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AF uniform office designs for entire force; new modifications underway

When an airman gets dressed for his or her job, he or she dons apparel and equipment that were developed, produced, deployed, sustained, and modified by a group of fewer than 20 people working at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

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AcqDemo team outlines planned activities related to transition

In late May to mid-June, Air Force Materiel Command employees who will transition into the Department of Defense Civilian Acquisition Workforce Demonstration Project (AcqDemo) will receive information detailing their individual conversion into the new pay system.

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Police week recognizes sacrifice

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week.

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Dutch F-35 OT contingent prepping to head overseas

Several media members and Royal Netherlands Air Force representatives stopped by Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., May 10 to cover a big story.

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Air Force demonstrates key rocket engine technologies for next generation launch systems

The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and contractor Aerojet Rocketdyne achieved a major milestone under the Hydrocarbon Boost program, which is advancing domestic rocket engine technologies in support of next generation launch.


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This week in Edwards Flight Test History

Posted  March 18, 2016

March 16, 1976 — The F-16 control-configured vehicle flight test program began. The first prototype F-16 had been fitted with a pair of canards and an auxiliary flight control computer. The CCV program explored the use of non-conventional flight modes to enhance the operational capabilities of modern high-performance fighters.

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Salutes & Awards

Rocket Site employee selected as AFMC civilian nominee

Posted  March 18, 2016

Wayne Nelson, Air Force Research Laboratory, Aerospace Systems Directorate, was selected as the Air Force Materiel Command nominee for the 2015 National Defense Industrial Association Civilian Tester of the Year award.

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Edwards to celebrate Women’s History Month

Posted  March 11, 2016

The 412th Test Wing, in partnership with NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center, are proud to announce the 2016 Women’s History Month events. This year’s theme is “Working to Form a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government.” It honors women who have shaped America’s history and its future. Although often overlooked and undervalued,…

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Local support groups lend helping hand to complete Eagle Scout project

Posted  March 11, 2016

Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 1328 helped a local Life Scout, a Desert High School junior, improve the baseball facilities at DHS.

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Salutes & Awards

40 enlisted promotees celebrated at ceremony

Posted  March 4, 2016

Air Force photograph by Joseph Gocong Airmen pose for a group photo following the monthly enlisted promotion ceremony held at the base theater Feb. 29. Team Edwards held its monthly enlisted promotion ceremony in the base theater Feb. 29. Forty Airmen pinned on their next rank and took another step forward in their Air Force careers. Congratulations…

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