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AF uniform office designs for entire force; new modifications underway

When an airman gets dressed for his or her job, he or she dons apparel and equipment that were developed, produced, deployed, sustained, and modified by a group of fewer than 20 people working at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

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AcqDemo team outlines planned activities related to transition

In late May to mid-June, Air Force Materiel Command employees who will transition into the Department of Defense Civilian Acquisition Workforce Demonstration Project (AcqDemo) will receive information detailing their individual conversion into the new pay system.

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Police week recognizes sacrifice

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week.

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Dutch F-35 OT contingent prepping to head overseas

Several media members and Royal Netherlands Air Force representatives stopped by Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., May 10 to cover a big story.

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Air Force demonstrates key rocket engine technologies for next generation launch systems

The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and contractor Aerojet Rocketdyne achieved a major milestone under the Hydrocarbon Boost program, which is advancing domestic rocket engine technologies in support of next generation launch.


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Upcoming African American History Month activities

Posted  January 29, 2016

February is African American History Month. The festivities will begin Feb. 2 with the opening ceremony at the Base Exchange and will end with a luncheon at Club Muroc Feb. 25. In 1925, the first Negro History Week was announced by historian Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study of Negro Life and…

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Health & Safety

Keep your family safe from carbon monoxide

Posted  January 29, 2016

Carbon monoxide, or CO, is an odorless, colorless, tasteless gas that can kill you and your family. Each year 400 Americans die from unintentional CO poisoning, there are more than 20,000 visits to the emergency room and more than 4,000 are hospitalized. We’re here to help you keep your family safe! What exactly is carbon…

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Salutes & Awards

Airman Spotlight: Senior Airman Bradley Hartnett

Posted  January 29, 2016

Unit:  812th Civil Engineer Squadron Job title:  Driver/Operator Job description and its impact on the overall mission:  Fire apparatus driver/operator, charged with safely transporting firefighting crews to and from the scene of the emergencies and supplying water for firefighting actions. Time in the military: Three years Time at Edwards AFB: One year will be March…

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See what the new vision center has to offer

Posted  January 29, 2016

Members of the Exchange staff and Vista Optical pose for a photo before cutting the grand opening cake Jan. 15. The shop is available to anyone with access to the base. Vista Optical officially opened Jan. 15 in the Edwards AFB Exchange Mall area. The optical center celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon cutting…

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2016 AFAF Campaign at Edwards launches Feb. 1

Posted  January 29, 2016

This year’s Air Force Assistance Fund campaign on base begins Feb. 1 and runs through March 11. The AFAF is a charitable fund by Airmen for Airmen. All monies raised during the campaign go to supporting the Air Force’s four charities: The Air Force Aid Society, which takes care of Airmen and their families with emergency…

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