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Boeing photograph by Bob Ferguson Local

Hypersonic CTF oversight shifts to Arnold EDC

The Hypersonic Combined Test Force here saw a shift in leadership Dec. 1`, as oversight of the unit was transferred to the Arnold Engineering and Development Complex, Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn.

NASA photograph by Lauren Hughes Local

Landing on display

NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California lent its Lunar Landing Research Vehicle, or LLRV, and a Space Shuttle Crew Transporter to the Air Force Flight Test Museum on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Local

Final phase of C-17 drag reduction testing underway

When it comes to aviation fuel, the C-17 Globemaster III utilization rate makes it stand out as the largest consumer in the U.S. Air Force.

Army photograph by 1st Lt. Daniel Johnson Defense

U.S. service members mark Thanksgiving serving on global missions

While the vast majority of Americans will be sitting down with family for a Thanksgiving feast, hundreds of thousands of U.S. service members will be on guard around the world, ensuring their fellow citizens enjoy a day of peace. 

Navy photograph by Lt. j.g. Maideline Sanchez Defense

F-35 helmet: An advance in flight technology

When the Department of Defense launched the acquisition process for the revolutionary F-35 Lightning II, they envisioned a common platform across three variants that ultimately invigorated the defense industry worldwide, creating an influx of new technologies -- notably the F-35 helmet.


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People and Places

In Memoriam

Posted  October 9, 2015

A memorial service will be held for Maj. Benjamin Meier at 11 a.m., Oct. 9, in Hangar 1810 at 11 a.m. Meier was assigned to the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron as an F-35 pilot. The service is open to those with base access. Meier was struck by a vehicle while running on base the…

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Local

Thanks to space utilization efforts, Environmental Management finally ‘home’

Posted  October 9, 2015

Building 3735, once a large open warehouse space, is now home to an army of almost 100 office cubicles.

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Health & Safety

Edwards AFB annual ‘Pumpkin Patrol’ trick-or-treat event

Posted  October 9, 2015

For most people Halloween means three things: costumes, trick-or-treating and months of free candy.

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Health & Safety

AFMC promotes Depression Awareness Month

Posted  October 9, 2015

During the month of October, Air Force Materiel Command will promote Depression Awareness. As part of its Mental Fitness Campaign, AFMC will inform the workforce about the signs and symptoms of depression, offer anonymous behavioral health screenings, and promote mental fitness assistance programs and services. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, depression is…

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October is Energy Action Month

Posted  October 9, 2015

President Obama has proclaimed October 2015 as Energy Action Month. The use of the word “action” continues the theme that we need to be more than just aware of energy but to take action to conserve energy. Although large displays of renewable generation such as solar and wind comes to mind when considering Energy Action…

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