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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

AFMC promotes ‘Spring Into Shape’ physical activity challenge

Posted  March 20, 2015

During April and May, Air Force Materiel Command will promote its Spring Into Shape physical activity challenge. Spring Into Shape is a command-wide initiative designed to promote physical activity for the AFMC workforce. Participants will receive a FREE copy of the “Quick Start Walking” DVD at the official check-in. Civilian Health Promotion Services will conduct…

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Events

Thunderbirds to headline air show

Posted  March 20, 2015

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will headline the L.A. County Air Show March 21-22, in Lancaster, Calif. The flying unit is officially known as the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron. The Thunderbirds perform in front of millions of people every year in communities like the Antelope Valley. The team was formed in 1953 and…

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Budweiser Clydesdales take a stroll at Arnold Park

Posted  March 20, 2015

  The world famous Budweiser Clydesdales, made an appearance at Edwards AFB’s Arnold Park 2-4 p.m., March 18. The Clydesdales’ were hitched up for viewing and photo opportunities. The horses visited the base before heading to Fox Field in Lancaster for the upcoming Second Annual L.A. County Air Show, scheduled for March 21-22. The show will be headlined…

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Salutes & Awards

Edwards thanked for ‘saluting’ AV youth

Posted  March 20, 2015

The Antelope Valley Union High School District recognized Edwards AFB March 17 for its contributions to the area's annual Salute to Youth event.

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412th CPTS ‘Weaves the Stories of Women’s Lives’

Posted  March 20, 2015

Celebrating Women's History dates back to 1987 when Congress passed a law designating March as Women's History Month.

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Events

Free MATLAB seminar March 25

Posted  March 20, 2015

MathWorks is sponsoring a free MATLAB seminar open to all base personnel March 25. A morning and afternoon session will be presented in the classrooms at Oasis Community Center. The seminar is intended for all engineers and data analysts interested in learning more about the capabilities of MATLAB. In addition to the group seminars below, individual…

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Health & Safety

Find your ‘happy place’ in yoga

Posted  March 20, 2015

Melissa Hoffman, a configuration manager at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center, first started doing yoga after high school.

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Team Edwards undergoes combined IG inspection

Posted  March 20, 2015

How do Air Force bases gauge whether they are up to par with Air Force standards on how to operate and function as an installation? That's where Inspector General Unit Effectiveness Inspections play an important role.

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Commentary

Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  March 20, 2015

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community – Contemplation is a lost art. Most people can manage some type of prayer but contemplation is much harder to do.  Medieval teacher Hugh of St. Victor says that “what prayer asks, contemplation finds.” Contemplation then is marveling at the wonder,…

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Announcements – March 20, 2015

Posted  March 20, 2015

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000 Sponsorship Opportunities Attention local business operators; Reach your military market! Edwards Services is proud to provide businesses the opportunity to show support of our military members through the AF Commercial Sponsorship Program. From 4th of July’s Freedom Fest to the annual Children’s Holiday Party held in…

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