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Duck blind drawing slated for Aug. 8

Waterfowl hunters can participate in the annual duck blind drawing scheduled Aug. 8 at the Rod and Gun Activity, Bldg. 210. Base hunting permits may be submitted to drawing officials from 9 a.m. until the actual drawing begins, which will be at approximately 10 a.m. Duck blind reservations are required for all base affiliated waterfowl…

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Free golf clinics with LPGA tour player

Air Force photographs by Rebecca Amber Ladies Professional Golf Association tour player Stephanie Louden demonstrates how to correctly use three golf clubs, a wedge, a 7-iron and a driver during the free golf clinic July 24. Louden shared her expertise July 24-26 at the Muroc Lake Golf Course. The free golf clinics offered Edwards ëcommunity…

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Losing sleep: CSAF shares what keeps him up at night

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Chrissy Best Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III speaks with 501st Combat Support Wing Airmen during an all call at Royal Air Force Croughton, England, July 16. Welsh explained the importance of reaching out and taking care of Air Force members and their families….

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Wright-Patt hosts rapid improvement event for Air Force civilian hiring initiative

Participants in this initiative include Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Headquarters Air Force Personnel Center, installation civilian personnel offices, and Directorate of Personnel employees within AFMC.

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Golf camp gets kids back into the ‘swing’ of things

Every summer at Edwards, Muroc Lake Golf Course attempts to solve the proverbial question of what kids can do during their summer break by giving children ages five to 17 the opportunity to either learn or improve their golf game during their annual summer golf camp.


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Diamond in the rough: An Airman’s recovery from his haunted past

Posted  June 19, 2015

Growing up, many of his childhood nights were spent staring through a gaping hole in his bedroom ceiling. He didn't know how it got there, but sometimes it served as a pleasant escape from the surrounding chaos.

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EES/WAPS briefing team to visit Edwards June 25

Posted  June 19, 2015

Personnel from  Headquarters Air Force and the Air Force Personnel Center will visit Edwards June 25 to share information about Enlisted Evaluation System and Weighted Airman Promotion System changes. During the briefing, EES/WAPS subject matter experts will speak about changes that have already been implemented, those slated for implementation in the months ahead, and the…

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OG Immersion program brings flight test within sight

Posted  June 19, 2015

The 412th Operations Group is creating the "OG Immersion" program to directly involve organizations on base with the main flight mission.

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AFMC Employee Assistance Program webinars

Posted  June 19, 2015

Personal problems can affect the lives of employees both at home and at work. The federal Employee Assistance Program provides assessment, counseling, referral, management consultation and coaching services to civilian employees and their family members free of cost (limitations apply). FREE upcoming webinar schedule: July 8 — “Coping with Child Anxiety” Aug. 12 — “Improving Work…

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TW nominates four for Lance P. Sijan Award

Posted  June 19, 2015

The 412th Test Wing has selected four Airmen as nominees for the 2015 Lance P. Sijan United States Air Force Leadership Awards. They were selected from a very competitive field and have demonstrated the highest qualities of leadership on and off the job. The Sijan award recognizes the accomplishments of officers and enlisted members who…

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Commissaries serve as Feds Feed Families collection sites

Posted  June 19, 2015

Commissaries are serving as collection points for the Feds Feed Families campaign, which began June 1 and ends Aug. 31 at participating stateside military installations.

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Community Networking Spotlight – Part 4

Posted  June 19, 2015

Courtesy Photograph Vicki Medina, Antelope Valley Board of Trade executive director, joined the Air Force Materiel Command Community Liaison Program in 2013. As a liaison, she meets with the 412th Test Wing commander on a quarterly basis and attends various base functions. When possible, liaisons are invited to meet with AFMC command staff at Wright-Patterson…

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NASA’S American Eatery – Menu

Posted  June 19, 2015

June 22-26 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Open-faced turkey Mashed potatoes with gravy Vegetables Tuesday Sweet and sour meatballs Over white rice Wednesday Taco salad Beef or turkey Thursday Teriyaki chicken Fried rice and egg roll Friday Closed All Blue Plate Specials–$7.89 Drink not included. Medium Beverage, $1.99; large $2.09

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TPS Class 14-B ready to jump into test world

Posted  June 19, 2015

The U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School sent another group of test pilots into the world June 12 with the graduation of Class 14-B. Each graduate was awarded a Master of Science in Flight Test Engineering from Air University.

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Be’fit’ting event

Posted  June 19, 2015

GNC and local vendors held a vendor’s event at the Base Exchange June 15 to promote women’s health at the installation. Muscletech , BPI Sports, Stylique Salon, Tupperware, Allied Physical Medicine and National Physique Committee figure competitor, Stephanie Johnson, were among those in attendance during the event.   Ryan Warner, Muscletech sales representative, speaks to…

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