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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted May 19, 2017 by Bob Alvis

Voices I’m going to take some liberties with this week’s column to give a heads up about an upcoming program here at Aerotech News. Many of you know we have a video program that we post on our Facebook pages, that shares stories of citizen soldiers from across all generations. Each weekday, you can log…

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F-22 Quick reaction test, modernization efforts lead to national recognition

Posted June 24, 2017 by Christopher Ball

When the 411th Flight Test Squadron’s F-22 Modernization Team at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., was tasked with a short-notice, quick-turn test, the members never imagined it would help garner them national recognition.

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NASA Armstrong interns soar at agency-wide networking event

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Interns from NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center in California launched a rocket, toured space flight facilities and gained inspiration from an astronaut candidate at a NASA-wide intern networking event July 14 and 15 at Johnson Space Center in Houston.

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Allies in the sky

Posted October 13, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

A Royal Australian Air Force KC-30A Multi Role Tanker Transport refueled an B-52 Stratofortress from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., in the skies over California this past September.

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AFTC vice, veterans share stories at annual ball

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Air Force photograph by Michelle Thomas Col. Angela Suplisson, Air Force Test Center vice commander, looks through old photographs from the rocket sled testing program at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., with retired Master Sgt. Marvin Houston during the annual Veteran’s Military Ball organized by Coffee4Vets at the University of Antelope Valley in Lancaster, Calif.,…

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NASA Armstrong partners with industry to achieve aeronautics, space milestones

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NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., supported the agency in 2017 by advancing flight research through a number of center milestones.

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Air shows give us a bit of glory

Posted April 6, 2018 by Dennis Anderson

The wind on the two days of the Los Angeles County Air Show blasted refrigerator cold, like it was howling out of the Fulda Gap along the East German border, on its way west from Russia and Poland.

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AF recruiter steers effort to bring new engine to local high school

Posted May 23, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Auto shop students at Quartz Hill High School have a new learning tool courtesy of the Air Force. The Lancaster, Calif., Air Force recruiting office spearheaded the donation of a new 2018 Nissan Leaf engine, which was introduced during a small ceremony at the school May 21.

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Civ-Mil hosts base leadership, locals at annual barbecue

Posted August 3, 2018 by Diane Betzler

It was that time of year again … a time when Frances Lane of Palmdale, Calif., opens the gates to her sprawling Hacienda Lane Ranch and welcomes military leaders from Edwards Air Force Base, community business leaders, government officials and just plain community folks.

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CELEBRATING OUR VETERANS: VETERANS DAY 2018

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Celebrating our veterans: Veterans Day 2018 The historic Lancaster Cemetery, part of the Antelope Valley Cemetery District, located in the heart of the City of Lancaster, will host a Veterans Day ceremony at 9 a.m., Monday, Nov. 12 at the the Veterans Court of Honor. As always, we are honoring and celebrating veterans from all…

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