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Palmdale sailor samples fuel serving aboard USS Roosevelt

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Navy photograph by PO3 Taylor A. Elberg ATLANTIC OCEAN–Gas Turbine Systems Technician 2rd Class David Hancock, from Palmdale, Calif., samples fuel on the aft missile deck aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) during a replenishment-at-sea (RAS). Roosevelt is underway conducting Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) with the Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group…

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Emerging Technologies CTF conducts its first test

Posted February 17, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

The newly-formed Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force completed its first test high above Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Feb. 13, 2017.

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Posted January 8, 2016 by

U.S. Army Pvt. Maynor E. Castillo has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle…

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Edwards first responders show support for fallen K-9 officer

Posted September 21, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

The Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Fire Department and 412th Security Forces Squadron joined first responders from across the state to honor a fallen K-9 officer from the California City Police Department Sept. 19., 2016.

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Local air traffic controller recognized for innovative excellence

Posted October 23, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

A Federal Aviation Administration air traffic controller on Edwards was recently honored with the FAA's Southwestern Regional Office's Award for Innovation Excellence.

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U.S. Air Force, Lockheed Martin demonstrate manned/unmanned teaming

Posted April 10, 2017 by

PALMDALE, Calif.–Lockheed Martin Skunk Works®, the Air Force Research Laboratory, U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School and Calspan Corporation have successfully demonstrated manned/unmanned teaming to improve combat efficiency and effectiveness for the war fighter. “This demonstration is an important milestone in AFRL’s maturation of technologies needed to integrate manned and unmanned aircraft in a strike…

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USS Chafee operations

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Navy photograph by PO1 Benjamin A. Lewis WESTERN PACIFIC–Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Edilberto Tapiaavila, from Lancaster, Calif., assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90), operates a sound-powered phone during a replenishment-at-sea with USNS Pecos (T-AO 197). Chafee is part of the U.S. 3rd Fleet and U.S. Naval Surface Forces, currently…

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Flight tests could lead to UAS integration

Posted August 18, 2017 by Jay Levine

NASA’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration in the National Airspace System, or UAS in the NAS, project is attracting international attention as increasingly complex flight tests take place over NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California.

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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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Junior Test Pilot School Summer Museum Program in session

Posted July 10, 2017 by Linda KC Reynolds

Water parks and playgrounds are a great place to spend a few hours a day during summer vacation, but how cool is it to hang out with test pilots, engineers and aerospace folks, and make fun projects while learning about science, technology, engineering and math?

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