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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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2013 TRICARE Prime enrollment fees announced

Posted  July 27, 2012

The fiscal year 2013 TRICARE Prime enrollment fees for uniformed service retirees and their families go into effect...

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Edwards AFB Base Exchange committed to offering best possible price on or offline

Posted  July 27, 2012

According to a recent article by PC World, more than half of U.S. adult mobile phone owners used a handset for shopping assistance while in stores during the 2011 holiday season. Additionally, a quarter of these shoppers went online to see if they could find a better price for a product they were considering buying….

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Announcements July 27, 2012

Posted  July 27, 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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Sports

One step at a time

Posted  July 27, 2012

Sept. 15, Team Edwards will send four Airmen to run the Air Force Marathon in Dayton, Ohio.

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Commentary

My job is prosecuting sexual assault

Posted  July 27, 2012

Here’s a simple truth … sexual offenders reject our core values of integrity, service and excellence, in favor of following their own base, undisciplined, criminal desires. Most sexual assaults committed by Airmen are “blue on blue,” or Airmen victimizing other Airmen. So in addition to rejecting our core values, these undisciplined Airmen reject the Wingman…

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General Wolfenbarger sets the stage at Commander’s Call

Posted  July 20, 2012

Air Force Materiel Command Commander Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger laid out her expectations and the command’s priorities in a Commander’s Call here July 13. The general was on base to officiate the ceremony...

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Briefs July 20, 2012

Posted  July 20, 2012

Assumption of command Col. William W. Gideon, deputy director for Agile Combat Support, Aeronautical Systems Center, cordially invites you to an Assumption of Leadership Ceremony where Lt. Col. Gene F. Cummins will assume leadership of Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Detachment 1, Air Force Plant 42, Palmdale, Calif. The ceremony is at 8 a.m., July…

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Annual duck blind drawing slated for Aug. 11

Posted  July 20, 2012

Waterfowl hunters can participate in the annual duck blind drawing scheduled Aug. 11 at the Rod and Gun Activity, Bldg. 210. Base hunting permits may be submitted to drawing officials from 9 a.m. until the actual drawing begins, which will be at approximately 10 a.m. Duck blind reservations are required for all base affiliated waterfowl…

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SARC presentation

Posted  July 20, 2012

Many of you know sexual assaults don’t just happen to people outside the gates of Edwards, it can happen to military personnel, their family members and any civilian. It happens to men, women and children. The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office is hosting a special guest speaker, Mary…

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Osteroos becomes 412th OSS CC

Posted  July 20, 2012

Col. Christopher Azzano, 412th Operations Group commander (left), hands Lt. Col. Ryan Osteroos the 412th Operations Support Squadron guidon during a change of command ceremony July 11, 2012...

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