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AFMC commander talks resilience, future of command

Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, emphasized her expectations and the command's priorities in a commander's call at the base theater June 19.

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Seminar provides expert advice for smart home buying

Whether you are a first-time home buyer or looking to purchase an investment property, the Housing Management Office is here to help. June 17, they brought subject matter experts to the Airman and Family Readiness Center for a free Home Buyer's Seminar.

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Summertime fire safety

Summer is upon us! This means lots of fun with family and friends. At the Edwards AFB Fire Department we want your summer to be fun, memorable and safe. Here are a few tips to help keep you and your family safe this summer.

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Minors confess to causing $22,000 in damage during vandalism spree

After weeks of investigative work, two minors confessed June 8 to committing vandalism at Desert High School and nearby school district maintenance buildings.

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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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NASA’S American Eatery – Menu

Posted  June 26, 2015

NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825) June 29–July 1 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Chicken al fredo Side salad and garlic bread Tuesday 3-pieces fried chicken Mashed potato with gravy Vegetables Wednesday Taco salad Beef or turkey Thursday Closed Friday Closed All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included: medium beverage $1.99; large $2.09…

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Students study Earth from NASA flying lab

Posted  June 26, 2015

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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Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  June 26, 2015

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community Do you remember Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood?  The shoes and sweater may (or may not) bring back memories.  The song “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” (Google it) is probably stuck in your head right now.  The late Fred Rogers, stated that a…

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Announcements – June 26, 2015

Posted  June 26, 2015

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000 Freedom Fest: July 4, 4:30-10 p.m., Wings and Roberts Fields. Join us for an evening of fun with balloon artists, face painting, Tidal Wave water slide, Rockin’ Tubes ride, Ferris wheel, laser tag, live musical performances by Bob Hope USO, John Stratton, and Pop Vision, and…

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News Briefs June 19, 2015

Posted  June 19, 2015

Motorcycle rider course Motorcycle Advanced Rider Courses are scheduled for June 24, July 22 and Aug. 5, starting at 6:30 a.m. in Bldg. 2453 (Education Office). Military must register for the course and will receive an email if your seat has been confirmed. Per AFI 91-207, Table 4.1., this course is mandatory for military riders…

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

Posted  June 19, 2015

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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EES/WAPS briefing team to visit Edwards June 25

Posted  June 19, 2015

Personnel from  Headquarters Air Force and the Air Force Personnel Center will visit Edwards June 25 to share information about Enlisted Evaluation System and Weighted Airman Promotion System changes. During the briefing, EES/WAPS subject matter experts will speak about changes that have already been implemented, those slated for implementation in the months ahead, and the…

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OG Immersion program brings flight test within sight

Posted  June 19, 2015

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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AFMC Employee Assistance Program webinars

Posted  June 19, 2015

Personal problems can affect the lives of employees both at home and at work. The federal Employee Assistance Program provides assessment, counseling, referral, management consultation and coaching services to civilian employees and their family members free of cost (limitations apply). FREE upcoming webinar schedule: July 8 — “Coping with Child Anxiety” Aug. 12 — “Improving Work…

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Salutes & Awards

TW nominates four for Lance P. Sijan Award

Posted  June 19, 2015

The 412th Test Wing has selected four Airmen as nominees for the 2015 Lance P. Sijan United States Air Force Leadership Awards. They were selected from a very competitive field and have demonstrated the highest qualities of leadership on and off the job. The Sijan award recognizes the accomplishments of officers and enlisted members who…

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