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Comms program hits 100,000 hours of warfighter connectivity

A program managed at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., to ensure war fighters can stay connected despite differing networks and austere environments recently reached a significant milestone and is also on a path to keep moving forward.

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It’s Pajama Story Time at the base library

On Jan. 29 staff and volunteers at the base library held Pajama Story Time. Children five and under dressed in their pajamas, listened to bedtime stories, made pillows and then enjoyed a pancake breakfast.

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Civ-Mil welcomes foreign military, new arrivals to A.V.

LANCASTER, Calif.–The Edwards AFB Civilian-Military Support Group welcomed foreign military members and Airmen recently stationed at Edwards to the Antelope Valley Jan. 29. The University of Antelope Valley Pioneer Event Center (PEC) in Lancaster, Calif., was filled with informational booths regarding health care, education, recreation and much more. The third annual “Welcome to the AV”…

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Latest HCC tour all about electronic warfare

The Edwards AFB Honorary Commanders tour Jan. 22 was all about the 412th Electronic Warfare Group.

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KC-46A makes first contact; successfully demonstrates fuel transfer in flight

The KC-46 Tanker Program reached a major milestone Jan. 24, when it successfully demonstrated its first-ever aerial refueling contact and fuel transfer with an F-16C from Edwards Air Force Base.


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Events

News Briefs – January 22, 2016

Posted  January 22, 2016

Parent and Teen Evening February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. To raise awareness, the 412th Medical Group Family Advocacy program is hosting a “Sunset Walk” Feb. 18 at 5 p.m. at the Rosburg Fitness Center. Family Advocacy will also host a “Parent & Teen Evening” with Crime Prevention specialist, Ashley Grover,…

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Accomplishments across AFTC highlighted at commander’s call

Posted  January 22, 2016

Maj. Gen. David Harris, Air Force Test Center commander, reminded Edwards personnel to be proud of what they do at the Jan. 14 commander's call.

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Commentary

Make a difference

Posted  January 22, 2016

Will you make a difference in someone else’s life today? We have all heard someone say, “Take care of your people and their families.” Have you ever stopped to think why we hear this so often? As Airmen, our number one responsibility is to accomplish the mission. However, without smart, dedicated, hard-working people and the…

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Salutes & Awards

AFMC Maintenance Award Winners

Posted  January 22, 2016

Congratulations to the 412th Test Wing members who are Air Force Materiel Command’s 2015 Maintenance Awards winners and Air Force nominees. They will now compete at the Air Force level. Daedalian Trophy: 412th Maintenance Group Lieutenant General Leo Marquez Award: Supervisor Manager Aircraft Maintenance — Senior Master Sgt. Jared M. Currie, 412th Maintenance Squadron Technician Supervisor…

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Air Force implements additional security measures

Posted  January 22, 2016

In response to tragic events that have taken place on and off installations over the past few years, Air Force commanders can take additional measures to secure personnel and property on their installations through three programs that allow service members to carry weapons.

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