Featured Headlines

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Local

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…

NASA photograph by Tom Tschida NASA

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.

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Local

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.

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Salutes & Awards

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…

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Local

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…


All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

Air Force photograph by Bobbi Zapka
0
comments
Events

Civil Air Patrol aerospace education reaches new heights with B-2 aerial refueling

Posted  June 15, 2012

A little incentive goes a long way for eight members of Civil Air Patrol Squadron 84, who spent June 7 touring Edwards and even had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fly for 90 minutes onboard a KC-135 tasked...

Full Story »

Air Force photograph by Chad Bellay
0
comments
Local

Edwards organizations team up to perform ‘one-of-a-kind’ test at BAF

Posted  June 15, 2012

No strangers to testing electromagnetic interference on any type of domestic or allied airframe, the 772nd Test Squadron at Edwards specializes in being able determine the electromagnetic compatibility of…

Full Story »

Courtesy photographs
0
comments
Health & Safety

Vehicle GPS units: What you need to know

Posted  June 15, 2012

We love our cars. More so than probably anywhere else in the country, we love our cars. Here in California, and probably more so at Edwards (due to our remote location), we spend more time in our cars than most other states. We become dependent on them. We rely on our cars to not only…

Full Story »

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara
0
comments
Salutes & Awards

The Class of 2012

Posted  June 15, 2012

No strangers to testing electromagnetic interference on any type of domestic or allied airframe, the 772nd Test Squadron at Edwards specializes in being able determine the electromagnetic compatibility of…

Full Story »

0
comments
Health & Safety

TRICARE Travel Tips: Keeping you covered

Posted  June 15, 2012

When you’re leaving on vacation or changing duty stations, TRICARE is your medical coverage. These five small steps can help you avoid unexpected issues during your travels – even if you change TRICARE regions.   Keep DEERS updated No matter which TRICARE program you use, your Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) record is the…

Full Story »

0
comments
Events

Announcements June 15, 2012

Posted  June 15, 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…

Full Story »

0
comments
Commentary

Team AFMC

Posted  June 15, 2012

I’m truly honored and excited to have been appointed as the Commander of Air Force Materiel Command. This week’s Change of Command ceremony was tremendous and the National Museum of the United States Air Force, here at Wright Patterson AFB, was the perfect venue for it. I want to add, again, my thanks to Gen….

Full Story »

Boeing photograph
0
comments
Local

Phantom Eye takes to sky

Posted  June 8, 2012

Phantom Eye unmanned airborne system completed its first autonomous flight June 1 at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base. The 28-minute flight began at 6:22 a.m. Pacific time as...

Full Story »

0
comments
Events

Briefs June 8, 2012

Posted  June 8, 2012

Clothing Drive There will be a clothing drive for victims of sexual assault 11 a.m.-1 p.m., June 8 and 22 in the BX lobby. Any slightly worn or new items are appreciated. Many victims of sexual assault submit to a forensic examination in hopes of collecting DNA and evidence of their alleged assailant. They must…

Full Story »

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara
0
comments
Local

Edwards completes series of targeted improvements to fitness facility

Posted  June 8, 2012

As part of the base’s ongoing commitment to improve the quality of life for the Edwards community and keep its personnel “Fit to Fight,” the final installment of a series of minor upgrades to the fitness center...

Full Story »