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Holiday greetings

Posted December 8, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball LANCASTER, Calif.–Col. Norman West, commander of the 412th Medical Group, and his wife Michelle greet the crowds on Lancaster Boulevard during the Lancaster Christmas Parade Dec. 2, 2017. West was representing the 412th Test Wing and Edwards Air Force Base. Driving the Humvee is Senior Airman Nathan Dunn, an…

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NASA Armstrong successfully flies new subscale aircraft

Posted March 16, 2018 by

The Subscale Research Lab at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California recently introduced a not-so-small MicroCub, a 60-percent-scale super cub modified by Armstrong to support engineering campaigns focused on the integration of Unmanned Aircraft Systems into the National Airspace System.

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Patriots prep ‘Joey’ 5K Race to honor fallen Marine

Posted May 11, 2018 by Dennis Anderson

In the years since a deadly Taliban attack killed the infantry grunt known, simply, as “Joey,” his Marine brothers and sisters, his family and friends, and a bunch of patriots, have been running in his honor.

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Northrop Grumman Foundation supporting Space Camp® scholarships

Posted July 11, 2018 by

The Northrop Grumman Foundation has sponsored scholarships for middle school students and teachers from Australia, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States to attend Space Camp® this week, July 8-13 at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center® in Huntsville, Ala.

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Tailwheel: The mascot of War Eagle Field

Posted September 21, 2018 by Bob Alvis

As the saying goes, if you’re performing, never follow a child or animal act for you will surely fail! My apologies to anyone who has ever fallen victim to that, because this issue’s story is a yarn of a beloved pet that sure goes a long way in bringing a smile to one’s face.

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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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First civilians graduate from Airman Leadership School

Posted February 19, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

Base leadership and attendees from all over Edwards congratulated a new class of Airman Leadership School graduates Feb. 11 during a ceremony at Club Muroc, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Veterans, spouses attend Edwards retiree appreciation day

Posted May 11, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Approximately 300 military retirees, their families and surviving spouses were welcomed to the 2016 Military Retiree Appreciation Day event held May 7 at the Oasis Community Center and base gym at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Knight forecasts aerospace future, awards medals

Posted July 6, 2016 by Dennis Anderson

The Antelope Valley congressman who sits on both the House Armed Services and Aerospace committees forecasts that like a future with driverless cars, the day will come in this century when air travel for commercial travel is performed by pilotless aircraft.

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Aircraft fuselage for X-57 integration with the wing arrives in California

Posted August 5, 2016 by

NASA engineers and visionaries watched as the Tecnam P2006T – the future all-electric X-57 Maxwell – was uncrated at a small airport on the central coast of California, and slowly rolled out.

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