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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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Muckerheide assumes command of EW

Posted  July 20, 2012

Col. Kevin Muckerheide, 412th Electronic Warfare Group commander, speaks to his new command and base leadership inside the Benefield Anechoic Facility July 16. Muckerheide comes to the High Desert...

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ALS graduates 22 future NCOs

Posted  July 20, 2012

Congratulations to the 22 Airmen who graduated from the Airman Leadership School July 12. Senior Airman Joshua Fielder, 412th MXS, was honored as the Academic Achiever and Distinguished Graduate...

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Comptroller squadron welcomes new commander

Posted  July 20, 2012

Lt. Col. Trevor Williams addresses members of the 95th Comptroller Squadron after taking command July 11 at Club Muroc. Col. Amy Arwood, former 95th Air Base Wing commander, presided over the…

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Rachel Thomson awarded Nasa Dryden Employee Scholarship

Posted  July 20, 2012

The NASA Dryden Employee Exchange Council has presented its 2012 John K. Russell Memorial Scholarship Award to Rachel Thomson. A graduate of the class of 2012 at Desert High School on Edwards Air Force Base, Thomson plans to…

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Watch out for motorcycles!

Posted  July 20, 2012

The weather in Southern California provides an opportunity for motorcyclists to ride year-round, unlike other parts of the country. At Edwards, as the weather gets warmer, more motorcyclists choose to ride. Even then, cars and trucks still…

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Back to school? Don’t forget this!

Posted  July 20, 2012

That time of year is right around the corner: back-to-school madness! So when you’re driving around to pick up new clothes and pencils, don’t forget the most important stop for your child: The doctor’s office. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend that most children be vaccinated against: tetanus diphtheria hepatitis B measles,…

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Edwards Air Force Base Exchange celebrates 117 Years with host of savings

Posted  July 20, 2012

In 1895, the War Department issued General Order 46 directing commanders to establish an Exchange at every post. Since then, Exchange associates have faithfully served alongside service members wherever they are called to serve. Today, whether at Bagram or Barksdale, troops and their families know the Exchange is there. On July 25, Edwards AFB Exchange…

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Good grades pay off at Edwards BX

Posted  July 20, 2012

According to the Military Child Education Coalition, an estimated 80 percent of military connected children are forced to move between 6-9 times as they complete their K-12 education and, along with geographical moves, comes changes in educational settings and curriculums. With these unique challenges in mind, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service rewards military…

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Announcements July 20, 2012

Posted  July 20, 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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Chief’s Perspective: Analog leadership in digital times

Posted  July 20, 2012

The United States Air Force is the world’s most advanced air, space and cyberspace force. Most of that can be attributed to you – our outstanding Airmen – but technology also plays a huge role. Advanced tools help us maintain an advantage…

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