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Air Force Test Center gets new top NCO

Chief Master Sgt. Michael Ditore is the new command chief for the Air Force Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Ditore comes to Edwards from Kadena Air Base, Japan, where he served as the 18th Wing command chief master sergeant.

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Combined, interagency medical training enhances care for Airmen

“Train as you fight, fight as you train,” is a military mantra that every Airman can implement in their training, and the Airmen of the 412th Medical Group is training to fight for their fellow Airmen’s lives.

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AF team talks space with Edwards test experts

There’s no better way to learn about testing complex things than visiting Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California. That’s why the 412th Test Wing hosted a forum to discuss space test and evaluation Oct. 29, 2018.

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AV Wall display to honor local veterans

The City of Palmdale and Point Man Antelope Valley will host the Antelope Valley’s Mobile Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall from 5 p.m., Nov. 8 until 8 a.m., Nov. 13 at the Palmdale Amphitheater, 2723 Rancho Vista Blvd., under the theme of “Welcome Home Antelope Valley Vietnam Veterans.”

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New BAF innovative technology goes LIVE

Recently, innovators working in the Bene?eld Anechoic Facility at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., teamed with Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Electronic Warfare and Avionics Division of the Agile Combat Support Directorate to execute the Closed Loop Operational Test Vertical Testability Demonstration using the Laboratory Intelligence Validated Emulator (LIVE) here.


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Team Edwards bands together to raise breast cancer awareness

Posted  October 26, 2018

According to the American Cancer Society, a woman has a 1 in 8 chance she will develop breast cancer at some point in her life. In 2018, an estimated 40,920 women will die from breast cancer. Team Edwards is banding together to fight to reduce those numbers.

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Trick-or-treating hours, tips

Posted  October 26, 2018

The Pumpkin Patrol is here. It’s time once again for some trick-or-treat fun. This year’s Pumpkin Patrol will be 5-8 p.m., Oct. 31. While everyone is out in costume getting some tasty treats, please keep in mind the following safety tips:   * Travel in groups. Parents/guardians should accompany children at all times. * Use a flashlight (or…

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AFFT Museum volunteers give makeover to C-7A Caribou

Posted  October 26, 2018

A C-7A Caribou that has been sitting at South Base at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for years is now sporting its old look thanks to help from volunteers of the Air Force Flight Test Museum.

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Health & Safety

Edwards ducks, covers for Great ShakeOut

Posted  October 24, 2018

Across Edwards Air Force Base in California, thousands of military, civilians and contractors ducked underneath tables or stood in doorways as a simulated, massive earthquake shook the area Oct. 18, 2018. In conjunction with the annual Great ShakeOut national exercise drill, Edwards conducted exercise Desert Wind 18-04.

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Local company supports DHS Wrestling

Posted  October 24, 2018

Courtesy photograph Ray Wilkens, president of INQU, LLC (left), and Mike Cook, Desert Wrestling Booster Club president, pose with an American flag that was donated to Wilkens for supporting Desert High School Wrestling. Desert High School Wrestling has been fortunate to be supported by organizations on base as well as local companies over the years…

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