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NG Foundation teachers academy announces 2017-18 cohort of teacher fellows

Posted December 4, 2017 by

The Northrop Grumman Foundation and the National Science Teachers Association announced the selection of 27 middle school science, technology, and engineering teachers as 2017-18 Teacher Fellows in the Northrop Grumman Foundation Teachers Academy. One of the teachers is local to the Antelope Valley — Lisa Jeanene Mitchell, David G. Millen Middle School, Palmdale, Calif. Selected…

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High Desert Hangar Stories: Chaos in the Tehachapi Mountains

Posted December 1, 2017 by Bob Alvis

What seemed like just another routine training flight had now become a struggle for life itself, as Aviation Cadet Paul Day and more than a dozen other young aviation cadets came face to face with the dangers of flying — not in combat, but facing the wrath of the one adversary that has plagued aviators for generations: the weather.

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Virgin could offer point-to-point travel opportunities

Posted December 1, 2017 by

Point-to-point passenger flights could eventually be the norm for Virgin Galactic. That’s according to Virgin Galactic CEO George Whitesides, who spoke at The Economist magazine’s inaugural “A New Space Age” global space summit in Seattle, Wash., Nov. 9.

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Industry leaders and schools network to promote STEM

Posted December 1, 2017 by Linda KC Reynolds

The Antelope Valley East Kern STEM Network held its 5th annual STEMposium, “The Future of Innovation,” at the Chimbole Cultural Center in Palmdale, Calif., where industry leaders and educators shared experiences and their vision for the future.

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Ready to fly

Posted December 1, 2017 by Linda KC Reynolds

A replica model of the original Red Bull Stratos Capsule will soon be on its way to the Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmad Cultural Centre in Kuwait, where it will be permanently displayed.

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HT AV December 1

Posted December 1, 2017 by

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Adriel B. Hernandez-Garcia graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four…

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Headlines – November 27, 2017

Posted November 27, 2017 by

News Navy identifies three sailors lost in crash in Philippine Sea – The Navy has identified the three sailors lost in a C-2A Greyhound crash Nov. 22.   Air Force identifies pilot killed in T-38 crash near Laughlin AFB – Officials at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, have identified the pilot who was killed in…

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Honorary Commanders get glimpse of electronic warfare

Posted November 27, 2017 by Steven Zapka

A group of community leaders and their guests visited Edwards Air Force Base in California recently to get a feel for the mission of the 412th Electronic Warfare Group Nov. 17, 2017.

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AFTC vice commander lauds community heroes

Posted November 17, 2017 by Dennis Anderson

Speaking to an audience of about 300 veterans and family, plus military supporters and active service military, Col. Angela W. Suplisson shared a few thoughts on her concept of what constitutes a hero.

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Cold War veteran recalls Cold War high stakes

Posted November 17, 2017 by Dennis Anderson

For a long time Danny Bazzell, one of the Antelope Valley's foremost advocates for bridging the civilian-military culture gap, wondered openly if he was really a veteran. And for years, he never told anyone that he was a veteran.

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