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Duck blind drawing slated for Aug. 8

Waterfowl hunters can participate in the annual duck blind drawing scheduled Aug. 8 at the Rod and Gun Activity, Bldg. 210. Base hunting permits may be submitted to drawing officials from 9 a.m. until the actual drawing begins, which will be at approximately 10 a.m. Duck blind reservations are required for all base affiliated waterfowl…

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Free golf clinics with LPGA tour player

Air Force photographs by Rebecca Amber Ladies Professional Golf Association tour player Stephanie Louden demonstrates how to correctly use three golf clubs, a wedge, a 7-iron and a driver during the free golf clinic July 24. Louden shared her expertise July 24-26 at the Muroc Lake Golf Course. The free golf clinics offered Edwards ëcommunity…

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Losing sleep: CSAF shares what keeps him up at night

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Chrissy Best Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III speaks with 501st Combat Support Wing Airmen during an all call at Royal Air Force Croughton, England, July 16. Welsh explained the importance of reaching out and taking care of Air Force members and their families….

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Wright-Patt hosts rapid improvement event for Air Force civilian hiring initiative

Participants in this initiative include Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Headquarters Air Force Personnel Center, installation civilian personnel offices, and Directorate of Personnel employees within AFMC.

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Golf camp gets kids back into the ‘swing’ of things

Every summer at Edwards, Muroc Lake Golf Course attempts to solve the proverbial question of what kids can do during their summer break by giving children ages five to 17 the opportunity to either learn or improve their golf game during their annual summer golf camp.


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NNSA, Air Force complete successful B61-12 life extension flight test

Posted  July 10, 2015

The U.S. Air Force and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) completed the first development flight test of the B61-12 nuclear gravity bomb at Tonopah Test Range, Nev., July 1, 2015. 

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Break out those running shoes and get ready to ‘run with history’

Posted  July 10, 2015

The second annual Edwards Run with History 5K, 10K and Half Marathon is coming Oct. 3. Gates will open at 5 a.m. for registered runners and the event will start promptly at 7 a.m. on ramp†six on the flightline. Half marathon runners will go past the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center onto the dry lakebed,…

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Edwards service member to run 144.4 miles in memory of fallen Airman

Posted  July 10, 2015

One Edwards team member and her husband will run 144.4 miles Oct. 7-8 in memory of Maj. Troy Gilbert who died in 2006.

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Chari takes over JSF test squadron

Posted  July 10, 2015

Lockheed Martin photograph by Chad Bellay Lt. Col. Raja Chari (right) accepts the 461st Flight Test Squadron guidon from former 412th Operations Group commander, Col. Rodney Todaro, during the squadron’s change of command ceremony June 26. Chari assumed command from Lt. Col. Andrew Allen. The 461st FLTS†conducts developmental testing for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter….

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Salutes & Awards

Nineteen Airmen graduate from leadership school

Posted  July 10, 2015

Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon Senior Airman Kenneth Monteiro (center), 412th Operations Support Squadron, is presented the John L. Levitow Award by Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer (left), and Chief Master Sgt. David Smith, 412th TW command chief. The award is presented to the top Airman of their ALS class. The Edwards Airman Leadership School…

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Freedom Fest gives Edwards patriotic pyrotechnics show

Posted  July 10, 2015

A popular event of the year, more than 3,000 Edwards members and their families came out for this year's Freedom Fest activities July 4 at Wings and Roberts Fields.

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Keeping Airmen healthy and informed through Operation Supplement Safety

Posted  July 10, 2015

For peak performance, Airmen should eat healthy and exercise regularly. But in the quest to gain an “edge,” many Airmen resort to dietary supplements. Enter Operation Supplement Safety, or OPSS. This Defense Department educational campaign, accessible at www.hprc-online.org/opss, educates the warfighter and healthcare provider on responsible dietary supplement use. While some supplements, such as multivitamins,…

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Who am I? Who are you? Who are we?

Posted  July 10, 2015

What’s your job? Over the years, I’ve been asked this question countless times whether it be while in-processing new units, deploying, attending professional military education, or while participating in various panels. The answers are as numerous and varied as the titles in the Air Force. For most of us, the answer is easy. I am…

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AF revolutionizes study material delivery for FY16

Posted  July 10, 2015

Airmen studying for career development and promotion opportunities will begin to receive study materials solely online by Oct. 1, 2017. Electronic delivery of Career Development Course volumes and Weighted Airman Promotion System study references have been in place for several years with a majority of the materials accessible on Air Education and Training Command websites….

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Edwards engineer, aviatrix competes in historic air race

Posted  July 10, 2015

Female aviators and air races in the U.S. have a rich history dating back to 1929, which originally started as the Women's Air Derby and included a field of 20 female pilots that included renowned aviatresses such as Amelia Earhart, Pancho Barnes and Louise Thaden.

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