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Policy changes allow Airmen to retrain into special operations

In a move to meet the high-demand signal for the Air Force’s Battlefield Airmen, the service announced changes to retraining and cross-flow, outlined in a policy memorandum dated April 25, 2016.

NASA photograph by Lauren Hughes Local

Kids learn about mom, dad’s work at NASA Armstrong

Izadel “Izzy” Rosas sits in the cockpit of the F/A-18, grabs a hold of the control stick and smiles.

NASA photograph by Ken Ulbrich Technology

NASA Armstrong previews worldwide atmospheric mission

NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards, Calif., hosted media representatives July 7, giving them an overview of the upcoming Atmospheric Tomography (ATom) airborne science mission that will use the center's DC-8 airplane.

Air Force photograph by SrA. Hailey Haux Air Force

Goldfein hosts first town hall with CMSAF

The Air Force’s top officer and enlisted leader hosted a town hall forum in the Boyd Auditorium at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., July 20, 2016.

Air Force photograph by Christian Turner Technology

RASCAL pod innovation enhances test capabilities

Innovation is the introduction of something new, an improved product or method. One innovation that’s not necessarily new but continues to demonstrate innovation is the RASCAL pod program at the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Health & Safety

S.P.E.E.D. up to P.A.S.S.

Posted  March 25, 2016

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Natasha Stannard Have you considered speeding up to pass? Many times on the highways and byways to and from Edwards we find ourselves engaging on this impulsive action. However, in this case, when we say speed up to pass, we are referring to your protection and safety in the…

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit

TPS softball team a hit at air show kickoff

Posted  March 25, 2016

Students and staff from the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base stepped up to the plate March 18 to help welcome the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels to the Antelope Valley.

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April marks Alcohol Awareness Month

Posted  March 25, 2016

Each April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. sponsors NCADD Alcohol Awareness Month to promote public awareness of alcoholism and alcohol-related issues. The 2016 NCADD Alcohol Awareness Month theme is:  “Talk Early, Talk Often: Parents Can Make a Difference in Teen Alcohol Use.” Alcohol Awareness Month is a national grassroots effort…

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Edwards NCOs setting up SoCal Run for the Fallen

Posted  March 25, 2016

Senior Master Sgt. Paul Valenzuela, Senior Master Sgt. Jared Currie and Master Sgt. Joshua Mullen are working to setup the SoCal Run for the Fallen. The Run for the Fallen started in 2008 with a team of runners running across America to remember each service member that gave the ultimate sacrifice during Operation Iraqi Freedom….

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Register now for second ‘Run With History’ Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and exotic car show

Posted  March 25, 2016

Register now for Edwards AFBs second “Run with History” Half Marathon, 10K and 5K run. The run starts at 7 a.m., May 14. Come and run on the world-famous Rogers Dry Lakebed and around the world’s largest compass rose. There will also be various aircraft, static displays, historical markers along the route. Additionally, an exotic car show…

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