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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted December 18, 2015 by Bob Alvis

Wreaths Across America is a program we have been involved with at Lancaster Cemetery for the last seven years and it seems that each year something magical and inspiring finds its way around the hundreds of wreaths and veterans that are at rest there.

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Permission Granted at the Mojave Air & Spaceport

Posted December 18, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

About to hang up his CEO hat, Stuart O. Witt claims it was luck that landed him the position as CEO and manager of Mojave Air and Spaceport nearly 14 years ago.

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Community participates in Wreaths Across America

Posted December 18, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

Veteran’s graves were decorated though out the Antelope Valley as the community participated in Wreaths Across America, a tradition that started in 1992 when Morrill Worcester's wreath company in Harrington, Maine, had a surplus at the end of the holiday season.

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USS Donald Cook operations

Posted December 18, 2015 by Navy photograph by PO3 Mat Murch

Ship’s Serviceman Seaman Scotty McNeal, from Lake Isabella, Calif., stands watch aboard USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) as the ship prepares to pull into Augusta Bay, Sicily, for a regularly scheduled port stop Oct. 27, 2015. Donald Cook, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward deployed to Rota, Spain, is conducting a routine patrol in the…

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Air Force Sergeants Association brings holiday cheer to Lancaster veterans home

Posted December 18, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 1328 and American Medical Response Antelope Valley successfully executed "Operation Bring Joy" at the William J. "Pete" Knight Veterans Home Dec. 15.

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21 new TPS grads sent into the test world

Posted December 11, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School Class 15A pose for a class photo in front of the NF-104 at the school house. Class 15A graduates Dec. 11. The comprehensive curriculum of TPS is fundamental to the success of flight test and evaluation. Upon graduating, graduates will have earned a Master of Science…

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted December 4, 2015 by Bob Alvis

Having had a small role in bringing back air shows to the County Airport at Fox Field, I think back to the days that inspired me as a young boy and now as an old(er) man -- finding joy in helping bring back what was so special to thousands of aviation fans here in the Antelope Valley and the Southland.

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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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Antelope Valley Board of Trade luncheon serves aerospace community

Posted December 4, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

Aerotech News and Review, and Boeing sponsored the November Antelope Valley Board of Trade luncheon featuring guest speaker, Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer, commander of the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base.

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Posted December 4, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force A1C Deanna L. Dawson 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…

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