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AFMC Excellence Award winners recognized

The Annual Excellence Award Banquet on March 7, 2018, served as the venue to honor Air Force Materiel Command’s top Airmen for 2017. Four airmen from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., were honored as part of the evenings festivities.

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Wing commander talks leadership at annual business conference

The Antelope Valley Board of Trade held its 46th Annual Business Outlook Conference at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds in Lancaster, Calif., Mar. 2. This year’s theme, “Small Business, Big Results,” highlighted the plight of small businesses and how they and larger employers impact the Antelope Valley.

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Heads up: 418th FLTS wraps up new pilot display tests

The 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is finishing up tests on a new head-up display for the C-17 Globemaster III this week.

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First command-wide exercise of 2018 ends, identifies key lessons

Teamwork, the commitment of Airmen, and ongoing observations of command processes were among the highlights of the week-long exercise that concluded throughout Air Force Materiel Command Feb. 2, 2018.

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AF upgrades to Windows 10

In accordance with the Department of Defense mandate, the Air Force must complete the Microsoft Windows 10 migration by March 31, 2018. Any operating system not upgraded by the deadline will be denied access to the network.

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Air Force sees a lot in Edwards optometrist

Posted  December 1, 2017

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball Lt. Col. (Dr.) Richard Baird, an optometrist with the 412th Medical Group, examines a patients’ eyes. Baird was recently selected as both the Air Force Optometrist of the Year as well as the Armed Forces Optometrist of the Year. All eyes were on an officer at Edwards Air Force…

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Orange Flag evaluates teamwork, interoperability across services

Posted  November 29, 2017

It takes a team to get things done. Last month, personnel from Edwards Air Force Base, along with Navy and Marine teammates, came together for a coordinated, multi-service flight test event known as Orange Flag.

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Honorary Commanders get glimpse of electronic warfare

Posted  November 27, 2017

A group of community leaders and their guests visited Edwards Air Force Base in California recently to get a feel for the mission of the 412th Electronic Warfare Group Nov. 17, 2017.

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Civilian takes top honor at Airman Leadership School

Posted  November 22, 2017

Edwards Air Force Base in California’s High Desert is well-known for its firsts; first flights of aircraft, first time breaking the sound barrier, first shuttle landing site, and the list goes on.

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Base leaders get insight into corporate world

Posted  November 20, 2017

The 412th Force Support Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., hosted an Executive Transition Assistance Program seminar for senior leaders Nov. 6-9 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. While the 412th FSS regularly conducts week-long TAP courses for separating military members, E-TAP is a rare opportunity for executive-level personnel, both military and civilian,…

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