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Briefs August 24, 2012

Posted August 24, 2012 by

Club Muroc closure Club Muroc will be closed Aug. 27 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…

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CMSAF Roy: ‘Future is now’

Posted August 10, 2012 by by Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Rojek

During recent visits to Air Force bases across the nation, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Roy discussed issues ranging from AEF Next to resiliency to developing 21st century Airmen. Air Force leaders...

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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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Defense Biometric Identification System being implemented at Edwards

Posted August 10, 2012 by Staff

The Air Force is implementing a new Common Access Card scanning system at all installation gates. The system is called the Defense Biometric Identification System. The Security Forces staff will be at our gates starting Aug. 6 through Aug. 24 registering ID cards as you drive in. This process takes less than one minute to…

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F-15 marks 40 years of flight

Posted August 3, 2012 by by 412th Test Wing Public Affairs

uly 27, marked the 40th anniversary of the first flight of the F-15 Eagle. The first F-15A flight was made in July 1972 here at Edwards Air Force Base, and the first flight of the two-seat F-15B (formerly TF-15A)...

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New civilian pay system on the way

Posted August 3, 2012 by by Master Sgt. Cecilio Ricardo

All Air Force civilian employees are slated to be using a new, standardized Air Force pay system by June 2013. The Automated Time Attendance and Production System will standardize the pay method across the service and will be…

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AFTC Commander’s Welcome

Posted July 27, 2012 by by Brig. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr.

Team, On the 18th of July we celebrated the beginning of an exciting journey as a unified team in the newly designated Air Force Test Center. The realignment of the 96th Test Wing to the Air Force Test Center...

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Edwards Air Force Base Exchange celebrates 117 Years with host of savings

Posted July 20, 2012 by by Brittany Power

In 1895, the War Department issued General Order 46 directing commanders to establish an Exchange at every post. Since then, Exchange associates have faithfully served alongside service members wherever they are called to serve. Today, whether at Bagram or Barksdale, troops and their families know the Exchange is there. On July 25, Edwards AFB Exchange…

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AFFTC re-designated as Air Force Test Center

Posted July 13, 2012 by by 412th TW Public Affairs

The Air Force Flight Test Center re-designation as the Air Force Test Center was officially recognized during a ceremony here July 13.

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Brig. Gen. Brewer takes command of 412th TW

Posted July 13, 2012 by by Jet Fabara

Following the re-designation of the Air Force Flight Test Center to the Air Force Test Center and the transition of the 95th Air Base Wing to...

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