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Team tests ground equipment concept demonstrator here

Posted February 24, 2017 by Christopher Ball

A team working with the 412th Logistics Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., recently completed tests on an all-electric aircraft power supply unit here.

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Navy E6-B completes test mission at Edwards

Posted February 24, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

A U.S. Navy E6-B recently completed testing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and returned to Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., Feb. 7, 2017.

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Love for flying kept last KC-135 flight engineer flying for decades

Posted February 24, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

After a career that has spanned almost four decades, the last Air Force flight engineer for the KC-135 Stratotanker is set to retire at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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ALS enjoys success as it sees another large class graduate

Posted February 24, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson Left to right:: Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, presents an Airman Leadership School graduation certificate to Cpl. Johnathan Miller, U.S. Marine Corps VMX-22, along with Chief Master Sgt. Todd Simmons, 412th TW command chief. Miller also won the John L. Levitow Award for ALS Class 17B,…

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Come on down!

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Courtesy photograph Staff from the Oasis Community Center took a group of 18 Airmen and civilians to a taping of the popular game show “The Price is Right” Feb. 15, 2017. Tune in May 5 to find out who from Edwards AFB was chosen as a contestant! More trips are on the way. The next…

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted February 17, 2017 by Bob Alvis

Time to take a break from the serious for an issue and I thought this little story of my Air Force journey may get you to chuckle a bit. This story does come with a warning and no matter what, please don’t try this at home!

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NASA pays tribute to three tragedies and lessons noted

Posted February 17, 2017 by Linda KC Reynolds

NASA centers across the country paid tribute to the crews of Apollo 1 and space shuttles Challenger and Columbia Jan. 26 during a Day of Remembrance, and a special talk at NASA Armstrong Feb. 9 by Assistant Director for Strategic Implementation, Steven Schmidt.

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Probe may improve weather forecasts

Posted February 17, 2017 by Jay Levine

NASA photograph by Lori Losey The Ikhana aircraft is flying a TAMDAR Edge probe that could significantly improve weather models and forecasts. A weather probe that eventually will relay atmospheric conditions as they are unfolding and provide data to improve weather forecasts and models, has begun to fly on NASA’s Ikhana remotely piloted aircraft. The…

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Proudly Served: A column about veterans, family, and karaoke

Posted February 17, 2017 by Dennis Anderson

After 40 years in the news business, I put in the hours to turn the page and shift into a new line of endeavor. Consider after 40 years, that maybe it was time to try something new. After leaving the Antelope Valley Press after a 16-year hitch as editor, I trained at USC’s program for…

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April’s Capstone marks end of two-year inspection cycle

Posted February 17, 2017 by Christopher Ball

MICT may sound like something you buy at a fast-food chain, and terms like TIGIRS, IGEMS and Capstone may lead some people to think of an action adventure video game or movie. The acronyms, in reality, are some of the tools used to evaluate wing-level effectiveness across the Air Force. They stand for Management Internal…

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