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Health & Safety

AFMC promotes Be Active: Physical Activity Initiative

Posted April 5, 2013 by

During April and May, Air Force Materiel Command will be promoting its ‘Be Active: Physical Activity Initiative. The Be Active initiative is designed to be progressive with frequency of physical activity. If someone has not been active for some time, this initiative allows him or her to start at a comfortable level and add a…

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Local

Volunteers needed for Branch Elementary Science Carnival

Posted May 3, 2013 by

Air Force photograph by Laura Mowry Thomas Allen, 412th Civil Engineering Division, educates Branch Elementary School students about where plastic comes from and the importance of recycling, during the fourth annual science carnival last year. Allen’s presentation was one of five that students had the opportunity to learn from. Volunteers are needed for this year’s…

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DoD

Edwards DOD employees begin receiving furlough notices

Posted May 31, 2013 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Brig. Gen. Michael T. Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander, and Michelle Lovato, Edwards AFB Civilian Personnel officer, answer questions from supervisors during the last of three meetings announcing the furlough notices to be handed out beginning May 28. Edwards AFB leadership began handing out furlough letters to the base’s…

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Local

Edwards Airman shares path to citizenship

Posted June 28, 2013 by Jet Fabara

For most of the nation, the Fourth of July is a time to celebrate, observe and reflect on the freedoms granted by our independence.

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Salutes & Awards

MacSparran takes over 412th AMDS

Posted August 2, 2013 by

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Lt. Col. Kathryn Hughes (right)†applauds after Lt. Col. Patricia MacSparran officially assumed command of the 412th Aerospace Medicine Squadron during a ceremony July 25 at Club Muroc.† Hughes relinquished command of the squadron to MacSparran. The 412th AMDS is responsible for treating 412th Test Wing pilots and air crewman…

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Retired NASA astronaut, research test pilot Gordon Fullerton dies

Posted August 23, 2013 by

C. Gordon Fullerton, who compiled a distinguished career as a NASA astronaut, research pilot and Air Force test pilot spanning almost 50 years, died Aug. 21. He was 76.

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Events

Team Edwards launches Hispanic American Heritage Month

Posted September 20, 2013 by

The Oasis Community Center was the site of this year's Hispanic American Heritage Month kickoff at Edwards AFB Sept. 17. The event featured everything from salsa to salsa dancing.

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Air Force

Shopping the Exchange pays $224 million in dividends

Posted October 25, 2013 by

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service Board of Directors announced that the Exchange paid a dividend of $224 million in 2012. These funds are critical to Army, Air Force, National Guard, Marine Corps and Navy morale, welfare and recreation efforts. “Historically, roughly two-thirds of Exchange earnings are paid to the services’ morale, welfare and…

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Local

‘If these walls could talk’

Posted November 22, 2013 by Jet Fabara

Aside from archived photos, videos and historical accounts of pilots taken during the golden age of flight test at Edwards, some stories of Edwards' past remain hidden, waiting to be restored and told.

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Project84 continues into New Year

Posted January 10, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Towards the end of 2013, Brig. Gen. Michael Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander, announced his cost-savings initiative for Edwards AFB - Project84. According to Brewer, if everyone on base saved $84 each month, it would ultimately save an excess of $11 million annually.

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