• Conference prepares reservists to embrace program changes

    Edwards' Individual Mobilization Augmentee Program Update Conference was held here Feb. 23 and Saturday to inform reservists of upcoming changes to the Reserve and keep them abreast of duty requirements. The event was attended by more than 50 reservists assigned to various organizations at Edwards. The conference focused on the Program Budget
  • Rambo still provides wisdom to Edwards Airmen

    He doesn't carry a huge knife or an M60 machine gun that never runs out of ammunition, but this Rambo can still show someone how to get by in life. Retired Chief Master Sgt. Charlie Rambo held a mentoring session at the Justin Conference Room here on Feb. 23 to pass on his own words of wisdom to Edwards Airmen. "When I was stationed at Lakenheath
  • Big rigs parked along Edwards exit of Highway 58 pose vehicle safety hazards

    The Air Force Flight Test Center Safety office is warning motorists of safety hazards regarding tractor-trailer trucks parked along the exit of Highway 58 for Edwards Air Force Base. The trucks use the side of Highway 58 near the Edwards exit as a rest area or a parking spot overnight and in the morning, when traffic is heaviest for entering the
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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

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