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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Salutes & Awards

Desert High student appointed to USAFA

Posted  January 15, 2016

Courtesy photograph Congressman Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., 23rd District, announced his nominations to the United States Service Academies Jan. 8. One Desert High School student, Garron Ireton, received a Presidential nomination to the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. He was offered an appointment and accepted. Though the number of presidential nominations available…

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Register now for second ‘Run With History’ Half Marathon, 10K, 5K

Posted  January 15, 2016

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Two runners reach the Rogers Dry Lakebed during the 2014 Edwards Inaugural “Run with History” Half Marathon held May 17, 2014. Edwards AFB will host its second “Run with History” Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K run May 14 at 7 a.m.¬† This non-profit event will be open to the…

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Commentary

25 years since Desert Storm

Posted  January 15, 2016

Jan. 17 marks the 25th anniversary of the start of Operation Desert Storm. On the morning of Aug. 2, 1990, Iraq invaded nearby Kuwait. In less than four hours, Iraqi forces occupied the capital, Kuwait City, and Iraqi president Saddam Hussein soon annexed the country as the 19th province of Iraq.

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Salutes & Awards

Airman Spotlight

Posted  January 15, 2016

Name: Airman 1st Class Braedon Firkus Unit: 812th Civil Engineer Squadron Job title: Driver/Operator Job description and its impact on the overall mission: Respond to any emergency in my district whether it is dealing with in-flight [emergencies], structure and medical emergencies. Time in the military: one and a half years Time at Edwards AFB: one…

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Local

Portion of Popson Ave. to close for road work

Posted  January 15, 2016

West Popson Ave. will be closed to traffic between Spiro Avenue and Airman’s Drrive Jan. 20 and. 21.¬†This will allow trenching to be done to install a new communications conduit in support of the renovation of Dorm 2423. East-bound and west-bound traffic will be able to use Methusa Roadd or Rosamond Boulevard as alternate routes….

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