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TPS graduates 24 students

Twenty-four students of Class 14A will graduate from the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School during a ceremony at the schoolhouse Dec. 12 where each student will be awarded a Master of Science in Flight Test Engineering from the Air Force’s Air University. TPS graduation is the culmination of an intense, 48-week program that includes…

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Single Airmen get home-baked holiday goodies

Like a well-oiled machine, the Edwards Officers' Spouses Club packed around 3,600 cookies into decorated brown paper bags Dec. 3.

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New 412th command chief introduces himself to Airmen

Chief Master Sgt. David Smith, new 412th Test Wing command chief, first arrived at Edwards in early November. On Dec. 8, Smith held an all call for non-commissioned officers in the base theater to introduce himself.

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Northrop Grumman donates bicycles to Edwards families

Emily couldn't be happier as she rode her brand new bicycle around the Base Exchange parking lot Dec. 4.

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Airman, screenwriter says follow your dreams

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Capt. Eric Koenig, 412th Aerospace Medicine Squadron dentist, consults with a patient at the Edwards AFB Dental Office. This past Veterans Day, Capt. Eric Koenig, 412th Aerospace Medicine Squadron dentist, accepted a mid six-figure offer from Paramount Pictures to purchase one of his screenplays – “Matriarch,” a story that…


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CMSAF Roy: ‘Future is now’

Posted  August 10, 2012

During recent visits to Air Force bases across the nation, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Roy discussed issues ranging from AEF Next to resiliency to developing 21st century Airmen. Air Force leaders...

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Accountability of IT assets

Posted  August 10, 2012

With summertime comes the PCS season and personnel moves. Historically, heavy workloads and short-notice departures have created situations where assets were lost. During fiscal year 2011, approximately 325 accountable government Information Technology equipment items valued at more than $538,000 were reported missing by the owning organizations. This generated 44 Reports of Survey which required time-consuming…

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Defense Biometric Identification System being implemented at Edwards

Posted  August 10, 2012

The Air Force is implementing a new Common Access Card scanning system at all installation gates. The system is called the Defense Biometric Identification System. The Security Forces staff will be at our gates starting Aug. 6 through Aug. 24 registering ID cards as you drive in. This process takes less than one minute to…

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Legal assistance tip of the week: Jury duty

Posted  August 10, 2012

“I consider trial by jury as the only anchor yet imagined by man by which a government can be held to the principles of its constitution.” -Thomas Jefferson Trial by jury is one of the fundamental safeguards of our liberties. It is a right protected by both the United States Constitution and the California Constitution….

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Edwards makes appearance at Lancaster JetHawks Aerospace Appreciation event

Posted  August 10, 2012

Brig. Gen. Michael T. Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander throws the ceremonial first pitch Aug. 4 in celebration of the Lancaster JetHawks’ Aerospace Appreciation Night. Brig. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Air Force...

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Bowling for Staff Sgt. Childress

Posted  August 10, 2012

Staff Sgt. David Watters, 412th Operations Support Squadron Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape specialist and Initial Survival Training instructor, was one of the many Team Edwards bowlers who took part in the Staff Sgt. Jesse Childress Memorial Fundraiser at the Base Bowling Center Aug. 2. Childress was…

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Golf tournament

Posted  August 10, 2012

The 412th Communications Squadron Golf Tournament will be held Oct. 12 at Muroc Lake Golf Course. Cost is $50 per player. Registration begins at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. There’s room for 100 golfers – 25 teams. Enjoy a complete…

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Health & Safety

Edwards AFB Exchange ‘Takes a Bite Out of Crime’

Posted  August 10, 2012

According to the National Association for Shoplifting Prevention, losses due to thefts from retail stores alone amount to more than $35 million a day. The Army & Air Force Exchange Service, which has contributed more than $2.4 billion to morale, welfare and recreation programs in the past 10 years, continues to focus its efforts on…

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Laboratory developed tests covered under TRICARE demonstration may help guide cancer treatment decisions

Posted  August 10, 2012

Some TRICARE beneficiaries will soon be able to take advantage of new technologies aimed at helping patients and healthcare providers make more informed decisions regarding treatment options for surgery, chemotherapy or radiation therapy for some types of cancer. On May 22, 2012, two laboratory developed tests were approved for coverage by TRICARE under a demonstration…

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Announcements August 10, 2012

Posted  August 10, 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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