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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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Retiree Appreciation Day slated for May 16

Posted  April 3, 2015

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Master Sgt. Erik Robbins (right), 412th Force Support Squadron base career assistance advisor, speaks with retired Air Force Staff Sgt. Thomas White during the 2014 Retiree Appreciation Day. Edwards Air Force Base will hold its 2015 Military Retiree Appreciation Day 8-11 a.m., May 16. The event will be held…

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F-16, tankers, reach IOC

Posted  April 3, 2015

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner The 412th Test Wing’s F-16 and Tanker Consolidation Team, at the culmination of a 13-month effort to merge the 416th and 445th Flight Test Squadrons along with the 418th and 412th Flight Test Squadron (Speckled Trout), posed for a group photo to celebrate the major milestone of reaching Initial…

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Fly bys say ‘thank you’ to Plant 42

Posted  April 3, 2015

Photographs by Dianna Condon A composite photo of all three jets flying over Air Force Plant 42 April 1.   April 1, the men and women of Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, Calif., were treated to a special F-22, F-35 and F-16 fly by provided by Lockheed Martin. The aircraft made numerous passes over…

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Edwards hosts first Sexual Assault Awareness, Prevention Month event

Posted  April 3, 2015

The Department of Defense and the Air Force continues to challenge the way its personnel and service members tackle sexual assault awareness and prevention, especially with Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month kicking off April 1.

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Chief Air Force scientist visits TPS

Posted  April 3, 2015

Dr. Mica Endsley, chief scientist of the Air Force, made a special stop to the U.S.A.F. Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., March 25 during a trip to the West Coast. Endsley was new to the Department of Defense when she was selected as chief scientist in 2013. During her private sector career, she…

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Bunch, Brewer confirmed by Senate for promotion

Posted  April 3, 2015

Brig. Gen. Michael T. Brewer, former 412th Test Wing commander.   Air Force officials announced March 27, 2015, the Senate confirmation of five Air Force Materiel Command senior leaders’ nominations. Officials announced the Senate confirmation of Lt. Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, Military Deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition at…

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Tax Center update

Posted  April 3, 2015

Air Force photograph by Kate Blais The last day of operation for the Edwards Tax Center will be April 15. The last day to e-file returns at the Tax Center is April 8. If customers come in April 13 or 15, the center will assist them with the preparation of their return, but the customer will have to paper-file the return and ensure that it…

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Air Force’s updated policy further promotes tobacco-free environments

Posted  April 3, 2015

Air Force’s Updated Policy Further Prootes Tobacco-Free Environments. The Air Force has led the military in advancing innovative tobacco control policies, such as the tobacco-free medical campus and prohibiting tobacco use outside “designated tobacco areas.” Now, an updated Air Force Instruction, published in March, seeks to further reduce health impacts from smoking, the nation’s leading…

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Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  April 3, 2015

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community – Our culture is surrounded by death.  Our action movies succeed based on the high body count and our daily news thrives off the gruesome details.  We even throw away our toys instead of repairing them.  It can be depressing but…

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Boeing employee community fund sends military children to camp

Posted  April 3, 2015

The Employees Community Fund at Boeing has awarded a grant to the Tiger Woods Learning Center for five students of military families from around Edwards Air Force Base†to attend the Summer Academy Camp this July. The Summer Academy Camp is an opportunity for military children to attend a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics summer camp…

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