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Major wins major bucks on ‘Price Is Right’

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Maj. Kevin Van Stone, Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Detachment 5, and his wife, Melinda (right), speak to a representative from CBS after being handed a giant check for $100,000 from “The Price Is Right” July 10. Van Stone was part of a military appreciation episode where…

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NASA Armstrong Support Center receives LEED platinum certification

NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center's new Facilities Support Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., has been certified platinum, the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design's highest standard for long-term sustainability.

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After 25 years, the ‘Spirit’ lives on

Crowds gathered along the flightline at U.S. Air Force Plant 42 July 17 to watch the B-2 Stealth Bomber, the Spirit of Arizona, recreate her maiden flight 25 years later.

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Edwards welcomes new AFTC Command Chief

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Chief Master Sgt. Andrea Gates took over as Air Force Test Center command chief this past May. Team Edwards welcomed Chief Master Sgt. Andrea J. Gates as the new Air Force Test Center command chief May 21. Chief Gates is now the principal advisor to the command on matters…

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Golf camp offers ‘hole’ lot of fun

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber At Muroc Lake Golf Course, children from the Edwards AFB community participate in a week-long summer golf camp July 21 -25 where they learn golf techniques, rules and etiquette. Children ages five to 17 gathered July 21 on the putting green at Muroc Lake Golf Course†for the annual summer…


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Sports

Golf tournament

Posted  August 10, 2012

The 412th Communications Squadron Golf Tournament will be held Oct. 12 at Muroc Lake Golf Course. Cost is $50 per player. Registration begins at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. There’s room for 100 golfers – 25 teams. Enjoy a complete…

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Health & Safety

Edwards AFB Exchange ‘Takes a Bite Out of Crime’

Posted  August 10, 2012

According to the National Association for Shoplifting Prevention, losses due to thefts from retail stores alone amount to more than $35 million a day. The Army & Air Force Exchange Service, which has contributed more than $2.4 billion to morale, welfare and recreation programs in the past 10 years, continues to focus its efforts on…

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Laboratory developed tests covered under TRICARE demonstration may help guide cancer treatment decisions

Posted  August 10, 2012

Some TRICARE beneficiaries will soon be able to take advantage of new technologies aimed at helping patients and healthcare providers make more informed decisions regarding treatment options for surgery, chemotherapy or radiation therapy for some types of cancer. On May 22, 2012, two laboratory developed tests were approved for coverage by TRICARE under a demonstration…

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Announcements August 10, 2012

Posted  August 10, 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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Health & Safety

Youth programs combat negative influences

Posted  August 10, 2012

If you have children, especially teenagers, you already know the harrowing statistics that illustrate the dangers they face in the world today. Daily we see news about kids left to their own devices after school who have taken the wrong path in life. Air Force youth programs help combat potentially negative influences in our kids’…

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Air Force values guide U.S. Olympian

Posted  August 3, 2012

Photograph courtesy of JanayDeLoach.com Janay DeLoach, daughter of retired Air Force Chief Master Sgt. William DeLoach and his wife Dede, practices her long jump, which earned her a place in the London 2012...

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Briefs August 3, 2012

Posted  August 3, 2012

Free movie advanced screening There will be a free advanced studio appreciation screening of the comedy “Hit & Run” (rated R) at the Edwards Theater 6 p.m., Aug. 4. Seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so please arrive early.   Edwards education fair The Edwards Education and Training Center will host the Annual…

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418th FLTS takes testing new C-130 airdrop system to whole new level

Posted  August 3, 2012

What was initially known as the most commonly used airdrop method for the aerial insertion of supplies for military and contingency operations...

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F-15 marks 40 years of flight

Posted  August 3, 2012

uly 27, marked the 40th anniversary of the first flight of the F-15 Eagle. The first F-15A flight was made in July 1972 here at Edwards Air Force Base, and the first flight of the two-seat F-15B (formerly TF-15A)...

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Salutes & Awards

Team Edwards congratulates newest promotees

Posted  August 3, 2012

Twenty-eight Team Edwards Airmen made the grade and ascended in their Air Force careers. The promotees were honored at a ceremony at Club Muroc July 31. Congratulations to all 28 Airman: To Airman...

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