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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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Salutes & Awards

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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Local

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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Health & Safety

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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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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