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  • AFMC Airmen, teams among AFMS 2016 annual award winners

    The Air Force Surgeon General has announced the recipients of the Air Force Medical Service 2016 individual and team Annual Awards.
  • AFSOC general returns to thank Robins maintainers, provides gunship tour

    As promised by the Air Force Special Operations Command vice commander, Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex C-130 sustainment workers toured the inside of an AC-130W gunship fully loaded with the latest modifications Feb. 9.  Maj. Gen. Eugene Haase, AFSOC vice commander, and his crew brought the AC-130W from Hurlburt Field, Florida, to the Robins
  • AFMC commander talks goals, successes at CC call

    AFMC commander visited the base, held a CC call.
  • Hanscom helping today’s warfighters with a FEURY

    A small team here is improving warfighter capabilities by providing full motion video systems for those deployed in theater.
  • Combat runs on BACN

    The Battlefield Airborne Communications Node will reach 10,000 combat missions within the next month, hitting a significant milestone just as the program office here works to expand the current fleet to eight combat-ready platforms.
  • Portable Manned Interactive Cockpit goes on the road

    One of 2016’s quick-kill innovation projects, the Portable Manned Interactive Cockpit, was deployed to Orlando, Florida, to participate in the Operation Blended Warrior event in December. This was the second year of a four-year event. Mark Louton, an Experimentation Center for Ideas/Technology Exploration team software developer and flier, Steve Hansen, an EXCITE team technician, Orion Westfall, the EXCITE team lead developer, and Marilyn Lang, the EXCITE team program manager, participated in the event.
  • JSF pilot ensemble designed to keep out chemical, biological agents

    After several tests during the past six months to contaminate and decontaminate an F-35 Joint Strike Fighter with simulated chemical and biological agents, the 461st Flight Test Squadron has now moved forward to testing a suit ensemble designed to protect the pilot from those threats. “Over a decade of planning, flight equipment and
  • Local law enforcement joins Edwards defenders for training

    EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Law enforcement representatives from the region met up with 412th Security Forces Squadron members for Behavior Detection and Analysis training. Two iterations of three-day classes occurred Jan. 18-20 and Jan. 23-25, 2017. Department of Homeland Security trainers taught the class and focused on non-invasive
  • Edwards First Term Airman’s Center expands into new realm

    EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The First Term Airman’s Center here is shifting its services to better serve Team Edwards. According to Master Sgt. Andre Brooks, FTAC had become not much more than in-processing for new Airmen.“Our goal is to move away from in-processing and more toward professional development,” Brooks said. While FTAC is being
  • Red Cross talks emergency preparedness with fourth graders

    The Edwards Office of Emergency Management, 812th Civil Engineering Squadron, invited the American Red Cross to Irving L. Branch Elementary Jan. 19, 2017, as part of the Red Cross’ Pillowcase Project. Branch fourth graders received a lesson in emergency preparedness with encouragement to take what they learned back to their families. The
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