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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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Local

NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted  November 13, 2015

Nov. 16–20 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Cabbage roll Rice pilaf and vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Pork loin Mashed potato with gravy Vegetables Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday Closed All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium Beverage $1.99, Large $2.09 Robin Hood & Anthony’s Pizza…

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Sports

Scorpion girls volleyball clinch first place in league again, begin playoffs

Posted  November 13, 2015

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Desert Junior Senior High School girls’ volleyball team middle hitter Devyn Cross, #24, goes for the kill against a Mammoth High School blocker Oct. 30 at DJSHS. The volleyball team finished their season as Desert Mountain League Champions with a final league record of 14-0. Since the team ranked…

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Salutes & Awards

412th Test Wing announces 3rd Quarter award winners

Posted  November 13, 2015

Team Edwards announced its 2015 3rd Quarter award winners in a ceremony in the base theater Nov. 10. Congratulations to all those who were recognized for their outstanding performance! Airman of the Quarter Senior Airman Kenneth J. Monteiro 412th Operations Group NCO of the Quarter Tech. Sgt. Rebecca J. Dudley 412th Medical Group SNCO of…

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit
Health & Safety

It’s time to review your federal health benefits

Posted  November 13, 2015

Federal benefits open season is here. Each year we encourage all employees and retirees to review their benefits and make sure that they have plans that work best for them and their families.

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Events

Embry-Riddle University upcoming events

Posted  November 13, 2015

Nov. 13 — Embry-Riddle hosts free webinars on a variety of aviation, business and general interest topics led by our faculty or other industry experts.  Everyone is welcome, but space is limited, so early registration is encouraged.  Go to http://worldwide.erau.edu/webinars/index.html\  to see the complete list of titles. Call Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University at Edwards for information…

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