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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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Salutes & Awards

412th TW fourth quarter award winners unveiled

Posted  February 19, 2016

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Like most test wing award ceremonies, the fourth quarter ceremony held in the base theater Feb. 11 had a theme. Winners received their award plaque from Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, and were then given a basketball to shoot. The 412th Test Wing recognized outstanding individual…

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Events

Military Saves Week 2016 — Meet the challenge in 3 steps

Posted  February 19, 2016

Military Saves Week 2016 is fast approaching! Every year, military installations and organizations around the world join forces to motivate, support, and encourage service members and military families to save money, reduce debt, and build wealth through a week of financial focus and education. “I’m a big fan of the Military Saves Campaign,” said Lt….

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KC-46 tanker successfully refuels F/A-18

Posted  February 19, 2016

A U.S. Air Force and Boeing aircrew aboard the KC-46 tanker successfully refueled an F/A-18 fighter jet in flight Feb. 10. The air refueling was the program's first using the KC-46's hose and drogue system. It took place in the skies over Washington State.

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Health & Safety

Firearm safety tips from 412th TW Safety

Posted  February 19, 2016

As spring rapidly approaches in Southern California, more and more people will enjoy outdoor shooting ranges and hunting. Recreational shooting can be enjoyed by all ages, but it is not without hazards. Like most recreational sports, there are safety concerns that must be addressed in order to have a fun event while minimizing the risk…

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Salutes & Awards

First civilians graduate from Airman Leadership School

Posted  February 19, 2016

Base leadership and attendees from all over Edwards congratulated a new class of Airman Leadership School graduates Feb. 11 during a ceremony at Club Muroc, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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