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AFMC promotes Strengthening Workplace Relationships campaign

Posted April 17, 2015 by

During the months of April and May, Air Force Materiel Command will promote its Strengthening Workplace Relationships campaign. Building and maintaining good work relationships is the key to a positive work environment. Many full-time employees spend more of their waking hours with fellow staff than they do with their families or personal friends. Co-workers rely…

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Travis C-5M flies into aviation record books

Posted April 10, 2015 by by Airman 1st Class Amber Carter Travis AFB, Calif.

In the early morning hours of April 3, a C-5M Super Galaxy aircrew from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., put the aircraft's capabilities to the test.

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F-16, tankers, reach IOC

Posted April 3, 2015 by

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner The 412th Test Wing’s F-16 and Tanker Consolidation Team, at the culmination of a 13-month effort to merge the 416th and 445th Flight Test Squadrons along with the 418th and 412th Flight Test Squadron (Speckled Trout), posed for a group photo to celebrate the major milestone of reaching Initial…

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Bunch, Brewer confirmed by Senate for promotion

Posted April 3, 2015 by

Brig. Gen. Michael T. Brewer, former 412th Test Wing commander.   Air Force officials announced March 27, 2015, the Senate confirmation of five Air Force Materiel Command senior leaders’ nominations. Officials announced the Senate confirmation of Lt. Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, Military Deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition at…

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Air Force’s updated policy further promotes tobacco-free environments

Posted April 3, 2015 by

Air Force’s Updated Policy Further Prootes Tobacco-Free Environments. The Air Force has led the military in advancing innovative tobacco control policies, such as the tobacco-free medical campus and prohibiting tobacco use outside “designated tobacco areas.” Now, an updated Air Force Instruction, published in March, seeks to further reduce health impacts from smoking, the nation’s leading…

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Air Force waives renters insurance obligation in privatized housing

Posted March 13, 2015 by Breanne Smith

Airmen signing a lease to live in privatized homes on base may no longer be covered by a renters insurance provision, due to a recent Department of Defense change in basic allowance for housing. The Department of Defense opted to eliminate the renters insurance component of BAH, an average of $20 dollars each month per…

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Special Program emerges to combat cyber insider threats

Posted March 13, 2015 by Justin Oakes

It's not often that the public gets to hear about the Air Force's inner workings when pertaining to highly-classified networks. However, a Special Programs team from Hanscom AFB's Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence and Networks Directorate has recently emerged and made its presence known.

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Time to apply for summer jobs

Posted March 13, 2015 by

The Air Force Summer┬áEmployment Program is a great opportunity to mentor or coach future federal employees. Edwards AFB has summer job opportunities in the clerical, lifeguard, engineer technician and general laborer fields. For job postings and application information, please visit https://www.usajobs.gov. Resumes will not be accepted at the Edwards Civilian Personnel Section. Summer hire appointments…

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Top Acquisition official, nominee for AFMC command, visits Edwards

Posted March 6, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Lt. Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, Military Deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, is greeted by Col. Robert Lepper, 412th Maintenance Group commander, during a visit to his facilities March 3. Pawlikowski visited Edwards for mission briefs and a tour of base facilities. Lt….

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Our Air Force – diverse in thought, word and deed

Posted March 6, 2015 by Gen. Darren W. McDew

The Air Force has a rich heritage built on the pillars of diversity and innovation. After African American History Month came to a close and we look on to honor women’s history this month, I’d like to reflect on the word diversity. Diversity is often equated to minority, but it’s more than that — diversity…

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