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AF upgrades to Windows 10

In accordance with the Department of Defense mandate, the Air Force must complete the Microsoft Windows 10 migration by March 31, 2018. Any operating system not upgraded by the deadline will be denied access to the network.

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President nominates Schaefer for second star

President Donald Trump nominated Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for promotion to the rank of major general.

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State Dept. specialists travel to Edwards for passport fair

To show their support for the military, passport specialists from the Department of State drove up the freeway from Los Angeles to conduct a passport fair for the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., community Feb. 6, 2018.

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Edwards F-35 testers nominated for prestigious aviation award

The National Aeronautic Association named the F-35 Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., as one of nine organizations nominated for the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy. The NAA announced all nominees in a press release Feb. 5.

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From the ground, SPORT provides eyes for testers in the sky

In a dark room at Ridley Mission Control, where computer screens and monitors provide the only light, air traffic controllers track and maintain constant communication with Edwards pilots and other air traffic control facilities, which plays a crucial role in the test mission.


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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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Recognizing contributions

Posted  March 3, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson Members of the 412th Security Forces Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., display the colors before the singing of the National Anthem at the African American History Month Observance Luncheon Feb. 28, 2017. The event was held in the NASA integrated support facility at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research…

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Edwards puts on show for stars of ‘Ultimate Beastmaster’

Posted  March 3, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Mixed martial arts fighter Anderson Silva (left) and actor Terry Crews pose for a photo with Airmen from the 412th Security Forces Squadron. The squadron put on a military working dog demonstration as part of the stars’ visit Feb. 24 to introduce the new Netflix show “Ultimate Beastmaster.” A…

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Around the Air Force: March 1

Posted  March 1, 2017

On this look around the Air Force, the Air Force plans to retire the MQ-1, the trials for the Air Force Warrior Games are underway, and a C-5 Galaxy transported Apache helicopters for the Army.

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