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Gaining Altitude – Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted August 30, 2013 by

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community Character is more than rule-keeping because we quickly realize we cannot and do not keep every rule. (Have you ever “broken” the speed-limit?) Instead character must be seen as an issue of the heart: our motives and intentions. †Therefore asking “why”…

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Air Force Men win big at Armed Forces Golf Tournament

Posted October 4, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Ian Hoachlander

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Staff Sgt. John-Paul Hansen, a C-130J and C-17 test loadmaster with the 418th Flight Test Squadron, tees off for the first time at Muroc Lake Golf Course at Edwards on Sep. 23. Before arriving to Edwards, Hansen recently competed at the Armed Forces Golf Championships at Parris Island, S.C.,…

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Edwards Teen Center places third in video contest

Posted November 8, 2013 by Gloria Kwizera

The Kadena Air Base Youth Programs’ Teen Council in Japan earned $5,000 with an original video focused on helping military dependents transition during permanent changes of station, announced Air Force Personnel Center officials. The grant will go toward quality improvements for the base teen program. Second place went to the Minot Air Force Base,†N.D.,†teen center,…

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AF announces additional force management programs to reduce force size

Posted December 13, 2013 by

Air Force leadership announced force management programs today designed to reduce the force by thousands of Airmen over the next five years as a result of sequestration. Fiscal year 2014 force management initiatives are in addition to the announcement made in July, stating the Air Force will implement several force management programs to meet budget…

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Edwards AFB Exchange rewards students with You Made the Grade program

Posted February 14, 2014 by

Military students can turn good grades into rewards with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s You Made the Grade program. From first-graders to high school seniors, pupils who maintain a B average or higher are eligible for the program that recognizes academic excellence. The You Made the Grade program rewards military students with a…

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Dorm 2423 getting a make-over to improve quality of life for Airmen

Posted April 4, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Courtesy graphic The proposed layout of Dorms-4-Airmen features a three bedroom suite with individual baths and shared social area including a kitchenette. Dormitory 2423 is getting ready for a new look and will be undergoing renovations until spring of 2015. According to Tech. Sgt. Chad Perkins, 412th Civil Engineering, Airman Dorm leader, the plans are…

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Memorial service for Lee Travis

Posted May 9, 2014 by

It is with many heavy hearts that the 416th Flight Test Squadron has to announce the passing of Lee Travis. Travis was well known and well-loved in the aviation community here at Edwards AFB. Marion “Lee” Travis was employed by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company and worked supporting F-16 flight test for more than 25 years….

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News Briefs June 20, 2014

Posted June 20, 2014 by

Open house The Edwards Education and Training Center invites you to an open house 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., June 26. Military, family members and civilians are welcome to learn about education options and about the colleges located on base. Free hot dogs and other refreshments will be provided. The event will be in Bldg. 2453 in…

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Edwards parachute testers jump at chance to test

Posted April 20, 2012 by by Jet Fabara

In an environment where flight test is synonymous with the words Edwards Air Force Base, aircraft aren’t the only components being tested on a continued basis. Thanks to a team under the 418th Flight Test Squadron, the Parachute Test Team at Edwards continues to provide peace of mind…

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Edwards organizations team up to perform ‘one-of-a-kind’ test at BAF

Posted June 15, 2012 by by Jet Fabara

No strangers to testing electromagnetic interference on any type of domestic or allied airframe, the 772nd Test Squadron at Edwards specializes in being able determine the electromagnetic compatibility of…

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