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AFMC commander talks resilience, future of command

Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, emphasized her expectations and the command's priorities in a commander's call at the base theater June 19.

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Seminar provides expert advice for smart home buying

Whether you are a first-time home buyer or looking to purchase an investment property, the Housing Management Office is here to help. June 17, they brought subject matter experts to the Airman and Family Readiness Center for a free Home Buyer's Seminar.

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Summertime fire safety

Summer is upon us! This means lots of fun with family and friends. At the Edwards AFB Fire Department we want your summer to be fun, memorable and safe. Here are a few tips to help keep you and your family safe this summer.

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Minors confess to causing $22,000 in damage during vandalism spree

After weeks of investigative work, two minors confessed June 8 to committing vandalism at Desert High School and nearby school district maintenance buildings.

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AFTC needs to be ‘agile, ready, right’

The Air Force Test Center added a page to its three-year history June 18 when Maj. Gen. David A. Harris stepped into the role of commander. Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, presided as the center transitioned to a new leader for the very first time.


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Commissaries serve as Feds Feed Families collection sites

Posted  June 19, 2015

Commissaries are serving as collection points for the Feds Feed Families campaign, which began June 1 and ends Aug. 31 at participating stateside military installations.

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Community Networking Spotlight – Part 4

Posted  June 19, 2015

Courtesy Photograph Vicki Medina, Antelope Valley Board of Trade executive director, joined the Air Force Materiel Command Community Liaison Program in 2013. As a liaison, she meets with the 412th Test Wing commander on a quarterly basis and attends various base functions. When possible, liaisons are invited to meet with AFMC command staff at Wright-Patterson…

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NASA’S American Eatery – Menu

Posted  June 19, 2015

June 22-26 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Open-faced turkey Mashed potatoes with gravy Vegetables Tuesday Sweet and sour meatballs Over white rice Wednesday Taco salad Beef or turkey Thursday Teriyaki chicken Fried rice and egg roll Friday Closed All Blue Plate Specials–$7.89 Drink not included. Medium Beverage, $1.99; large $2.09

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TPS Class 14-B ready to jump into test world

Posted  June 19, 2015

The U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School sent another group of test pilots into the world June 12 with the graduation of Class 14-B. Each graduate was awarded a Master of Science in Flight Test Engineering from Air University.

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Be’fit’ting event

Posted  June 19, 2015

GNC and local vendors held a vendor’s event at the Base Exchange June 15 to promote women’s health at the installation. Muscletech , BPI Sports, Stylique Salon, Tupperware, Allied Physical Medicine and National Physique Committee figure competitor, Stephanie Johnson, were among those in attendance during the event.   Ryan Warner, Muscletech sales representative, speaks to…

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GWOT Expeditionary Medal

Posted  June 19, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Steve White JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas–Active duty, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Airmen who earned the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal for more than one of the five Department of Defense approved GWOT-EM operations may now wear a service star device on the medal and service…

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Edwards maintainer makes All-AF, All-Armed Forces volleyball team

Posted  June 19, 2015

Every year athletes across the Air Force try out for a chance to not only represent their base, but the Air Force at a national level.

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Gaining Altitude – Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  June 19, 2015

Through our character–an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community. * Andrew Reiner, a teacher at Towson University wrote recently, “This is a generation terrified of looking up from the cellphone for fear of appearing out of the loop or having a real conversation where the muck of real emotions can’t be sterilized….

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Announcements – June 19, 2015

Posted  June 19, 2015

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000 MPS operating hours In order to stay aligned to new and existing personnel program processes, the Military Personnel Section will be changing its customer service hours beginning 1 May, 2015. The new hours will be 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Fridays, and closed the first…

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Big thoughts on small business shared during seminar

Posted  June 18, 2015

More than 80 companies sent representatives to the Air Force Test Center Small Business Seminar held June 10 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center.

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