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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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JSF executive officer drops by 461st FLTS

Posted  June 22, 2012

Lt. Col. George Schwartz, 461st Flight Test Squadron commander (left), presents Vice Adm. David J. Venlet with a commemorative flag and photo on behalf of the Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force...

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Twenty Edwards majors make lieutenant colonel

Posted  June 22, 2012

Congratulations to 20 Team Edwards members who have made the next step in their Air Force careers: Maj. Keith Francis, 31st Test And Evaluation Squadron Maj. Matthew Briggs, Warner Robins Air Force Base, Ga., ALC Detachment 2 Maj…

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445th FLTS gets new commander

Posted  June 22, 2012

Lt. Col. Christopher Spinelli speaks to members of the 445th Flight Test Squadron after receiving command during a ceremony June 15. Spinelli replaces Lt. Col. Jason Schott who heads to the Air War College...

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New leader for 912th AMXS

Posted  June 22, 2012

Col. Robert Weaver, 412th Maintenance Group commander, hands the 912th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron guidon to Thomas Klawiter at a change of leadership ceremony June 7, in Hangar 1600.

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Sgt. Maj. Dillree ends 30-year military career

Posted  June 22, 2012

Sgt. Maj. Charles L. Dillree (center), receives the Meritorious Service Medal from Lt. Col. Darrell Platz, Marine Aircraft Group 41 Detachment A commander, during a retirement ceremony in Hangar 1210 June 12. One of the main faces of the Marine…

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TPS commandant bids farewell to Edwards, retires after 25 years of service

Posted  June 22, 2012

Air Force photograph by Christian Turner Col. Noel Zamot retired from the United States Air Force June 15 after 25 years of distinguished service. Serving as a weapons systems…

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AFMC’s new command chief eager to move enlisted force foward

Posted  June 22, 2012

During his 25 years as an Airman, Chief Master Sgt. Michael Warner has followed two basic principles: take advantage of every opportunity, and bloom where you’re planted. As the new command chief master sergeant of Air Force Materiel…

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Health & Safety

Shredder safety

Posted  June 22, 2012

A paper shredder offers an easy way to destroy a document and helps reduce concerns about privacy. Unfortunately, Consumer Product Safety Commission data indicates a total of about 2,000 people were treated in hospitals for business and office machine injuries during 2003, and about 30 percent of those involved lacerations to the fingers from paper…

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Nothing stock about Exchange assortment

Posted  June 22, 2012

Stock assortment selections are an important subject for both the Army & Air Force Exchange Service and its customers. Spotting hot trends and getting those items quickly on the shelves is a daily mission. In fact, the Exchange is setting a new standard in data collection through partnerships with Nielsen and the NPD Group, globally…

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Announcements June 22, 2012

Posted  June 22, 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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