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Marines take part in ROK Marines Corps Ranger Course

Posted May 6, 2016 by Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Sean Evans

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Andrew Straughn, a mortar man with Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, also known as “The Lava Dogs”, practices fast-roping techniques at the Republic of Korea Marine Corps Ranger Course as a part of the Korea Marine Exchange Program in South Korea, March 29, 2016. KMEP is a program…

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Mojave Fly-in displays more than planes

Posted May 4, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Planes, brains and automobiles where all part of the 5th Annual Mojave Experimental Fly-in event at the Mojave Air and Space Port, where pilots and flight enthusiasts gathered from around the country to display their aircraft, break world records and learn from other builders.

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Community participates in annual Cyber Quest, STEM showcase at Millen school

Posted April 15, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Polished and showing their best, 22 schools participated in the Cyber Quest and STEM Showcase at the David G. Millen Intermediate School, where students from the Palmdale School District got to share their knowledge with parents and the community.

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AV Ninety-Nines raise money during annual poker run

Posted April 15, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Scott Liefeld taxies out in his home-built Pietenpol Air Camper and won third place in the Spot Landing competition during the Antelope Valley 99s 26th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Poker Run Flight. The Antelope Valley 99s chapter held its 26th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Poker Run Flight April 3 at…

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Ridley’s nephew visits Edwards

Posted April 15, 2016 by Dawn Waldman

It’s always a special day when we can show our family where we work, especially when the job site is Edwards Air Force Base!

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Alaskan paratroopers conduct forced-entry ops

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Air Force photograph by Alejandro Pena Army Sgt. Brian Meier of Palmdale, Calif., assigned to 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, recovers his gear during a practice forced-entry parachute assault on Malemute drop zone at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, April 5, 2016. Having just successfully…

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Marines practice MCMAP aboard MCAS Miramar

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Marine Corps photograph by Sgt. Michael Thorn Sgt. Giovanny Mayer, center, a flight planner with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron and a Sylmar, Calif., native, leads a warm up with Marines before starting a Marine Corps Martial Arts Program course aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., April 5. The MCMAP courses by Mayer are designed…

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Community runs in support of veterans

Posted April 15, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

More than 400 runners came out to support Vets 4 Veterans’ during a fundraiser at the Antelope Valley Mall, where one hundred percent of the proceeds from the inaugural Operation Restart 5K/10K and Mini Patriot Mile run will go towards helping local veterans, as all of the board members are volunteers.

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U.S. Air Force Amn. Carlos E. Guerra 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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U.S. Air Force Amn. Madison R. Mintey 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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