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Local boatswain at work

Posted August 18, 2017 by

USS John C. Stennis Navy photograph by PO2 Luke Moyer BREMERTON, Wash.–Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Ryan Blackwell, from Cary, Illinois, and Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) Airman Anthony Napolis, from Tehachapi, Calif., finish donning self contained breathing apparatuses in USS John C. Stennis’ (CVN 74) hangar bay during a general quarters drill. John C….

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Honors for WWII-Korea vet at Coffee4Veterans

Posted August 18, 2017 by Dennis Anderson

Photograph by Dennis Anderson From left: Rep. Steve Knight, Crazy Otto’s owner Jin Hur and Knight aide Christine Ward present Korean government honors to World War II-Korean veteran Woodrow “Pete” Randooph as Assemblyman Tom Lackey joins in the recognition. LANCASTER, Calif.–A weekly gathering of veterans at a much-loved local diner, with the improbable name Crazy…

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Defenders come home

Posted August 10, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Col. Jason Schott, 412th Test Wing vice commander (right), welcomes home members of the 412th Security Forces Squadron who have just returned from their deployment Aug. 4, 2017. Seventeen members of the 412th Security Forces Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., were officially welcomed home Aug. 4, 2017….

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Lockheed vice president lauds F-35 workforce

Posted August 7, 2017 by

Jeff Babione, Lockheed Martin F-35 executive vice president and general manager, visited the Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., July 20, 2017, and hosted an all hands event in one of the ITF’s hangars.

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Bicyclist killed in collision

Posted August 7, 2017 by

A bicyclist was struck by a vehicle and killed at approximately 6:36 a.m., Aug. 7 on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The victim was struck while bicycling on the eastbound lane of Rosamond Boulevard. Air Force Security Forces were first on scene. The man was transported to Antelope Valley Hospital, where he was pronounced dead….

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NASA flights to produce sonic booms at Kennedy supersonic research

Posted August 3, 2017 by

NASA's research to advance supersonic flight will take wing over the launch site for the agency's storied space program in August.

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Cleared for takeoff: Area designated for personal sUAS use

Posted July 28, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Whether you call them drones, quadcopters or the official government term – small unmanned aircraft system – there’s now a place at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for hobbyists to fly their personal sUASs.

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U.K. personnel take walk to celebrate RAF’s 100 years

Posted July 28, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson British servicemen, women and family members walked from Club Muroc down Doolittle Parkway towards Fitz-Gerald Boulevard and back again July 21, 2017, at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The esprit de corps and charity event was conducted as part of preparation for the Royal Air Force’s 100-year anniversary next…

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Rocket Lab worker honored with lifetime achievement award

Posted July 28, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Photograph courtesy of Rick Buckreis David Hill receiving his Call to Service Award, from California State Senator Jean Fuller in May. The award is a lifetime achievement award that is part of the President’s Volunteer Service Award Program. Earlier this year, David Hill, a technician at the Air Force Research Laboratory Rocket Propulsion Division at…

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Fair teaches people about education opportunities

Posted July 28, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit The Edwards Education Center hosted its annual Education Fair July 26, 2017, at Club Muroc. Dozens of colleges and universities came out to offer their services to Airmen, civilians and contractors alike who are interested in continuing their education. Dozens of colleges and university representatives filled Club Muroc’s Alliance…

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