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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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Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  March 25, 2016

“To everything there is a season …” Many of us are overjoyed that spring is here. The flowers are blooming and the cold of winter has passed. Spring, as a season, often provides the human spirit with feelings of hope, reminding us of the power of life. Even in the midst of the desert, we…

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Exchange’s ‘You Made the Grade’ program rewards military students

Posted  March 25, 2016

DALLAS–For military students, making multiple moves with their active-duty parents is just a part of life. In fact, military children typically move six to nine times by the time they’ve completed 12th grade, according to the Military Child Education Coalition. The Army & Air Force Exchange Service appreciates the sacrifices military students make and is…

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Events

2016 Women’s History Month facts #2

Posted  March 25, 2016

As Edwards AFB continues to celebrate Women’s History Month, a few more facts about women’s history for your enrichment. To gain further understanding of the impact these women had in history, a link regarding the fact is provided. Former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright was nominated for the position by President Clinton and was sworn in…

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USO Show Troupe returning April 4

Posted  March 25, 2016

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit The USO brought out the USO Show Troupe to Edwards AFB April 6, 2015. The troupe mainly performed Top 40 hits to the delight of the audience. The show returns April 4, 2016, to the Oasis Community Center beginning at 5 p.m. The USO Show Troupe is returning to…

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Health & Safety

S.P.E.E.D. up to P.A.S.S.

Posted  March 25, 2016

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Natasha Stannard Have you considered speeding up to pass? Many times on the highways and byways to and from Edwards we find ourselves engaging on this impulsive action. However, in this case, when we say speed up to pass, we are referring to your protection and safety in the…

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