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Vandalism costs school district $12,000

Several base schools have been vandalized since Aug. 25 incurring over $12,000 in damages to the Muroc Joint Unified School District. The majority of the destruction has occurred at Bailey Elementary School where windows, ceiling tiles and equipment such as phones, light panels, display cases, over-head projectors and clocks have been broken. “We have a…

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C-17 treads into new territory

U.S. Air Force photo by Ethan Wagner Since Dunlop Tire was selected as the supplier for the C-17 as the replacement tire, the C-17 Global Reach Integrated Test Team at Edwards AFB has been putting the C-17’s new Dunlop tires through a collection of vibration, skid, stability, structural and wet-and-dry runway takeoff and landing performance…

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412th CE leads way in water conservation

U.S. Air Force photo by Rebecca Amber Xeriscaping can take on many forms, ranging from decomposed granite that looks like dirt, to rocks with desert shrubs and low-water-use trees. Edwards has chosen to stick with a low-maintenance, decorative rock. According to Gerald Boetsch, 412th Civil Engineering Group energy manager, Edwards has always been very proactive…

hydrocodone Health & Safety

Prescriptions for hydrocodone-containing meds changing

On Aug. 22, the Drug Enforcement Agency changed all hydrocodone-containing products to Schedule II, a tightly-controlled classification that will change how it is prescribed and dispensed. Products that contain hydrocodone include medications such as Vicodin and Norco, and many generic formulations. The change becomes effective across the United States Oct. 6. What does this mean…

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Travis Brass brings new Air Force sound to AV

The United States Air Force Band of the Golden West’s Travis Brass ensemble headlined the fifth annual Celebrate America on the Blvd. event in Downtown Lancaster Sept. 6.


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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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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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