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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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TPS commandant bids farewell to Edwards, retires after 25 years of service

Posted  June 22, 2012

Air Force photograph by Christian Turner Col. Noel Zamot retired from the United States Air Force June 15 after 25 years of distinguished service. Serving as a weapons systems…

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AFMC’s new command chief eager to move enlisted force foward

Posted  June 22, 2012

During his 25 years as an Airman, Chief Master Sgt. Michael Warner has followed two basic principles: take advantage of every opportunity, and bloom where you’re planted. As the new command chief master sergeant of Air Force Materiel…

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Shredder safety

Posted  June 22, 2012

A paper shredder offers an easy way to destroy a document and helps reduce concerns about privacy. Unfortunately, Consumer Product Safety Commission data indicates a total of about 2,000 people were treated in hospitals for business and office machine injuries during 2003, and about 30 percent of those involved lacerations to the fingers from paper…

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Nothing stock about Exchange assortment

Posted  June 22, 2012

Stock assortment selections are an important subject for both the Army & Air Force Exchange Service and its customers. Spotting hot trends and getting those items quickly on the shelves is a daily mission. In fact, the Exchange is setting a new standard in data collection through partnerships with Nielsen and the NPD Group, globally…

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Announcements June 22, 2012

Posted  June 22, 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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Test Pilot School graduates Class 11B

Posted  June 15, 2012

Nearly 400 friends, family and members of the flight test community gathered to celebrate June 9 as the historic United States Air Force Test Pilot School graduated the 24 test professionals of Class 11B. Air...

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Briefs June 15, 2012

Posted  June 15, 2012

Disability Employment Awareness planning committee Volunteers are needed for the Edwards AFB Disability Employment Awareness Month Planning Committee. The first weekly committee meeting will be held 11 a.m., June 27, on the 2nd floor of the Medical Group Clinic, Bldg. 5525, Room B2034, to plan the events for the observation of the October theme “A…

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One of only four existing F-117s returns to Edwards

Posted  June 15, 2012

The retired YF-117 Nighthawk (S/N 79-10783) known for flying over Edwards in the final four-ship formation flight more than six years ago returned to Edwards once again, but this time to join the Air...

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Professional Maintenance Certificate Program announces forthcoming data call

Posted  June 15, 2012

The 412th Maintenance Group’s Training Division has announced it’s forthcoming Professional Maintenance Certification (PMxCP) Data Call. The data call is anticipated to occur in July. Civilian members serving...

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Legal Assistance Tip of the Week: Car buying

Posted  June 15, 2012

A car purchase is a major event in your life, both financially and emotionally. As such, it is important to research the type of car you want very thoroughly and not make impulsive decisions that could later come back to haunt you. Under no circumstances should you simply walk into a dealership and purchase a…

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