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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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APET Rescue – July 13, 2012

Posted  July 13, 2012

APET Rescue is looking for adult volunteers. If you are interested, visit APET Resuce at 615 South Forbes Avenue, or call (661) 258-9525. APET Rescue is open 4:30 – 6 p.m., Monday – Friday, and 3:30 – 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.

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Announcements – July 13, 2012

Posted  July 13, 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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Chapel Service Times – updated July 13, 2012

Posted  July 13, 2012

Sunday: 8 a.m. – Gospel Service, Chapel 1 9 a.m. – Catholic Mass, Chapel 2 11 a.m. – Traditional Service, Chapel 1 11 a.m. – Contemporary Service, Chapel 2 4 p.m. – Catholic Mass, Chapel 2   Monday-Thursday: 11:30 a.m. – Catholic Mass, Chapel 2 1 p.m. – Muslim Prayer, Chapel 1   Thursday: 5:30…

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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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