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NASA partners with industry for 2020 Unmanned Aircraft Demo in Airspace

Posted August 31, 2018 by

With a mutual interest in performing routine Unmanned Aircraft Systems flights in the National Airspace System, NASA is collaborating with industry through cooperative agreements that are expected to lead to flights in 2020. This Cooperative Agreement Notice allows for multiple cooperative agreements starting with the effective date of award until Sept. 30, 2020. The maximum…

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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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High school students around U.S. take virtual STEM field trip Skunk Works

Posted December 7, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin photographs Lockheed Martin Senior Manager, Conceptual Design Brian Hershberger engages with students during today’s “virtual field trip.” PALMDALE, Calif.—High school students took a virtual field trip Dec. 4 to Lockheed Martin Skunk Works where they learned about five advanced technology developments being pioneered by the Lockheed Martin engineers and scientists, or “skunks,” who…

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SoCal Aerospace Days slated for March 20-24

Posted March 15, 2017 by

The Southern California Aerospace Council has launched the inaugural “Southern California Aerospace Days” meant to highlight the aerospace and defense industry’s vital economic impact on our regional economy. Throughout the week, the SCAC and its partners will feature networking receptions, elected official meet and greets, open houses, a startup “pitch” event, and resolutions by local…

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Honorary commanders receive orders for ‘Deployedistan’

Posted November 13, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Edwards AFB Honorary Commanders geared up for a simulated 179-day deployment to "Deployedistan" in a fast-paced deployment processing orientation tour Nov. 6.

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Antelope Valley Board of Trade hosts monthly meeting

Posted August 19, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Debbie Lovrich, executive director of the Antelope Valley Board of Trade, hosts guest speakers Executive Vice President of the Tesla Foundation Group, Keith Coleman (left), and Congressman Steve Knight during the August meeting. Knight updated the board on legislation, while Coleman introduced the Tesla Foundation to the board. Congressman Steve…

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$2 million ramp project progressing

Posted March 3, 2017 by Jay Levine

Mountainous piles of concrete and rebar piled up near Hangar 4802 as crews used heavy machinery and power tools to begin the $2 million project to replace ramp areas damaged by a 20-inch cast iron fire main pipe that burst more than a year ago.

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AFSA 1328 lends some hands

Posted May 5, 2017 by

Courtesy photograph Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 1328 based at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., recently sent 20 volunteers to help Habitat for Humanity in Santa Clarita, Calif., build homes for veterans. After being greeted with breakfast by the project managers, the 20 volunteers quickly got to work digging ditches and helping build the stone…

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Air Force Secretary visits Edwards AFB

Posted June 3, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Airmen who pinned on their next rank this month at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., got an extra special promotion ceremony in the base theater June 1.

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F-22 CTF celebrates 20th birthday of Raptor first flight

Posted October 30, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

The F-22 Combined Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., held a ceremony Oct. 19 to commemorate the first flight of the F-22 Raptor.

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