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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted February 19, 2016 by Bob Alvis

I was thinking the other day about things that happened around Edwards when I was a kid and many of you would be surprised just how diverse that experience was.

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A Gathering of Eagles: Paul Metz

Posted October 21, 2017 by

Paul Metz was assigned to the Advanced Tactical Fighter program in the summer of 1986 and worked on the proposal that was one of two accepted by the U.S. Air Force to build the first stealthy air superiority fighter. A Demonstration and Validation or DEMVAL program was initiated to show how the technology for an…

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Air Force Flight Test Museum taking in more NASA history with Phantom Eye, LLRV

Posted August 26, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Christopher Okula The Phantom Eye aircraft was towed in pieces to the Air Force Flight Test Museum’s restoration hangar Aug. 17, 2016. On June 1, 2012, Boeing’s Phantom Eye prototype autonomous unmanned aircraft system made its first flight at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., as part of a NASA Armstrong (formerly…

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Northrop Grumman Foundation Teachers Academy kicks off third year

Posted September 27, 2017 by

Northrop Grumman photograph Northrop Grumman Foundation Teacher Academy 2017 ‘Teacher Fellows’ working with Northrop Grumman Global Corporate Citizenship on curriculum development at a Teacher Academy workshop. Applications are now being accepted for the third annual Northrop Grumman Foundation Teachers Academy. The program — designed specifically for middle school teachers (grades 5-8) — was established to…

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Rugger shares love of sport

Posted March 31, 2017 by Christopher Ball

Courtesy photograph Master Sgt. Cameron Freeman (right) charges up the pitch (the playing field) during a 2013 match put between the Air Force team and the Army. The match was part of the 2013 Armed Forces Rugby tournament where the Air Force ultimately took second place overall. EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — “Mom, rugby…

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Security forces cracking down on speeders

Posted June 16, 2017 by Senior Airman Xavier Lane

Air Force photograph Airmen from the 412th Security Forces Squadron, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., pull over a vehicle for speeding. The community at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., has a huge problem on its hands that security forces and others are looking to rectify. There has been a large number of speeding violations cited…

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Combat Dining Out opportunity to visit social theories

Posted December 4, 2015 by Dennis Anderson

A few years before 9/11 I was researching a book project related to the Army Air Forces in England during World War II and found online an album of Glenn Miller and his Army Air Force Band.

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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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A Gathering of Eagles: Bret Luedke

Posted October 21, 2017 by

Bret Luedke is a 1980 graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and the USAF Test Pilot School Class 88B. After graduation from the Test Pilot School, Bret flew flight test in the F-16 at Edwards Air Force Base for several years before being assigned to the school as an instructor pilot in the High…

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Raptor testers recognized for contributions to national defense

Posted June 19, 2017 by Christopher Ball

The U.S. Air Force announced June 14, 2017, that the 412th Test Wing’s F-22 Modernization Flight Test Team at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., won the 2017 Air Force Association Citation of Honor Award for their outstanding contributions to national defense.

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