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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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AV residents invited to escort AV Wall to Palmdale Amphitheater

Posted November 1, 2017 by

Patriot Guard Riders and American Legion Riders will lead the escort of The Antelope Valley’s Mobile Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall from its storage facility to the Palmdale Amphitheater on Nov. 8. The group will gather at Life Storage, 380 West Palmdale Blvd. at 8 a.m. and the escort will depart at 8:30 a.m. The escort…

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Virgin Galactic postpones scheduled flight test

Posted February 20, 2019 by

Virgin Galactic has postponed the scheduled Feb. 20 flight test of SpaceShipTwo and VSS Unity because of bad weather at the Mojave Air and Space Port in Southern California. “Our test flight window opened this morning, but the Mojave weather isn’t cooperating,” Virgin Galactic representatives said in a Twitter statement. “We plan to try again…

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New commander for 418th Flight Test Squadron

Posted December 16, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Joseph Gocong Lt. Col. Paul Calhoun addresses the workforce of the 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Dec. 2, 2016, after assuming command during a ceremony in Hangar 1623. Calhoun is a U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School graduate who returns to Edwards from an assignment at…

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Veterans welcomed at Edwards AFB

Posted March 27, 2019 by Dennis Anderson

Photograph by Dennis Anderson On March 26, 70 veterans (all regulars at Coffee4vets) were welcome and greeted to Edwards Air Force Base by Brig. Gen. E. John “Dragon Teichert, commander of the 412th Test Wing. The general poured the coffee, got out front and gave the veterans of all services, eras and wars the history…

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California Guard Heads Out to Fight Fires, Assist With Hurricane Irma

Posted September 8, 2017 by California National Guard

California National Guard photograph About 350 California National Guard soldiers train at Camp Roberts, California, led by about 50 experienced California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection firefighters. The soldiers were divided into 12 hand crews and were led through six stations where they practiced digging trenches, chopping logs and cutting fire lines with hand…

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AV students take part in Science Olympiad Regional Competition

Posted February 19, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

While exploring the world of science and having a really fun time, 1,200 students participated in the 5th annual Aerospace Valley Science Olympiad regional competition Feb. 13, which was hosted by the Antelope Valley College.

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Knight wants NASA funding to go supersonic

Posted February 5, 2016 by Dennis Anderson

Flying supersonic would be the way that Rep. Steve Knight, R-Antelope Valley, would like to travel from his home 25th District back to Washington, D.C., and he thinks a lot of other people would like to arrive at their destinations twice as fast.

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Cal City VFW post refreshes flag at flying wing crash site

Posted December 8, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

North of Edwards Air Force Base and California Highway 58, a small patch of barren desert marks the final flight of one of only two Northrop YB-49s used for flight test.

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Palmdale hosts Veterans Day ceremony

Posted November 13, 2017 by

A crowd of several hundred veterans and patriots turned out Nov. 11 for the Veterans Day ceremony at the AV Wall, at Marie Kerr Park in Palmdale. This year’s celebration commemorated the 35 anniversary of the dedication of the original Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.

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