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Help available for those living with PTSD

Posted July 7, 2017 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Organizations and veterans offered their services at the Antelope Valley College to help bring awareness to students living with PTSD. Tyler Morris, President of Vets Club at AVC, Army veteran Ken Felton of Mental Health America, Dennis Anderson of High Desert Medical Group, Jerry Lawrence and Jesse Robinson of Pro…

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HT May 20

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U.S. Air Force Amn. Alashea Parker graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an…

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Air Show flies high with performance, tech, history: Theme is “Red, White, and Boom!”

Posted March 3, 2017 by Dennis Anderson

FOX FIELD, LANCASTER, Calif. – With a world-renowned aerobatic pilot drawing smoke screens for a dramatic blue sky backdrop, the leadership team of the Los Angeles County Air Show unveiled plans for welcoming the Air Force precision flying team, the “Thunderbirds,” along with plans for community-wide celebration in the Antelope Valley the final weekend in…

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Now it can be told -– The 10percent rule -– about the F-117 ‘stealth fighter’

Posted October 21, 2016 by Dennis Anderson

A group gathered recently to be honored for their once-secret work weren’t the “Men In Black” with cool shades who do battle with interplanetary extraterrestrial threats. They were the men in cool shades in the black planes who dealt with the Cold War existential threat.

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Local AFSA chapter wins big

Posted April 15, 2017 by

Courtesy photograph Members of Team Edwards at the AFSA Division 6 Convention in Las Vegas. Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 1328 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., dominated the competition at the AFSA Division 6 Convention held in Las Vegas April 2-4, 2017. As 1 of 21 chapters within the division, eight award nominations were…

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Generation of heroes

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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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April’s Capstone marks end of two-year inspection cycle

Posted February 17, 2017 by Christopher Ball

MICT may sound like something you buy at a fast-food chain, and terms like TIGIRS, IGEMS and Capstone may lead some people to think of an action adventure video game or movie. The acronyms, in reality, are some of the tools used to evaluate wing-level effectiveness across the Air Force. They stand for Management Internal…

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A Gathering of Eagles: The F-22 Raptor today …

Posted October 21, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Brittany A. Chase An F-22A Raptor from the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., flies over the Nevada Test and Training Range during Red Flag 15-3 at Nellis AFB, Nev., July 31, 2015. Red Flag gives aircrews and air support operations service members from various airframes,…

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted February 5, 2016 by Bob Alvis

Pancho Barnes - what more can be said about the woman that tamed the sky on her own terms.

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A Gathering of Eagles: In Memoriam

Posted October 21, 2017 by

David P. Cooley, LtCol (USAF, retired) Dave “Cools” Cooley was born Feb. 15, 1960, at RAF Mildenhall in England. He was a 1982 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy where he met his wife Sheyla. He began his flying career as an operational F-111 pilot. Cools first became involved with test flying in…

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