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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted September 2, 2016 by Bob Alvis

We who live here in the Antelope Valley are well aware of our famous Air Force Plant 42 that has contributed so much to Aerospace history for decades and employed thousands of workers that made that history possible.

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NASA Armstrong educating teachers

Posted October 7, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Getting educated — Teachers Lori Britiset, Jaqueline Ortiz, Kathleen Hackel and Karla Ortiz attended a NASA workshop where they learned about water filtration and how critical it is for astronauts to recycle water. Just in time for Earth Science Week, Oct 9-15, teachers were shown several ways they can teach…

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Aerospace panel discusses the importance of advancing technology

Posted November 4, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Mojave Air and Space Port hosted an aeronautics forum billed as a field hearing for the house Committee on Science, Space and Technology, where leaders from public and private sector flight experimentation programs discussed the state of American aeronautics research, development and test & evaluation programs. 

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NASA Armstrong advanced aeronautics and science in 2016

Posted December 30, 2016 by Peter W. Merlin

Now in its 70th year of operation, NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., continues to advance the agency’s overall missions of aeronautics research, Earth and space science, and development of aerospace technology.

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Snow removal in Alaska

Posted February 3, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Justin Connaher   Army Specialists David Blanchard, a native of Starkville, Miss., left, and Cassandra Barden, a native of Lancaster, Calif., assigned to the 17th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, U.S. Army Alaska, high-five each other as they remove heavy snow from High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles in their unit motor pool…

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Navy E6-B completes test mission at Edwards

Posted February 24, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

A U.S. Navy E6-B recently completed testing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and returned to Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., Feb. 7, 2017.

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Rugger shares love of sport

Posted March 31, 2017 by Christopher Ball

Courtesy photograph Master Sgt. Cameron Freeman (right) charges up the pitch (the playing field) during a 2013 match put between the Air Force team and the Army. The match was part of the 2013 Armed Forces Rugby tournament where the Air Force ultimately took second place overall. EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — “Mom, rugby…

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Officers’ Spouses Club hands out scholarships

Posted April 21, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

The Edwards Officers’ Spouses Club held their annual scholarship dinner and award ceremony April 12, 2017, at Stripes Lounge in the Oasis Community Center. Eight local high school students were recognized and presented scholarships that will help pay for some of their college expenses. The EOSC provided scholarships to seven of the students while the…

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Memorial Day 2017 at the Antelope Valley Cemetery

Posted May 23, 2017 by

The historic Lancaster Cemetery, part of the Antelope Valley Cemetery District, located in the heart of the City of Lancaster, will host a Memorial Day ceremony at 9 a.m., May 29 at the Veterans Court of Honor. Our speaker will be retired Col. Evan Thomas. Thomas is a former fighter pilot and test pilot who…

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Headlines – June 23, 2017

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News F-16 jet catches fire at Houston airport; pilot ejects – Officials say a pilot ejected from an F-16 fighter jet that caught fire and crashed during takeoff from Ellington Airport in Houston while on a training flight.   Republican lawmakers set to introduce legislation calling for a 355-ship Navy – Two key Republican lawmakers…

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