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Ten seconds later and that picture still exists

There is a conversation many teenagers have had with their parents or friends, me included.

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Second X-56A MUTT makes first flight

Researchers at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif., successfully conducted the agency’s first flight of the X-56A Multi-Utility Technology Testbed April 9.

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An Edwards NCO’s journey to wounded warrior mentorship

Tech. Sgt. Ryan Delaney couldn't be happier to be a mentor for the introductory adaptive sports and rehabilitation camp that happened at Eglin AFB April 13-22.

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Officers’ Spouses Club grants $5,000 in scholarship money to local students

This year, the Edwards Officers' Spouses Club presented $5,000 in annual scholarship money to four local high school students.

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Q&A with the CMSAF

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody and his wife, retired Chief Master Sgt. Athena Cody, visited Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, from March 31 to April 2.


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Health & Safety

Want to spring clean safely?

Posted  March 20, 2015

The origins of spring cleaning has yet to be determined and although spring cleaning involving fire safety may not include household mopping, consolidating clothing or removing old unused items from the garage, there are several fire-related tips that can be practiced to ensure the safety of you and your family. Here are several fire safety issues…

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Salutes & Awards

AFMC announces, honors annual award winners

Posted  March 20, 2015

Air Force Materiel Command hosted its top Airmen of 2014 during the command's Annual Excellence Awards event March 10 and 11, 2015.

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Naming the ‘unnamed conspirator’

Posted  March 20, 2015

Have you ever questioned the verdict of a sexual assault trial and wondered what evidence was presented before the court? Did you find the story, or facts as related by the media, believable or unbelievable? According to attorney Anne Munch, societal attitudes play a major role in how we judge and perceive victims of sexual…

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AFMC promotes ‘Spring Into Shape’ physical activity challenge

Posted  March 20, 2015

During April and May, Air Force Materiel Command will promote its Spring Into Shape physical activity challenge. Spring Into Shape is a command-wide initiative designed to promote physical activity for the AFMC workforce. Participants will receive a FREE copy of the “Quick Start Walking” DVD at the official check-in. Civilian Health Promotion Services will conduct…

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Events

Thunderbirds to headline air show

Posted  March 20, 2015

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will headline the L.A. County Air Show March 21-22, in Lancaster, Calif. The flying unit is officially known as the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron. The Thunderbirds perform in front of millions of people every year in communities like the Antelope Valley. The team was formed in 1953 and…

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Budweiser Clydesdales take a stroll at Arnold Park

Posted  March 20, 2015

  The world famous Budweiser Clydesdales, made an appearance at Edwards AFB’s Arnold Park 2-4 p.m., March 18. The Clydesdales’ were hitched up for viewing and photo opportunities. The horses visited the base before heading to Fox Field in Lancaster for the upcoming Second Annual L.A. County Air Show, scheduled for March 21-22. The show will be headlined…

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Salutes & Awards

Edwards thanked for ‘saluting’ AV youth

Posted  March 20, 2015

The Antelope Valley Union High School District recognized Edwards AFB March 17 for its contributions to the area's annual Salute to Youth event.

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412th CPTS ‘Weaves the Stories of Women’s Lives’

Posted  March 20, 2015

Celebrating Women's History dates back to 1987 when Congress passed a law designating March as Women's History Month.

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Events

Free MATLAB seminar March 25

Posted  March 20, 2015

MathWorks is sponsoring a free MATLAB seminar open to all base personnel March 25. A morning and afternoon session will be presented in the classrooms at Oasis Community Center. The seminar is intended for all engineers and data analysts interested in learning more about the capabilities of MATLAB. In addition to the group seminars below, individual…

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Health & Safety

Find your ‘happy place’ in yoga

Posted  March 20, 2015

Melissa Hoffman, a configuration manager at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center, first started doing yoga after high school.

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