Featured Headlines

school Local

Edwards Air Force Base schools

Edwards Air Force Base school students return to the classroom Aug. 18. Base officials want to remind Team Edwards to obey posted speed limits and watch out for children walking to and from school.

Air Force photo by Rebecca Amber Events

Education Center hosts 2014 annual education fair

Representatives from 59 colleges and universities gathered at Club Muroc in the Alliance Ballroom Aug. 13, for the base's annual Education Fair. The fair is open to all military, dependents, retirees and DOD civilians interested in furthering their education.

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Air Force

New AF Inspection System changes inspection culture

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Kimberly Strong, 412th Test Wing Inspector General Wing Inspection Team lead, works in the new Management Inspection Communication Tool. Strong is instrumental in organizing Wing Inspection Teams, planning inspections, scheduling and uploading and tracking reports. The Air Force has a new inspection system and the 412th Test Wing Inspector…

Air Force photograph by Tony Moore Local

The art of aircraft restoration requires collaboration

In the Air Force, aircraft boneyards are synonymous with places where decommissioned aircraft go to rest. At Edwards, the Air Force Flight Test Museum's boneyard is becoming a place where aircraft wait to be restored and history retold thanks to a team of volunteers.

U.S. Air Force illustration by Staff Sgt. Jamal D. Sutter Commentary

15 seconds: A rude awakening

U.S. Air Force illustration by Staff Sgt. Jamal D. Sutter Airmen and their families hit the road every summer to travel and enjoy a little relaxation. When making travel arrangements that involve driving long distances, be sure to get enough rest the night before and take breaks as needed. LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark….


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


 
 

0
comments
DoD

Legal Assistance Tip: The Uniformed Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act

Posted  July 13, 2012

We are often asked to clarify the rights of a former spouse to a portion of a member’s retirement pay after divorce. The answer is in the Uniformed Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act, which recognizes the right of state courts to distribute military retired pay to a former spouse and provides a method of enforcing…

Full Story »

adopt071312b
0
comments
Local

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.

Full Story »

0
comments
Events

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…

Full Story »

0
comments
Local

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…

Full Story »

Vendor-Flyer
0
comments
Events

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.

Full Story »

0
comments
Air Force

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…

Full Story »

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara
0
comments
Events

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...

Full Story »

0
comments
Events

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…

Full Story »

Air Force photograph by Bobbi Zapka
0
comments
Local

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...

Full Story »

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner
0
comments
Salutes & Awards

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...

Full Story »