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412th Test Wing 1st Quarter Award Winners

Air Force photograph by Chris Higgins Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, watches Jeanette White, 412th Civil Engineering Group, absolutely smash a foam baseball into the audience after accepting her 30-year government service award May 14 during the 412th Test Wing’s 1st Quarter Awards ceremony. 30 Years of Government Service Pin Jerry…

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The 412th Medical Group is dedicated to meeting the health care needs of you and your family by providing access to its services and the best possible medical care.

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Team Edwards hosts Military Retiree Appreciation Day

Approximately 400 military retirees, their families and surviving spouses were invited to attend the 2015 Military Retiree Appreciation Day event held at the Oasis Community Center May 16.

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Edwards youth ‘conquer’ the gift of giving, volunteering

A youth group from the Base Chapel's Catholic parish, called The Conquerors, is doing its best to exemplify the Air Force core value, "service before self," in all they do.

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JetHawks tickets donated for Military Appreciation Week

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Left to Right: Col. David Radomski, 412th Test Wing vice commander, Allison Hastings, Donald Collins, Chief Master Sgt. David Smith, 412th TW command chief, Carole Sarian and Jason Siegen. Donald Collins, Principal of Progress Farms, donated a suite in the Lancaster Municipal Stadium (The Hangar) for the May 22…


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Break-ins, vandalism continue at Desert High

Posted  May 15, 2015

For the fourth week in a row Desert High School was the target of a break-in, this time causing major damage to the school’s maintenance facility. Vandals took tools within the building and used them to bash walls, bathroom facilities, computers, fluorescent lights, appliances, computers†and a school vehicle’s back window. In the previous weeks, items…

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Base gym hosts star-studded volleyball tourney

Posted  May 15, 2015

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara The Rosburg Fitness Center was the site of this yearís 3-on-3 All Star Intramural Volleyball tournament where approximately 10 teams battled for bragging rights and a first-place trophy May 7. The tournament was single-elimination and after a constant back and forth game, the combined 412th Test Engineering Group and…

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What’s your social thumbprint?

Posted  May 15, 2015

U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Jessica Hines Just as you would lock the front door of your home or secure your wallet, social media users should aim to lockup and secure their online personal information and do regular checkups of their social thumbprint. RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany–We’ve all done it; in a vain…

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Community networking spotlight: Dr. Leslie Uhazy

Posted  May 15, 2015

Dr. Leslie Uhazy, Antelope Valley College dean of Mathematics and Sciences, was selected for the Air Force Material Command Community Liaison Program in the fall of 2004. He attended his first CLP meeting in San Antonio, Texas, at Brooks City-Base with then AFMC commander Gen. Gregory Martin. “I joined the Community Liaison Program because of…

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Time to register for this year’s AFTC Small Business Seminar

Posted  May 15, 2015

The Air Force Test Center is hosting its 2015 Small Business Seminar June 10 from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. The free one-day event will be held in the Conference Center (Airman and Family Readiness Center) in Bldg. 5620. “Briefings and Matchmaking” is this year’s theme. The day will feature an AFTC mission briefing, projected…

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AFOQT scores updated as AF implements new test, form*

Posted  May 15, 2015

Airmen who took Form S of the Air Force Officer Qualifying Test may see their test scores updated May 22 when the Air Force converts scores to the new Form T metric, officials said May 12. According to Dr. Lisa Hughes, Chief of Air Force Personnel Assessment, all Form S scores in the official database…

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Beat the heat through Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Index

Posted  May 15, 2015

As a safety professional and working here at Edwards AFB in the summer, you are at the mercy of the heat. Because of the heat, I will discuss the Wet Bulb Globe Temperature. The WBGT combines four thermal components: ambient air temperatures, relative humidity, air velocity and radiant heat. At Edwards, heat related incidents can…

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Have you really joined the Air Force yet?

Posted  May 15, 2015

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska–For those of us in uniform, particularly enlisted members, memories of how we came to be in the military are fairly easy to call to mind – whether the process was more than 20 years ago, or closer to 20 months ago. As I recall the experience, that trip to the Military…

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

Posted  May 15, 2015

“What do you do?”  That is the question most asked of people when they meet for the first time.  It implies that we are what we do. But deep down we know we are more than our job. Our character, personality, hobbies, and family life are not often considered when we meet. It would be…

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Announcements – May 15, 2015

Posted  May 15, 2015

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000 Family Down Day Hours–May 22 Hours of operation for all OPEN 412th FSS facilities: Aero Club: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Arts & Crafts: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Auto Hobby: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Child Development Center: 6:15 a.m.-6 p.m. High Desert Inn: open 7 days a week, 24 hours…

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