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Default Air Force Logo Command meets its cost-savings objective for second fiscal year in a row
Air Force Materiel Command captured more than $2.5 billion in cost savings for fiscal year 2017, the second fiscal year in a row the command has achieved its strategic savings objective.
0 5/29
2018
#OTD 26 May 1950 at Edwards - The Douglas XA2D-1 Skyshark, an experimental turboprop-powered version of the company’s AD-1 Skyraider, made its first flight, flown by George Jansen. The aircraft’s turboprop engine transmitted power to two large counterrotating three-bladed propellers through a complicated gearbox. This week in Edwards history
On May 26, 1950, the Douglas XA2D-1 Skyshark, an experimental turboprop-powered version of the company’s AD-1 Skyraider, made its first flight, flown by George Jansen. The aircraft’s turboprop engine transmitted power to two large counterrotating three-bladed propellers through a complicated gearbox.
0 5/24
2018
CDC gets new playground CDC breaks ground on new playground
Pictured from left to right: Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander; Col. George Tromba, former 412th Mission Support Group commander; and Janice Hollen, 412th Force Support Squadron director; break ground on a new playground for the Child Development Center May 15. Construction will begin June 1 and is projected to take five months to
0 5/23
2018
From right to left: Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, presents Officers Randy Plata and Miguel Madrid test wing coins May 22 to thank them for actions they took during a “gate runner” incident in April. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kenji Thuloweit) Plant 42 police officers recognized for stopping gate runner
Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, dropped by U.S. Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, California, to personally thank two U.S. Air Force Security Forces officers for their actions during an incident in April. The general presented officers Miguel Madrid and Randy Plata with test wing coins May 22. Officer Joseph Montano was also
0 5/23
2018
The Lancaster, California, Air Force recruiting office spearheaded the donation of a new 2018 Nissan Leaf engine, which was introduced during a small ceremony at the school May 21. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kenji Thuloweit) AF recruiter steers effort to bring new engine to local high school
Auto shop students at Quartz Hill High School have a new learning tool courtesy of the Air Force. The Lancaster, California, Air Force recruiting office spearheaded the donation of a new 2018 Nissan Versa engine, which was introduced during a small ceremony at the school May 21. Staff Sgt. Steven Whalen, 369th Recruiting Squadron, Lancaster
0 5/22
2018
The 2018 Military Retiree Appreciation Day took place in Hangar 1210 with a B-1 Lancer on display for the event this year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Laura Motes) 2018 Military Appreciation Day shows gratitude for all retirees
Military retirees and their guests visited Hangar 1210 at Edwards AFB’s annual Retiree Appreciation Day May 19. Participants had the opportunity to learn about programs and services available to all military retirees. Tables with information covering topics such as dental offices, Aetna healthcare, federal long-term care insurance, home senior care
0 5/22
2018
Airman 1st Class Tumarow Morning 412th Test Wing Warrior of the Week
Group: 412th Maintenance Group Member: Airman 1st Class Tumarow Morning Unit: 412th MXG Weapons Standardization Job Title: Weapons lead crew member Career Goals: Serve overseas, become a Wing Weapons manager Congratulations Airman 1st Class Morning, the 412th Test Wing’s Warrior of the Week. Morning is responsible for the explosive certification
0 5/21
2018
A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle flies over Iraq on May 5, 2018. The F-15E is a dual-role fighter designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions. An array of avionics and electronics systems gives the F-15E the capability to fight at low altitude, day or night, and in all weather. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Corey Hook) Air Force Budget Request Builds on Momentum, Addresses Great Power Competition
The Air Force’s fiscal year 2019 budget request builds on momentum to restore the force after years of funding uncertainty and addresses the challenges from a great power competition, the Air Force secretary and chief of staff said.
0 5/18
2018
Edwards honorary commanders visited Hanger 1600 where a presentation was given about load crews by Senior Master Sgt. Joseph Armijo, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Wing Weapons manager. (U.S. Air Force photo by Matt Williams) Honorary commanders get behind-the-scene look into 412th Maintenance Group
Community leaders and their guests visited Edwards AFB through the Honorary Commanders Program May 11. Every quarter, honorary commanders are invited for an exclusive look into different command groups on Edwards. This time, the honorary commanders and their guests were hosted by Col. Stephen Grotjohn, 412th Maintenance Group
0 5/18
2018
The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment program ensures Airmen are aware of the limitations and consequences of alcohol abuse and its impact on their Air Force career. At each installation, the ADAPT program offers awareness outreach, assessment, and counseling. (U.S. Air Force photo by Samuel King Jr.) Alcohol’s insidious nature: Getting help empowers your career
Alcohol abuse has a deceptively gradual onset that can slowly affect family, friends and work. Knowing the signs and getting help early are key to beating alcohol abuse.
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2018
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