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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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Edwards Dance Factory dancers dazzle at Disneyland

Posted  May 18, 2012

Dancers from Edwards Dance Factory made an appearance at the “Happiest Place on Earth” last month. April 14 and 15, 10 young ladies represented Edwards AFB by dancing at Disneyland’s Diamond...

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New NASA book details human factors in aerospace accidents

Posted  May 18, 2012

The latest offering in the NASA Aeronautics Book Series, “Breaking the Mishap Chain,” debuted at the 83rd annual Aerospace Medical Association conference May 13-7, 2012, at the Atlanta Hilton, Atlanta, Ga. The three authors – Peter…

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Museum closed

Posted  May 18, 2012

The Air Force Flight Test Center Museum will be closed May 19 so the staff can prepare for, and attend, the” Excellence in Aviation Awards.” This event raises money for the endowment and relocation of the Air Force Flight Test Center Museum to the West Gate of Edwards Air Force Base. This year’s honorees are:…

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Announcements May 18, 2012

Posted  May 18, 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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Memorial Day a time to celebrate and reflect

Posted  May 18, 2012

As we approach Memorial Day weekend, I want to thank each of you for your hard work and dedication to our important mission. For most Americans, Memorial Day has become the traditional start of summer, but this special day is much more than that. Memorial Day began after the Civil War as a way to…

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Reflection, gratitude befit Memorial Day

Posted  May 18, 2012

As I prepare to retire, I once again find myself reflecting on what it means to serve. Foremost in my thoughts are those who have risked their lives to preserve freedom and democracy. Even as we are hosting barbecues this weekend, or just enjoying extra time with our families, brave men and women are demonstrating…

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Posted  May 18, 2012

AFMC Warriors, The 2012 AFMC Air Force Assistance Funds (AFAF) campaign is drawing to a close. This year’s campaign has been a shining example of “Wingmen taking care of Wingmen” throughout the command. The outpouring of generosity to support the four AFAF charities has been nothing short of phenomenal. While the AFAF is run by…

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A-Pet adoptions May 15, 2012

Posted  May 15, 2012

DOGS: Sadie is an 18-month old female terrier mix. She is very sweet and has a wonderful personality. She gets along well with our other dogs, loves to play fetch and go on walks. Piper is a 5-year old male Lhasa Apso. He can be shy at first but once he knows you are his…

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Ardent Sentry prepares Team Edwards for numerous challenges

Posted  May 11, 2012

There were a variety of challenges thrown at Team Edwards during the U.S. Northern Command directed exercise, Ardent Sentry 2012, which began May 2 and wrapped up May 9. Team Edwards was tested on the installation’s ability to handle numerous incidents occurring ...

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News Briefs May 11, 2012

Posted  May 11, 2012

Community of Excellence Edwards Air Force Base will hold a “Celebrating our Community of Excellence” event, 1-5 p.m., May 24 at the park across from the Child Development Center. In addition to fun activities such as dancing, music and food, the event will also integrate such topics as resiliency, safety and Edwards’ 101 Critical Days…

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