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Edwards says goodbye to Weavers

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Outgoing commander of the 412th Maintenance Group, Col. Robby Weaver (right) receives his retirement pin from his wife Susan during Weaverís retirement ceremony July 10. Weaver and his wife are retiring after a 25-year career in the Air Force; the last three of which were spent as the 412th…

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Got a ticket? What now?

Many drivers have experienced the sinking feeling that accompanies the flashing lights and siren of a police vehicle pulling them over. But, for drivers who are cited on Edwards AFB, there may be harsher penalties.

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F-35 returns to limited flight, officials rule out Farnborough

While the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter has returned to limited flying, it will not be appearing at the Farnborough International Airshow in the United Kingdom, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said during a Pentagon news conference July 15.

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Scars of DUI: It ends with me

As a young child, you don’t think much if someone doesn’t show up when they’re supposed to because you have better, “more important” things to worry about; like bugs and dolls. They’re just another shape flashing around you in your own little world. Occasionally, a child will stop and ask a question about the sky,…

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Can you tell me how to get to ‘Sesame Street?’

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Military ID card holders and guests are invited to attend the “Sesame Street USO Experience for Military Families” July 27 at the Oasis Community Center. The Sesame Street USO Experience for Military Families will drop by the Oasis Community Center for two shows July 28. The event is open…


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Edwards AFB and NASA Dryden vendor fair

Posted  July 13, 2012

Meet qualified vendors for office supplies, IT products, furniture, machine parts, cabling, security equipment, calibration services, precision machining, and others.

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AFFTC to be re-designated as Air Force Test Center

Posted  July 9, 2012

The Air Force Flight Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., will be re-designated as the Air Force Test Center during a ceremony July 13. Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger, the commander of Air Force Materiel Command, will preside over the ceremony. During the ceremony, the 95th Air Base Wing will transition to the 412th Test…

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Colonel Arwood assumes command of 95th Air Base Wing

Posted  July 6, 2012

Surrounded by an impressive display of 95th Air Base Wing assets, Team Edwards gathered June 29 in Hangar 1600 to watch Col. Amy V. Arwood assume command of the 95th Air Base Wing. Arwood has the...

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Briefs July 6, 2012

Posted  July 6, 2012

TMO pick up times change To mitigate the increasing challenges of securing pack/pick up dates during July and August, the Air Force Joint Personal Property Shipping Office will institute measures to ensure equality customer service. Traffic Management Office counselors will inform individuals the normal required time to schedule a pick up is five weeks during…

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X-47B demonstrates airworthiness, Team Edwards support continues

Posted  July 6, 2012

With the support of Team Edwards, the U.S. Navy became one step closer to seamlessly integrating the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator into aircraft carrier operations. The first test...

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Team Edwards sees 29 enlisted Airmen make next grade

Posted  July 6, 2012

Twenty-nine enlisted members from Team Edwards were promoted during the monthly enlisted promotion June 29 at Club Muroc. Congratulations to the Airmen who took another step forward in their careers. Promoted...

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Air Force to offer online training site for contracting professionals

Posted  July 6, 2012

When officials launch the Air Force Contracting Learning Center SharePoint site July 12, it will culminate efforts to provide contracting professionals with a single entry point for continuous learning. Per DOD Instruction 5000.66, contracting professionals must accumulate 80 continuous learning points every two years. The learning center, which is accessible at https://cs.eis.af.mil/airforcecontracting/training_repository/default.aspx, will facilitate meeting…

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F-35 undergoes pit testing

Posted  July 6, 2012

Lockheed Martin Tom Reynolds F-35 tail number AF-1 underwent stores static ejection testing at the F-22 Combined Test Force for the past three weeks. The aircraft is carefully positioned over a pit filled with foam...

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New automated tool for the acquisition workforce

Posted  July 6, 2012

The Air Force has implemented a new automated tool for the acquisition workforce to request Acquisition Professional Development Program certification called “ACQ Now for Certification”. It has a similar look and feel to ACQ Now DAU and ACQ Now CL and is accessible using CAC login at https://www.atrrs.army.mil/channels/acqnowcert/student/logon.aspx. Once the member applies for their APDP…

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412th AMXS welcomes its new commander

Posted  July 6, 2012

Col. Robert Weaver (left), 412th Maintenance Group commander, gives command of the 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron to Maj. Larry Tanksley, incoming 412th AMXS commander, during the squadron’s ...

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