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Annual candlelight ceremony honors veterans

Posted June 3, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Tom Reynolds Pastor Henry Hearns leads a small but dedicated crowd in prayer during the Marine Corps League 20th Annual Memorial Eve Candlelight Ceremony at Lancaster Cemetery.  A small but dedicated crowd gathered in the Veterans Court of Honor at the Lancaster Cemetery during the 20th Annual Memorial Eve Candlelight Ceremony to pay respect to…

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Joint Strike Fighters land in Netherlands

Posted May 25, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

A white Gulfstream jet carrying Netherlands Defense Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert joins up with two Dutch F-35As and a Royal Netherlands Air Force KDC-10 refueler May 23 on the final leg of a transatlantic trip that began at Edwards AFB, Calif.

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted May 20, 2016 by Bob Alvis

Towns and cities always have secrets and when it comes to aviation and history, and Lancaster, Calif., is no exception.

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Dutch F-35 OT contingent prepping to head overseas

Posted May 20, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Several media members and Royal Netherlands Air Force representatives stopped by Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., May 10 to cover a big story.

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VE Day and VE Dad – A Remembrance

Posted May 20, 2016 by Dennis Anderson

The recent headline was “The WWII Holiday in Russia that is practically unknown in America,” and I realized almost immediately that it must have been VE Day, victory in Europe. It had to be.

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Lancaster High School students spend day with NASA

Posted May 20, 2016 by Leslie Williams

Born after 1995 during the onset of the Internet, Generation Z grew up playing video games. Recently students from this generation participated in a simulation that could lead to the reality of unmanned aircraft flying in the National Airspace System, NAS, along with piloted aircraft.

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U.S. Air Force Amn. Alashea Parker graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an…

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Former Air Force test pilot passes

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Air Force photograph Col. Joseph F. Cotton stands in front of the XB-70 #1 aircraft at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Aviation legend, Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Joseph F. Cotton has died at the age of 94 in Atherton, Calif. Cotton began his flying career as a World War II bomber pilot and later…

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Civ-Mil holds Spring Mixer

Posted May 20, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Civ-Mil held its Spring Mixer at Domingo’s Mexican Restaurant with 90 people in attendance, filling every seat in the house and then some.

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USS Stennis drill

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Navy photograph by PO3 David Cox Aerographer’s Mate Airman Arturo Garcia, from Palmdale, Calif., locates a fire boundary during a general quarters drill aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). Providing a ready force supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific, John C. Stennis is operating as part of the Great Green Fleet on a…

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