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A Gathering of Eagles: Steve “Hooter” Rainey

Posted October 21, 2017 by

Steve Rainey is a 1980 Engineering Mechanics graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy. He attended pilot training at Vance Air Force Base, Okla., and flew F-4s at Ramstien Air Base, Germany. Rainey received his Master’s in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Miami and graduated from the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School in 1991…

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Generation of heroes

Posted October 30, 2017 by

Photograph courtesy of Juan Blanco Col. Angela Suplisson, Air Force Test Center vice commander (left), speaks to military veterans at a monthly meeting of Coffee4Vets, a non-profit veterans support organization. The meeting was held at Crazy Otto’s restaurant in Lancaster, Calif., Oct. 24, 2017. Suplisson said she was so impressed by all the stories each…

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Students get inspiration at Salute to Youth event

Posted October 19, 2018 by Linda KC Reynolds

More than 2,500 students participated in the 27th annual Salute to Youth at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, where they had a chance to meet with industry leaders and learn what they can do to prepare themselves for future job opportunities.

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ANG supports SoCal mudslide rescue efforts

Posted January 12, 2018 by Capt. Roderick Bersamina

California Air National Guardsmen from the 129th Rescue Wing, Moffett Air National Guard Base, Calif., are providing search and rescue support in Southern California for those impacted by the recent mudslides.

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70th anniversary of supersonic flight

Posted October 13, 2017 by

In honor of 70 years of supersonic flight, Edwards Air Force Base will be flying an outreach formation flight over the Antelope Valley Oct. 13. A B-1 and F-16s formation flight at low altitude will traverse the Antelope Valley. The formation will then fly over Rosamond, Bakersfield and Mojave. An additional formation of fighter jets…

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Junior test pilot program underway at Blackbird Airpark

Posted July 6, 2018 by Linda KC Reynolds

Students are having fun learning about science and crazy things that fly at Blackbird Airpark Museum in Palmdale, Calif., during the Junior Test Pilot Program running June 11-July 19, Monday thru Thursday from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

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Museum launches ‘Give to Restore’ campaign

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Air Force photograph The Air Force Flight Test Museum located at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is currently raising money to restore the museum’s YF-117A. The museum took possession of the aircraft in 2008, and it was on display at the Blackbird Airpark in Palmdale, Calif. After four years, however, the condition of the aircraft…

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Air Force drone crashes in remote California area

Posted June 27, 2017 by AP

BISHOP, Calif.–An Air Force drone the size of a small airliner crashed in a remote section of California near Mount Whitney. Edwards Air Force Base said in a statement that the RQ-4 Global Hawk, an unmanned surveillance aircraft, was making a routine trip June 21 afternoon from Edwards to its usual home at Beale Air…

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Headlines – November 6, 2017

Posted November 6, 2017 by

News U.S. service member killed in Afghanistan – A U.S. service member died Nov. 4 from wounds sustained during operations in Afghanistan’s Logar province, officials announced.   Saudi forces intercept ballistic missile fired at Riyadh by Yemen’s Houthi rebels – Yemen’s Houthi rebels claimed to have fired the missile in response to Saudi and American…

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Local law enforcement joins Edwards defenders for training

Posted February 3, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson Law enforcement representatives from the region joined 412th Security Forces Squadron defenders for Behavior Detection and Analysis training this month. Two training sessions were conducted at the 412th SFS building. Law enforcement representatives from the region met up with 412th Security Forces Squadron members for Behavior Detection and Analysis…

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