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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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A puzzle called ‘me’

Posted  January 8, 2016

U.S. Air Force graphic by Senior Airman Shane Mitchell MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho–It was early October when I entered the waiting room, and I wasn’t in the best of moods. The past two months had been the worst of my life; I made some very poor decisions and my personal, financial and professional…

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AF officials announce civilian reduction in force

Posted  January 8, 2016

In a continuing effort to meet Defense Department funding targets and rebalance the civilian workforce, some Air Force installations will implement civilian reduction in force authorities effective through April 4. Following a major command needs assessment in early August, more than 1,000 civilian overages were identified across 48 Air Force installations going into fiscal year…

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100 children at Edwards get new rides for Christmas

Posted  January 8, 2016

A truck filled with brand new bicycles arrived at the Base Exchange parking lot Dec. 21 where 100 children and their parents were patiently waiting to receive them.

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Health & Safety

Base optometry access for active duty dependents, retirees, retiree dependents

Posted  January 8, 2016

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman William O’Brien Base optometry access for active duty dependents, retirees and retiree dependents available Jan. 11. Beginning Jan. 11, the Optometry Clinic located within 412th Aerospace Medicine in Bldg. 3925, will be opening access to care for active duty dependents, retirees and retiree dependents for routine eye exams.  The Optometry…

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Salutes & Awards

17 Airmen enter 2016 with new rank

Posted  January 8, 2016

Team Edwards held its final 2015 enlisted promotion ceremony at the base theater Dec. 31. Seventeen Airmen got to enter 2016 with a new rank and new responsibilities. Congratulations to all! To staff sergeant Christian J. Bach, 412th Security Forces Squadron William G. Plumstead, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Jeffrey Rodriguez, 412th Medical Operations Squadron Michael…

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