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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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AV Wall display to honor local veterans

The City of Palmdale and Point Man Antelope Valley will host the Antelope Valley’s Mobile Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall from 5 p.m., Nov. 8 until 8 a.m., Nov. 13 at the Palmdale Amphitheater, 2723 Rancho Vista Blvd., under the theme of “Welcome Home Antelope Valley Vietnam Veterans.”

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New BAF innovative technology goes LIVE

Recently, innovators working in the Bene?eld Anechoic Facility at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., teamed with Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Electronic Warfare and Avionics Division of the Agile Combat Support Directorate to execute the Closed Loop Operational Test Vertical Testability Demonstration using the Laboratory Intelligence Validated Emulator (LIVE) here.


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Leading the way: A spark to start a fire

Posted  December 11, 2015

As a leader, do not let your ego get in the way.  Stand tall, but not above everyone else.  Do not tell people what to do, show them.  Showing them is what leading is all about.  When you show them, you are creating that spark.  Much like a fire, it all starts with a small…

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JSTARS Recap program takes next step with RFP release

Posted  December 30, 2016

The Air Force is well on its way to replacing a critical airborne battle management command and control weapon system with the Dec. 28, 2016, release of the development request for proposal, or RFP, for the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System, or JSTARS Recapitalization program.

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AF leaders: Total force essential to readiness

Posted  March 27, 2017

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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News

News Briefs – March 18, 2016

Posted  March 18, 2016

New hours Change at VCC Effective March 21, new hours at the Visitor Control Center will be from 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday. West Gate (Rosamond Boulevard) visitors will be unable to retrieve a pass until 7 a.m. and ONLY at the VCC. Do not attept to get passes from the West Gate before the VCC…

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Events

Upcoming African American History Month activities

Posted  January 29, 2016

February is African American History Month. The festivities will begin Feb. 2 with the opening ceremony at the Base Exchange and will end with a luncheon at Club Muroc Feb. 25. In 1925, the first Negro History Week was announced by historian Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study of Negro Life and…

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