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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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AFMC’s new command chief eager to move enlisted force foward

Posted  June 22, 2012

During his 25 years as an Airman, Chief Master Sgt. Michael Warner has followed two basic principles: take advantage of every opportunity, and bloom where you’re planted. As the new command chief master sergeant of Air Force Materiel…

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Shredder safety

Posted  June 22, 2012

A paper shredder offers an easy way to destroy a document and helps reduce concerns about privacy. Unfortunately, Consumer Product Safety Commission data indicates a total of about 2,000 people were treated in hospitals for business and office machine injuries during 2003, and about 30 percent of those involved lacerations to the fingers from paper…

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Nothing stock about Exchange assortment

Posted  June 22, 2012

Stock assortment selections are an important subject for both the Army & Air Force Exchange Service and its customers. Spotting hot trends and getting those items quickly on the shelves is a daily mission. In fact, the Exchange is setting a new standard in data collection through partnerships with Nielsen and the NPD Group, globally…

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Announcements June 22, 2012

Posted  June 22, 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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Test Pilot School graduates Class 11B

Posted  June 15, 2012

Nearly 400 friends, family and members of the flight test community gathered to celebrate June 9 as the historic United States Air Force Test Pilot School graduated the 24 test professionals of Class 11B. Air...

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Briefs June 15, 2012

Posted  June 15, 2012

Disability Employment Awareness planning committee Volunteers are needed for the Edwards AFB Disability Employment Awareness Month Planning Committee. The first weekly committee meeting will be held 11 a.m., June 27, on the 2nd floor of the Medical Group Clinic, Bldg. 5525, Room B2034, to plan the events for the observation of the October theme “A…

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One of only four existing F-117s returns to Edwards

Posted  June 15, 2012

The retired YF-117 Nighthawk (S/N 79-10783) known for flying over Edwards in the final four-ship formation flight more than six years ago returned to Edwards once again, but this time to join the Air...

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Professional Maintenance Certificate Program announces forthcoming data call

Posted  June 15, 2012

The 412th Maintenance Group’s Training Division has announced it’s forthcoming Professional Maintenance Certification (PMxCP) Data Call. The data call is anticipated to occur in July. Civilian members serving...

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Legal Assistance Tip of the Week: Car buying

Posted  June 15, 2012

A car purchase is a major event in your life, both financially and emotionally. As such, it is important to research the type of car you want very thoroughly and not make impulsive decisions that could later come back to haunt you. Under no circumstances should you simply walk into a dealership and purchase a…

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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...

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