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Policy changes allow Airmen to retrain into special operations

In a move to meet the high-demand signal for the Air Force’s Battlefield Airmen, the service announced changes to retraining and cross-flow, outlined in a policy memorandum dated April 25, 2016.

NASA photograph by Lauren Hughes Local

Kids learn about mom, dad’s work at NASA Armstrong

Izadel “Izzy” Rosas sits in the cockpit of the F/A-18, grabs a hold of the control stick and smiles.

NASA photograph by Ken Ulbrich Technology

NASA Armstrong previews worldwide atmospheric mission

NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards, Calif., hosted media representatives July 7, giving them an overview of the upcoming Atmospheric Tomography (ATom) airborne science mission that will use the center's DC-8 airplane.

Air Force photograph by SrA. Hailey Haux Air Force

Goldfein hosts first town hall with CMSAF

The Air Force’s top officer and enlisted leader hosted a town hall forum in the Boyd Auditorium at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., July 20, 2016.

Air Force photograph by Christian Turner Technology

RASCAL pod innovation enhances test capabilities

Innovation is the introduction of something new, an improved product or method. One innovation that’s not necessarily new but continues to demonstrate innovation is the RASCAL pod program at the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.


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Local

Family Advocacy classes provide tools for success

Posted  January 29, 2016

Family Advocacy is starting off the New Year with a new round of free classes. Offering everything from New Pregnancy Orientation and parenting classes, to stress and anger management, Family Advocacy is ready to help the base community members reach their personal goals.

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Health & Safety

Winter weather season is upon us

Posted  January 29, 2016

Edwards Air Force Base is located on a desert plateau, at an average of 2,400 feet above sea level bounded on three sides by mountain chains. These chains have a significant effect on local weather. During the winter season, Edwards can still expect its fair share of winter weather. For most of the winter season,…

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Health & Safety

TRICARE OTC coverage changes Feb. 1

Posted  January 29, 2016

Air Force graphic by Senior Airman Harry Brexel TRICARE’s over-the-counter drug coverage is here to stay. Formerly a demonstration program, the OTC benefit becomes a permanent part of the TRICARE pharmacy benefit Feb. 1, 2016. Effective that date, TRICARE is making some changes to OTC coverage to bring it in line with other TRICARE pharmacy…

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Local

NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted  January 29, 2016

Feb. 1-5 Monday Beef stroganoff Over egg noodles Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Meat loaf Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Thursday Chicken Teriyaki Fried rice & Egg roll Friday Baked cod Macaroni and cheese Broccoli All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium Beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin Hood and Anthony’s Pizza…

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Commentary

Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  January 29, 2016

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community As I am typing this, our National Anthem is playing, and I am remembering a scene at a previous assignment when I witnessed three officers rendering the courtesies to the flag at the end of the day. These three men were…

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