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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 Courseā€ for the annual summer…


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Be proud of your role this Independence Day

Posted  June 29, 2012

On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, starting the colonies on the path to freedom. The next day, John Adams wrote to his wife, describing the time as “the most memorable epoch in the history of America” and saying he was “apt to believe that it will be celebrated by…

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Brig. Gen. Bunch assumes command of AFFTC

Posted  June 22, 2012

Team Edwards filled Hangar 1600 to witness the historic passing of the Air Force Flight Test Center guideon from one commander to another during a change of command ceremony June 19. Gen. Janet...

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Briefs June 22, 2012

Posted  June 22, 2012

95th Air Base Wing change of command Brig. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., Air Force Flight Test Center commander, cordially invites you to attend the 95th Air Base Wing change of command ceremony June 29. The ceremony will be held in Bldg. 3510, 115 N. Rosamond Blvd at 8:30 a.m. Col. Gregory E. Schwab will…

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AFMC ready to transition to 5-Center construct

Posted  June 22, 2012

With three major milestones complete, Air Force Materiel Command officials are ready to consolidate the number of centers as part of its command-wide transition to the 5-Center construct. Centers will be activated at Wright-Patterson AFB…

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Nolan set to retire

Posted  June 22, 2012

Brig. Gen. Robert C. Nolan II, speaks at his retirement luncheon June 12 at Club Muroc. Nolan addressed a packed Alliance Ballroom. Nolan will leave the Air Force after a 33-year career. The general was presented...

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JSF executive officer drops by 461st FLTS

Posted  June 22, 2012

Lt. Col. George Schwartz, 461st Flight Test Squadron commander (left), presents Vice Adm. David J. Venlet with a commemorative flag and photo on behalf of the Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force...

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Twenty Edwards majors make lieutenant colonel

Posted  June 22, 2012

Congratulations to 20 Team Edwards members who have made the next step in their Air Force careers: Maj. Keith Francis, 31st Test And Evaluation Squadron Maj. Matthew Briggs, Warner Robins Air Force Base, Ga., ALC Detachment 2 Maj…

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445th FLTS gets new commander

Posted  June 22, 2012

Lt. Col. Christopher Spinelli speaks to members of the 445th Flight Test Squadron after receiving command during a ceremony June 15. Spinelli replaces Lt. Col. Jason Schott who heads to the Air War College...

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New leader for 912th AMXS

Posted  June 22, 2012

Col. Robert Weaver, 412th Maintenance Group commander, hands the 912th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron guidon to Thomas Klawiter at a change of leadership ceremony June 7, in Hangar 1600.

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Sgt. Maj. Dillree ends 30-year military career

Posted  June 22, 2012

Sgt. Maj. Charles L. Dillree (center), receives the Meritorious Service Medal from Lt. Col. Darrell Platz, Marine Aircraft Group 41 Detachment A commander, during a retirement ceremony in Hangar 1210 June 12. One of the main faces of the Marine…

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