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AF uniform office designs for entire force; new modifications underway

When an airman gets dressed for his or her job, he or she dons apparel and equipment that were developed, produced, deployed, sustained, and modified by a group of fewer than 20 people working at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

Air Force photograph by Stacey Geiger Air Force

AcqDemo team outlines planned activities related to transition

In late May to mid-June, Air Force Materiel Command employees who will transition into the Department of Defense Civilian Acquisition Workforce Demonstration Project (AcqDemo) will receive information detailing their individual conversion into the new pay system.

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Police week recognizes sacrifice

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week.

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Dutch F-35 OT contingent prepping to head overseas

Several media members and Royal Netherlands Air Force representatives stopped by Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., May 10 to cover a big story.

Air Force photograph by Ron Fair Air Force

Air Force demonstrates key rocket engine technologies for next generation launch systems

The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and contractor Aerojet Rocketdyne achieved a major milestone under the Hydrocarbon Boost program, which is advancing domestic rocket engine technologies in support of next generation launch.


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Local

Edwards families get improved quality of life with Mojave Sky Community Center

Posted  April 15, 2016

A 4.5-acre community center built by Corvias Military Living features both indoor and outdoor amenities, including an Olympic-size swimming pool dedicated for casual swimming.

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As Tax day approaches, Edwards AFB Exchange doubles gas savings for MILITARY STAR cardholders

Posted  April 15, 2016

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is giving military shoppers a reason to look forward to Tax Day by doubling the discount MILITARY STAR cardholders receive on gas.   From April 15 through April 17, drivers fueling up with a MILITARY STAR card at Edwards AFB gas stations will receive 10 cents off per gallon…

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Health & Safety

Find your ‘happy place’ in yoga

Posted  April 15, 2016

Melissa Hoffmann, a configuration manager at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center, first started doing yoga after high school.

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This week in Edwards Flight Test History

Posted  April 15, 2016

Air Force photograph April 10, 1959: Norair’s T-38 Talon made its first test flight, flown by company test pilot Lew Nelson. The performance of the twin-engine supersonic trainer replicated operational fighter planes and it soon replaced the subsonic T-33 in the Air Force’s Undergraduate Pilot Training program. This Edwards History Office file photo was captured…

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Mary’s Place Menu (Bldg. 1600)

Posted  April 15, 2016

April 18 – 22 All Specials $7.89 Drink not included. LUNCH Specials 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday Cabbage roll White rice and green beans Tuesday Buffalo chicken wings French fries Wednesday Beef steaks White rice and green beans Thursday Fried chicken Mashed potatoes with gravy Corn Friday Baked cod or fried catfish Macaroni and cheese Hushpuppies…

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