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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 June 29, 2012

Posted  June 29, 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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Celebrating freedom with pride this July 4th

Posted  June 29, 2012

This story starts 11 days before the 4th of July on June 25, 1996. I was in the U.S. Air Force, deployed to Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. On that night, I was bare-chested, clad in jeans and tennis shoes as I turned my back to a sliding glass door. The…

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Be proud of your role this Independence Day

Posted  June 29, 2012

On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, starting the colonies on the path to freedom. The next day, John Adams wrote to his wife, describing the time as “the most memorable epoch in the history of America” and saying he was “apt to believe that it will be celebrated by…

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Brig. Gen. Bunch assumes command of AFFTC

Posted  June 22, 2012

Team Edwards filled Hangar 1600 to witness the historic passing of the Air Force Flight Test Center guideon from one commander to another during a change of command ceremony June 19. Gen. Janet...

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Briefs June 22, 2012

Posted  June 22, 2012

95th Air Base Wing change of command Brig. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., Air Force Flight Test Center commander, cordially invites you to attend the 95th Air Base Wing change of command ceremony June 29. The ceremony will be held in Bldg. 3510, 115 N. Rosamond Blvd at 8:30 a.m. Col. Gregory E. Schwab will…

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AFMC ready to transition to 5-Center construct

Posted  June 22, 2012

With three major milestones complete, Air Force Materiel Command officials are ready to consolidate the number of centers as part of its command-wide transition to the 5-Center construct. Centers will be activated at Wright-Patterson AFB…

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Nolan set to retire

Posted  June 22, 2012

Brig. Gen. Robert C. Nolan II, speaks at his retirement luncheon June 12 at Club Muroc. Nolan addressed a packed Alliance Ballroom. Nolan will leave the Air Force after a 33-year career. The general was presented...

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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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