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WAREX 91-17-03

Posted July 10, 2017 by

Army photograph by Spec. Sean McCallon U.S. Army Spc. Johnathan Alvarado, 491st Military Police Company out of Riverside, Calif., points his weapon out towards the road during a security checkpoint training exercise as part of the 91st Training Division’s Warrior Exercise (WAREX) 91-17-03 on Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., on June 15, 2017. Alvarado of Lancaster,…

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California Guard Heads Out to Fight Fires, Assist With Hurricane Irma

Posted September 8, 2017 by California National Guard

California National Guard photograph About 350 California National Guard soldiers train at Camp Roberts, California, led by about 50 experienced California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection firefighters. The soldiers were divided into 12 hand crews and were led through six stations where they practiced digging trenches, chopping logs and cutting fire lines with hand…

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A Gathering of Eagles: Bret Luedke

Posted October 21, 2017 by

Bret Luedke is a 1980 graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and the USAF Test Pilot School Class 88B. After graduation from the Test Pilot School, Bret flew flight test in the F-16 at Edwards Air Force Base for several years before being assigned to the school as an instructor pilot in the High…

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Virgin could offer point-to-point travel opportunities

Posted December 1, 2017 by

Point-to-point passenger flights could eventually be the norm for Virgin Galactic. That’s according to Virgin Galactic CEO George Whitesides, who spoke at The Economist magazine’s inaugural “A New Space Age” global space summit in Seattle, Wash., Nov. 9.

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

Posted February 16, 2018 by

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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Air Guard, Reserve wings kick off annual MAFFS training

Posted April 25, 2018 by 2nd Lt. Emerson Marcus

Air Force photograph by 2nd Lt. Emerson Marcus Aerial firefighters from four C-130 airlift wings operating the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service’s Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System started a weeklong training at McClellan Reload Base in Sacramento, California today in anticipation of summer blazes. SACRAMENTO, Calif.–As temperatures heated up in northern California, aerial firefighters…

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History at a rest stop!

Posted June 15, 2018 by Bob Alvis

Kramer Junction was originally west of its current location on Highway 58 out by Boron. When the 395 crossed the current 58, the historical four corners became a reality. All that was needed was an owner who could see the potential of this desert crossing to make it flourish. Many of us AV residents have been over these roads many times.

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Students get inspiration at Salute to Youth event

Posted October 19, 2018 by Linda KC Reynolds

More than 2,500 students participated in the 27th annual Salute to Youth at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, where they had a chance to meet with industry leaders and learn what they can do to prepare themselves for future job opportunities.

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Sailor overcomes adversity for successful Navy career

Posted December 21, 2018 by Diane Betzler

Heroes come in all sizes, shapes and yes, colors too — A favorite among heroes is the American hero, of which this country has many … Lancaster, Calif., resident James Phoreman is an American hero. You won’t hear that from Phoreman, because he doesn’t consider himself a hero. He is, however, an amazing man full of the stuff that heroes are all about.

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USS Wasp operations at sea

Posted February 15, 2019 by

Navy photograph by PO3 Sean Galbreath PHILIPPINE SEA–Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class Keane Lancaster, from Kingsport, Tenn., teaches Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Brittany Baker, from Victorville, Calif., how to adjust the sites of and M4 carbine during a live fire exercise aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1). Wasp, flagship of Wasp Amphibious Ready Group,…

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