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NASA Sponsors Antelope Valley’s Inaugural FIRST Robotics Competition

Posted April 20, 2018 by Linda KC Reynolds

David McBride, director of NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards, Calif., welcomes hundreds of guests to the inaugural FIRST Robotics Competition April 6-7, in the gymnasium of Eastside High School in Lancaster. FIRST is designed to ignite curiosity and STEM passion in students K-12. The Antelope Valley hosted its inaugural FIRST Robotics Competition April 6-7, in…

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Edwards test squadron completes Joint Strike Missile test program

Posted June 15, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

A team of U.S. Air Force engineers, test pilots and Norwegian government and industry personnel recently completed a large phase of testing for the Joint Strike Missile.

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NASA partners with industry for 2020 Unmanned Aircraft Demo in Airspace

Posted August 31, 2018 by

With a mutual interest in performing routine Unmanned Aircraft Systems flights in the National Airspace System, NASA is collaborating with industry through cooperative agreements that are expected to lead to flights in 2020. This Cooperative Agreement Notice allows for multiple cooperative agreements starting with the effective date of award until Sept. 30, 2020. The maximum…

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California National Guard Soldier saves 42 people from burning bus

Posted November 6, 2015 by by Capt. Jason Sweeney

California Army National Guard Pfc. Jesse Hernandez, whose civilian job is a custody assistant for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, saved 42 people from a burning bus on a Los Angeles freeway, Oct. 18, 2015. Hernandez is a rifleman with the California Guard’s D Company (Weapons), 1st Battalion, 160th Infantry Regiment, out of San…

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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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HT April 15

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U.S. Air Force Amn. Carlos E. Guerra 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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Lancaster Sailor speaks with actor, veteran R. Lee Ermey

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Navy photograph by Lt. David Gardner PACIFIC OCEAN–U.S. Marine Corps veteran and actor R. Lee Ermey discusses shipboard operations with USS Makin Island (LHD 8) Information Systems Officer Lt. Chris Brown, from Lancaster, Calif., on the ship’s fantail.  Ermey and his film crew visited Makin Island in order to document the ship’s operations, weapons systems…

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Edwards airman named one of 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year

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Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Left to right: Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, presents the 2015 Airman of the Year award to Senior Airman Raquel R. Caramanno, 412th Medical Group, along with Chief Master Sgt. David Smith, 412th TW command chief, and Danny Bazzell, field representative for Military and Veterans Affairs…

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Former AFMC commander talks innovation, third offset

Posted August 26, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Don Allen Retired Air Force Gen. Gregory S. Martin speaks about innovation and the Third U.S. Offset Strategy Aug. 24, 2016, in the base theater. Innovation and the Third U.S. Offset Strategy were the topics brought forth by retired Air Force Gen. Gregory S. Martin, who spoke to members of Team…

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Just wing it!

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Two cranes and a forklift steadily moved the newly-acquired XB-47 wing into place to be attached to the fuselage Sept. 26. 2016. The Air Force Flight Test Museum at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., acquired the historic test bomber last week after it spent the last six decades on…

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