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AF leaders: Total force essential to readiness

Air Force senior leaders testified on the current state of the total force readiness before the House Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., March 22, 2017.

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AFTC commander visits new F-22 facilities

Maj. Gen. David Harris, Air Force Test Center commander, dropped by the 411th Flight Test Squadron March 16, 2017, as part of his monthly visits with different units on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Small quadcopter test is first on active Air Force taxiway

An unusual aircraft went through its motions on the Edwards Air Force Base flightline March 16 when a small quadcopter equipped with a camera took to the sky to perform a visual inspection of a B-52 Stratofortress.

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Goldfein: Future of war is networked, multi-domain

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein discussed the Air Force’s role in a networked and multi-domain environment during the Future of War Conference 2017 in Washington, D.C., March 21.

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461st FLTS tests U.K. weapons for F-35B

The 461st Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., recently conducted weapon delivery accuracy tests with two United Kingdom weapons.


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Around the Air Force: March 8

Posted  March 8, 2017

On this look around the Air Force, acting Air Force Secretary Lisa S. Disbrow talks about the Air Force review and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright answers a question about the possibility of enlisted Airmen flying MQ-9 Reapers.

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Test wing commander says Air Force is ‘fired up’

Posted  March 3, 2017

Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer, commander of the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., spoke to a full house at the Antelope Valley Board of Trade’s 45th Annual Business Outlook Conference Feb 24, and told the audience the U.S. Air Force is “fired” up about its future.

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Airmen can sign up now for professional enhancement courses

Posted  March 3, 2017

Enlisted instructors and leadership at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., want to create a culture of development with a constant focus on professional development.

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Team Edwards to observe Women’s History Month

Posted  March 3, 2017

Public Law 100-9 established the Women’s History Month observance to recognize the contributions of women to American society on March 12, 1987. This observance runs throughout the month of March, highlighting both the struggles and achievements of women throughout American history. The Joint Resolution of the 100th Congress instituting Women’s History Month observed that women…

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Air Force, civilian law enforcement agencies collaborate to focus on youth safety

Posted  March 3, 2017

Air Force photo by Ethan Wagner Senior Airman Jacob Dent and his partner Ria, both with the 412th Security Forces Squadron, check a locker area at Desert Junior-Senior High School Feb. 16, 2017. The 412th SFS working dog team was joined by a K-9 team from Kern County Sheriff’s Office during the sweep. The operation…

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