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Lancaster Cemetery Memorial day 2017

Posted June 2, 2017 by Bob Alvis

Monday as we gathered for another Memorial Day remembrance at the oldest established cemetery in the Antelope Valley, I could not help but think of the generations who stood at these same grounds and reflected back on the lives lost in service to our country.

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HT Aug 5

Posted August 5, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force Amn. Pablo I. Meza 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 also earn four credits toward…

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NASA showcases aeronautics at Balloon Fiesta

Posted October 6, 2017 by Jay Levine

A virtual rainbow of hot air balloons will grace a canvas of southwestern sky at the 46th annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in New Mexico from Oct. 7-15.

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Los Angeles County Air Show partners with Edwards AFB

Posted October 22, 2018 by

The Los Angeles County Air Show, Inc. Board of Directors and senior leadership at the 412th Test Wing, Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California, have agreed to begin working toward solidifying a formal multi-year partnership to conduct air shows in the region.

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772nd innovation team creates mobile, reconfigurable cockpit

Posted June 24, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

There's an old saying, "Necessity is the mother of invention."

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High Desert Hangar Stories: Chaos in the Tehachapi Mountains

Posted December 1, 2017 by Bob Alvis

What seemed like just another routine training flight had now become a struggle for life itself, as Aviation Cadet Paul Day and more than a dozen other young aviation cadets came face to face with the dangers of flying — not in combat, but facing the wrath of the one adversary that has plagued aviators for generations: the weather.

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Cleared for takeoff: Area designated for personal sUAS use

Posted July 28, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Whether you call them drones, quadcopters or the official government term – small unmanned aircraft system – there’s now a place at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for hobbyists to fly their personal sUASs.

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Palmdale sailor samples fuel serving aboard USS Roosevelt

Posted April 1, 2016 by

Navy photograph by PO3 Taylor A. Elberg ATLANTIC OCEAN–Gas Turbine Systems Technician 2rd Class David Hancock, from Palmdale, Calif., samples fuel on the aft missile deck aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) during a replenishment-at-sea (RAS). Roosevelt is underway conducting Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) with the Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group…

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Lockheed Martin produces own power

Posted June 17, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

As temperatures and energy cost rise, Lockheed Martin Skunkworks in Palmdale, Calif., is doing their part to not only conserve energy, but to create it.

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Edwards AFB — ‘Innovation Blitz’ and beyond

Posted February 1, 2019 by

The Air Force Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base leads the Air Force’s test and evaluation mission, conducting developmental T&E and evaluation of air, space and cyber systems to provide timely, objective and accurate information to decision makers. AFTC has oversight of work carried out at three primary locations across Air Force Materiel Command….

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