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Edwards joint maintenance team completes significant JSF propulsion verification event

A propulsion verification event is often considered tedious but essential work accomplished by the unseen maintainers of the developmental test and evaluation world.

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Edwards heroes save coworker’s life

For four heavy equipment operators with the 412th Civil Engineer Group March 13 was simply supposed to be another early morning day on the flightline, for another operator it was a day he almost lost his life if not for the actions of his four heroic coworkers.

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Thunderbirds give up-close look to academy-bound student

Headlining the 2015 Los Angeles County Airshow March 21-22 was U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, also known as the Thunderbirds.

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Brewer: ‘Continue to move forward’

After almost three years as the 412th Test Wing commander, Brig. Gen. Michael Brewer is saying goodbye to the High Desert and heading off to the Midwest to his new assignment at Headquarters, Air Force Materiel Command.

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SOFIA finds missing link between supernovae, planet formation

Using NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, an international scientific team discovered that supernovae are capable of producing a substantial amount of the material from which planets like Earth can form.


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TPS students ‘stay classy’ during test management project

Posted  March 13, 2015

It's Test Management Project season at the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School. In order to earn a master's degree in flight test, each student must successfully complete a TMP, the school's equivalent of a thesis, and present the results in June.

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90-year-old Holocaust survivor tells resilient story

Posted  March 13, 2015

Albert Rosa is 90 years old today. He is happy and energetic and boldly proclaims, "God bless America, it's the best land in the world."

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Gaining Altitude – Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  March 13, 2015

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community – Don’t you wish you had a few moments of peace and quiet? Sounds nice but that may not be reality. The weekly journal Nature recently reported, “Given the choice, many people would rather give themselves mild electric shocks than sit…

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Announcements – March 13, 2015

Posted  March 13, 2015

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000 Sponsorship Opportunities Attention local business operators; Reach your military market! Edwards Services is proud to provide businesses the opportunity to show support of our military members through the AF Commercial Sponsorship Program. From 4th of July’s Freedom Fest to the annual Children’s Holiday Party held in…

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News Briefs March 6, 2015

Posted  March 6, 2015

MPS closures The Military Personnel Section will be closed March 6, 14 and 20, from noon-4:30 p.m. for on in-house training. The CAC/DEERS office will remain open during its normal business hours 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. For more information, call 661-277-4366. Legal assistance postponement Due to a severe shortage of manpower,…

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Monthly enlisted promotions

Posted  March 6, 2015

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Team Edwards Airmen sing the “Air Force Song” during the monthly enlisted promotion ceremony in the base theater Feb. 27. The 412th Test Wing generally holds its monthly promotion ceremony the last day of the month. The 412th Test Wing held its monthly enlisted promotion ceremony Feb. 27 so…

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Annual fair opens job opportunities for transitioning military

Posted  March 6, 2015

To aid those service members transitioning from the military work environment to the civilian sector, the Transition Assistance Program at Edwards does its best to ensure its personnel, along with their families, are equipped for that new change.

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Top Acquisition official, nominee for AFMC command, visits Edwards

Posted  March 6, 2015

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Lt. Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, Military Deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, is greeted by Col. Robert Lepper, 412th Maintenance Group commander, during a visit to his facilities March 3. Pawlikowski visited Edwards for mission briefs and a tour of base facilities. Lt….

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Luncheon celebrates dignity and rights of all men

Posted  March 6, 2015

Make good on what's been given to you. That's what Lt. Col. Randel Gordon, F-22 Combined Test Force director of flight operations, encouraged attendees to do at the African-American/Black History Month Luncheon Feb. 26.

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Edwards leadership discuss economic impact at AVBOT

Posted  March 6, 2015

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The Antelope Valley Board of Trade Business Outlook Conference was held in Lancaster, California, Feb. 27. The Antelope Valley Board of Trade held its 43rd annual Business Outlook Conference Feb. 27 at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds. The “Made in the Antelope Valley” themed event was bigger than ever before,…

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