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AFMC commander talks resilience, future of command

Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, emphasized her expectations and the command's priorities in a commander's call at the base theater June 19.

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Seminar provides expert advice for smart home buying

Whether you are a first-time home buyer or looking to purchase an investment property, the Housing Management Office is here to help. June 17, they brought subject matter experts to the Airman and Family Readiness Center for a free Home Buyer's Seminar.

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Summertime fire safety

Summer is upon us! This means lots of fun with family and friends. At the Edwards AFB Fire Department we want your summer to be fun, memorable and safe. Here are a few tips to help keep you and your family safe this summer.

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Minors confess to causing $22,000 in damage during vandalism spree

After weeks of investigative work, two minors confessed June 8 to committing vandalism at Desert High School and nearby school district maintenance buildings.

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AFTC needs to be ‘agile, ready, right’

The Air Force Test Center added a page to its three-year history June 18 when Maj. Gen. David A. Harris stepped into the role of commander. Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, presided as the center transitioned to a new leader for the very first time.


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Base legal office adopts Phantom

Posted  June 18, 2015

Courtesy photograph Members of the 412th Test Wing Judge Advocate’s Office pose in front of their adopted F-4 Phantom at the Air Force Flight Test Museum. The 412th Test Wing Legal Office arranged a special adoption June 6. Capt. Koley Borchard, 412th Test Wing Judge Advocate Office, along with several judge advocate generals and paralegals, adopted one…

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Library encourages exercise for minds and body

Posted  June 18, 2015

The Edwards AFB Library Summer Reading Program encourages children to exercise their minds during the summer months when school is not in session.

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News Briefs June 12, 2015

Posted  June 12, 2015

Dorm Dinner The Edwards First Sergeants Council and Edwards Top III Association invites you to attend a free Dorm Dinner in appreciation of your daily contributions to the 412th Test Wing June 16. Dinner will begin at 5 p.m. at the Higher Grounds Dorm Complex. To R.S.V.P., call 661-277-9797. Home buyers seminar The Housing Management…

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Northrop Grumman NATO AGS to be tested at Edwards

Posted  June 12, 2015

Northrop Grumman's family of high-altitude long endurance unmanned aircraft systems welcomed its newest member June 4. The new Alliance Ground Surveillance system is the first of five being built for NATO.

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EOD, NASA take blast at the past

Posted  June 12, 2015

How do you dispose of more than 30 years of expired explosive aircraft equipment in less than one minute? While some may say "very carefully," the real answer at Edwards is with the help of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team.

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Raptor change of command

Posted  June 12, 2015

Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon Left to right: Col. Rod Todaro, 412th Operations Group commander, along with Lt. Col. Randel Gordon, pose for a photo after he accepted the 411th Flight Test Squadron guidon, signifying the assumption of command June 5, 2015. Gordon takes over from Lt. Col. Devin Traynor. The 411th FLTS oversees…

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Salutes & Awards

DHS student awarded DAR bronze medal

Posted  June 12, 2015

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution has presented awards to ROTC members since 1967.

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AF focuses 3rd round of VERA/VSIP for civilians

Posted  June 12, 2015

In an effort to lead its force management actions with voluntary programs, Air Force officials announced a third round of civilian workforce shaping measures beginning June 15. The measures are necessary to meet the Air Forceís headquarters organization and staffing reductions, which were designed to eliminate redundant activities, improve efficiencies and satisfy previous secretary of…

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Cyber breach

Posted  June 12, 2015

The ongoing cyber breach is an OPM (www.opm.gov) matter and any queries should be referred to OPM. OSD has set up a web page (www.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=128981) to give federal employees all the information currently available. Through June 19, OPM will be sending emails to personnel they believe may have been affected by the recent OPM hack….

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Thank you and farewell

Posted  June 12, 2015

Team, Thank You!!! When I was told in January 2012 I would have the privilege to serve as the first Air Force Test Center Commander, I was elated. I thought I knew what a dedicated team of professional Airmen the new AFTC would be comprised of and how the test mission would be executed. I…

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