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Local community honors veterans

Posted November 6, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Happy planters: Norm Andrews, (far right) Administrator for the William J. Pete Knight Veterans Home, pose with Lockheed Martin employees who built two flower gardens when they heard that resident’s walkers were getting hung up in holes where trees once stood. From left: Kristy Johnson, Mike Glass (JSF ITF Site…

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Eagles gather in Lancaster for annual gathering

Posted October 30, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the first flight of the U-2 and the 25th anniversary of the SR-71 Smithsonian Speed Run, legendary SR-71 and U-2 pilots shared a few of their experiences during the 27th Annual Gathering of Eagles at the Hunter Pavilion, Lancaster, Calif.

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KC-46 program refueler touches down at Edwards

Posted October 23, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

The KC-46 program's first test aircraft, a Boeing 767-2C (EMD-1), departed from its home at Boeing Field in Seattle and touched down at Edwards for the first time Oct. 15.

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Local air traffic controller recognized for innovative excellence

Posted October 23, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

A Federal Aviation Administration air traffic controller on Edwards was recently honored with the FAA's Southwestern Regional Office's Award for Innovation Excellence.

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412th LRS aids stranded motorists

Posted October 23, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

The 412th Logistics Readiness Squadron sent out four buses early Oct. 16 to assist the Kern County Sheriff's Department and California Highway Patrol in transporting motorists who had been trapped in a mudslide on State Route 58 east of Tehachapi.

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Edwards Civ-Mil installs new officers, directors

Posted October 17, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

The Edwards AFB Civilian-Military Support Group held its 2015 Installation of Officers and Directors Oct. 9, where Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer, 412 Test Wing commander, swore in the incoming officers and directors for the 2015-2016 fiscal year. Officers: President, John A. Fergione; Vice President, Mark E. Thompson; Secretary, Matthew C. Winheim; and Treasurer, George…

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Former loadmaster, tester to be inducted into hall of fame

Posted October 17, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Retired Master Sgt. Theodore Venturini will be inducted into the Airlift Tanker Association Hall of Fame Oct. 31. He is one of six C-17A Pathfinder Loadmasters that will be honored at an Air Mobility Command and ATA Symposium at the Orlando World Center Marriot in Florida.

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Desert Tortoise Headstart program makes first release

Posted October 16, 2015 by Kelly O’Sullivan

Nine years after hatching at TRACRS, the Combat Center’s Tortoise Research and Captive Rearing Site, No. 2-4 is out on her own, finding her way in the wild.

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