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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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Salutes & Awards

AFMC Maintenance Award Winners

Posted  January 22, 2016

Congratulations to the 412th Test Wing members who are Air Force Materiel Command’s 2015 Maintenance Awards winners and Air Force nominees. They will now compete at the Air Force level. Daedalian Trophy: 412th Maintenance Group Lieutenant General Leo Marquez Award:┬áSupervisor Manager Aircraft Maintenance — Senior Master Sgt. Jared M. Currie, 412th Maintenance Squadron Technician Supervisor…

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Air Force implements additional security measures

Posted  January 22, 2016

In response to tragic events that have taken place on and off installations over the past few years, Air Force commanders can take additional measures to secure personnel and property on their installations through three programs that allow service members to carry weapons.

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Commentary

New year, new you? Tips for successful resolutions

Posted  January 22, 2016

Have you ever gone into the new year certain this will be the year you change your life for the better, but after just a few weeks, you fall right back into the same habits? Well, you are not alone. According to John Norcross, a distinguished professor of clinical psychology at the University of Scranton,…

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Events

Chapel staff reads King’s words in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Posted  January 22, 2016

This year, to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the chapel staff decided to try something new Jan. 15. Instead of a march or a chapel service, readers and vocalists took their places throughout the lobby of Bldg. 3000 and remembered many of the words that Reverend King once spoke.

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F-35 fires first AIM-9X missile

Posted  January 22, 2016

Lockheed Martin photograph by Chad Bellay An F-35 from the 461st Flight Test Squadron launched an AIM-9X missile for the first time over the Pacific Sea Test Range Jan. 12. The Flight Sciences aircraft, AF-1, of the Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force, was piloted by David Nelson, Lockheed Martin chief F-35 test pilot. The…

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