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U.S. Airman recognized as ‘hero’ in Paris

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone (right), Aleksander Skarlatos and Anthony Sadler pose for a photo in Paris Aug. 23, 2015, following a foiled attack on a French train. Stone was on vacation with his childhood friends, Aleksander Skarlatos and Anthony Sadler, when an armed gunman entered their…

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AF Senior leaders give State of the Air Force address

Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark A. Welsh III held a State of the Air Force address at the Pentagon, Aug. 24.

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Edwards AFB Express drives for value at the pump

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara The Edwards AFB Exchange Express Gas Station. According to gasbuddy.com, gas prices could dip to below $2 a gallon by Thanksgiving. As the cost of gas continues to plummet, the Exchange wants to ensure drivers are aware of the procedures in place to determine pump prices at Edwards and…

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Local efforts help keep Dragon Lady flying at 60

In 1955, Disneyland opened its doors for the first time, Elvis made his first TV appearance, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her bus seat to a white passenger, and the Vietnam War began with fighting between the South and North Vietnam Armies.

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A-4 Skyhawks support F-35 operational testing

A-4 Skyhawks have taken to the skies over Edwards in support of operational test of the F-35A for the Royal Netherlands Air Force.


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Command chief shares secrets to success for enlisted

Posted  April 17, 2015

Chief Master Sgt. David Smith, 412th Test Wing command chief hosted a mandatory enlisted all-call at the base theater April 13. Smith spent most of the hour sharing the road map to being promoted - good EPR's (Enlisted Performance Reports), education and special duties. 

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F-35 program ‘on right track,’ director says

Posted  April 17, 2015

Despite its numerous setbacks, the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter program is on the right track to meet aircraft delivery deadlines, the program’s executive officer told a House Armed Services Committee panel April 14.

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Exchange special sizes catalog helps military shoppers look their best

Posted  April 17, 2015

Soldiers, Airmen and their families can put some spring in their step with the latest fashions in special sizes from the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s latest catalog. The 20-page Special Sizes guide is decked out with on-trend looks in a variety of sizes, including big and tall, plus, petite and maternity. Women can…

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Salute military children during the Month of the Military Child

Posted  April 17, 2015

In April, the military community comes together to highlight the contributions, bravery and patriotism of its youngest members.  The Month of the Military Child recognizes the more than 1.9 million U.S. military children that brave the unique challenges of military life. Often military kids face back-to-back deployments of a parent, or; they may have to…

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Highlighting what’s important

Posted  April 17, 2015

Zack Gilbertson, dependent, passes one of the last color splash checkpoints during the Color Splash Fun Run held April 8, 2015, around the Rosburg Fitness Center. Gilbertson finished first in the male runner category and Jamie Muniz, from the 412th Operations Support Squadron, finished first in the female runner category. In total, the event had…

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Edwards AFB’s EOD team clears UXOs in Cal City, local areas

Posted  April 17, 2015

Residents of California City may have heard a loud bang that didn't quite sound like a sonic boom recently.

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AFMC promotes Strengthening Workplace Relationships campaign

Posted  April 17, 2015

During the months of April and May, Air Force Materiel Command will promote its Strengthening Workplace Relationships campaign. Building and maintaining good work relationships is the key to a positive work environment. Many full-time employees spend more of their waking hours with fellow staff than they do with their families or personal friends. Co-workers rely…

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Community networking spotlight

Posted  April 17, 2015

Courtesy photograph Edwards Air Force Base has for many years valued the support of the local community. One of the ways the base stays connected is through the Air Force Materiel Command’s Community Liaison Program. Four community representatives meet with the 412th Test Wing commander and the AFMC command staff at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base,…

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Spring season = Edwards Spring Clean-Up

Posted  April 17, 2015

Winter is finally over and spring has arrived!  Despite the cold mornings or the blustery winds Edwards has battled, the weather is definitely turning warmer. Just like the things people do every year at home, clearing winter debris blown into yards or removing dead plants and weeds, at Edwards AFB has an annual event known as Spring Clean-Up Week….

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Italian cuisine helps Family Advocacy raise awareness of child abuse

Posted  April 17, 2015

Nothing brings people together like a good meal and a little competition. That's why Family Advocacy held a pasta dish contest to highlight Child Abuse Awareness Month April 9 at the Chapel 2 Annex. There was mac n' cheese, tri-colored lobster raviolis, gnocchi and more.

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