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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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Family Advocacy offers classes in January

Posted  January 8, 2016

Here is a list of classes provided by Edwards Air Force Base’s Family Advocacy office. For dates, view the calendar above. Parenting of Teens (Ages 13-17): This class is intended to help participants use humor, hope and empathy to build adult-teen relationships, provide boundaries and limits in a loving way, and teach consequences and healthy…

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Military spouse offers free financial guidance

Posted  January 8, 2016

Courtesy photograph Following a season of holiday shopping and giving, military spouse Ayesha Haider is helping people at Edwards create and keep financial goals for the New Year. Haider, who holds a master’s degree in corporate finance, was the recipient of a scholarship sponsored by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority to pursue the Accredited Financial…

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Green Dot to roll out across the Air Force

Posted  January 8, 2016

Airmen will take the first step of a five-year strategy to decrease interpersonal violence across the service in January when the first 1,500 trainers attend one of 22 Green Dot prep sessions worldwide. The Air Force contracted the non-profit Green Dot organization to provide these violence prevention tools to the total Air Force over the…

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Health & Safety

TRICARE, the Affordable Care Act and you

Posted  January 8, 2016

Question:  Do TRICARE beneficiaries meet health care requirements established by the Affordable Care Act, also known as the health care reform law? Answer:  In most instances, yes. The Affordable Care Act requires individuals to maintain basic health care coverage called minimum essential coverage. This is the type of coverage an individual needs to have to…

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Salutes & Awards

Airman Spotlight: Senior Airman Jessie Ralls

Posted  January 8, 2016

Courtesy photograph Senior Airman Jessie Ralls, 812th Civil Engineering Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal. Name:  Senior Airman Jessie Ralls Unit:  812th Civil Engineering Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Job title:  EOD journeyman Job description and its impact on the overall mission:  I support Air Force Test Center aircraft weapons systems as well as providing emergency response capability…

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