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772nd innovation team creates mobile, reconfigurable cockpit

There's an old saying, "Necessity is the mother of invention." In flight test, needs are everywhere. Parts, scheduling, the need for maintainers; need for computers, the need for spectrum to transmit data, etc.

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Join 412th TW on its ‘innovation journey’

One theme the Department of Defense is emphasizing is getting warfighters what they need, when they need it. Now and in the future.

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Security clearance investigations to include social media activity

People who use social media are constantly reminded to be careful when posting and sharing information because it's almost impossible to know who might be monitoring their activity.

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AFMC’s new command chief focused on airmen and their families

Family and fellow airmen have been the keys to success in CMSgt. Jason France's Air Force career of 26 years and counting. As the new command chief of Air Force Materiel Command, France plans to keep them a priority.

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Edwards employee recognized nationally for contributions to mission

A member of the 412th Civil Engineer Group at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., was recognized for his contributions to the Edwards mission, and to American Indians in government service.


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Edwards families get improved quality of life with Mojave Sky Community Center

Posted  April 15, 2016

A 4.5-acre community center built by Corvias Military Living features both indoor and outdoor amenities, including an Olympic-size swimming pool dedicated for casual swimming.

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As Tax day approaches, Edwards AFB Exchange doubles gas savings for MILITARY STAR cardholders

Posted  April 15, 2016

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is giving military shoppers a reason to look forward to Tax Day by doubling the discount MILITARY STAR cardholders receive on gas.   From April 15 through April 17, drivers fueling up with a MILITARY STAR card at Edwards AFB gas stations will receive 10 cents off per gallon…

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Health & Safety

Find your ‘happy place’ in yoga

Posted  April 15, 2016

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

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This week in Edwards Flight Test History

Posted  April 15, 2016

Air Force photograph April 10, 1959: Norair’s T-38 Talon made its first test flight, flown by company test pilot Lew Nelson. The performance of the twin-engine supersonic trainer replicated operational fighter planes and it soon replaced the subsonic T-33 in the Air Force’s Undergraduate Pilot Training program. This Edwards History Office file photo was captured…

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Mary’s Place Menu (Bldg. 1600)

Posted  April 15, 2016

April 18 – 22 All Specials $7.89 Drink not included. LUNCH Specials 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday Cabbage roll White rice and green beans Tuesday Buffalo chicken wings French fries Wednesday Beef steaks White rice and green beans Thursday Fried chicken Mashed potatoes with gravy Corn Friday Baked cod or fried catfish Macaroni and cheese Hushpuppies…

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