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Money, manpower and minutes

I believe anything physically possible can be accomplished with the right amount of money, manpower and minutes. That's right. Anything.

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SecAF, CSAF, CMSAF present new ‘little blue book’

Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody delivered the initial handout of the pamphlet, "America's Air Force: A Profession of Arms," Aug. 27 to the Air Force's newest Airmen at Airmen's Week.

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Edwards Airman Spotlight: Senior Airman Ariel Graham

Name: Senior Airman Ariel Graham Unit: 412th Communications Squadron Job title: Server Operations Technician Job description and its impact on the overall mission: I administrate and manage enterprise servers and also troubleshoot day to day customer issues. Time in the military: Four years Time at Edwards AFB: Three and a half years Family: Mother, father, an older brother (retired…

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Luncheon highlights unlimited opportunities for women

Ninety-five years ago, American women achieved full voting rights under the U.S. Constitution by passage of the 19th Amendment.

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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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‘Conserve today, secure tomorrow’

Posted  April 24, 2015

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Members from Edwards AFB’s Environmental Management office answered questions about the base environment and its animal inhabitants at the Base Exchange April 22 in honor of Earth Day.   Conserve today, secure tomorrow. That’s this year’s theme for Earth Day, which reminds people to be responsible with the Earth’s resources….

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Wingman Day May 4

Posted  April 24, 2015

Spring is in the air! Don't forget to count your blessings!

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Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community

Posted  April 24, 2015

– Last year an Oregon woman with a brain tumor made the very public choice to die. But a Colorado woman facing a terminal disease chose to live through it. Kara Tippetts, a 38-year-old married mother of four, knew the fear and pain of a stage 4 cancer diagnosis. Her approach to this trial was…

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Announcements – April 24, 2015

Posted  April 24, 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 customer service hours will be 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Fridays, and closed…

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News Briefs April 17, 2015

Posted  April 17, 2015

STEM Expo The Antelope Valley Union High School District needs volunteers to serve as judges for the first Annual STEM Expo 5:30 p.m., April 27 at Eastside High School. Students will be evaluated in seven categories: Environmental/Agricultural Innovation, Invention, Reverse Engineering, Robotics and Computer Science, Rube Goldberg, Science Fiction, and Science Inquiry. Eastside High School…

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Sexual assault survivor: One Airman’s story

Posted  April 17, 2015

– By a Survivor WASHINGTON — Sexual assault is a hot topic — one addressed in annual training and at commander’s calls throughout the Air Force — yet the details of victims’ stories are seldom mentioned. This is understandable. These crimes against service members are intensely personal. Also, as many survivors have learned, listeners don’t…

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Q&A with the CMSAF

Posted  April 17, 2015

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody and his wife, retired Chief Master Sgt. Athena Cody, visited Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, from March 31 to April 2.

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CSAF discusses Air Force’s need to reset

Posted  April 17, 2015

The Air Force Association hosted its monthly Air Force breakfast with Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, as the key note speaker, April 2, at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, Virginia.

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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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