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Bowers inspires students to be their best

Al Bowers, who is the chief scientist at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, loves to hear about the successes of people he has mentored. For decades he has been a strong supporter of education and seeding young minds.

NASA photograph by Ryan Dibley Technology

Wi-Fi in space, spacecraft technologies launched on Blue Origin rocket

A company vying to be the first internet service provider in space as well as a NASA monitoring system for testing technologies on suborbital vehicles were both carried into space when Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket successfully launched April 29.

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Local

Edwards Air Force Base engineers search for future innovators

Companies from all innovative disciplines often send engineers to career fairs all over the nation to search for future go-getters; and the Air Force test mission is no different.

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Events

412th SFS to hold Police Week events May 14-18

Team Edwards and the 412th Security Forces Squadron will observe National Police Week with a slate of events May 14-18. Police Week is a time designated to remember and celebrate past and present civilian and military law enforcement officers, as well as the survivors of those who make the ultimate sacrifice.

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Katherine Spessa Air Force

BACN goes global after delivering CENTCOM comms for 9 years

The people who manage the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node want to keep a sense of urgency as the system transitions from Joint Urgent Operational Need to Program of Record.

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U.S. Air Force service member dies at Edwards

Posted  August 25, 2017

The U.S. Air Force is investigating the death of an Airman assigned to Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The deceased is identified as Senior Airman Joseph Connors of the 812th Civil Engineer Squadron, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight. The incident occurred at approximately 6:30 p.m., Aug. 23, near the base’s north gate on Edwards AFB property….

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit
Salutes & Awards

Measurement lab passes evaluation with precision

Posted  August 25, 2017

The Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory passed a recent evaluation that ensures the lab performs measurements that are safe, accurate, reliable and traceable.

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Health & Safety

Virtual medical appointments offered on family days

Posted  August 25, 2017

The 412th Medical Group at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., continually seeks to improve access to medical care for beneficiaries. The group has several ongoing improvement projects to increase access to appointments. For example, the number of appointments providers offer on a daily basis has been increased.  Additionally, virtual appointments, which allow patients with certain…

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Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball

Alpha Warrior tour visits Edwards

Posted  August 25, 2017

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball Krishtof Korda, 412th Test Engineering Group, powers his way through the Alpha Warrior Battle Rig during the timed competition. Korda was the first Team Edwards member to complete the course. Dozens of Team Edwards members gathered at the Rosburg Fitness Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Aug. 23,…

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit

LPGA pro swings by Muroc Lake Golf Course

Posted  August 23, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Professional golfer Katelyn Sepmoree demonstrates a proper golf swing at Muroc Lake Golf Course’s driving range Aug. 18, 2017. Professional golfer Katelyn Sepmoree was invited to drop by Muroc Lake Golf Course at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and conduct some one-on-one lessons Aug. 18-19. Sepmoree is a Ladies…

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