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Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara (From right to left) 1st Lt. Tony Liu, from the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Detachment 1, salutes the American flag as 1st Lt. Michael Eibling, from the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School, Capt. Shanna Vaughan, from the 412th Medical Support Squadron, and 1st Lt. Jose…

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Triton has first cross-country flight from Palmdale

Northrop Grumman photograph The MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System takes off from Northrop Grummanís Palmdale, Calif., facility Sept. 17 for its first cross-country flight to Naval Air Station Patuxent, River, Md. PALMDALE, Calif. – The Northrop Grumman-built Unmanned MQ-4C Triton (SDD-1) left its desert testing grounds Sept. 17 and flew to Naval Air Station Patuxent…

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Base, local helping agencies team up to build ‘Community of Caring’

Since the Edwards Air Force Base Integrated Delivery System was established, the committee of all of the base's helping agencies has reached out to the Edwards workforce and community in order to remind everyone of all the available services they may turn to for assistance with any personal issues.

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Big Shaker about to hit Edwards

Sept. 23, Edwards Emergency Management will present the “Big Shaker,” an earthquake simulator, in the Base Exchange parking lot from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The exhibit is part of National Preparedness Month efforts for September. Emergency Management is focused on earthquake preparedness before, during and after an earthquake. The Office of Emergency Management is available year-round…

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2014 second quarter award winners unveiled

Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon Brig. Gen. Michael T. Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander, poses with the Team of the Quarter, the 412th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog Section. The 412th Test Wing honored second quarter award winners during a ceremony Sept. 11 at the Base Theater. Congratulations to all! Airman of the…


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New automated tool for the acquisition workforce

Posted  July 6, 2012

The Air Force has implemented a new automated tool for the acquisition workforce to request Acquisition Professional Development Program certification called “ACQ Now for Certification”. It has a similar look and feel to ACQ Now DAU and ACQ Now CL and is accessible using CAC login at https://www.atrrs.army.mil/channels/acqnowcert/student/logon.aspx. Once the member applies for their APDP…

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412th AMXS welcomes its new commander

Posted  July 6, 2012

Col. Robert Weaver (left), 412th Maintenance Group commander, gives command of the 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron to Maj. Larry Tanksley, incoming 412th AMXS commander, during the squadron’s ...

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95th MSG undergoes change of command

Posted  July 6, 2012

Col. Greg Schwab (left), former 95th Air Base Wing commander, hands the 95th Mission Support Group guidon to Col. Robert Hoff, incoming 95th MSG commander, signifying the official change of command for the group during…

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Team Edwards celebrates the 4th of July with a boom

Posted  July 6, 2012

Families and friends from the base community showed up to Wings and Roberts Fields in order to see Edwards kick off Summer Bash 2012 July 4. The event, which started at 4:30 p.m., was open to all military and…

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Announcements July 6, 2012

Posted  July 6, 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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I am an American Airman: I will not fail!

Posted  July 6, 2012

Early in my Air Force career, I overheard an NCO say, “The only tradition in the Air Force is constant change.” I should clarify that he more grumbled it than said it. I remember thinking how odd of an expression that was, and how the disdain in his voice was unmistakable. I was still very…

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Air Force leaders issue Independence Day message

Posted  July 3, 2012

Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy...

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Colonel Schwab bids farewell to Edwards

Posted  June 29, 2012

After nearly two years of dedicated service, Col. Greg Schwab, 95th Air Base Wing commander, is moving on to his next assignment, where he will serve as the Chief of Staff of the Air Force Chair at the Industrial...

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Briefs June 29, 2012

Posted  June 29, 2012

Federal Women’s Program Manager vacancy The Equal Opportunity Office is accepting letters of interest from Air Force civilians who want to serve a two-year term as the Federal Women’s Program Manager. Letters should explain the basis of interest in the position and must be endorsed by the applicant’s immediate supervisor. The FWPM position is a…

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Edwards employee, retired Army sergeant receives Purple Heart

Posted  June 29, 2012

It was on Dec. 14, 2005, while on a dismounted combat patrol in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, that U.S. Army Sergeant First Class Chris Chebahtah and his squad encountered something that every...

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