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Twenty-eight promoted in February ceremony

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Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon Standing in between Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander (far left), and Chief Master Sgt. David Smith, 412th TW command chief, are some of February 2016’s enlisted promotees. The monthly promotion ceremony was held Jan. 29 at the base theater. Congratulations to all the Edwards Airmen who…

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HT February 5

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U.S. Air Force A1C Chase R. Lyth 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…

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USS Carney operations

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Navy photograph by PO1 Theron J. Godbold Operations Specialist 2nd Class Noe Corona, from Lancaster, Calif., stands watch during sea and anchor detail aboard USS Carney (DDG 64) Jan. 20, 2016. Carney, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward deployed to Rota, Spain, is conducting a routine patrol in the U. S. 6th Fleet area of…

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Latest HCC tour all about electronic warfare

Posted January 29, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

The Edwards AFB Honorary Commanders tour Jan. 22 was all about the 412th Electronic Warfare Group.

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted January 22, 2016 by Bob Alvis

We take working in the Mojave Desert as just part of our jobs as many of us chase the employment that we seek to live our lives. The heat, wind and cold is just part of the deal that we put up with to make ends meet while doing jobs that we feel benefit our nation and its security.

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F-35 fires first AIM-9X missile

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Lockheed Martin photograph by Chad Bellay An F-35 from the 461st Flight Test Squadron launched an AIM-9X missile for the first time over the Pacific Sea Test Range Jan. 12. The Flight Sciences aircraft, AF-1, of the Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force, was piloted by David Nelson, Lockheed Martin chief F-35 test pilot. The…

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Lockheed Martin donates more than 1,000 toys to Antelope Valley children

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Lockheed Martin photograph Lockheed Martin employees donated more than 1,000 toys to fulfill 800 children’s requests for gifts through the annual Toy Drive in support of the Department of Children and Family Services as a way to make a positive difference in our local area, the Antelope Valley. Lockheed Martin and the LM Aero Club…

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Mojave’s leader says farewell — not goodbye

Posted January 22, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Limitless, selfless, humble, encourager, mentor, courageous and a crack shot were just a few of the titles presenters used to say congratulations and bon voyage to Stuart O. Witt, the CEO and manager of the Mojave Air and Space Port for the past 14 years; however, perhaps the most important and prestigious label of all, was friend.

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Blue Angels announce 2016 LA County Airshow

Posted January 22, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Scaled Composites White Knight flew overhead only minutes before the Blue Angels returned to Fox Field for a preliminary check for the 3rd Annual LA County Air Show that will take place March 19-20 at the General William J. Fox Airfield in Lancaster.

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Hypersonic research pioneer passes

Posted January 22, 2016 by Jay Levine

Kenneth W. Iliff, a driving force of modern methods of parameter identification and estimation and a pioneer in hypersonic research, died Jan. 4. He was 75.

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