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772nd innovation team creates mobile, reconfigurable cockpit

There's an old saying, "Necessity is the mother of invention." In flight test, needs are everywhere. Parts, scheduling, the need for maintainers; need for computers, the need for spectrum to transmit data, etc.

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Join 412th TW on its ‘innovation journey’

One theme the Department of Defense is emphasizing is getting warfighters what they need, when they need it. Now and in the future.

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Security clearance investigations to include social media activity

People who use social media are constantly reminded to be careful when posting and sharing information because it's almost impossible to know who might be monitoring their activity.

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AFMC’s new command chief focused on airmen and their families

Family and fellow airmen have been the keys to success in CMSgt. Jason France's Air Force career of 26 years and counting. As the new command chief of Air Force Materiel Command, France plans to keep them a priority.

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Edwards employee recognized nationally for contributions to mission

A member of the 412th Civil Engineer Group at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., was recognized for his contributions to the Edwards mission, and to American Indians in government service.


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Events

Military Saves Week 2016 — Meet the challenge in 3 steps

Posted  February 19, 2016

Military Saves Week 2016 is fast approaching! Every year, military installations and organizations around the world join forces to motivate, support, and encourage service members and military families to save money, reduce debt, and build wealth through a week of financial focus and education. “I’m a big fan of the Military Saves Campaign,” said Lt….

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Salutes & Awards

412th TW fourth quarter award winners unveiled

Posted  February 19, 2016

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Like most test wing award ceremonies, the fourth quarter ceremony held in the base theater Feb. 11 had a theme. Winners received their award plaque from Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, and were then given a basketball to shoot. The 412th Test Wing recognized outstanding individual…

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Sports

Desert High Scorpions wrestlers to compete at CIF

Posted  February 19, 2016

Courtesy photograph Desert High Scorpions varsity wrestling team members (left to right) LeAaron Santos, Charles Dobbin and Charles Martinez, will compete at the CIF championships Feb. 19 in Corona, Calif. Three wrestlers on the Desert High Scorpions varsity wrestling team will compete in the California Interscholastic Federation championships Feb. 19 in Corona, Calif. The students…

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Health & Safety

MedSafe disposal box now available at 412th MDG Pharmacy

Posted  February 19, 2016

Courtesy photograph The MedSafe box is now located in the 412th Medical Group Pharmacy at the main clinic. The box offers a safe way to dispose of unneeded or old medications. Rates of prescription drug abuse in the United States are alarmingly high. The majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends,…

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Commentary

Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  February 19, 2016

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community The Christian season of Lent began a week and a half ago.  For Christians, Ash Wednesday began a season of fasting.  The ritual of fasting is shared by a number of religions, for example Muslims celebrate the month of Ramadan. Persons…

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