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Policy changes allow Airmen to retrain into special operations

In a move to meet the high-demand signal for the Air Force’s Battlefield Airmen, the service announced changes to retraining and cross-flow, outlined in a policy memorandum dated April 25, 2016.

NASA photograph by Lauren Hughes Local

Kids learn about mom, dad’s work at NASA Armstrong

Izadel “Izzy” Rosas sits in the cockpit of the F/A-18, grabs a hold of the control stick and smiles.

NASA photograph by Ken Ulbrich Technology

NASA Armstrong previews worldwide atmospheric mission

NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards, Calif., hosted media representatives July 7, giving them an overview of the upcoming Atmospheric Tomography (ATom) airborne science mission that will use the center's DC-8 airplane.

Air Force photograph by SrA. Hailey Haux Air Force

Goldfein hosts first town hall with CMSAF

The Air Force’s top officer and enlisted leader hosted a town hall forum in the Boyd Auditorium at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., July 20, 2016.

Air Force photograph by Christian Turner Technology

RASCAL pod innovation enhances test capabilities

Innovation is the introduction of something new, an improved product or method. One innovation that’s not necessarily new but continues to demonstrate innovation is the RASCAL pod program at the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.


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Edwards to celebrate Women’s History Month

Posted  March 11, 2016

The 412th Test Wing, in partnership with NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center, are proud to announce the 2016 Women’s History Month events. This year’s theme is “Working to Form a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government.” It honors women who have shaped America’s history and its future. Although often overlooked and undervalued,…

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Local support groups lend helping hand to complete Eagle Scout project

Posted  March 11, 2016

Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 1328 helped a local Life Scout, a Desert High School junior, improve the baseball facilities at DHS.

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Harris speaks at 2016 AVBOT Outlook Conference

Posted  March 11, 2016

The Antelope Valley Board of Trade held its 44th Annual Business Outlook Conference Feb. 26 at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds. The "AV Rocks" themed event featured a variety of speakers including legendary businessman and musician Gene Simmons.

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted  March 11, 2016

March 14-18 Monday Chicken cordon bleu Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Barbecue rib tips Potato salad Bake beans Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday Baked cod Rice pilaf and vegetables All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin Hood and…

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Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  March 11, 2016

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community As children we hear, “Sticks and stones can break your bones but words will never hurt you.” As we grow older we find that words can hurt worse than physical injuries. As hurtful as some things are to hear we get…

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