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160-plus Edwards Airmen earn their degrees

Posted May 15, 2015 by

Team Edwards held its annual Community College of the Air Force graduation ceremony May 13 at Club Muroc. CCAF is a federally-chartered degree-granting institution that serves the United States Air Force’s enlisted total force. The college partners with more than 106 affiliated Air Force schools, 82 Education Service Offices located worldwide and more than 1,500…

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Flight tests conclude for shape changing aircraft flap

Posted May 15, 2015 by

Courtesy photograph The modified Gulfstream III flight research aircraft with an adaptive compliant wing trailing edge is shown with 25 degrees of trailing edge deflection. A team of researchers from Air Force Research Laboratory, NASA and FlexSys, Inc., accomplished a long sought goal in aviation research April 22 with the last flight of the Adaptive…

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Branch student ‘strong’ despite brittle bones

Posted May 15, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Mya, 10, enjoys spending time on the playground at Branch Elementary School with her best friend, Saige Kelley. Saige wore a yellow shirt and ribbon to school that day to help Mya raise awareness for her condition, Osteogenesis Imperfecta, also known as ìbrittle boneî disease. Branch Elementary Student Mya,…

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Break-ins, vandalism continue at Desert High

Posted May 15, 2015 by

For the fourth week in a row Desert High School was the target of a break-in, this time causing major damage to the school’s maintenance facility. Vandals took tools within the building and used them to bash walls, bathroom facilities, computers, fluorescent lights, appliances, computers†and a school vehicle’s back window. In the previous weeks, items…

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Base gym hosts star-studded volleyball tourney

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Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara The Rosburg Fitness Center was the site of this yearís 3-on-3 All Star Intramural Volleyball tournament where approximately 10 teams battled for bragging rights and a first-place trophy May 7. The tournament was single-elimination and after a constant back and forth game, the combined 412th Test Engineering Group and…

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What’s your social thumbprint?

Posted May 15, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Jessica Hines

U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Jessica Hines Just as you would lock the front door of your home or secure your wallet, social media users should aim to lockup and secure their online personal information and do regular checkups of their social thumbprint. RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany–We’ve all done it; in a vain…

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Test Ops bids farewell, consolidates into three other units

Posted May 8, 2015 by Jet Fabara

Since 2014, efforts have been underway to consolidate the 445th Flight Test Squadron into three other Combined Test Forces, and May 1, base leadership and 445th FLTS personnel were on hand to finally bid farewell to the historic squadron known as "Test Operations" during an inactivation ceremony at Club Muroc.

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Deployed Airman’s rosy return to Edwards

Posted May 8, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Araceli Martinez, a military spouse and Commissary employee, expected an ordinary day on the job May 5.

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Raptor test force enters new phase of AIM-9X testing

Posted May 8, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

The 411th Flight Test Squadron and F-22 Combined Test Force successfully test fired two guided AIM-9X Sidewinder missiles this year as part of the latest phase in getting the Raptor closer to using the missile operationally.

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412th Logistics Readiness Squadron welcomes new leader

Posted May 8, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

The 412th Logistics Readiness Squadron welcomed a new director April 29 during an appointment to leadership ceremony at the Airman and Family Readiness Center.

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