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Edwards joint maintenance team completes significant JSF propulsion verification event

A propulsion verification event is often considered tedious but essential work accomplished by the unseen maintainers of the developmental test and evaluation world.

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Edwards heroes save coworker’s life

For four heavy equipment operators with the 412th Civil Engineer Group March 13 was simply supposed to be another early morning day on the flightline, for another operator it was a day he almost lost his life if not for the actions of his four heroic coworkers.

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Thunderbirds give up-close look to academy-bound student

Headlining the 2015 Los Angeles County Airshow March 21-22 was U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, also known as the Thunderbirds.

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Brewer: ‘Continue to move forward’

After almost three years as the 412th Test Wing commander, Brig. Gen. Michael Brewer is saying goodbye to the High Desert and heading off to the Midwest to his new assignment at Headquarters, Air Force Materiel Command.

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SOFIA finds missing link between supernovae, planet formation

Using NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, an international scientific team discovered that supernovae are capable of producing a substantial amount of the material from which planets like Earth can form.


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Health & Safety

Nurturing relationships and a culture of caring*

Posted  October 31, 2014

When life gets challenging, stressors can build and conflicts can escalate, sometimes leading to abuse. Preventing domestic abuse is fundamental to basic relationship maintenance. Partners in healthy relationships work together every day to nurture their relationship, taking care to address issues and concerns when they occur. Healthy relationships should be safe, respectful and positive. October…

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Solar eclipse

Posted  October 31, 2014

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Philip Harvey, 412th Operations Support Squadron flight chief and staff meteorologist, adjusts a precision spectral pyranometer in order to plot data he collects from the beginning to the end of the partial solar eclipse that occurred Oct. 23 near the Base Operations building. The data recorded is used to…

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Commentary

Gaining Altitude – Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  October 31, 2014

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community – It is estimated that Halloween will bring in approximately $10 billion this year to the U.S. economy.  It has officially become a major holiday for Americans.  Of course everyone knows of the costumes and candy but many of us forget…

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Announcements – October 31, 2014

Posted  October 31, 2014

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000 Did You Know? The CAC/DEERS office, located in Bldg. 3000, offers ID cards and many other services? For your convenience the CAC/DEERS office is open 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, and closed on all federal holidays. To save some time schedule your next visit today by visiting…

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Local

News Briefs October 24, 2014

Posted  October 24, 2014

M4/M9 Firing Range closure The Edwards AFB Combat Arms Firing Range is closed for M4 and M9 firing until further notice. Any required firing for PCS or deployments will temporarily be accomplished at March ARB, Calif. To schedule training, contact the Combat Arms section at 661-277-2103. It is strongly recommended that all firing be scheduled as soon…

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Edwards community holds town hall meeting

Posted  October 24, 2014

The Edwards community gathered at the Airman and Family Readiness Center Oct. 15 for a town hall meeting.

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Online vigilance helps reduce risk

Posted  October 24, 2014

I received at least five emails last week warning me to secure my social media settings and be aware of what I post on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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Gathering of Eagles honors 70 years of TPS

Posted  October 24, 2014

The Flight Test Historical Foundation presented the 2014 Gathering of Eagles Oct. 18 celebrating the 70th anniversary of the United States Air Force Test Pilot School. The annual fundraiser included dinner, a silent auction and panel discussion with this year's honorees.

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Giving ‘gift of groceries’? Think Commissary gift cards

Posted  October 24, 2014

No matter the occasion, Commissary gift cards are always available to help family members, friends and organizations give the gift of groceries. “Our gift cards are versatile,” said Randy Chandler, the Defense Commissary Agency’s sales director. “They can help a young family in need, offer wholesome eating options to a young service member or make…

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AFMC command chief visits with Edwards Airmen

Posted  October 24, 2014

Chief Master Sgt. Michael J. Warner, Air Force Materiel Command command chief, stopped by Edwards AFB to talk to enlisted Airmen in two sessions at Club Muroc Oct. 15.

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