Harris emphasizes impact of flight test engineers at 46th Society of...

LANCASTER, Calif.  -- Maj. Gen. David Harris, Air Force Test Center commander, served as a keynote speaker Sept. 16 for the 46th Annual Society of Flight...

Ceremony recognizes POWs, MIAs

BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, California (AFNS) -- On the Air Force's 68th anniversary, more than 100 Airmen attended a National POW/MIA Recognition Day event...

High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis September 18, 2015

It was still dark at 4:30 in the morning on Aug. 27 as the P-38F was taking off from the Palmdale Army Airfield (Plant...

NASA Completes Key Milestone for Orion Spacecraft in Support of Journey...

NASA’s mission to send astronauts to deep space destinations where no other human has traveled has taken another important step forward with the completion...

Vietnam vets commemorate 50th anniversary of ‘helicopter war’

ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, Va. -- Hundreds of Vietnam combat helicopter pilots, their guests and Gold Star families planted a tree in Arlington National Cemetery,...

Lockheed Martin celebration 60 years of U-2

Lockheed Martin is celebrating 60 years of the U-2 program with festivities planned throughout the company. “It’s not a 60-year old aircraft, it is a...

High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis September 3, 2015

Mach 1: the story has been told thousands of times of Chuck Yeager and that special day over Muroc, when the first sonic booms...

Civil Air Patrol joins total force ‘Airmen’

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- When conducting missions for the Air Force as the official Air Force auxiliary, the Civil Air Patrol is now included in...

Local efforts help keep Dragon Lady flying at 60

In 1955, Disneyland opened its doors for the first time, Elvis made his first TV appearance, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give...

Space Camp: Once in a lifetime experience

PALMDALE, Calif.—“Amazing,” “inspiring” and “motivating” were a few of the words Space Camp graduates Lauren Baker and Ethan Calderone used to describe their experience...