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772nd innovation team creates mobile, reconfigurable cockpit

There's an old saying, "Necessity is the mother of invention." In flight test, needs are everywhere. Parts, scheduling, the need for maintainers; need for computers, the need for spectrum to transmit data, etc.

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Join 412th TW on its ‘innovation journey’

One theme the Department of Defense is emphasizing is getting warfighters what they need, when they need it. Now and in the future.

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Security clearance investigations to include social media activity

People who use social media are constantly reminded to be careful when posting and sharing information because it's almost impossible to know who might be monitoring their activity.

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AFMC’s new command chief focused on airmen and their families

Family and fellow airmen have been the keys to success in CMSgt. Jason France's Air Force career of 26 years and counting. As the new command chief of Air Force Materiel Command, France plans to keep them a priority.

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Edwards employee recognized nationally for contributions to mission

A member of the 412th Civil Engineer Group at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., was recognized for his contributions to the Edwards mission, and to American Indians in government service.


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Upcoming African American History Month activities

Posted  January 29, 2016

February is African American History Month. The festivities will begin Feb. 2 with the opening ceremony at the Base Exchange and will end with a luncheon at Club Muroc Feb. 25. In 1925, the first Negro History Week was announced by historian Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study of Negro Life and…

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Health & Safety

Keep your family safe from carbon monoxide

Posted  January 29, 2016

Carbon monoxide, or CO, is an odorless, colorless, tasteless gas that can kill you and your family. Each year 400 Americans die from unintentional CO poisoning, there are more than 20,000 visits to the emergency room and more than 4,000 are hospitalized. We’re here to help you keep your family safe! What exactly is carbon…

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Airman Spotlight: Senior Airman Bradley Hartnett

Posted  January 29, 2016

Unit:  812th Civil Engineer Squadron Job title:  Driver/Operator Job description and its impact on the overall mission:  Fire apparatus driver/operator, charged with safely transporting firefighting crews to and from the scene of the emergencies and supplying water for firefighting actions. Time in the military: Three years Time at Edwards AFB: One year will be March…

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See what the new vision center has to offer

Posted  January 29, 2016

Members of the Exchange staff and Vista Optical pose for a photo before cutting the grand opening cake Jan. 15. The shop is available to anyone with access to the base. Vista Optical officially opened Jan. 15 in the Edwards AFB Exchange Mall area. The optical center celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon cutting…

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2016 AFAF Campaign at Edwards launches Feb. 1

Posted  January 29, 2016

This year’s Air Force Assistance Fund campaign on base begins Feb. 1 and runs through March 11. The AFAF is a charitable fund by Airmen for Airmen. All monies raised during the campaign go to supporting the Air Force’s four charities: The Air Force Aid Society, which takes care of Airmen and their families with emergency…

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