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X-47B wins Collier Trophy

For more than 100 years, men and women dedicated to the advancement of aviation and aerospace technology have had their efforts recognized with the Robert J. Collier Trophy.

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Edwards Airmen need to recertify BAH or may lose $$

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Staff Sgt. Tiffany Holliday (left), 412th Comptroller Squadron, Financial Services supervisor, and Wende Wagner, Financial Management analyst, show the Air Force Form 594, which is required to validate Airmenís basic allowance for housing entitlements. On March 1, the U.S. Air Force began its one-time recertification process to validate Airmen’s…

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Purple Up! Month of Military Child

Courtesy photograph Edwards Air Force Base families and Corvias Military Living employees share a light moment together at the Purple Up! Month of the Military Child event at the base housing office April 15. More than 60 people attended the ceremony which was sponsored by Corvias. Purple Up! is a national celebration which honors the…

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Airman gains new perspective on World War II sacrifices

April 9, 1942, marked what is known today as the Bataan Death March where tens of thousands of American and Filipino soldiers surrendered to Japanese forces.

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B-1B software upgrade to ensure future warfighting capabilities

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner An Edwards B-1B Lancer takes off on April 1, 2014, to begin testing its new Sustainment Block 16A software upgrades. The SB 16A software will work in conjunction with the long-range bomberís new glass cockpit configuration in order to ensure its capabilities in a fast-paced integrated battlefield of the…


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Announcements July 20, 2012

Posted  July 20, 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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Chief’s Perspective: Analog leadership in digital times

Posted  July 20, 2012

The United States Air Force is the world’s most advanced air, space and cyberspace force. Most of that can be attributed to you – our outstanding Airmen – but technology also plays a huge role. Advanced tools help us maintain an advantage…

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Competition: Securing Americans value and efficiency

Posted  July 20, 2012

The White House continues to challenge federal employees to identify areas where we can save scarce taxpayer dollars while improving the...

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AFFTC re-designated as Air Force Test Center

Posted  July 13, 2012

The Air Force Flight Test Center re-designation as the Air Force Test Center was officially recognized during a ceremony here July 13.

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Brig. Gen. Brewer takes command of 412th TW

Posted  July 13, 2012

Following the re-designation of the Air Force Flight Test Center to the Air Force Test Center and the transition of the 95th Air Base Wing to...

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Top priority for AFTC: Delivering war-winning capabilities more efficiently

Posted  July 13, 2012

After 61 years of rich history and an unwavering commitment to provide the warfighter with the most advanced systems and technologies...

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News Briefs – July 13, 2012

Posted  July 13, 2012

School district election There will be an election Nov. 6 to fill four seats on the governing board of the Muroc Unified School District. The four seats are: North Edwards (four-year term) Edwards AFB (two-year term) Edwards AFB (four-year term) Boron (four-year term) Candidates must be registered voters living in the trustee area to be…

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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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