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NASA Science Chief John Grunsfeld tours DAOF

Posted February 8, 2013 by

NASA photographs by Jim Ross John Grunsfeld (left) and a DSI telescope technician examine the framework supporting the 100-inch primary mirror in the telescope cavity of NASA’s SOFIA flying observatory. John Grunsfeld, associate administrator of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate and a former space shuttle astronaut, was brought up to date on the status of a…

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Edwards ATC tower offers new ‘way out’ for controllers

Posted February 8, 2013 by Jet Fabara

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Airman 1st Class Daniel Rose, 412th Operations Support Squadron air traffic control apprentice, prepares to rappel down the lower level of the Edwards ATC tower with the new High Rise Escape System recently installed in the tower Jan. 31. The HRES is a controlled descent device that is capable…

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Network of ranges instrumental to flight test

Posted February 8, 2013 by Laura Mowry

Lockheed Martin photograph by Paul Weatherman The F-35 Lightning II is one of many airframes that conducts testing off the coast of southern California, as well as at Edwards and other ranges located in the southwest United States. Each and every day, the Edwards community works to develop and test the war-winning capabilities of the…

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Salutes & Awards

Promotions

Posted February 1, 2013 by

Team Edwards started off 2013 by promoting 44 Airmen during the monthly enlisted promotion ceremony at the Conference Center Jan. 31. Congratulations to all who have taken the next step in their Air Force careers!

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Message to F-35 ITF: “Your work is critically important”

Posted February 1, 2013 by Laura Mowry

Team Edwards welcomed Air Force Lt. Gen. Christopher C. Bogdan to the F-35 Integrated Test Force Jan. 22 for the first time since he assumed the role of program executive officer for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office in December.

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Health & Safety

Flu Season: What you need to know

Posted February 1, 2013 by

Today, it's more important than ever to get your facts straight about the flu - and the vaccines available to prevent it.

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412th FSS gets new boss

Posted February 1, 2013 by

Col. Robert Hoff, 412th Mission Support Group commander, handed over the 412th Force Support Squadron guidon to Alexander Kovras during a change of leadership ceremony

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Team Edwards honors 4th Quarter awardees

Posted February 1, 2013 by

The 412th Test Wing honored 2012's fourth quarter awardees during a ceremony at the Base Theater Jan. 24.

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Julius Delos Reyes
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Muroc Joint Unified School District receives $1.1 million federal grant

Posted February 1, 2013 by

The Department of Defense announced a $1,125,480 grant from the Office of Economic Adjustment to the Muroc Joint Unified School District, North Edwards, Calif., to expand and renovate Branch Elementary School on base.

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Thanks and situation report

Posted January 25, 2013 by Brig. Gen. Michael T. Brewer

First let me take a moment to tell each and every one of you how proud I am of the efforts you made in ensuring we passed our IG inspection.

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