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Edwards Airmen walk through darkness to fight suicide

Posted October 3, 2018 by Giancarlo Casem

According to the latest report from the Department of Veterans Affairs, 6,079 veterans committed suicide in 2016. Edwards Airmen are banding together to help stem the number, to “fight for life.”

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Edwards team creates aerial refueling test tool to save time, money

Posted September 28, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Leadership across the Air Force want their workforce to focus on innovation every day, whether it is making things better, more efficient, or saving money. A small team at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., can now check off all those boxes with their custom-built test tool designed to cut down test costs and time.

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Chaplain supports security forces through ‘ministry of presence’

Posted September 28, 2018 by Giancarlo Casem

His voice can be heard through the hallways of the 412th Security Forces Squadron headquarters at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. It is loud and commanding. Though his voice doesn’t instill a feeling of uneasiness or dread, rather it invokes a smile. When Airmen hear his laugh, they know the chaplain is in.

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POWs, MIAs honored at wreath-laying ceremony

Posted September 24, 2018 by Giancarlo Casem

Thousands of the nation’s prisoners of war and missing in action were honored during a wreath-laying ceremony at the Airman Leadership School Drill Pad at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Sept. 21.

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Edwards AFB conducts active shooter exercise

Posted September 21, 2018 by Giancarlo Casem

“Lockdown, lockdown, lockdown!” One phrase that no student, faculty or parents ever want to hear. Fortunately, those words were followed by, “Exercise, exercise, exercise.” Local Airmen, Edwards Emergency Management and numerous other local agencies participated in Desert Wind 18-03, an active shooter scenario exercise at Desert Junior-Senior High School on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Sept. 18.

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