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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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Dryden Facilities Support Center walls going up

Posted  June 1, 2012

Following completion of underground infrastructure and installation of a retaining wall in recent weeks, masons began erecting the concrete-block walls of the new Facilities Support Center at NASA’s Dryden Flight...

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Salutes & Awards

Increased diversity, cyberspace highlight General Hoffman’s 42-year career

Posted  June 1, 2012

In the past three and a half years, he’s overseen the reorganization of the Air Force’s most complex and diverse command, managed some of the most drastic budget reductions in the service’s history and been...

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Salutes & Awards

AF promotes third Derrell Willson to master sergeant

Posted  June 1, 2012

As a young boy, Derrell Willson knew that he wanted to serve his country. In fact, during World War II, an Army convoy visited the local school and he couldn’t resist scoping it out, even though he was too young at the time. The soldiers took him home and talked with his mother. The experience…

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26 Edwards Airmen move on to next grade

Posted  June 1, 2012

Team Edwards held it’s monthly enlisted promotion ceremony at Club Muroc, May 31. Congratulations to all the Airmen who took the next step in their Air Force careers.   Promoting to Airman 1st Class Ryan W. Bunce, 95th Security Forces Squadron   Promoting to Senior Airman Quanisha L. Gaines, 95th Mission Support Group Asa A….

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Events

Airmen represent Edwards, AF this Memorial Day Weekend around AV

Posted  June 1, 2012

Over the Memorial Day Weekend, members from Edwards community participated in several events, to help commemorate the national holiday and kickoff the official start of summer. Maj. Scott Smith, 95th...

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Exchange rolls out new prices for children’s wear

Posted  June 1, 2012

A recent North Dakota State University study found that the average American household spends about 3.8 percent of their income on clothes. With children consistently growing out of shirts, pants and dresses or waning the latest and greatest brands, keeping the kids attired can prove an expensive endeavor. Recognizing that investing in kids doesn’t have…

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Five ways you can prevent deadly skin cancer

Posted  June 1, 2012

Yes, it’s true – skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S. That means more people get skin cancer than breast cancer, lung cancer and colon cancer. And while not all forms of skin cancer are deadly, they can disfigure your skin and cause much discomfort. Melanoma: Watch out for it! Melanoma is…

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Announcements June 1, 2012

Posted  June 1, 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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This story is about you

Posted  June 1, 2012

“Safety – It’s Personal” is the theme for this year’s Critical Days of Summer safety campaign, which runs from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. This year’s theme is a reminder that safety is everyone’s responsibility, and the decisions we make impact our friends, families and Air Force community. That’s the message from Maj….

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Aircrew members undergo some SERE-ous training

Posted  May 25, 2012

For Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape specialists stationed at Edwards, they’re not only trained to survive in austere conditions, but...

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