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Air Combat Command loans Global Hawk to GVCTF

Posted August 22, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

The 412th Test Wing's Global Vigilance Combined Test Force received a Global Hawk Block 40 Aug. 6, on loan from Air Combat Command.

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Danger: Electronic cigarettes can blow more than smoke

Posted August 22, 2014 by Timothy Johnson

According to a 2014 Center for Disease Control report, cigarette smoking in our nation has reportedly been the cause of nearly 480,000 deaths, with more than 41,000 of these deaths caused by secondhand smoke. In an attempt to lower or eliminate the death tolls involving cigarette use, electronic companies have invented smokeless cigarettes and vaporizers…

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Range safety engineer named CAFA Civilian of the Year

Posted August 22, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

The California Air Force Association held their annual awards banquet Aug. 16 at Vandenberg Air Force Base.

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Robotics team needs volunteers

Posted August 22, 2014 by

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The Scorpions Robotics team named their robot, Scoop Da Whoop. Anyone interested in becoming a coach, mentor or sponsor should attend a meeting 3:30-4:15 p.m., Aug. 21 in the OPS Conference Room, Bldg. 1642. Last year, the Desert High School Scorpion Robotics team was launched and the team competed…

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Honorary commanders tour 412th Maintenance Group

Posted August 22, 2014 by

A group of honorary commanders toured the 412th Maintenance Group August 15 along with their pertinent squadron commander and base leaders.

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Events

Prizes, pizza, close out summer reading program

Posted August 22, 2014 by Kenji Thuloweit

With Edwards’ schools beginning Aug. 18, the Edwards Base Library ended this year's Base Library Summer Reading Program with a grand finale Aug. 15.

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Leadership Lessons: Do you know our Air Force Heritage?

Posted August 22, 2014 by Lt. Col. Rudolf Kuehne

U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Luis Loza Gutierrez The United States Air Force was founded by the aviators who learned their tradecraft in World War I, like Capt. Frederick Libby who became the first American ace. America’s first aviation hero was Maj. Eddie Rickenbacker who, with 26 kills, was the most successful American…

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C-130 Hercules still going strong at 60

Posted August 22, 2014 by Air Force Test Center History Office and 412th Test Wing Public Affairs

Aug. 23 will mark the 60th anniversary of the C-130 Hercules’ first flight in 1954, from Burbank, Calif., to Edwards AFB.

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Women’s Equality Day 5K run/walk Aug. 26

Posted August 22, 2014 by

Here’s a Women’s Equality fact: Did you know, 51 years ago, President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act into law to combat gender-based wage discrimination? Also, did you know, at that time, the U.S. workforce included nearly 25 million women, which was 1/3†of all U.S. workers? Yet, women earned an average of 59…

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Edwards Air Force Base schools

Posted August 15, 2014 by

Edwards Air Force Base school students return to the classroom Aug. 18. Base officials want to remind Team Edwards to obey posted speed limits and watch out for children walking to and from school.

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