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Air show volunteers are backbone of success

Posted January 20, 2017 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds More than 250 volunteers are needed to make the 2017 LA County Air Show a success. According to air show organizers, Civil Air Patrol and Sea Cadets are among the most dedicated and hard-working volunteers. The 2017 show is March 25-26 at the Gen. William J. Fox Airfield in Lancaster,…

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Exercise Desert Wind 16-05 tests response to active shooter

Posted August 3, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

On Aug. 1, defenders from the 412th Security Forces Squadron responded to Bldg. 2850 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., after a report of shots fired, what they arrived to were people screaming and a mass shooting situation leaving carnage everywhere.  

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Edwards Civ-Mil Support Group works to ‘tell its story’

Posted July 27, 2016 by Dennis Anderson

Leaders of the Edwards Air Force Base Civilian Military Support Group believe they have a good story, and they want to make sure it’s one of the greatest stories ever told about the Air Force Test Center.

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NASA selects new technologies for flight tests for future space exploration

Posted March 3, 2017 by

NASA has selected five space technologies to test on low-gravity-simulating aircraft, high-altitude balloons or suborbital rockets. The opportunity to fly on these vehicles helps advance technologies closer to practical use by taking them from a laboratory environment to the real world. The selections were made for NASA’s Flight Opportunities program which organizes chances to fly…

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NASA announces QSF series to validate community response technique

Posted April 18, 2018 by

An upcoming NASA supersonic research flight series will examine methodology and technology to be used in future community response testing with the agency’s Low-Boom Flight Demonstrator aircraft, or LBFD.

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HT October 21, 2016

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U.S. Air Force Airman Ericka K. Haynes 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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Two-month UAS flight test series concludes

Posted July 15, 2016 by

As the wheels of NASA’s Ikhana Unmanned Aircraft System touched down June 30, 2016, a two-month flight test series came to a close, concluding an essential stage in the agency’s research into technologies that support safe integration of UAS into the National Airspace System.

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Flyovers: A uniquely American tradition

Posted February 2, 2018 by Bob Alvis

I stood in the middle of the street some years ago in Lancaster, as the local Veterans Day Parade was about to get underway and the power to get it rolling was in my right hand.

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AV residents invited to escort AV Wall to Palmdale Amphitheater

Posted November 1, 2017 by

Patriot Guard Riders and American Legion Riders will lead the escort of The Antelope Valley’s Mobile Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall from its storage facility to the Palmdale Amphitheater on Nov. 8. The group will gather at Life Storage, 380 West Palmdale Blvd. at 8 a.m. and the escort will depart at 8:30 a.m. The escort…

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Teichert takes command of 412th Test Wing

Posted July 20, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert III gives his first salute to his workforce after assuming command of the 412th Test Wing July 18 in Hangar 1600 at Edwards Air Force Base. Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer passed the 412th Test Wing flag of leadership to Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert…

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