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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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C-17 Drag Reduction testing aims at saving fuel

Posted  April 1, 2016

From testing synthetic biofuels to "vortex surfing," Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is on the forefront of finding new ways to cut fuel costs for the Air Force.

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Commentary

Clean closets of mind, life with springtime

Posted  April 1, 2016

Spring is fast approaching and it is time to “clean your closets” by reflecting on past accomplishments and refocusing your future goals. Many people set goals.  Historically, goals are designed to set you on a path to what you will change or what you will improve upon.  What goals have you set?  Whatever they may…

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News

News Briefs – April 1, 2016

Posted  April 1, 2016

Resilience Class date change The next Resilience class is 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., April 20 in Bldg. 2460, Room A.  Those interested in attending should contact Nancy Koch-Castillo at 661-277-6711 or email nancy.kochcastillo.1@us.af.mil.   Grand opening The grand opening of the Corvias Military Living Mojave Sky Community Center is 9 a.m., April 13. The new center…

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Events

Announcements – April 8, 2016

Posted  April 8, 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 8, 2016

Even though I am currently enjoying sunny Southern California days, I am reminded of the saying, “April showers bring May flowers.” This phrase always reminds me that hope follows the storms of life. It may be difficult to see the hope beyond current hardships, so remember that there are agenciesavailable to assist.  Don’t be afraid…

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