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FMC Personnel Programs Division hosts first command EEO symposium

Seventy-five Air Force employees from across Air Force Materiel Command convened for the inaugural AFMC Equal Employment Opportunity Symposium held April 3-5 at the Wright Brothers Institute’s location in Dayton, Ohio.

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Remembering the F-117 Nighthawk

It’s been 10 years since the F-117 Nighthawk retired, an aircraft so secret Nevada folklore labeled it a UFO.

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Toward the Unknown: Edwards AFB meets Hollywood

Up late the other night and looking at late night viewing options on the small screen, I saw that the movie Toward the Unknown was on offer at midnight on TCM. “What the heck,” I thought — sleep is overrated and I needed a fix of good old American aviation movie making!

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Hybrid generator could make aircraft maintenance more efficient, effective, user friendly

You can’t have air power without ground power says Senior Master Sgt. Jason Tilley, who is the Air Force’s lead for its Aerospace Ground Support Equipment Working Group.

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F-35 completes most comprehensive flight test program in aviation history

The F-35 program has accomplished the final developmental test flight of the System Development and Demonstration phase of the program. The F-35 Integrated Test Force is based at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md.


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Top reservist visits troops at Edwards

Posted  March 21, 2018

Command Chief Master Sergeant for Air Force Reserve Command, Chief Master Sgt. Ericka E. Kelly, visited Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., March 9, 2018, for a base familiarization tour and to meet with local Reserve Airmen.

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Fueled by kindness, first sergeants pay for gas

Posted  March 21, 2018

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Senior Airman Curtis Bradshaw, 412th Security Forces Squadron, gets a high five from Master Sgt. Venessa Brown, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron first sergeant, at the Express gas station March 14. Brown and her fellow first sergeants conducted a “random-act-of-kindness” event where they paid for and offered to pump gas…

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Schaefer talks people, mission, innovation at commander’s call

Posted  March 19, 2018

Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.,, held his first commander’s calls of 2018 in the base theater March 13, sharing his personal priorities of faith, family, Air Force and the mission. He also shared his professional priorities of safety, security and mission.

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Field trip brings flight surgeons to Edwards

Posted  March 19, 2018

Air Force photograph by Matt Williams Tony Moore, a museum specialist with the Air Force Flight Test Museum (left) speaks to a group of Air Force flight surgeons at the X-1 Loading Pit at South Base where the famed Bell X-1 was loaded on to its mothership. The 412th Medical Group hosted a group of…

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Desert tortoises: One of Edwards AFB’s natural residents

Posted  March 19, 2018

Courtesy photograph A desert tortoise sign installed by the 412th Civil Engineer Group on the side of North Rosamond Boulevard towards the North Gate of Edwards Air Force Base. The desert tortoise is one of the many animals found at Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California. Listed as threatened under the federal Endangered Species…

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