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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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Events

Annual Battle of the Badges blood drive coming Feb. 3

Posted  January 29, 2016

The biggest American Red Cross blood drive of the year is approaching quickly. The 10th Annual Battle of the Badges is Feb. 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Chapel 1 Annex. All donors will receive a 10th Annual Battle of the Badges t-shirt. Identification is required to donate. To schedule an appointment…

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Local

Family Advocacy classes provide tools for success

Posted  January 29, 2016

Family Advocacy is starting off the New Year with a new round of free classes. Offering everything from New Pregnancy Orientation and parenting classes, to stress and anger management, Family Advocacy is ready to help the base community members reach their personal goals.

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winter-weather
Health & Safety

Winter weather season is upon us

Posted  January 29, 2016

Edwards Air Force Base is located on a desert plateau, at an average of 2,400 feet above sea level bounded on three sides by mountain chains. These chains have a significant effect on local weather. During the winter season, Edwards can still expect its fair share of winter weather. For most of the winter season,…

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tricare
Health & Safety

TRICARE OTC coverage changes Feb. 1

Posted  January 29, 2016

Air Force graphic by Senior Airman Harry Brexel TRICARE’s over-the-counter drug coverage is here to stay. Formerly a demonstration program, the OTC benefit becomes a permanent part of the TRICARE pharmacy benefit Feb. 1, 2016. Effective that date, TRICARE is making some changes to OTC coverage to bring it in line with other TRICARE pharmacy…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted  January 29, 2016

Feb. 1-5 Monday Beef stroganoff Over egg noodles Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Meat loaf Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Thursday Chicken Teriyaki Fried rice & Egg roll Friday Baked cod Macaroni and cheese Broccoli All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium Beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin Hood and Anthony’s Pizza…

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