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Air Force names new AFMC command chief

Posted April 20, 2012 by by AFMC Public Affairs

Air Force officials announced April 12, 2012, that Chief Master Sgt. Michael J. Warner will become Air Force Materiel Command’s new command chief. Warner comes to AFMC from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, where he has...

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Fuels testing laboratory dedicated at Plant 42

Posted April 20, 2012 by by Air Force Plant 42

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held April 13 to commemorate an historic event – the Petroleum Oil and Lubricants was officially dedicated April 13 at the Palmdale facility. Timothy Hughes, Aeronautical Systems Center Detachment 1 acting director of Air Force Plant 42, welcomed Lt. Col. Tam…

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Edwards parachute testers jump at chance to test

Posted April 20, 2012 by by Jet Fabara

In an environment where flight test is synonymous with the words Edwards Air Force Base, aircraft aren’t the only components being tested on a continued basis. Thanks to a team under the 418th Flight Test Squadron, the Parachute Test Team at Edwards continues to provide peace of mind…

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DJHS students to compete at Odyssey of the Mind World Finals

Posted April 20, 2012 by by Laura Mowry

In their first year of competing, five students from Desert Junior High School will compete at the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals Tournament May 23 at Iowa State University, joining hundreds of other students from all over the world. Daniel Fernandez, Calvin Weaver, Garron Ireton, Austin Sandwich…

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Play Day in the Park celebrates children, raises awareness

Posted April 13, 2012 by

Team Edwards came together April 6 to celebrate children and raise awareness about child abuse prevention with the annual Play Day in the Park event, kicking-off Child Abuse Prevention Month and the Month of the Military Child. Maj. Sarah…

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Team Edwards provides feedback during 2012 Caring for People forum

Posted April 13, 2012 by by Jet Fabara

With a platform that encourages its participants to speak their mind, the 2012 Caring for People forum, held at Chapel 2 April 5, allowed multiple Team Edwards members to voice their concerns regarding the base. As part of the forum, CFP…

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TPS students analyze C-12 Huron rudder forces

Posted April 13, 2012 by by Laura Mowry

Karl Major, a civilian test pilot at the United States Air Force Test Pilot School, has been studying and flying the C-12 Huron for years. Over the years, he noticed an interesting phenomenon with the aircraft while experiencing sideslip.

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Team Edwards recognized for outstanding CFC contributions

Posted April 13, 2012 by Staff

Team Edwards keyworkers were all presented with a Letter of Appreciation April 3 at the Conference Center from Col. Gregory Schwab, 95th Air Base Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Bill Thomaston, 95th ABW command chief, for…

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Edwards AFB continues to maximize energy efficiency with opening of E85 gas point

Posted April 13, 2012 by by Kenji Thuloweit

Edwards took another step towards energy efficiency April 6 with a ribbon cutting signifying the grand opening of a new E85 gas tank at the Government Vehicle Gas Station. E85…

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AEDC engineers support ‘airstart’ testing at Edwards Air Force Base

Posted April 13, 2012 by by AEDC Public Affairs

Test pilots at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., have successfully performed “airstarts” on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter over the last few weeks, an important milestone in opening up the aircraft’s test syllabus, according to a…

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