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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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Briefs May 25, 2012

Posted  May 25, 2012

Lithium batteries Effective May 16,the United States Postal Service will longer accept packages containing lithium batteries or electronic devices containing lithium batteries addressed to international destinations. This includes mail destined to or from APO/FPO/DPO locations.  This change will not apply to packages containing batteries when mailed within the United States.   Clothing Drive There will…

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Chief Thomaston bids farewell to Edwards

Posted  May 25, 2012

Chief Master Sgt. Bill Thomaston, 95th Air Base Wing command chief, is moving on. Thomaston is headed to Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., where he will serve as the 55th Fighter Wing command chief.

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Team Edwards remembers, honors fallen law enforcement officers

Posted  May 25, 2012

“In memory of many, in honor of all.” No better was this year’s National Police Week motto demonstrated than during the Fallen Law Enforcement Officers Memorial ceremony held May 18, sponsored by...

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Air Force announces AFMC senior leader moves

Posted  May 25, 2012

Air Force officials announced May 17, 2012, the retirement of a general officer within Air Force Materiel Command, along with the new assignments of three others. Brig. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr. will...

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Salutes & Awards

Airman Leadership School graduates 23 senior airmen

Posted  May 25, 2012

Twenty-three Airmen graduated from the Airmen Leadership School, May 17 at Club Muroc. Throughout ALS, senior airmen learn about professional development, communication, and how to become...

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Team Edwards welcomes 43 new Master Sgt. selects

Posted  May 25, 2012

Team Edwards saw 43 of its technical sergeants step up to the senior NCO ranks this month. Congratulations to all master sergeant selectees. Air Force Flight Test Centers Weapon Safety Office Timothy Clark   95th Aerospace Medical Squadron Nancy Horsey Luis Ruben Magana Erik Robbins Michelle Ase Wolff   95th Medical Support Squadron Robin Garduno…

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Legal Assistance Tip

Posted  May 25, 2012

Nobody gets married with the intention of later getting divorced. Unfortunately, divorce is one of the most common reasons why Airmen visit Legal Assistance. If you or your spouse is a resident of California (have lived in California for the last six months, and for at least three months in the county where you plan…

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First quarter 2012 disciplinary actions

Posted  May 25, 2012

In the first quarter of 2012, several military justice actions occurred at Edwards Air Force Base. They are described below. Courts-Martial Over the July 4th weekend in 2011, a senior airman traveled to Phoenix, Ariz., and purchased and used various controlled substances. He brought the items back to his dormitory at Edwards AFB, where they…

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New housing website prepares Airmen for moving

Posted  May 25, 2012

With the summer moving season just around the corner thousands of Airmen and their families can now use a new housing website to help prepare for their move. The website,www.housing.af.mil, provides dormitory information for unaccompanied Airmen while detailing housing options and support services available at Air Force installations. For example, the website gives insights into…

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Team Edwards packs Center of Excellence for Asian Pacific American Heritage Day

Posted  May 25, 2012

Members of the Edwards community flocked to the Center of Excellence May 17 for the annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration, hosted by the 95th Air Base Wing.

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