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AFMC unleashes $4.6 million in FY18 Squadron Innovation Funds

When Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein asked leaders to “unleash the brilliance in our Airmen,” Air Force Materiel Command answered the call, executing more than $4.6 million in Squadron Innovation Funds in fiscal year 2018.

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Team Edwards commemorates Battle of Britain

The United Kingdom Joint Strike Fighter Test and Evaluation Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., hosted the Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Night at Club Muroc Nov. 9, 2018.

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Air Force Test Center gets new top NCO

Chief Master Sgt. Michael Ditore is the new command chief for the Air Force Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Ditore comes to Edwards from Kadena Air Base, Japan, where he served as the 18th Wing command chief master sergeant.

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Combined, interagency medical training enhances care for Airmen

“Train as you fight, fight as you train,” is a military mantra that every Airman can implement in their training, and the Airmen of the 412th Medical Group is training to fight for their fellow Airmen’s lives.

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AF team talks space with Edwards test experts

There’s no better way to learn about testing complex things than visiting Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California. That’s why the 412th Test Wing hosted a forum to discuss space test and evaluation Oct. 29, 2018.


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Health & Safety

Trick-or-treating hours, tips

Posted  October 26, 2018

The Pumpkin Patrol is here. It’s time once again for some trick-or-treat fun. This year’s Pumpkin Patrol will be 5-8 p.m., Oct. 31. While everyone is out in costume getting some tasty treats, please keep in mind the following safety tips:   * Travel in groups. Parents/guardians should accompany children at all times. * Use a flashlight (or…

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AFFT Museum volunteers give makeover to C-7A Caribou

Posted  October 26, 2018

A C-7A Caribou that has been sitting at South Base at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for years is now sporting its old look thanks to help from volunteers of the Air Force Flight Test Museum.

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Health & Safety

Edwards ducks, covers for Great ShakeOut

Posted  October 24, 2018

Across Edwards Air Force Base in California, thousands of military, civilians and contractors ducked underneath tables or stood in doorways as a simulated, massive earthquake shook the area Oct. 18, 2018. In conjunction with the annual Great ShakeOut national exercise drill, Edwards conducted exercise Desert Wind 18-04.

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Sports

Local company supports DHS Wrestling

Posted  October 24, 2018

Courtesy photograph Ray Wilkens, president of INQU, LLC (left), and Mike Cook, Desert Wrestling Booster Club president, pose with an American flag that was donated to Wilkens for supporting Desert High School Wrestling. Desert High School Wrestling has been fortunate to be supported by organizations on base as well as local companies over the years…

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Los Angeles County Air Show partners with Edwards AB

Posted  October 22, 2018

The Los Angeles County Air Show, Inc. Board of Directors and senior leadership at the 412th Test Wing, Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California, have agreed to begin working toward solidifying a formal multi-year partnership to conduct air shows in the region.

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