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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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Team Edwards sees 29 enlisted Airmen make next grade

Posted  July 6, 2012

Twenty-nine enlisted members from Team Edwards were promoted during the monthly enlisted promotion June 29 at Club Muroc. Congratulations to the Airmen who took another step forward in their careers. Promoted...

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Air Force to offer online training site for contracting professionals

Posted  July 6, 2012

When officials launch the Air Force Contracting Learning Center SharePoint site July 12, it will culminate efforts to provide contracting professionals with a single entry point for continuous learning. Per DOD Instruction 5000.66, contracting professionals must accumulate 80 continuous learning points every two years. The learning center, which is accessible at https://cs.eis.af.mil/airforcecontracting/training_repository/default.aspx, will facilitate meeting…

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F-35 undergoes pit testing

Posted  July 6, 2012

Lockheed Martin Tom Reynolds F-35 tail number AF-1 underwent stores static ejection testing at the F-22 Combined Test Force for the past three weeks. The aircraft is carefully positioned over a pit filled with foam...

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New automated tool for the acquisition workforce

Posted  July 6, 2012

The Air Force has implemented a new automated tool for the acquisition workforce to request Acquisition Professional Development Program certification called “ACQ Now for Certification”. It has a similar look and feel to ACQ Now DAU and ACQ Now CL and is accessible using CAC login at https://www.atrrs.army.mil/channels/acqnowcert/student/logon.aspx. Once the member applies for their APDP…

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412th AMXS welcomes its new commander

Posted  July 6, 2012

Col. Robert Weaver (left), 412th Maintenance Group commander, gives command of the 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron to Maj. Larry Tanksley, incoming 412th AMXS commander, during the squadron’s ...

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95th MSG undergoes change of command

Posted  July 6, 2012

Col. Greg Schwab (left), former 95th Air Base Wing commander, hands the 95th Mission Support Group guidon to Col. Robert Hoff, incoming 95th MSG commander, signifying the official change of command for the group during…

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Team Edwards celebrates the 4th of July with a boom

Posted  July 6, 2012

Families and friends from the base community showed up to Wings and Roberts Fields in order to see Edwards kick off Summer Bash 2012 July 4. The event, which started at 4:30 p.m., was open to all military and…

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Announcements July 6, 2012

Posted  July 6, 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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I am an American Airman: I will not fail!

Posted  July 6, 2012

Early in my Air Force career, I overheard an NCO say, “The only tradition in the Air Force is constant change.” I should clarify that he more grumbled it than said it. I remember thinking how odd of an expression that was, and how the disdain in his voice was unmistakable. I was still very…

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Air Force leaders issue Independence Day message

Posted  July 3, 2012

Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy...

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