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AFTC needs to be ‘agile, ready, right’

The Air Force Test Center added a page to its three-year history June 18 when Maj. Gen. David A. Harris stepped into the role of commander. Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, presided as the center transitioned to a new leader for the very first time.

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Students study Earth from NASA flying lab

Thirty-two undergraduate students are participating in an eight-week NASA Airborne Science field experience designed to immerse them in the agency's Earth science research.

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Diamond in the rough: An Airman’s recovery from his haunted past

Growing up, many of his childhood nights were spent staring through a gaping hole in his bedroom ceiling. He didn't know how it got there, but sometimes it served as a pleasant escape from the surrounding chaos.

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OG Immersion program brings flight test within sight

The 412th Operations Group is creating the "OG Immersion" program to directly involve organizations on base with the main flight mission.

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Commissaries serve as Feds Feed Families collection sites

Commissaries are serving as collection points for the Feds Feed Families campaign, which began June 1 and ends Aug. 31 at participating stateside military installations.


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TPS Class 14-B ready to jump into test world

Posted  June 19, 2015

The U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School sent another group of test pilots into the world June 12 with the graduation of Class 14-B. Each graduate was awarded a Master of Science in Flight Test Engineering from Air University.

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Events

Be’fit’ting event

Posted  June 19, 2015

GNC and local vendors held a vendor’s event at the Base Exchange June 15 to promote women’s health at the installation. Muscletech , BPI Sports, Stylique Salon, Tupperware, Allied Physical Medicine and National Physique Committee figure competitor, Stephanie Johnson, were among those in attendance during the event.   Ryan Warner, Muscletech sales representative, speaks to…

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GWOT Expeditionary Medal

Posted  June 19, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Steve White JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas–Active duty, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Airmen who earned the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal for more than one of the five Department of Defense approved GWOT-EM operations may now wear a service star device on the medal and service…

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Edwards maintainer makes All-AF, All-Armed Forces volleyball team

Posted  June 19, 2015

Every year athletes across the Air Force try out for a chance to not only represent their base, but the Air Force at a national level.

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Gaining Altitude – Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  June 19, 2015

Through our character–an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community. * Andrew Reiner, a teacher at Towson University wrote recently, “This is a generation terrified of looking up from the cellphone for fear of appearing out of the loop or having a real conversation where the muck of real emotions can’t be sterilized….

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Announcements – June 19, 2015

Posted  June 19, 2015

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000 MPS operating hours In order to stay aligned to new and existing personnel program processes, the Military Personnel Section will be changing its customer service hours beginning 1 May, 2015. The new hours will be 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Fridays, and closed the first…

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Big thoughts on small business shared during seminar

Posted  June 18, 2015

More than 80 companies sent representatives to the Air Force Test Center Small Business Seminar held June 10 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center.

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Base legal office adopts Phantom

Posted  June 18, 2015

Courtesy photograph Members of the 412th Test Wing Judge Advocate’s Office pose in front of their adopted F-4 Phantom at the Air Force Flight Test Museum. The 412th Test Wing Legal Office arranged a special adoption June 6. Capt. Koley Borchard, 412th Test Wing Judge Advocate Office, along with several judge advocate generals and paralegals, adopted one…

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Library encourages exercise for minds and body

Posted  June 18, 2015

The Edwards AFB Library Summer Reading Program encourages children to exercise their minds during the summer months when school is not in session.

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News Briefs June 12, 2015

Posted  June 12, 2015

Dorm Dinner The Edwards First Sergeants Council and Edwards Top III Association invites you to attend a free Dorm Dinner in appreciation of your daily contributions to the 412th Test Wing June 16. Dinner will begin at 5 p.m. at the Higher Grounds Dorm Complex. To R.S.V.P., call 661-277-9797. Home buyers seminar The Housing Management…

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