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(U.S. Air Force photo) Edwards AFB Exchange brings back fee-free layaway for the holidays
Airmen, families and retirees at Edwards AFB Exhange can get a head-start on holiday shopping while keeping gifts away from prying eyes with fee-free layaway from the Army & Air Force Exchange Service.   The Edwards AFB Exchange will waive the $3 service fee for items that are placed on layaway and paid for by Dec. 24 — including toys and bikes.
0 9/25
2017
70th Anniversary of Supersonic Flight at Edwards AFB Warbirds descend on Edwards for upcoming 70th Anniversary of Supersonic Flight
While Edwards personnel were on the ground working on testing new aircraft and new systems, in the sky was a quartet of old aircraft about to land at the historic base. A B-25J Mitchell bomber, TBM-3E Avenger torpedo bomber, FG-1D Corsair fighter and P-51D Mustang fighter from the Texas Flying Legends Museum in Houston, Texas, arrived at Edwards
0 9/22
2017
Edwards to observe Hispanic Heritage Month with events Edwards to observe Hispanic Heritage Month with events
The 412th Test Wing, in partnership with NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center, officially kicked off Edwards AFB’s Hispanic Heritage Month observance Sept. 20 with a ceremony at the Exchange lobby. “Shaping the Bright Future of America” is the 2017 theme and Edwards will hold events through the rest of the month. Each year, Americans observe
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2017
XB-70 Valkrie This week in Edwards history
On Sept. 21, 1964, North American Rockwell’s XB-70 Valkyrie experimental aircraft made its first flight from Plant 42 in Palmdale, California, to Edwards. It was flown by North American test pilot Alvin S. White and Col. Joseph F. Cotton. Originally conceived as a strategic bomber with the ability to cruise at Mach 3 speeds, the two XB-70s
0 9/21
2017
Take action to make a smooth transition with TRICARE in 2018 Take action to make a smooth transition with TRICARE in 2018
You may be wondering what action you need to take, if any, to ensure you continue TRICARE coverage in 2018. Some beneficiaries will need to take action, but most will not. If you’re currently enrolled in or eligible for TRICARE coverage on Dec. 31, 2017, you’ll transition to your respective TRICARE plan on Jan. 1, 2018. If you want to enroll in a TRICARE plan or change coverage after Jan. 1, 2018, you’ll need to take action to enroll in the plan of your choice.
0 9/20
2017
Default Air Force Logo Sunrise over Rogers Dry Lake
Check out this sunrise #drone video of the famous Rogers Dry Lake at #EdwardsAirForceBase!  Thanks to our awesome team at the 412th ET CTF!
0 9/20
2017
Bryan Kelly crosses the finish line as the overall men's winner of the full marathon at the 21st running of the 2017 U.S. Air Force Marathon at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base on Sept. 16. Kelly, from Edwards, California, finished with a time of 2:30:34. (U.S. Air Force photo / Wesley Farnsworth) Local Airman takes first in Air Force Marathon
“The brutal honesty of the sport intrigues me. You have to work hard or you’re not going to get better.”These were the words of the winner of the Air Force Marathon held at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, on Sept. 16.Maj. Bryan Kelly, a test pilot with the 419th Flight Test Squadron, took first place overall with a finishing time of 2:40:34.
0 9/20
2017
412th Test Wing launches Vanguard Leadership Program 412th Test Wing launches Vanguard Leadership Program
About 20 engineers and acquisition professionals from Edwards began a three-year journey to become better leaders last week. The first three-day training workshop for the 412th Test Wing’s Vanguard Leadership Program was held Sept. 13-15. The new wing-sponsored program aims at providing year-long training and coaching that consists of quarterly
0 9/20
2017
Quick learning, ‘deployed mentality’ lead to LRASM’s successful launch Quick learning, ‘deployed mentality’ lead to LRASM’s successful launch
No test at Edwards can be considered simple, but when you add in numerous organizations with their own language and procedures, along with a test aircraft with engine problems, then that makes accomplishing the mission all that more challenging. But, those obstacles were overcome by the test professionals and maintainers of the 419th Flight Test
0 9/20
2017
AFMC commander speaks at AFA AFMC commander: Agility, innovation to fuel future of AF logistics
The future of Air Force logistics will find Airmen tapping into a secure digital network of archived additive manufacturing specifications, allowing for the 3D-printed creation of a weapons system component whenever and wherever needed. This agile manufacturing approach is just one way Air Force Materiel Command is working to advance Air Force logistics, said Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, AFMC commander, at the 2017 Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference Sept. 18, 2017.
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