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Don’t let some recent shaking get you rattled

Earthquakes are nothing new to residents in SoCal, but the recommended safety measures can be.

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X-56A testbed arrives at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center

The latest in a long series of experimental research aircraft, or X-planes, recently arrived at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards, Calif.

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April 14 marks anniversary of Space Shuttle Columbia’s first landing

Air Force photograph Space Shuttle Columbia lands April 14, 1981 on Rogers Dry Lake Bed at Edwards AFB. Monday marks 33 years since the first re-usable space vehicle successfully returned to Earth on the wings of an aircraft. This April, it has been 33 years since the first re-usable space vehicle successfully returned to Earth…

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USAF TPS team proves how ‘a dummy’ can save money

In an Air Force setting that is locked on being financially-conscious and proactive under the current financial challenges, the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School, at the request of the 418th Flight Test Squadron, is working with the squadron through the implementation of the school's Test Management Project to come up with a more cost-effective way of conducting dummy drop parachute testing for the Air Force.

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Coming sooner than you think, Domino’s Pizza on Edwards AFB

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service will be opening up a new Domino’s Pizza April 21. Domino’s Pizza will replace Pizza Hut. The last operating day for Pizza Hut will be April 20. Domino’s Pizza will immediately open in a mobile pizza location that will be open seven-days a week. During the construction of…


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New heritage for 95th ABW, same tradition of excellence

Posted  July 13, 2012

The 95th Air Base Wing, active at Edwards since 1994, transitioned to the 412th Test Wing July 13 during a ceremony officiated by Brig. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr., Air Force Test Center commander.

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Wierzbanowski takes reins at 419th FLTS

Posted  July 13, 2012

Lt. Col. Jason Wierzbanowski addresses members of the 419th Flight Test Squadron after taking command July 9.

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Houses on Edwards to get new appliances

Posted  July 13, 2012

More than 200 homes in the Mountain View and east end of Joshua Acres Housing Areas will soon receive new energy-efficient appliances thanks to funding received from Air Force Materiel Command...

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Register now, limited seats available in FAM 103

Posted  July 13, 2012

The Air Force Institute of Technology offers a myriad of resources and options available to those needing acquisition Continuous Learning Points. Course offerings are open to officers, enlisted, and civilians alike and are delivered through both live instruction and student-paced web formats. One of AFIT’s most important classes for the Acquisition community is FAM 103…

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Legal Assistance Tip: The Uniformed Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act

Posted  July 13, 2012

We are often asked to clarify the rights of a former spouse to a portion of a member’s retirement pay after divorce. The answer is in the Uniformed Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act, which recognizes the right of state courts to distribute military retired pay to a former spouse and provides a method of enforcing…

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APET Rescue – July 13, 2012

Posted  July 13, 2012

APET Rescue is looking for adult volunteers. If you are interested, visit APET Resuce at 615 South Forbes Avenue, or call (661) 258-9525. APET Rescue is open 4:30 – 6 p.m., Monday – Friday, and 3:30 – 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.

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Announcements – July 13, 2012

Posted  July 13, 2012

The PLAYpass deadline has been extended through December 31, 2012!! If your spouse is deployed or you are a single airman returning from a deployment, then come to the A&FRC to get your PLAYpass and register! PLAYpass discount cards are used for various activities and programs on base for adults and children. For more information…

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Chapel Service Times – updated July 13, 2012

Posted  July 13, 2012

Sunday: 8 a.m. – Gospel Service, Chapel 1 9 a.m. – Catholic Mass, Chapel 2 11 a.m. – Traditional Service, Chapel 1 11 a.m. – Contemporary Service, Chapel 2 4 p.m. – Catholic Mass, Chapel 2   Monday-Thursday: 11:30 a.m. – Catholic Mass, Chapel 2 1 p.m. – Muslim Prayer, Chapel 1   Thursday: 5:30…

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Edwards AFB and NASA Dryden vendor fair

Posted  July 13, 2012

Meet qualified vendors for office supplies, IT products, furniture, machine parts, cabling, security equipment, calibration services, precision machining, and others.

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AFFTC to be re-designated as Air Force Test Center

Posted  July 9, 2012

The Air Force Flight Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., will be re-designated as the Air Force Test Center during a ceremony July 13. Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger, the commander of Air Force Materiel Command, will preside over the ceremony. During the ceremony, the 95th Air Base Wing will transition to the 412th Test…

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