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Team Edwards represented at L.A. County Air Show

Posted March 25, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

The Los Angeles County Air Show Board of Directors said March 23 that the third annual Los Angeles County Air Show had its largest attendance yet with 137,000 spectators over the two-day event at General William J. Fox Airfield in Lancaster March 19-20.

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This week in Edwards flight test history

Posted March 25, 2016 by

Air Force photograph March 26, 1958: The first launch of the Zero Length Launch (ZEL) program, of an F-100D took place from a truck-mounted launcher. North American test pilot Albert W. Blackburn was at the controls. A follow-on to the ZELMAL program, ZEL was designed to launch tactical fighter planes after loss of their normal…

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TPS softball team a hit at air show kickoff

Posted March 25, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Capt. Stephen Kennedy, U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School Class 15B, connects on a pitch against the U.S. Navy Blue Angels team March 18. The TPS team defeated the Blue Angels team 9-0. The game was part of a kickoff event to the 2016 L.A. County Air Show, which…

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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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Team Edwards represents at state capitol

Posted March 18, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

A three-man team from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., took a trip to the state capitol Feb. 29-March 1 to tell the story of Edwards at the fourth annual 2016 California Aerospace Days.

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Engineers in a classroom make learning fun

Posted March 18, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Lockheed Martin engineers recently visited classrooms at New Vista Middle School and throughout the Antelope Valley to show kids just how exciting it is to be an engineer.

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USS John C. Stennis activity

Posted March 18, 2016 by

Navy photograph by PO3 Cameron McCullockh Machinist’s Mate 2nd Class Jaden Orlino, from Santa Clarita, Calif., instructs Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class Kevin Cooper, from Maryville, Tenn., during a throttle-man watch aboard amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). Bonhomme Richard is the flagship of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group and is participating in…

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HT March 18

Posted March 18, 2016 by

U.S. Army Pvt. Denisha J. Pitchford has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle…

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Solar energy project completed at Plant 42

Posted March 11, 2016 by

The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, has spearheaded an effort to generate alternative energy for the southern California market and generate revenue for Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, Calif., through a unique Enhanced Use Lease agreement with NRG Solar Oasis LLC.

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted March 4, 2016 by Bob Alvis

For a long time, many of us Veterans of the Air Force, Navy, Marines and Army took pride in our handiwork and in our contributions to the aircraft programs we supported, maintained and flew during our years of service.

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