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  • Financial management services to transform soon

    The 95th Comptroller Squadron started revamping its processes recently as it began incorporation initiatives from the Air Force Financial Management Transformation plan. According to the squadron's leadership the transition may be the single greatest change in the organizations 60-year history. "We, and all of Air Force financial management, are
  • 95th SFS silences driver cell phones

    The 95th Security Forces Squadron is becoming more actively involved in enforcing the cellular hands-free policy on base by increasing vigilance and writing more citations. Edwards Air Force Instruction 31-208 prohibits both military and civilian personnel from cell phone use while driving on the installation without the use of a hands-free device
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  • AFFTC selects new technical advisor

    The 412th Test Wing technical director was named the Air Force Flight Test Center technical advisor on Thursday. Dan Roth will be working in the position vacated by Dr. George Ka'iliwai. "It's great to receive this assignment," Mr. Roth said. "There are many individuals qualified at the AFFTC, within the (Air Force Materiel) Command and in the test
  • New nursing room opens at Edwards clinic

    The 95th Medical Group Nursing Mothers Program now provides a location for mothers on base to use hospital-grade breast pumps during the workday. The Nursing Mothers' Program has a room and equipment at the 95th MDG family practice clinic open to any Edwards working mothers who cannot breast-feed their child during the day. The facility features
  • Team Edwards welcomes new staff sergeant selects with induction ceremony

    Team Edwards' staff sergeant selects were inducted into the noncommissioned officer tier during the base's NCO induction ceremony Oct 12 at Club Muroc. Fifty-three senior airmen participated in the event sponsored by the Middle Tier Association, first sergeants, Edwards Top 3, Air Force Sergeants Association and the Chiefs' Group. "I enjoyed
  • Desert Wings to transform into Desert Eagle

    After 57 years, the Desert Wings is set to fly off into the sunset. On Nov. 30, the 95th Air Base Wing Public Affairs office will publish its last edition of the Desert Wings before transitioning the paper to a private publisher. The base newspaper will also gain a new name -- the Desert Eagle. The move to transition the newspaper to a private
  • C-17 makes first flight on synthetic fuel blend

    The Global Reach Combined Test Force began testing a C-17 Globemaster III using a Fischer-Tropsch synthetic fuel blend here Oct. 18. Flight tests began the following day and was the first time a C-17 was flown using the F-T fuel blend. Another test flight was conducted Monday as part of the Air Force's plans to certify the C-17 with F-T blended
  • Testers time Reaper's ability to deploy

    The Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Detachment 5 and the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron recently tested the MQ-9 Reaper Unmanned Aerial Vehicle system's ability to deploy to a forward operating location in support of mission tasking. The team performed the testing at Kandahar Air Base, Afghanistan, from Sept. 4 through 25. "We
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