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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.

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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.

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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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Salutes & Awards

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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Salutes & Awards

Director of Financial Management retires after 30 years of federal service

Posted  November 6, 2015

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, presents Sandra Perry with the Air Force Outstanding Civilian Career Service Award at Club Muroc, Oct. 30. Perry retired after 30 years of federal service. Her last position was as 412th Test Wing Financial Management director. The 412th Test Wing and…

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Health & Safety

Time to get your flu shot

Posted  November 6, 2015

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, receives his annual flu shot from Senior Airman Jeffrey Rodriguez, 412th Medical Operations Squadron. It’s that time of year for all Airmen to receive their flu shot. Tricare beneficiaries can come to the Immunizations Clinic beginning Nov. 6 to receive their…

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Salutes & Awards

Rocket Lab employee named AFRL Resource Adviser of the Year

Posted  November 6, 2015

Courtesy photograph Sara Betz, Air Force Research Laboratory, Aerospace Systems Directorate, was recently chosen as the Fiscal Year 15 Air Force Research Laboratory Financial Management and Comptroller Annual Award Winner, Resource Adviser of the Year, Installation Level. Betz is the Finance Management Division Reimbursement Budge Authority Team lead. According to her leadership, she worked long selfless hours…

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