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Bataan survivor’s descendant leads unit in grueling marathon

Posted April 5, 2017 by Carolyn Herrick

Thirty years ago, she was dancing on her grandfather’s feet. This month, she marched 26.2 miles through deep desert sand and over mountains carrying a 50-pound ruck sack with four comrades in arms, in his honor.

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Cycles of Change helps addicts

Posted September 17, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Joe Hunter (far right), CEO of Cycles of Change Recovery Service, welcomes clients who are beginning treatment for addiction. Seated next to Hunter are recovering addicts from Santa Barbara that Hunter invited to mentor and encourage the new guests. When it comes to addiction, nobody is immune. Age, race, financial…

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LA County Air Show more than entertainment

Posted March 25, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Planes, flames and a great history lesson were all part of the third annual Los Angeles County Air Show, March 19-20 at the Gen. William J. Fox Airfield in Lancaster, Calif., where 137,000 guests came to observe first class performers and learn of the people who fought to keep America free.

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted March 18, 2016 by Bob Alvis

Being the Air Force guy that I am, I used to find it hard sometimes to share stories of other branches of the military.

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted March 4, 2016 by Bob Alvis

For a long time, many of us Veterans of the Air Force, Navy, Marines and Army took pride in our handiwork and in our contributions to the aircraft programs we supported, maintained and flew during our years of service.

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted February 19, 2016 by Bob Alvis

I was thinking the other day about things that happened around Edwards when I was a kid and many of you would be surprised just how diverse that experience was.

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Local aviation legends, supporters flock together for Gathering of Eagles

Posted October 30, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

The Flight Test Historical Foundation honored U-2 and SR-71 pilots during the annual Gathering of Eagles dinner at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds Oct. 24.

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412th SFS picks pumpkins for party from Rosamond pumpkin patch

Posted October 30, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Each year when October rolls around, pumpkin season begins. There are pumpkins for carving and decorating, pumpkin-spiced drinks, pumpkin pies and much more. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, 192.2 million pounds of pumpkins were produced in California in 2014.

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Emergency Management delivers Halloween treats to local victims

Posted October 23, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Each Halloween, children all over the United States dress up in costumes and go trick-or-treating.

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Airman’s Attic gets computer, printer courtesy of Civ-Mil

Posted July 1, 2015 by Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon

Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon Base volunteers at the Airman’s Attic meet with John Fergione (center), former test pilot and president of the Edwards AFB Civilian-Military Support Group. He dropped by June 25 to present some donations on behalf of Civ-Mil. The organization donated a laptop computer and a printer to the Airman’s Attic. The…

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