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Default Air Force Logo Team Edwards participates in VPP, aims to attain Star status
Team Edwards hosted an Air Force assessment team for the Voluntary Protection Program from July 23 through 27. The program was developed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to promote effective worksite-based safety and health. Recently, the Air Force and the Department of Defense adopted VPP to help drive down mishap rates, said
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2007
A C-5M flies over the Mojave Desert during flight testing Feb. 26. The Combined Test Force for the C-5 modernization program concluded its most recent series of testing July 23. Two C-5M's are scheduled to return to Edwards at the end of August to conduct minimum control ground speed and field performance data tests. (Photo by Bobbi Zapka) C-5M departs Edwards after another round of testing
The Combined Test Force for the C-5 modernization program concluded a series of testing on July 23. The CTF performed tests to determine the aircraft's climb performance as part of the C-5M's Reliability Enhancement and Re-engining Program. The CTF consists of members with the 418th Flight Test Squadron Detachment 4, a geographically separated unit
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2007
Tech. Sgts. Ross Seaborn (center) and Jon Camplin (right), from the Muroc Green Knights motorcycle club, answer questions from attendees during a motorcycle safety day event at the Base Exchange parking lot July 18. The event provided base motorcycle riders a proficiency course to hone their riding skills, briefings on regulations and safety equipment and a chance to talk to motorcycle officers from the California Highway Patrol. (Photo by Tech. Sgt. Jay Fury) 31st TES hosts motorcycle safety day
The 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron hosted a motorcycle safety day at the Base Exchange July 18. The event was designed to bring awareness to various safety issues that arise while riding motorcycles on and off base. The lunchtime event served up briefings from the California Highway Patrol and the Muroc Green Knights, a motorcycle club based
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2007
An aircraft tug from the 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron tows the last on-base F-104 Starfighter through the outbound lanes of the West Gate on Monday evening. The F-104 was positioned at the Century Circle display outside the gate. The display is scheduled to open in late August. (Photo by Doug Nelson) The Last Starfighter

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2007
Default Air Force Logo AFFTC commander issues orders against use of Salvia divinorum
The Air Force Flight Test Center commander released a memorandum recently regarding his policy on the use of Salvia divinorum.Maj. Gen. Curtis Bedke, AFFTC commander, said in the memorandum that military members assigned to Edwards are ordered not to possess, inhale, smoke, chew or otherwise introduce Salvia into their body in any manner. "Failure
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2007
First Lt. Lisa Newman-Wise swims laps in the Sonic Splash Pool here to prepare for the Ironman World Championship Triathlon, slated for Oct. 13 in Kona, Hawaii. Lieutenant Newman-Wise will represent the Air Force as part of a four-person team, competing against the other services. (Photo by Airman 1st Class Mike Young) Edwards 'Ironwoman' represents Air Force in Ironman Triathlon
An Edwards bioenvironmental engineer with the 95th Aerospace Medical Squadron is slated to represent the Air Force in the Ironman World Championship held at Kailua Kona, Hawaii, on Oct. 13. First Lt. Lisa Newman-Wise was selected along with three other Airmen to compete in the triathlon event, which features athletes from all over the world. "For a
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2007
Edwards Airmen goes through the deployment line during the Phase I exercise July 19. This exercise was in preparation for the Phase I re-look starting Monday. (Photo by Jet Fabara) Phase I exercise completes revamped deployment process
Team Edwards concluded its most recent Phase I exercise July 19, the last exercise before the Air Force Materiel Command Inspector General re-look starting Monday. This is the first exercise since the March Operational Readiness Inspection where Team Edwards successfully completed the revamped process of getting about 200 people through the
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Technical sergeant sentenced to one-year confinement for drug use
A panel of members sentenced a technical sergeant assigned to the 412th Maintenance Squadron to one-year confinement, a bad conduct discharge and reduction in rank to airman basic during a general court-martial held here July 17. Tech. Sgt. Jed Heffernan pled guilty to one charge and specification of wrongful use of cocaine, one specification of
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2007
Default Air Force Logo 418th FLTS tests CV-22 terrain-following radar in East Coast fog
A CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is operating out of Winchester Regional Airport in Virginia until late August. The Osprey, which can take off like a helicopter then rotate its proprotors forward to cruise like a conventional airplane, will be flying in the mornings using approved military flight routes over
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Soil samples at construction site show no sign of valley fever
Negative soil sample test results taken from the Tamarisk Plains construction site next to the Child Development Center here may help ease concerns expressed by parents that dust blowing from the site might expose their children to spores that cause valley fever. Five soil samples taken from various areas of the site all showed no sign of the
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2007
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