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Technological innovations in the history of the U.S. Air Force

From the earliest days of flight, airmen strived to set or exceed new altitude, speed, and distance records. The USAF has fostered new technologies resulting in sometimes exponential improvements in these and other areas.

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U.S. Air Force celebrates 70th anniversary

U.S. military aviation has changed over the years — from bi-planes during World War I to the modern jet fighter aircraft — but one thing remains constant, the motivation and resiliency of U.S. Airmen to protect and defend their home. On Sept. 18, the U.S. Air Force will celebrate its 70th anniversary.

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Defense, academia test systems for GPS denial

Navigating the globe was once done using the sun, moon and stars as reference, but modern times bring modern methods, and the majority of the world now relies on GPS for its navigation needs.

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Colombian military officers get insight into flight test at Edwards

Dozens of Republic of Colombia military officers dropped by Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for an up-close look at flight test Sept. 12, 2017.

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Joint partnership leads to successful swirl distortion testing

An AEDC test team and members of the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) initiated a project in 2011 at the Academy’s F109 turbofan test facility applying swirl distortion to the determination of engine response in terms of aeromechanics, operability and performance.


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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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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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Town Hall raises questions about base housing

Posted  November 13, 2015

The semi-annual Edwards Town Hall meeting was held Nov. 4 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. Josh Crawford, Corvias business director gave the first brief and found himself fielding some tough questions.

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Still time to donate to CFC

Posted  November 13, 2015

This year’s Combined Federal Campaign is coming to a close Nov. 20, but there is still time to show your generosity and compassion. CFC offers federal workers an easy way to support charitable organizations in their community and around the world. Since the Combined Federal Campaign was founded in 1961, federal workers have donated more…

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