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412th MXG to host annual Load Crew of the Year Competition for 2015

The ability to safely and rapidly load weapons on an aircraft is critical in combat situations. The specific function of a weapons load crew is to load their aircraft in the most expeditious and safest method possible while ensuring the reliability of the munitions.

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Team Edwards aims to save lives at ‘Battle of Badges’

Team Edwards found another way to save lives Feb. 3 at the 10th Annual Battle of the Badges blood drive. Battle of the Badges is an annual Red Cross donation competition for all law enforcement and military agencies across Southern California to see who can bring in the most blood.

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31st TES departs for Mountain Home AFB to conduct F-35 testing

A much anticipated and important test mission for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program is underway with the "deployment" of six operational test and evaluation F-35s and more than 85 Airmen from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron, which took place Feb. 8 and 9.

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Range Safety officer to discover if base trails lead to Olympics

Sergio Reyes, 412th Test Wing Range Safety officer, has been running since he was a young boy. This Feb. 13, he'll run for a spot on the 2016 Summer Olympic Marathon Team at the trials in Los Angeles.

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412th LRS executes F-35 ‘deployment’ plan

The 412th Logistics Readiness Squadron "deployed" 81 personnel from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron to Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Feb. 9.


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Air Force implements additional security measures

Posted  January 22, 2016

In response to tragic events that have taken place on and off installations over the past few years, Air Force commanders can take additional measures to secure personnel and property on their installations through three programs that allow service members to carry weapons.

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New year, new you? Tips for successful resolutions

Posted  January 22, 2016

Have you ever gone into the new year certain this will be the year you change your life for the better, but after just a few weeks, you fall right back into the same habits? Well, you are not alone. According to John Norcross, a distinguished professor of clinical psychology at the University of Scranton,…

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Events

Chapel staff reads King’s words in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Posted  January 22, 2016

This year, to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the chapel staff decided to try something new Jan. 15. Instead of a march or a chapel service, readers and vocalists took their places throughout the lobby of Bldg. 3000 and remembered many of the words that Reverend King once spoke.

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F-35 fires first AIM-9X missile

Posted  January 22, 2016

Lockheed Martin photograph by Chad Bellay An F-35 from the 461st Flight Test Squadron launched an AIM-9X missile for the first time over the Pacific Sea Test Range Jan. 12. The Flight Sciences aircraft, AF-1, of the Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force, was piloted by David Nelson, Lockheed Martin chief F-35 test pilot. The…

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Biomedical Sciences Corps Appreciation Week 2016

Posted  January 22, 2016

The Air Force recognizes the achievements of the men and women who comprise the Biomedical Sciences Corps by designating Jan. 25-29 as BSC Appreciation Week.

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