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Winter fire safety tips

Air Force photograph by Brad White The aftermath of a resident fire in the Edwards AFB housing area last month. Recently, Edwards AFB encountered a fire in the housing area that could have been devastating to all involved. The Fire Department’s quick response led to the home being saved. The occupants were able to return…

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Airman receives ‘surreal’ phone call from Paramount Pictures

For some, a visit to the dentist feels like a nightmare. But, for Capt. Eric Koenig, 412th Aerospace Medicine Squadron, dental flight commander, he hopes that it's his after-hours hobby that really keeps people awake at night.

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Edwards culminates National American Indian Heritage Month with pride, spirit

To culminate National American Indian Heritage Month, the 412th Test Wing and the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center sponsored a luncheon Nov. 19 at Club Muroc to celebrate the theme of this year's observation - Native Pride and Spirit: Yesterday, Today and Forever.

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NASA DC-8 continues west Antarctic ice study

NASA photograph by Jim Yungel The Thurston Island calving front off of western Antarctica as seen from the window of NASA’s DC-8 flying observatory Nov. 5, 2014. NASA’s DC-8 flying laboratory has two weeks of support remaining in the agency’s sixth Operation IceBridge mission to study parts of the West Antarctica ice sheet and ice…

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AF tests first all-electric vehicle fleet in California

Air Force officials unveiled the Department of Defense’s first non-tactical vehicle fleet composed entirely of plug-in electric vehicles, Nov. 14, at Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.


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Back to school? Don’t forget this!

Posted  July 20, 2012

That time of year is right around the corner: back-to-school madness! So when you’re driving around to pick up new clothes and pencils, don’t forget the most important stop for your child: The doctor’s office. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend that most children be vaccinated against: tetanus diphtheria hepatitis B measles,…

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Edwards Air Force Base Exchange celebrates 117 Years with host of savings

Posted  July 20, 2012

In 1895, the War Department issued General Order 46 directing commanders to establish an Exchange at every post. Since then, Exchange associates have faithfully served alongside service members wherever they are called to serve. Today, whether at Bagram or Barksdale, troops and their families know the Exchange is there. On July 25, Edwards AFB Exchange…

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Good grades pay off at Edwards BX

Posted  July 20, 2012

According to the Military Child Education Coalition, an estimated 80 percent of military connected children are forced to move between 6-9 times as they complete their K-12 education and, along with geographical moves, comes changes in educational settings and curriculums. With these unique challenges in mind, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service rewards military…

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Announcements July 20, 2012

Posted  July 20, 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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Chief’s Perspective: Analog leadership in digital times

Posted  July 20, 2012

The United States Air Force is the world’s most advanced air, space and cyberspace force. Most of that can be attributed to you – our outstanding Airmen – but technology also plays a huge role. Advanced tools help us maintain an advantage…

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Competition: Securing Americans value and efficiency

Posted  July 20, 2012

The White House continues to challenge federal employees to identify areas where we can save scarce taxpayer dollars while improving the...

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AFFTC re-designated as Air Force Test Center

Posted  July 13, 2012

The Air Force Flight Test Center re-designation as the Air Force Test Center was officially recognized during a ceremony here July 13.

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Brig. Gen. Brewer takes command of 412th TW

Posted  July 13, 2012

Following the re-designation of the Air Force Flight Test Center to the Air Force Test Center and the transition of the 95th Air Base Wing to...

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Top priority for AFTC: Delivering war-winning capabilities more efficiently

Posted  July 13, 2012

After 61 years of rich history and an unwavering commitment to provide the warfighter with the most advanced systems and technologies...

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News Briefs – July 13, 2012

Posted  July 13, 2012

School district election There will be an election Nov. 6 to fill four seats on the governing board of the Muroc Unified School District. The four seats are: North Edwards (four-year term) Edwards AFB (two-year term) Edwards AFB (four-year term) Boron (four-year term) Candidates must be registered voters living in the trustee area to be…

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