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445th AMU claims quarterly weapons load competition title

Posted January 10, 2014 by Jet Fabara

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Weapons load crew members with the 445th Aircraft Maintenance Unit load an F-16 Falcon during the Fourth Quarter Fighter Weapons Load Competition Jan. 6, 2014. Weapons load crew members from the 445th, 411th and 461st AMU competed in the friendly competition to showcase each crew memberís talent. Of the…

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Local improvement projects for jet fuel pipelines culminates in opening of new fuel metering station on Edwards

Posted February 7, 2014 by Kenji Thuloweit

While T-38s took to the Edwards skies, down on the ground a group of contractors, base civil engineers and members of the Defense Logistics Agency officially opened up the new Kinder Morgan Metering Station Facility with a ribbon cutting ceremony Jan. 22.

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AFMC promotes ‘Spring Into Shape’ wellness challenge

Posted March 28, 2014 by

During April and May, Air Force Materiel Command will promote its Spring Into Shape wellness challenge. Spring Into Shape is a command-wide initiative on how to safely lose weight and be physically active. Participants will receive a FREE copy of the Mayo Clinic Wellness Solutions for Weight Loss DVD at the official weigh-in. Civilian Health…

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Above and beyond – 400 plus volunteers donate 55,000 hours

Posted May 9, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

The annual Edwards Air Force Base Volunteer Appreciation Ceremony honored Edwards AFB's volunteers April 29.

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NASA declares SOFIA Observatory fully operational

Posted June 6, 2014 by

NASA photograph by Jim Ross The door to the SOFIA observatory’s 2.5-meter telescope is wide open during a developmental test flight in 2010. On June 2, 2014, during the 224th meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Boston, Mass., Paul Hertz, NASA’s Astrophysics Division director, announced that the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy has passed…

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412th TW leaders visit Plant 42, attend director’s call

Posted July 11, 2014 by Dianna Condon

The men and women of U.S. Air Force Plant 42 hosted Brig. Gen. Michael T. Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander, and group commanders from Edwards AFB's main base at a director's call June 24.

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The art of aircraft restoration requires collaboration

Posted August 15, 2014 by Jet Fabara

In the Air Force, aircraft boneyards are synonymous with places where decommissioned aircraft go to rest. At Edwards, the Air Force Flight Test Museum's boneyard is becoming a place where aircraft wait to be restored and history retold thanks to a team of volunteers.

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USAF TPS graduates first ever Enlisted Flight Test Course

Posted April 27, 2012 by by Laura Mowry

The United States Air Force Test Pilot School, known for transforming the best Air Force pilots, navigators, and engineers into elite test professionals, has finally opened its doors to enlisted personnel. April 18, 12 enlisted Airmen earned the distinction of being the first class to graduate from the…

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Gen. Wolfenbarger receives fourth star, assumes leadership of AFMC

Posted June 8, 2012 by by Kim Dawley

Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger became the first female four-star general in the Air Force and assumed the top position of the major command responsible for the technology, acquisition, test and sustainment of...

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Comptroller squadron welcomes new commander

Posted July 20, 2012 by Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon

Lt. Col. Trevor Williams addresses members of the 95th Comptroller Squadron after taking command July 11 at Club Muroc. Col. Amy Arwood, former 95th Air Base Wing commander, presided over the…

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