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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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Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  November 6, 2015

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community What is your purpose?  Do you know the answer or even where to start looking for the answer?  New York Times columnist David Brooks noted that people “feel a hunger to live meaningfully but they don’t know the right questions to…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted  November 6, 2015

Nov. 9-13 2015 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Spaghetti with meatballs Side salad and garlic bread Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Closed Veterans Day Observed Thursday Orange chicken Fried rice and egg roll Friday Chicken enchilada Spanish rice and refried beans All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large…

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Congressman Steve Knight speaks at AFSA event

Posted  November 6, 2015

U.S. Congressman Steve Knight visited Edwards AFB to speak at the Airmen and Family Readiness Center Oct. 30. The visit was sponsored by the local AFSA Chapter 1328.

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November Promotions

Posted  November 6, 2015

Team Edwards held its monthly enlisted promotion ceremony in the base theater Oct. 30. Congratulations to all the Airmen who made the next stride in their Air Force careers! To airman first class Ian A. Ray, 912th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Damarco M. Flint, 912th AMXS To senior airman Isaac K. Kosmowski, 31st Test and Evaluation…

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Seniors at DHS score ‘hole-in-one’ with mini golf project

Posted  November 6, 2015

Desert High School Class of 2016 student Jasmine Palmer left her junior year with a vision for how to better her school. She wanted to restore a miniature golf course that was created as a legacy project in 2006 to its original glory.

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