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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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Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  January 29, 2016

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community As I am typing this, our National Anthem is playing, and I am remembering a scene at a previous assignment when I witnessed three officers rendering the courtesies to the flag at the end of the day. These three men were…

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Announcements – January 29, 2016

Posted  January 29, 2016

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000! Sponsorship Opportunities Attention local business operators; Reach your military market! Edwards Services is proud to provide businesses the opportunity to show support of our military members through the AF Commercial Sponsorship Program. From 4th of July’s Freedom Fest to the annual Children’s Holiday Party held in…

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News Briefs – January 22, 2016

Posted  January 22, 2016

Parent and Teen Evening February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. To raise awareness, the 412th Medical Group Family Advocacy program is hosting a “Sunset Walk” Feb. 18 at 5 p.m. at the Rosburg Fitness Center. Family Advocacy will also host a “Parent & Teen Evening” with Crime Prevention specialist, Ashley Grover,…

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Accomplishments across AFTC highlighted at commander’s call

Posted  January 22, 2016

Maj. Gen. David Harris, Air Force Test Center commander, reminded Edwards personnel to be proud of what they do at the Jan. 14 commander's call.

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Make a difference

Posted  January 22, 2016

Will you make a difference in someone else’s life today? We have all heard someone say, “Take care of your people and their families.” Have you ever stopped to think why we hear this so often? As Airmen, our number one responsibility is to accomplish the mission. However, without smart, dedicated, hard-working people and the…

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