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NASA photograph by Lauren Hughes People and Places

Bowers inspires students to be their best

Al Bowers, who is the chief scientist at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, loves to hear about the successes of people he has mentored. For decades he has been a strong supporter of education and seeding young minds.

NASA photograph by Ryan Dibley Technology

Wi-Fi in space, spacecraft technologies launched on Blue Origin rocket

A company vying to be the first internet service provider in space as well as a NASA monitoring system for testing technologies on suborbital vehicles were both carried into space when Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket successfully launched April 29.

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Local

Edwards Air Force Base engineers search for future innovators

Companies from all innovative disciplines often send engineers to career fairs all over the nation to search for future go-getters; and the Air Force test mission is no different.

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Events

412th SFS to hold Police Week events May 14-18

Team Edwards and the 412th Security Forces Squadron will observe National Police Week with a slate of events May 14-18. Police Week is a time designated to remember and celebrate past and present civilian and military law enforcement officers, as well as the survivors of those who make the ultimate sacrifice.

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Katherine Spessa Air Force

BACN goes global after delivering CENTCOM comms for 9 years

The people who manage the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node want to keep a sense of urgency as the system transitions from Joint Urgent Operational Need to Program of Record.


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Health & Safety

Halloween safety tips

Posted  October 30, 2015

Motorists · Be alert and drive slowly through the neighborhoods · Watch for children darting out into the road from between parked cars · Watch for children walking in the median, on the roadway and on the curbs · Enter and exit driveways and alley ways carefully · Watch for children in dark clothing, especially…

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Set your clocks back Nov. 1

Posted  October 30, 2015

Air Force graphic by Rebecca Amber This Sunday, Nov. 1, Daylight Saving Time will end for 2015. When local time is about to reach 2 a.m., Nov. 1, clocks will be turned backward one hour to 1 a.m. Sunrise and sunset will be about one hour earlier and there will be more light in the morning….

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Events

Exchange puts some jingle back in shoppers’ pockets with ‘Your Holiday Bill is on Us’ sweepstakes

Posted  October 30, 2015

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is making holiday wishes come true for military shoppers by picking up the tab on their MILITARY STAR card up to $8,200 with the “Your Holiday Bill Is On Us” sweepstakes. From Nov. 1 through Dec. 31, shoppers will be automatically entered in the sweepstakes each time they…

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National American Indian Heritage Month kicks off Nov. 5

Posted  October 30, 2015

On Nov. 5, 412th Test Wing leadership will host the National American Indian Heritage Month celebration at the Oasis Community Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The celebration will include remarks from leadership, entertainment by the Blue Mountain Tribe band, a tribute to Native American servicepersons, slide show presentations and a local Native American…

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AF leaders testify on F-35 progress

Posted  October 30, 2015

Leaders in the F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office and the Air Force F-35 Integration Office testified on the fifth-generation aircraft’s development before a House Armed Services subcommittee Oct. 21 on Capitol Hill.

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