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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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USS George Washington action

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Navy photograph by Smn. Clemente A. Lynch ATLANTIC OCEAN–Electrician’s Mate (Nuclear) 3rd Class Scott Wilson, from Lancaster, Calif., operates a Portable Exothermic Cutting Unit in the machine shop of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). George Washington, homeported in Norfolk, is underway conducting carrier qualifications in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Palmdale sailor samples fuel serving aboard USS Roosevelt

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Navy photograph by PO3 Taylor A. Elberg ATLANTIC OCEAN–Gas Turbine Systems Technician 2rd Class David Hancock, from Palmdale, Calif., samples fuel on the aft missile deck aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) during a replenishment-at-sea (RAS). Roosevelt is underway conducting Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) with the Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group…

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LA County Air Show more than entertainment

Posted March 25, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Planes, flames and a great history lesson were all part of the third annual Los Angeles County Air Show, March 19-20 at the Gen. William J. Fox Airfield in Lancaster, Calif., where 137,000 guests came to observe first class performers and learn of the people who fought to keep America free.

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Team Edwards represented at L.A. County Air Show

Posted March 25, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

The Los Angeles County Air Show Board of Directors said March 23 that the third annual Los Angeles County Air Show had its largest attendance yet with 137,000 spectators over the two-day event at General William J. Fox Airfield in Lancaster March 19-20.

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This week in Edwards flight test history

Posted March 25, 2016 by

Air Force photograph March 26, 1958: The first launch of the Zero Length Launch (ZEL) program, of an F-100D took place from a truck-mounted launcher. North American test pilot Albert W. Blackburn was at the controls. A follow-on to the ZELMAL program, ZEL was designed to launch tactical fighter planes after loss of their normal…

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TPS softball team a hit at air show kickoff

Posted March 25, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Capt. Stephen Kennedy, U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School Class 15B, connects on a pitch against the U.S. Navy Blue Angels team March 18. The TPS team defeated the Blue Angels team 9-0. The game was part of a kickoff event to the 2016 L.A. County Air Show, which…

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted March 18, 2016 by Bob Alvis

Being the Air Force guy that I am, I used to find it hard sometimes to share stories of other branches of the military.

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Team Edwards represents at state capitol

Posted March 18, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

A three-man team from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., took a trip to the state capitol Feb. 29-March 1 to tell the story of Edwards at the fourth annual 2016 California Aerospace Days.

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Engineers in a classroom make learning fun

Posted March 18, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Lockheed Martin engineers recently visited classrooms at New Vista Middle School and throughout the Antelope Valley to show kids just how exciting it is to be an engineer.

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