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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 May 25, 2012

Posted  May 25, 2012

The PLAYpass deadline has been extended through Dec. 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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95th ABW CC wishes Team Edwards a happy, safe Memorial Day

Posted  May 25, 2012

I want to wish all of Team Edwards and their families a safe enjoyable Memorial Day weekend. Memorial Day is a time of remembering and reflection. As we enter the holiday, I wanted to share a few of my own reflections. My family and I have...

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Memorial Day message from 412th TW CC

Posted  May 25, 2012

This Memorial Day we celebrate our nation’s hard won freedoms and honor the men and women whose sacrifices made them possible. Whether you spend your Memorial Day weekend with family and friends, enjoying a hobby, or just relaxing, please take time to reflect on the individual sacrifices that were...

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Airdrop, Survival Equipment shops prepare to join 412th OSS

Posted  May 18, 2012

An organization attached to the 412th Maintenance Squadron here will not only be preparing to don the patch of the 412th Operations Support Squadron soon, but also become part of an existing career field.

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NASA Dryden entrance road to close for repairs, repaving

Posted  May 18, 2012

The main entrance road to NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center off Rosamond Boulevard on base will close May 21 for a major repair and repaving project. Lilly Ave. is expected to remain closed throughout...

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Vietnam veteran from 95th CS hears call of duty again, heads to Afghanistan

Posted  May 18, 2012

During a commander’s call last year, Brig. Gen. Robert C. Nolan II, Air Force Flight Test Center commander, asked Airmen who have been deployed to stand and be recognized for their service.

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Fourth quarter award winners

Posted  May 18, 2012

Team Edwards announced its fourth quarter award winners May 15 at the Base Theater. Congratulations for an outstanding job.   Airman Category Airman 1st Class Kristen Boaz, 95th Air Base Wing   NCO Category Master Sgt. Jeremy Clements, 412th Test Wing   Senior NCO Category Master Sgt. Hilario Torres, 412th TW   Company Grade Officer…

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Guidelines outline political activities for military, DOD civilian personnel

Posted  May 18, 2012

With the start of the U.S. presidential election season upon the nation, the Air Force usually takes this time to remind its Airmen about what political activities are permissible for military members and federal civilian employees alike. While there may be guidelines that outline what constitutes a prohibited political activity, Air Force leaders along with…

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Vehicle registration options while assigned to Edwards

Posted  May 18, 2012

California Law ordinarily requires that a person register their vehicle in California within 20 days, “after gainful employment is accepted in this state or residency is established in this state.” C.V.C. ß 6700. However, C.V.C. ß 6701, provides a specific exception for active-duty military members, when the following conditions are met: The out-of-state license plates…

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