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First C-17 in AF takes last flight over skies of Edwards

Posted May 4, 2012 by by Jet Fabara

Team Edwards and the C-17 Integrated Test Team at the 418th Flight Test Squadron recently bid the U.S. Air Force’s first C-17 Globemaster III (S/N 87-0025) a final farewell as it departed Edwards April 23 to...

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Last C-130E makes Edwards its final home

Posted May 4, 2012 by Staff

The last C-130E model to be retired landed at Edwards May 1. The plane left Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., May 1, for its final home in the High Desert where it will be a static display for the Air Force Flight Test Center Museum. A ceremony is being planned for the unveiling of…

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Edwards to go back to Government Travel Card

Posted May 4, 2012 by by Kenji Thuloweit

Team Edwards members who hold a Controlled Spend Account travel card will experience a seamless transition this summer. The Air Force recently decided to transition existing CSA travel cards, or the “blue card,” to an enhanced Government Travel Card by the end of fiscal 2012. “The conception of CSA happened a little over a year…

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Legal Assistance Tip

Posted May 4, 2012 by Staff

As a rule, the person seeking legal advice from the Base Legal Office must be present. Legal assistance attorneys cannot provide advice to a person who is actually seeking advice for somebody else. Providing assistance to individual members, their families, and retirees is a high priority; however, “the Air Force,” as a government entity, is…

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Edwards’ Adopt-A-Pet gives animals new hope

Posted May 4, 2012 by by Laura Mowry

Throughout her 20 years in the U.S. Marine Corps, Shelley Thurman always took the time to volunteer. While in San Diego, she took the...

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Spring season is spring clean-up at Edwards

Posted April 27, 2012 by by Robert Baldwin and Meg Larsen

Winter is finally over and spring has arrived officially as of March 21. Not unlike the same things we do at home every year such as clearing the winter weather debris blown into our yards; removing dead plants and weeds; here at Edwards we have an official event known as the annual Spring Clean-Up Week….

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It’s so hard to say goodbye …

Posted April 27, 2012 by Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara

The U.S. Air Force’s first C-17 Globemaster III, known as T-1, takes off Runway 22L April 23, for the final time as it departs Edwards Air Force Base en route to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. T-1, tail...

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Fedder visits Edwards, checks out Edwards facilities

Posted April 27, 2012 by Air Force photographs by Rob Densmore

Lt. Gen. Judith A. Fedder, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Installations and Mission Support, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, gets a tour of one of three solar farms at Edwards AFB April 18. She was accompanied by Brig. Gen. Robert C. Nolan II, Air Force Flight Test Center commander (left), and Col. Gregory…

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Legal Assistance Tip of the Week

Posted April 27, 2012 by Staff

May 1 is Law Day. This annual event was originally conceived in 1957 as a testament to our nation’s commitment to the rule of law. President Dwight D. Eisenhower established the inaugural Law Day the following year, and Congress followed suit in 1961, with a joint resolution designating Law Day as an annual celebration. With…

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Fuels testing laboratory dedicated at Plant 42

Posted April 20, 2012 by by Air Force Plant 42

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held April 13 to commemorate an historic event – the Petroleum Oil and Lubricants was officially dedicated April 13 at the Palmdale facility. Timothy Hughes, Aeronautical Systems Center Detachment 1 acting director of Air Force Plant 42, welcomed Lt. Col. Tam…

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