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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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Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball

Take me out to the ball game

Posted  April 15, 2017

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball Chief Master Sgt. Todd Simmons, 412th Test Wing command chief, throws out the ceremonial first pitch before a Lancaster JetHawks game April 6, 2017. Thirty uniformed service members took to the diamond at Clear Channel Stadium in Lancaster, Calif., April 6, 2017, for a military appreciation night during a…

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit
Health & Safety

New dental chairs aimed at ‘pampering’ patients

Posted  April 15, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Deliverymen prepare to move one of 15 new dental chairs into the 412th Medical Group Dental Clinic April 6, 2017. The 412th Medical Group Dental Flight at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is excited for its patients due to the arrival of new dental chairs, that were installed April…

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News Briefs

Posted  April 7, 2017

412th Medical Group Patient Advisory Council meets April 13 The 412th Medical Group’s Patient Advisory Council at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., will meet at 11 a.m., April 13 at the Main Clinic. The MDG’s PAC serves to promote relationships between the 412th MDG and active duty members, retirees and family members to provide guidance…

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Air Force photograph by Scott M. Ash
Air Force

Goldfein: Continuing resolution detrimental to Air Force

Posted  April 7, 2017

With the threat of a yearlong continuing resolution lingering, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and his fellow service chiefs called on Congress to approve an appropriation bill for fiscal year 2017 during a hearing on the topic April 5, 2017, on Capitol Hill.

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Air Force photograph by Joseph Gocong
Salutes & Awards

Edwards ALS graduates largest class to date

Posted  April 7, 2017

Air Force photograph by Joseph Gocong Airman Leadership School Class 17C poses for a group photo in front of a B-1B Lancer March 14. The class is the largest ALS class to ever graduate from Edwards. The 412th Force Support Squadron’s Airman Leadership School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., graduated 45 senior airmen, one…

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