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Taking inspiration from our founding fathers

Posted July 3, 2014 by Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger

The Air Force is no stranger to challenging times. That's certainly the case today where, in the current fiscal climate, much is outside of our control and we are faced with a great deal of uncertainty.

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Annual Education Fair Aug. 13

Posted August 8, 2014 by

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Senior Airman Jacob English, 412th Medical Support Squadron, speaks to a college representative during last year’s education fair at Club Muroc. The Edwards Education Center will be hosting the Edwards 2014 Annual Education Fair Aug. 13. More than†56 college and university representatives will be at the Club Muroc Alliance…

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412th CE leads way in water conservation

Posted September 12, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

U.S. Air Force photo by Rebecca Amber Xeriscaping can take on many forms, ranging from decomposed granite that looks like dirt, to rocks with desert shrubs and low-water-use trees. Edwards has chosen to stick with a low-maintenance, decorative rock. According to Gerald Boetsch, 412th Civil Engineering Group energy manager, Edwards has always been very proactive…

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412th MSG CC pins on colonel

Posted October 10, 2014 by

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Eric Leshinsky, 412th Mission Support Group commander, has his colonel shoulder boards applied to his uniform by daughter Sophia and son, Benjamin, during his promotion ceremony Oct. 1 in Hangar 1600. Leshinsky joined Team Edwards in July after an assignment at the Pentagon. The 412th Mission Support Group provides…

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NASA Armstrong celebrates 50th anniversary of LLRV first flight

Posted November 14, 2014 by

Before the Apollo astronauts landed on the moon, they first had to practice on Earth.

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Assistance fund campaign kicks off in February

Posted January 16, 2015 by Debbie Gildea

The annual Air Force Assistance Fund campaign kicks off Feb. 2 at 78 Air Force and joint bases worldwide, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced Jan 12. The campaign, in its 42nd year, will be conducted for six-week periods through May 1, said Bill D’Avanzo, the Air Force voting action officer and fundraising chief. Most…

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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Posted February 27, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Family Advocacy joined teens and parents at Desert Jr.-Sr. High School Feb. 18 to talk about the elephant in the room - teen dating violence.

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Edwards hosts first Sexual Assault Awareness, Prevention Month event

Posted April 3, 2015 by Jet Fabara

The Department of Defense and the Air Force continues to challenge the way its personnel and service members tackle sexual assault awareness and prevention, especially with Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month kicking off April 1.

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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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Pawlikowski assumes leadership of Air Force Materiel Command

Posted June 12, 2015 by Kim Bowden

Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski assumed the top position of the major command responsible for installation support and the technology, acquisition, test and sustainment of the Air Force’s current and future weapon systems during ceremonies here June 8, 2015.

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