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21 new TPS grads sent into the test world

Posted December 11, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School Class 15A pose for a class photo in front of the NF-104 at the school house. Class 15A graduates Dec. 11. The comprehensive curriculum of TPS is fundamental to the success of flight test and evaluation. Upon graduating, graduates will have earned a Master of Science…

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted December 4, 2015 by Bob Alvis

Having had a small role in bringing back air shows to the County Airport at Fox Field, I think back to the days that inspired me as a young boy and now as an old(er) man -- finding joy in helping bring back what was so special to thousands of aviation fans here in the Antelope Valley and the Southland.

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Military spouses are encouraged to use MyCAA

Posted December 4, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

The Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) program provides up to $4,000 (over two years) of financial assistance for military spouses who are pursuing degree programs, licenses or credentials leading to employment in “portable career fields.”

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Antelope Valley Board of Trade luncheon serves aerospace community

Posted December 4, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

Aerotech News and Review, and Boeing sponsored the November Antelope Valley Board of Trade luncheon featuring guest speaker, Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer, commander of the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base.

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U.S. Air Force A1C Deanna L. Dawson 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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Combat Dining Out opportunity to visit social theories

Posted December 4, 2015 by Dennis Anderson

A few years before 9/11 I was researching a book project related to the Army Air Forces in England during World War II and found online an album of Glenn Miller and his Army Air Force Band.

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X-56A crashes during flight test

Posted November 23, 2015 by

An Air Force Research Laboratory-sponsored X-56A unmanned air vehicle crashed at approximately 9:30 a.m., PST, Nov. 19 on Rogers Dry Lakebed test range at Edwards AFB, California. The mishap occurred shortly after takeoff. Initial estimates report severe damage to the vehicle. There are no reports of injuries or property damage at this time. Edwards AFB…

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Knight visits Hearts Apart

Posted November 20, 2015 by

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber. U.S. Congressman Steve Knight, R-Calif., stopped by the Airman and Family Readiness Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Nov. 12, 2015, to express his thanks to family members of deployed service members from Edwards AFB. Knight was invited to come by the monthly Hearts Apart event at the…

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Standing watch

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Navy photograph by PO2 Timothy M. Black Master-At-Arms 3rd Class Anthony Dodson, from Palmdale, Calif., stands watch as the guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106) sits anchored off the southern coast of California.

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Army Pvt. Ashley M. Santana has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, 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,…

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