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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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As tax day approaches, Exchange doubles gas savings

Posted  April 8, 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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Spring is here and it’s time for cleanup at Edwards

Posted  April 8, 2016

Winter is finally over and spring has arrived, and despite the cold mornings or the blustery winds we have battled, the weather is definitely turning warmer. Just like the things we do every year at home, clearing winter debris blown into our yards or removing dead plants and weeds, at Edwards AFB we have an…

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Adopt a desert dinosaur!

Posted  April 8, 2016

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Biologists at the 412th Civil Engineer Group, Environmental Management Division, are seeking more base residents or families willing to foster a desert tortoise. PCS season is fast approaching and Environmental Management is looking to develop a list of potential foster parents before the rush. Captive desert tortoises have to…

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Family Advocacy offers classes, events during April

Posted  April 8, 2016

The Family Advocacy Program has scheduled several classes and events throughout the month of April to help people living and working at Edwards Air Force Base. Classes are open to all active duty, civilian, contractors and their family members.   P.R.E.P. (Couple’s Relationship Enhancement Workshop) This six-week workshop is intended to address issues such as…

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Health & Safety

AFMC promotes ‘Be Active’ physical activity challenge

Posted  April 8, 2016

During April and May, Air Force Materiel Command will promote its ‘Be Active’ team challenge. Be Active is a command-wide initiative designed to help the AFMC workforce increase physical activity levels and heighten awareness of proper back care. Participants will receive a free copy of the Mayo Clinic’s “Wellness Solutions for Back Pain” DVD at…

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