, 2013 by Laura Mowry

Air Force photographs by Laura Mowry Volunteers recently helped the Air Force Flight Test Museum relocate to their new storage and restoration facility located at Hangar 1864. One of the aircraft moved to the new facility was the X-4 Bantam. Thanks to the help of numerous volunteers, the Air Force Flight Test Museum recently relocated…

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Across the AF, registered nurses, medical technicians saluted

Posted May 3, 2013 by

Courtesy photograph National Nurse/Technician Week runs from May 6 to 12. On May 6 the 412th Medical Group is celebrating National Nurses Week, which is held May 6 to 12 every year. The purpose of the weeklong celebration is to raise awareness of the value of nursing and help educate the public about the role…

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Travel safely, sign up for STEP

Posted June 28, 2013 by

The 412th Test Wing Antiterrorism Office highly concurs with the State Department that all personnel traveling abroad should sign up for the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program.

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2013 Second Quarter Article 15s

Posted August 30, 2013 by Senior Airman Mahafuz Uddin

Nonjudicial Punishment is a tool that provides commanders with an essential and swift means of maintaining good order and discipline. It also promotes behavioral changes in service members without the stigma of a court-martial conviction. The following Article 15s were processed at Edwards AFB during theā€ second quarter of 2013: A technical sergeant signed false official…

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Public engagement once again affected

Posted October 18, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Carlin Leslie

Air Force community and public outreach was significantly impacted earlier this year as sequestration went into effect, and is now all but non-existent due to the partial government shutdown, with more than 800 events being canceled or withdrawn this year. As a result of sequestration and the government shutdown, roughly 45 million people did not…

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New TRICARE.mil I want to feature offers easy access to popular customer service options

Posted December 13, 2013 by

TRICARE beneficiaries now have an easy way to access customer service features. The TRICARE.mil home page has a new I want to section offering beneficiaries a gateway to links that help them manage their health care from prescriptions to enrollments and much more. The I want to section of TRICARE.mil launched Dec. 1, 2013. The…

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