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AF uniform office designs for entire force; new modifications underway

When an airman gets dressed for his or her job, he or she dons apparel and equipment that were developed, produced, deployed, sustained, and modified by a group of fewer than 20 people working at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

Air Force photograph by Stacey Geiger Air Force

AcqDemo team outlines planned activities related to transition

In late May to mid-June, Air Force Materiel Command employees who will transition into the Department of Defense Civilian Acquisition Workforce Demonstration Project (AcqDemo) will receive information detailing their individual conversion into the new pay system.

Air Force photograph by Joseph Pol Gocon Events

Police week recognizes sacrifice

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week.

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Local

Dutch F-35 OT contingent prepping to head overseas

Several media members and Royal Netherlands Air Force representatives stopped by Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., May 10 to cover a big story.

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Air Force demonstrates key rocket engine technologies for next generation launch systems

The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and contractor Aerojet Rocketdyne achieved a major milestone under the Hydrocarbon Boost program, which is advancing domestic rocket engine technologies in support of next generation launch.


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Commentary

Empowerment: More than just a word

Posted  March 25, 2016

I am a first-term Airman at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. I am approaching one year time on station and getting close to achieving the next skill level in my job. At this stage in my career, my number one focus is on training and mastering my job. All Airmen are expected to…

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News

News Briefs – March 25, 2016

Posted  March 25, 2016

X-ray services availability Effective March 28, X-ray services at the 412th Medical Group will be temporarily unavailable for approximately eight weeks due to a scheduled equipment upgrade. Patients requiring X-ray imaging will be referred off base. Ultrasound services will remain available during this time. The Medical Group apologizes for the inconvenience and look forward to…

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Announcements – April 1, 2016

Posted  April 1, 2016

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000! Second Annual Run with History Half Marathon/10K/5K May 14, runs begin at 7 am Early Registration: Half — $50, 10K — $35, 5K — $25 Registration after April 1: Half — $60, 10K — $45, 5K — $35 Come out and run where history is made…

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Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  April 1, 2016

Downtown, you may see signs at local churches proclaiming today, April 1, as “National Atheists’ Day.” These are based on a scriptural text from the Judeo/Christian tradition that states, “The fool says in heart, ‘there is no God …’” They think it is “funny.” Your Wing Chaplain thinks it is disrespectful. As Airmen we come…

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This week in Edwards Flight Test History

Posted  April 1, 2016

Air Force photograph March 29, 1951 — The first successful flight of the Regulus I Navy tactical cruise missile took place. The test missile, the FTV-2, took off from the lakebed under its internal power and was guided in flight by radio signals from a Lockheed TV-2D director aircraft. After performing various maneuvers, the missile…

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