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Default Air Force Logo Edwards prepares to cease use of vehicle decals
Edwards is taking the initiative to stop registering private vehicles on base and to eliminate using base vehicle decals, which could go into effect as early as this month. Since Sept. 11, 2001, security forces for military installations are required to do a 100-percent identification check on the driver who enters the installation. Identification
0 3/02
2007
Default Air Force Logo Edwards launches first base-focused video podcast in DoD
More than 16 months after Edwards launched its first audio podcast, the base launched video podcasts on its public Web site Wednesday morning. Podcasting is an Internet publishing technology that allows users to subscribe to an automatic feed of audio and video files. The first video posted in the new podcast was the most recent episode of
0 3/01
2007
A B-1B Lancer carries the Sniper pod on its belly as it flies over Edwards' skies during a flight test here. The 419th Flight Test Squadron testers recently concluded the initial development of the Sniper pod installed on a B-1B here recently. The Sniper pod is an advanced targeting pod with a multi-sensor system that increases the aircraft's self-targeting capability. (Photo by Steve Zapka) 419th FLTS demonstrates Sniper pod capability
The 419th Flight Test Squadron recently completed its initial developmental testing of the Sniper pod installed on a B-1B Lancer here. The Sniper pod, manufactured by Lockheed Martin, is an advanced targeting pod with multi-sensor capability and allows the operator to positively identify targets.  Currently, the B-1 cannot positively identify
0 2/23
2007
Default Air Force Logo 95th Medical Group receives 'excellent,' achieves three-year acreditation
The 95th Medical Group underwent an Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care survey and Health Services Inspection Feb. 12 to 16 and received a three-year reaccreditation, and an overall "excellent" respectively. Concurrently, every three years, civilian surveyors from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care and
0 2/23
2007
Default Air Force Logo Education center offers opportunities, goals for Airmen to attain CCAF degrees
In today's Air Force, many Airmen join the service for one reason -- education. The 95th Mission Support Squadron Human Resources Development Education and Training Complex here provides Edwards Airmen with a one-stop shop for perusing their educational goals. The Education Services help the Edwards community acquire information about various
0 2/23
2007
Peronica Hunt, Edwards Library technician, organizes books on a shelf. The Edwards Main Library achieved a five-star rating from the Air Force recently for the third consecutive time. The library was also the best in Air Force Materiel Command for fourth year in a row. (Photo by Airman 1st Class Julius Delos Reyes) Library receives third consecutive five-star rating
The Edwards Main Library achieved an Air Force five-star rating recently. This is the third consecutive year, in doing so. The library was also the best in Air Force Materiel Command for fourth year in a row. The five-star program was initiated by the Air Force in 2004 to represent the five different functions the library needed to comply, said Dr.
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2007
Master Sgt. Don Eric Lawrence, Defense Contract Management Agency aircraft maintenance manager, reads one of the projects featured during the Desert High School Science Fair on Feb. 16, 2007. About 115 science fair projects were submitted and 20 were selected to represent the school at the Kern County Science Fair. (Photo by Airman 1st Class Julius Delos Reyes) Desert High School students host science fair exhibit
When two Desert High School seniors were tasked to come up with a project for their school's science fair, they came up with something they were both interested in. Robert Thurman and Keith Heims, both DHS seniors, both agreed to study basketball free throws. "Basically, we are trying to test whether cross hand and eye dominance would determine how
0 2/23
2007
Default Air Force Logo Health and Wellness Center advises on injury prevention
With the Air Force concept of fit-to-fight, Airmen have to perform physical training about three to four times a week. However, physical exercises can lead to injuries. With this in mind, the Edwards Health and Wellness Center can provide people with adequate techniques to prevent and treat injuries during exercise. When most individuals think of
0 2/23
2007
Default Air Force Logo EMS Eagles fight for 10th straight win, MMS Tigers cause 1st loss
The Edwards Middle School's basketball record was perfect until they met the Monroe Tigers on Feb. 15. The Eagles beat the Mojave Jaguars for their 10th straight win Feb. 13 but succumbed to the Tigers' claws as they lost their final game for the season, 46-35. Playing at Mojave, Calif., on Feb 13, Edwards ran up a 28-15 lead against the Jaguars by
0 2/23
2007
Edwards air traffic controllers with the 412th Operations Support Squadron observe aircraft activities here. The control tower separates aircraft within the terminal area, which is seven miles around the airfield. They control all the aircraft that come through the base. (Photo by Chad Bellay) Tower keeps ‘eye’ on Edwards sky
Rising high above the desert floor, the Edwards Control Tower keeps an unflinching eye on the constantly changing array of aircraft launching and landing on the vast lakebeds and runways here. The control tower is manned by air traffic controllers from the 412th Operations Support Squadron who provide a vital function to operations here. "The
0 2/15
2007
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