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The beauty of unity

How about eating a juicy burger, listening to classic rock while watching your favorite sports team? That's what I call a good time.

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Bunch encourages one enterprise mindset at commanders call

Maj. Gen. Arnie Bunch, Air Force Test Center commander, discussed his six strategic goals for the test center at a commander's call Oct. 14 in the base theater. His first goal is continuing to work towards a single enterprise team within the test center.

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AFTC major awarded two Air Medals

Family members and fellow Air Force Test Center staff watched as Maj. Gen. Arnold Bunch Jr., AFTC commander, pinned on the U.S. Armed Forces Air Medal to Maj. Todd Abshire's flight suit in front of Bldg. 1, Oct. 14.

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Edwards raises awareness of domestic violence, prevention

In conjunction with Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, Edwards welcomed founder, CEO and director of the Two-Lifestyles Women Empowerment Program, La Toyia Conway-Hampton, to host a unique and interactive workshop Oct. 9 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center.

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VMX-22 receives first F-35B aircraft

Marine Operational and Evaluation Squadron 22 received its first F-35B aircraft at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for operational testing Oct. 9, 2014.


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Zhea assumes role as Edwards top cop

Posted  June 8, 2012

Col. Harry Barry, 95th Mission Support Group commander (left) hands the 95th Security Forces Squadron guideon to Lt. Col. Kristian Zhea during an appointment of command ceremony May 30 at Club Muroc. Zhea comes to Edwards from halfway…

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Doing one’s best remains guiding principle of Air Force’s first female 4-star general

Posted  June 8, 2012

A program developed by security professionals, for security professionals, is now giving Edwards employees the chance to further their careers and enhance security at base units. The Defense...

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Gen. Wolfenbarger receives fourth star, assumes leadership of AFMC

Posted  June 8, 2012

Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger became the first female four-star general in the Air Force and assumed the top position of the major command responsible for the technology, acquisition, test and sustainment of...

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Health & Safety

Air Force Rider

Posted  June 8, 2012

“Operating a motorcycle is a high-risk activity and takes different skills than driving a four-wheeled vehicle. Airmen all over the world take the necessary safety precautions and enjoy riding their motorcycles. Unfortunately, every year we lose Airmen to motorcycle accidents. Each motorcycle...

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Events

Elementary school students soar at Mojave rocketry challenge

Posted  June 8, 2012

The successful completion of the first commercial spaceflight to the International Space Station occurred May 31 when the Space X Dragon capsule parachuted back to Earth and splashed down in the Pacific Ocean. The historic mission…

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Edwards employees demonstrate talent beyond the flightline

Posted  June 8, 2012

It’s not unusual to find people with some musical ability or talent at any base, but what are the chances of finding three individuals at the same base with the same musical drive and talent who decide to form the only Native American-based…

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Desert High School honors students at 27th Annual Awards Ceremony

Posted  June 8, 2012

EDWARDS AIR BASE, Calif. — Desert High School held their 27th annual awards celebration May 17, during which students received more than $1 million in awards. Team Edwards…

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Announcements June 8, 2012

Posted  June 8, 2012

The PLAYpass deadline has been extended through Dec. 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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High Desert Triathlon promotes fitness, morale

Posted  June 8, 2012

The Edwards Air Force Base High Desert Triathlon was held May 19. The sprint-distance triathlon race began at the Oasis Community Center and took the participants all around base. The event consisted of a long (Olympic distance) and short…

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Commentary

Final CC Log

Posted  June 8, 2012

AFMC Warriors, It is with mixed emotions that I write my final Commander’s Log. While I am excited for the adventures ahead, I am also saddened to leave the fine men and women of our AFMC family. I will miss that sense of community and mutual trust that exists instantly in every Airman I meet….

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