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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

Biomedical Sciences Corps Appreciation Week 2016

Posted  January 22, 2016

The Air Force recognizes the achievements of the men and women who comprise the Biomedical Sciences Corps by designating Jan. 25-29 as BSC Appreciation Week.

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DoD

Licenses from 5 states banned at DOD bases

Posted  January 22, 2016

Defense Department installations will no longer accept driver’s licenses from Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, New Mexico, and Washington as proof of identity, DOD officials said.   Federal policy The ban, which also includes licenses from American Samoa, is a consequence of the REAL ID Act of 2005. The REAL ID Act grew out of the Sept….

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Sports

DHS wrestling team competes for another season thanks to volunteer coaches

Posted  January 22, 2016

Working and living on a military base, the people that make up the Edwards populace are no strangers to the frequent moving that accompanies military life.

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Salutes & Awards

Airman Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Jacob Cumbo

Posted  January 22, 2016

Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon Staff Sgt. Jacob Cumbo, 812th Civil Engineering Squadron, Explosive Ordnance Disposal, is assisted with donning a bomb suit. Unit:  812th Civil Engineering Squadron Job title:  Explosive Ordnance Disposal Journeyman Job description and its impact on the overall mission:  We do a variety of response and sustainment missions.  Anything from…

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Commentary

Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  January 22, 2016

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community This week we remembered the work of a great leader of people, a man who challenged our nation and world to view with respect those who may be different than we.  Half a century has come and gone since the days…

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