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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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Cadets get taste of life at Edwards

Posted  June 12, 2015

Operation Air Force gives Air Force ROTC and Air Force Academy cadets an opportunity to experience the life ahead of them.

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Library summer reading schedule

Posted  June 12, 2015

“Read to the Rhythm” is this year’s theme for the base library’s 2015 Summer Reading Program. Here’s the the schedule: June 5: Sign-ups began June 19: Annie Banannie Balloon Storyteller June 26: Edwards AFB K-9 Unit Demonstration July 3: Sparky from Edwards AFB Fire Deptartment Visits the Library July 10: Rosamond Feline Conservation Center Presentation July 17: Environmental…

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Pawlikowski assumes leadership of Air Force Materiel Command

Posted  June 12, 2015

Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski assumed the top position of the major command responsible for installation support and the technology, acquisition, test and sustainment of the Air Force’s current and future weapon systems during ceremonies here June 8, 2015.

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GVCTF welcomes new director

Posted  June 12, 2015

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Lt. Col. Cory Naddy (right) accepts the Global Vigilance Combined Test Force guidon from Col. Rod Todaro, 412th Operations Group commander, June 5.   The Global Vigilance Combined Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., welcomed a new director June 5. Lt. Col. Cory Naddy is joining the…

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DHS Class of 2015 bids farewell, looks to future

Posted  June 12, 2015

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara With the American flag serving as a backdrop for the 2015 Desert High School graduation ceremony, the presentation of graduation candidates are read during the 61st commencement held inside Hangar 1870 June 3, 2015. More than 400 family members were on hand to witness approximately 90 students receive their high school…

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NASA’S American Eatery – Menu

Posted  June 12, 2015

June 15-18—10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday Cabbage roll over white rice Tuesday Chicken parmesan over egg noodles Side salad Wednesday Pork carnitas Spanish rice and refried beans Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday Closed All Blue Plate Specials–$7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage, $1.99, large, $2.09 NASA’S American Eatery is located in Bldg. 4825

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Marines partner with U.K. allies in F-35 operational test

Posted  June 12, 2015

As the first operational test of the F-35B Lightning II took place aboard the USS Wasp last week, service members from the United Kingdom are working alongside their U.S. Navy and Marine Corps counterparts to assess the integration of the F-35B into amphibious military operations.

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Gaining Altitude – Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  June 12, 2015

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community * Andrew Reiner, a teacher at Towson University has a problem with what he calls “hyperconnected cocoons.” We are more connected to the world than ever and yet we are still so lonely.  He wanted his students to break free from…

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Announcements – June 12, 2015

Posted  June 12, 2015

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000 MPS operating hours In order to stay aligned to new and existing personnel program processes, the Military Personnel Section will be changing its customer service hours beginning 1 May, 2015. The new hours will be 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Fridays, and closed the first…

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DHS student awarded DAR bronze medal

Posted  June 10, 2015

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Cadet Lt. Col. Krista Antonio was awarded a bronze medal from the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution for her record of military and scholastic achievement as member of the Desert High School JROTC. The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution has presented…

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