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Northrop Grumman Foundation announces Space Camp® scholarships for students, teachers

Posted July 12, 2017 by

The Northrop Grumman Foundation has sponsored scholarships for middle school students and teachers from Australia, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States to attend Space Camp®, July 9-14 at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center® in Huntsville, Ala. The awards include one teacher and one student scholarship for Desert Junior-Senior High School at Edwards…

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Police Week honors fallen officers, defenders

Posted May 12, 2017 by Chief Master Sgt. Michael Young

National Police Week is a time when we honor those police officers who have sacrificed their lives in service to their communities.

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Agua Dulce native provides force health protection for Navy sailors

Posted February 17, 2017 by Kayla Good

A 2002 Desert Christian High School graduate and Agua Dulce, Calif., native is serving in the U.S. Navy at the Navy Environmental Preventive Medicine Unit Five. Lt. Jen Knapp serves as an entomologist at the San Diego based preventive medicine unit. According to Navy officials, the Navy Environmental Preventive Medicine Unit’s priority is to provide…

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First annual pilot’s Roll Call takes off

Posted July 6, 2018 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Maj. Martin “Sjeng” Van de Pol and James “JB” Brown unveil the F-15 during the first annual Pilot’s Roll Call at Bravery Brewery. All aerospace enthusiasts were invited to attend the event. Two fighter pilots walk into a bar… Dutch F-16 fighter pilot Maj. Martin “Sjeng” Van de Pol, Virgin…

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted February 19, 2016 by Bob Alvis

I was thinking the other day about things that happened around Edwards when I was a kid and many of you would be surprised just how diverse that experience was.

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Ogden ALC completes F-35 milestone

Posted March 15, 2017 by Alex R. Lloyd

Air Force photograph by Alex R. Lloyd Air Force F-35 test pilot, Lt. Col. Kevin “Sonar” Hall, departs Hill Air Force Base, Utah, on a functional check flight March 9 in a Navy F-35C Lightning II. The Ogden Air Logistics Complex in Ogden, Utah, accomplished another “first” in support of the F-35 Lightning II program….

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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Steven M. Sevenich 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…

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Portable Manned Interactive Cockpit goes on the road

Posted February 3, 2017 by

One of last year’s quick-kill innovation projects, the Portable Manned Interactive Cockpit, was deployed from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to Orlando, Fla., to participate in the Operation Blended Warrior event in December. This was the second year of a four-year event and Edwards AFB’s Mark Louton (software developer and flyer), Steve Hansen (technician), Orion…

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Coffee4Vets

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Photograph by Dennis Anderson Dec. 5, at Coffee4vets at Crazy Otto’s Restaurant on Avenue I in Lancaster, Christine Ward — veterans field deputy for Congress Rep. Steve Knight — announced procedures for veterans obtaining a Veterans ID card. The new card does not qualify veterans for VA health care benefits, but it can be used…

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NASA Armstrong interns create new way to explore flight

Posted January 18, 2019 by

NASA photograph by Ken Ulbrich Kendrick Morales, left, and Alexander Passofaro, right, work together to transition the software for the Aeronautics AR app from being target image dependent to deleting the target image. If you have ever dreamt of having a NASA aircraft in your living room, then you are in luck. Kendrick Morales, a…

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