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Civ-Mil group gets ‘up close’ look at Edwards

Posted June 1, 2018 by Linda KC Reynolds

Members of the Edwards Air Force Base Civ-Mil group visited the base May 18, 2018, for a day-long visit that combined a review of some of the projects the group has supported, with highlights of the base’s flight test mission.

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Northrop Grumman opens new facility bringing innovation, jobs to Oxnard, Calif.

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Rep. Julia Brownley, D-Westlake Village, joined Northrop Grumman executives and local officials Aug. 10 for the formal opening of Astro Aerospace’s new facility in Oxnard, Calif.

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AV Wall display to honor local veterans

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The City of Palmdale and Point Man Antelope Valley will host the Antelope Valley’s Mobile Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall from 5 p.m., Nov. 8 until 8 a.m., Nov. 13 at the Palmdale Amphitheater, 2723 Rancho Vista Blvd., under the theme of “Welcome Home Antelope Valley Vietnam Veterans.”

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Desert Tortoise Headstart program makes first release

Posted October 16, 2015 by Kelly O’Sullivan

Nine years after hatching at TRACRS, the Combat Center’s Tortoise Research and Captive Rearing Site, No. 2-4 is out on her own, finding her way in the wild.

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted December 18, 2015 by Bob Alvis

Wreaths Across America is a program we have been involved with at Lancaster Cemetery for the last seven years and it seems that each year something magical and inspiring finds its way around the hundreds of wreaths and veterans that are at rest there.

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted March 18, 2016 by Bob Alvis

Being the Air Force guy that I am, I used to find it hard sometimes to share stories of other branches of the military.

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Annual candlelight ceremony honors veterans

Posted June 3, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Tom Reynolds Pastor Henry Hearns leads a small but dedicated crowd in prayer during the Marine Corps League 20th Annual Memorial Eve Candlelight Ceremony at Lancaster Cemetery.  A small but dedicated crowd gathered in the Veterans Court of Honor at the Lancaster Cemetery during the 20th Annual Memorial Eve Candlelight Ceremony to pay respect to…

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted July 15, 2016 by Bob Alvis

Maj. Henry J. Deutschendorf was a U.S. Air Force pilot who served in World War II, Korea, Vietnam and the Cold War. A four-war pilot, he started his journey as a bomber pilot and would occupy that role for his time serving in the Air Force. Starting his family in 1943, married to his bride…

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted August 19, 2016 by Bob Alvis

For many years, I’ve spent my time poking around history and finding the stories and items that are more than just historic items in a dusty display case or an obscure book lost on a shelf somewhere.

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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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