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AMC Museum rescues historic airlifter

Posted January 4, 2017 by Senior Airman Zachary Cacicia

A true piece of American history that has sat in the Mojave Desert for decades and was slated to be turned into scrap metal will now have a new home at the Air Mobility Command Museum.

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Legion Post honors B-17 crewman of World War II service

Posted August 18, 2017 by Dennis Anderson

PALMDALE, Calif.–You could say that it was a “fait accompli” that World War II veteran Elias Ramirez would get a hero’s send-off from his American Legion Post. Ramirez graduated Antelope Valley High School in 1943 and quickly enlisted in what was known in World War II as the Army Air Corps. It would be a…

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted April 21, 2017 by Bob Alvis

World War I was over 100 years ago and, to many, it’s a faded memory of just another war that exists only in the history books.

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AVC sponsors 32nd Annual Los Angeles County Science Olympiad

Posted March 2, 2018 by Linda KC Reynolds

Antelope Valley College hosted the 32nd Annual Los Angeles County Science Olympiad Feb. 17. During the Olympiad, students took part in numerous events including team problem solving, technical writing, building airplanes and other scientific contraptions.

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Aerospace workers spruce up The Painted Turtle camp

Posted September 16, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Happy campers – Employees from Aerojet Rocketdyne, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, TSC, UTC Aerospace, Virgin Galactic and Woodward volunteered to help spruce up The Painted Turtle camp, right in time for the next session. The year-round camp is for children with serious and life threatening diseases. Armed with hoes,…

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted January 20, 2017 by Bob Alvis

There are many things we can be proud of here in the Antelope Valley, but one thing gets overlooked many times, and unknown to many new residents of our Valley is the role it played in training all those young boys that took to the skies in World War II.

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NASA selects three ideas to pursue that could help transform aviation

Posted September 21, 2018 by

Like a collection of savvy entrepreneurs gathered to hear new business proposals in a “shark tank,” NASA’s aeronautical innovators always are looking for the “next best thing.”

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U.S. Air Force Amn. Alashea Parker 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 an…

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Los Angeles County Ari Show awards scholarships to three exceptional local HS seniors

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Three local high school seniors will receive a $2,500 college scholarship for their remarkable efforts in pursuit of a higher education in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and Aerospace. The Los Angeles County Air Show presented by Lockheed Martin is honored to announce the following STEM Scholarship Program recipients: Angela Zhang of Quartz…

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Gathering honors F-22 first, raises funds for museum

Posted November 3, 2017 by Diane Betzler

The energy was electrifying Oct. 21 as hundreds gathered at the H.W. Hunter Pavilion at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds in Lancaster, Calif., to attend this year’s Gathering of Eagles and to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the very first flight of the F-22 Raptor.

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