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AFMC unleashes $4.6 million in FY18 Squadron Innovation Funds

When Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein asked leaders to “unleash the brilliance in our Airmen,” Air Force Materiel Command answered the call, executing more than $4.6 million in Squadron Innovation Funds in fiscal year 2018.

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Team Edwards commemorates Battle of Britain

The United Kingdom Joint Strike Fighter Test and Evaluation Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., hosted the Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Night at Club Muroc Nov. 9, 2018.

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Air Force Test Center gets new top NCO

Chief Master Sgt. Michael Ditore is the new command chief for the Air Force Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Ditore comes to Edwards from Kadena Air Base, Japan, where he served as the 18th Wing command chief master sergeant.

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Combined, interagency medical training enhances care for Airmen

“Train as you fight, fight as you train,” is a military mantra that every Airman can implement in their training, and the Airmen of the 412th Medical Group is training to fight for their fellow Airmen’s lives.

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AF team talks space with Edwards test experts

There’s no better way to learn about testing complex things than visiting Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California. That’s why the 412th Test Wing hosted a forum to discuss space test and evaluation Oct. 29, 2018.


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Air Force extends high year of tenure for E-4s through E-6s

Posted  October 22, 2018

The Air Force is extending the high year of tenure for senior airmen through technical sergeants beginning Feb. 1, 2019. The memo, signed Oct. 18, 2018, extends the high year of tenure from eight to 10 years for senior airmen, from 15 to 20 years for staff sergeants and from 20 to 22 years for…

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Salutes & Awards

412th EWG member’s innovative idea lands $5,000 bonus

Posted  October 19, 2018

  Kyle Schaller of the 771st Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., created a new and unique data analysis method to close the gap on a current Air Force vulnerability. Due to his innovative efforts, Schaller received a Special Act in Service award that resulted in a $5,000 bonus. His efforts were further…

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Local

Team Edwards helps salute Antelope Valley youth

Posted  October 17, 2018

Various organizations from Edwards Air Force Base participated in the 27th annual Salute to Youth career fair at the Antelope Valley Fair and Event Center in Lancaster, Calif., Oct. 11, 2018.

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Health & Safety

Edwards ‘looks, listens, learns’ during fire prevention week

Posted  October 17, 2018

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., fire fighters demonstrate how they would put out a car fire during an open house at Fire Station #4 at the Air Force Research Laboratory Detachment 7, Oct. 11, 2018. Members of the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., community had an up-close look at…

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Sports

Armed Forces kick off NLCS Game 3

Posted  October 17, 2018

A contingent of U.S. service members participated in the opening ceremony of Game 3 of Major League Baseball’s National League Championship Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Milwaukee Brewers at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, Oct. 15, 2018.

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