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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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Health & Safety

Five ways you can prevent deadly skin cancer

Posted  June 1, 2012

Yes, it’s true – skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S. That means more people get skin cancer than breast cancer, lung cancer and colon cancer. And while not all forms of skin cancer are deadly, they can disfigure your skin and cause much discomfort. Melanoma: Watch out for it! Melanoma is…

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Events

Announcements June 1, 2012

Posted  June 1, 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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Commentary

This story is about you

Posted  June 1, 2012

“Safety – It’s Personal” is the theme for this year’s Critical Days of Summer safety campaign, which runs from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. This year’s theme is a reminder that safety is everyone’s responsibility, and the decisions we make impact our friends, families and Air Force community. That’s the message from Maj….

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Aircrew members undergo some SERE-ous training

Posted  May 25, 2012

For Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape specialists stationed at Edwards, they’re not only trained to survive in austere conditions, but...

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Events

Briefs May 25, 2012

Posted  May 25, 2012

Lithium batteries Effective May 16,the United States Postal Service will longer accept packages containing lithium batteries or electronic devices containing lithium batteries addressed to international destinations. This includes mail destined to or from APO/FPO/DPO locations.  This change will not apply to packages containing batteries when mailed within the United States.   Clothing Drive There will…

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Chief Thomaston bids farewell to Edwards

Posted  May 25, 2012

Chief Master Sgt. Bill Thomaston, 95th Air Base Wing command chief, is moving on. Thomaston is headed to Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., where he will serve as the 55th Fighter Wing command chief.

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Team Edwards remembers, honors fallen law enforcement officers

Posted  May 25, 2012

“In memory of many, in honor of all.” No better was this year’s National Police Week motto demonstrated than during the Fallen Law Enforcement Officers Memorial ceremony held May 18, sponsored by...

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Air Force

Air Force announces AFMC senior leader moves

Posted  May 25, 2012

Air Force officials announced May 17, 2012, the retirement of a general officer within Air Force Materiel Command, along with the new assignments of three others. Brig. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr. will...

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Salutes & Awards

Airman Leadership School graduates 23 senior airmen

Posted  May 25, 2012

Twenty-three Airmen graduated from the Airmen Leadership School, May 17 at Club Muroc. Throughout ALS, senior airmen learn about professional development, communication, and how to become...

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Team Edwards welcomes 43 new Master Sgt. selects

Posted  May 25, 2012

Team Edwards saw 43 of its technical sergeants step up to the senior NCO ranks this month. Congratulations to all master sergeant selectees. Air Force Flight Test Centers Weapon Safety Office Timothy Clark   95th Aerospace Medical Squadron Nancy Horsey Luis Ruben Magana Erik Robbins Michelle Ase Wolff   95th Medical Support Squadron Robin Garduno…

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