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412th MXG to host annual Load Crew of the Year Competition for 2015

The ability to safely and rapidly load weapons on an aircraft is critical in combat situations. The specific function of a weapons load crew is to load their aircraft in the most expeditious and safest method possible while ensuring the reliability of the munitions.

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Team Edwards aims to save lives at ‘Battle of Badges’

Team Edwards found another way to save lives Feb. 3 at the 10th Annual Battle of the Badges blood drive. Battle of the Badges is an annual Red Cross donation competition for all law enforcement and military agencies across Southern California to see who can bring in the most blood.

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31st TES departs for Mountain Home AFB to conduct F-35 testing

A much anticipated and important test mission for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program is underway with the "deployment" of six operational test and evaluation F-35s and more than 85 Airmen from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron, which took place Feb. 8 and 9.

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Range Safety officer to discover if base trails lead to Olympics

Sergio Reyes, 412th Test Wing Range Safety officer, has been running since he was a young boy. This Feb. 13, he'll run for a spot on the 2016 Summer Olympic Marathon Team at the trials in Los Angeles.

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412th LRS executes F-35 ‘deployment’ plan

The 412th Logistics Readiness Squadron "deployed" 81 personnel from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron to Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Feb. 9.


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Gift cards help support service members

Posted  December 11, 2015

Edwards AFB Exchange shoppers can send a little holiday cheer to military service members this year by purchasing an Exchange gift card. Service members can use Exchange gift cards to purchase snacks, electronics, books, clothing or even jewelry at any Army, Air Force, Navy or Marine Corps Exchange. “Purchasing an Exchange gift card for a…

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7th Annual Reindeer Run funds DHS sports teams

Posted  December 11, 2015

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Overall winner and top under 12 finisher, Zack Gilbertson, came in with a time of 20:09. As he crossed the finish line Edward the Reindeer ran in behind him. Dasher, Dancer, Prancer and Comet all took off like it was a quarter to midnight on Christmas Eve at the…

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412th command chief emphasizes AF professionalism at enlisted calls

Posted  December 11, 2015

Chief Master Sgt. David Smith, 412th Test Wing command chief, held two enlisted calls at the base theater Dec. 7 emphasizing professionalism in the Air Force. He covered everything from what's being taught in basic training to the changes that are being implemented in the Enlisted Evaluation System.

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Fundraising opportunity

Posted  December 11, 2015

Organizations can raise funds for their worthy causes while spreading some holiday cheer as Exchanges worldwide are actively soliciting partners for the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s annual community gift wrap program. If your squadron or group is interested in gift wrapping at the Exchange during the below open dates/times, then please call the…

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Corvias partners with NMFA to offer 2016 spouse scholarships

Posted  December 11, 2015

Corvias Foundation, a private, charitable foundation and the charitable arm of Corvias Group, has been committed to supporting military families in the pursuit of higher education since 2006. This year, Corvias Foundation and Corvias Military Living, the military housing division of Corvias Group, has partnered with the National Military Family Association to support spouse scholarships…

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