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DOD makes last-minute push for food donations in ‘Feds Feed Families’

"There were many times that we would go without just to feed the kids," Diane Carter said at the Pentagon today at a charity fair for the Feds Feed Families initiative.  "And at one point in time ... I had sold everything in my house, all my furniture and everything, just to feed the kids.

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F-35 prepared to undergo chemical, biological decontamination testing

After years of preparation, the 461st Flight Test Squadron and Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., are ready to test the F-35 Lightning II’s ability to be decontaminated from chemical and biological weapons exposure.

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New commander for Rocket Lab

A change of command ceremony was held at the “Rocket Lab” at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Aug. 11, 2016, where Col. Patrick Davis (far right) relinquished command to Clark.

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B-52 releases JASSM from internal bay

The personnel of Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., accomplished another first recently by executing a clean separation of three Joint Attack Surface Standoff Missiles, or JASSMs, from the internal weapons bay of a B-52 Stratofortress at Edwards.

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Back in BAF: B-1B Lancer returns to Benefield Anechoic Facility

The B-1B Lancer has come home to test in the Benefield Anechoic Facility at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.


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Salutes & Awards

Corvias achieves top honors in annual satisfaction awards

Posted  April 1, 2016

Corvias Military Living, the military housing division of Corvias Group, announced March 28 it earned the highest resident satisfaction score for 2015 among companies with portfolios larger than 10,000 units from SatisFacts. This award marks the eighth year in a row that Corvias has ranked first nationally in the SatisFacts Annual Resident Survey and the…

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Events

PACE to offer free professionalism presentations April 26-28

Posted  April 1, 2016

In the coming months, Air Force Materiel Command bases will host free presentations of “Professionalism — Enhancing Human Capital” from the Profession of Arms Center of Excellence. As part of PACE’s Character and Leadership initiative, “Professionalism — Enhancing Human Capital” examines how professionalism drives individual behavior and is the bridge that connects the Air Force Core…

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Commentary

Leadership requires balance

Posted  April 1, 2016

That is an easy question, right? I am sure the average person ponders over just this type of question for hours in between Walking Dead episodes. Let’s try something a little more specific and perhaps easier to answer: What is my leadership philosophy, and why? While this is purely an academic exercise, its timing is…

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New dorm complete for Edwards Airmen

Posted  April 1, 2016

Some Airmen stationed at Edwards are now moving into a long anticipated new home.

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Health & Safety

April is Military Children’s Health Month

Posted  April 1, 2016

Air Force graphic by Steve Thompson Did you know that one in five U.S. children over age 5 has unhealthy cholesterol? This leaves the child at an increased risk for heart disease and stroke as they reach adulthood. This is alarming since experts say approximately one in three of U.S. children and adolescents are either…

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