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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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New NASA book details human factors in aerospace accidents

Posted  May 18, 2012

The latest offering in the NASA Aeronautics Book Series, “Breaking the Mishap Chain,” debuted at the 83rd annual Aerospace Medical Association conference May 13-7, 2012, at the Atlanta Hilton, Atlanta, Ga. The three authors – Peter…

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Museum closed

Posted  May 18, 2012

The Air Force Flight Test Center Museum will be closed May 19 so the staff can prepare for, and attend, the” Excellence in Aviation Awards.” This event raises money for the endowment and relocation of the Air Force Flight Test Center Museum to the West Gate of Edwards Air Force Base. This year’s honorees are:…

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Announcements May 18, 2012

Posted  May 18, 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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Memorial Day a time to celebrate and reflect

Posted  May 18, 2012

As we approach Memorial Day weekend, I want to thank each of you for your hard work and dedication to our important mission. For most Americans, Memorial Day has become the traditional start of summer, but this special day is much more than that. Memorial Day began after the Civil War as a way to…

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Reflection, gratitude befit Memorial Day

Posted  May 18, 2012

As I prepare to retire, I once again find myself reflecting on what it means to serve. Foremost in my thoughts are those who have risked their lives to preserve freedom and democracy. Even as we are hosting barbecues this weekend, or just enjoying extra time with our families, brave men and women are demonstrating…

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Posted  May 18, 2012

AFMC Warriors, The 2012 AFMC Air Force Assistance Funds (AFAF) campaign is drawing to a close. This year’s campaign has been a shining example of “Wingmen taking care of Wingmen” throughout the command. The outpouring of generosity to support the four AFAF charities has been nothing short of phenomenal. While the AFAF is run by…

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A-Pet adoptions May 15, 2012

Posted  May 15, 2012

DOGS: Sadie is an 18-month old female terrier mix. She is very sweet and has a wonderful personality. She gets along well with our other dogs, loves to play fetch and go on walks. Piper is a 5-year old male Lhasa Apso. He can be shy at first but once he knows you are his…

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Ardent Sentry prepares Team Edwards for numerous challenges

Posted  May 11, 2012

There were a variety of challenges thrown at Team Edwards during the U.S. Northern Command directed exercise, Ardent Sentry 2012, which began May 2 and wrapped up May 9. Team Edwards was tested on the installation’s ability to handle numerous incidents occurring ...

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News Briefs May 11, 2012

Posted  May 11, 2012

Community of Excellence Edwards Air Force Base will hold a “Celebrating our Community of Excellence” event, 1-5 p.m., May 24 at the park across from the Child Development Center. In addition to fun activities such as dancing, music and food, the event will also integrate such topics as resiliency, safety and Edwards’ 101 Critical Days…

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USAF TPS teaches students to fly, fight, win in cyberspace

Posted  May 11, 2012

The United States Air Force Test Pilot School has a long, rich history of educating the best of the best in air and space. Apollo 13 astronaut, Fred Haise; X-15 pilot, Joe Engle; and the first man to break the...

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