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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

Posted November 8, 2017 by

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

Posted January 5, 2018 by

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

Posted November 5, 2018 by

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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Coffee4Vets welcomes ‘Cujo’

Posted January 9, 2019 by

Air Force Col. Ryan “Cujo” Blake visited with veterans from all branches, all eras of service at Coffee4vets on Jan. 8. Blake is commander of the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base.

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Northrop Grumman delivers 500th center fuselage for F-35 Lightning II

Posted March 1, 2019 by

Northrop Grumman has completed the 500th center fuselage for the F-35 Lightning II – ahead of schedule.

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HT Nov 20

Posted November 20, 2015 by

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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