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D-Day anniversary chat with ‘Screaming Eagle’ vet

Posted June 17, 2016 by Dennis Anderson

The significant dates about World War II and its calamitous conclusion feel like they flash by nearly as fast as the rate that we lose veterans of the Greatest Generation -- about 1,000 a day and accelerating according to actuarials calculated by the Department of Veterans Affairs some years back.

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted May 19, 2017 by Bob Alvis

Voices I’m going to take some liberties with this week’s column to give a heads up about an upcoming program here at Aerotech News. Many of you know we have a video program that we post on our Facebook pages, that shares stories of citizen soldiers from across all generations. Each weekday, you can log…

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Exchange program brings South Korean test pilots to TPS

Posted November 22, 2016 by

The Korean Test Pilot School brought two students and two instructors to Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to fly T-38s and F-16s Oct. 30-Nov.  4.

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Edwards ALS graduates largest class ever

Posted December 16, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

The 412th Force Support Squadron’s Airman Leadership School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., ended 2016 on a high note by graduating 44 senior airmen and one civilian Dec. 8.

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USS Carney operations

Posted March 4, 2016 by

Navy photograph by PO1 Theron J. Godbold MEDITERRANEAN SEA–Operations Specialist 2nd Class Noe Corona, from Lancaster, Calif., stands watch during sea and anchor detail aboard USS Carney (DDG 64) Jan. 20, 2016. Carney, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward deployed to Rota, Spain, is conducting a routine patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of…

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Desert Tortoise Headstart program makes first release

Posted October 16, 2015 by Kelly O’Sullivan

Nine years after hatching at TRACRS, the Combat Center’s Tortoise Research and Captive Rearing Site, No. 2-4 is out on her own, finding her way in the wild.

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Aerospace Night at JetHawks honors Sage Cheshire team

Posted August 19, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Roberta Thompson, Kasiri Landon, Art Thompson, Kaboom, Emily Thompson and Jake Nelson have a little fun in front of the Red Bull Stratos Capsule during Aerospace Appreciation Night at JetHawk Stadium. Art Thompson of Sage Cheshire worked on designing, building and testing a similar capsule that brought Austrian skydiver Felix…

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Headlines – February 3, 2017

Posted February 3, 2017 by

News Lawmakers want the hiring freeze thawed for defense-acquisition workers – Nineteen House Republicans are calling on U.S. President Donald Trump to exempt the Defense Department’s acquisitions personnel from the federal hiring freeze he ordered a week ago.     Business Northrop Grumman drops out of T-X trainer competition – Northrop Grumman has pulled out…

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NASA Armstrong advanced aeronautics and science in 2016

Posted December 30, 2016 by Peter W. Merlin

Now in its 70th year of operation, NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., continues to advance the agency’s overall missions of aeronautics research, Earth and space science, and development of aerospace technology.

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TPS students get new knowledge from historic aircraft

Posted April 15, 2017 by Christopher Ball

Recently a group of students spent some time in the Air Force Flight Test Museum looking at a range of historic aircraft from the earliest days of flight test here up to present day.

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