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Planes, aviation legends, highlight 70th anniversary

Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., held its 70th Anniversary of Supersonic Flight event Oct. 13-14. Famed test pilots, retired Brig. Generals Chuck Yeager and Robert Cardenas, were on hand for the celebration that honored their achievement Oct. 14, 1947.

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Edwards EOD hosts realistic training for fellow bomb squad members

It may not sound that attractive, but a lot of the 308,000 acres at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., resemble the same landscape deployed service members find in the Middle East and Southwest Asia.

Air Force photograph by Brad White Salutes & Awards

What is a high performer, Alex?

Answers in the form of questions highlighted the “Jeopardy” themed 412th Test Wing Third Quarter Awards ceremony held at the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Base Theater Nov. 14, 2017.

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CE completes work without grounding Rocket Lab operations

Realizing the criticality of Air Force Research Laboratory’s Rocket Propulsion Division’s mission at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., the 412th Civil Engineer Squadron Infrastructure Flight and Heavy Repair Flight teamed up to replace two obsolete cooling towers and one 40-ton condensing unit.

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BAF team readying for stealth bomber testing

Last November, a B-2 Spirit entered the Benefield Anechoic Facility at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for the first time.


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Base leaders get insight into corporate world

Posted  November 20, 2017

The 412th Force Support Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., hosted an Executive Transition Assistance Program seminar for senior leaders Nov. 6-9 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. While the 412th FSS regularly conducts week-long TAP courses for separating military members, E-TAP is a rare opportunity for executive-level personnel, both military and civilian,…

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Planes, aviation legends, highlight 70th anniversary

Posted  November 20, 2017

Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., held its 70th Anniversary of Supersonic Flight event Oct. 13-14. Famed test pilots, retired Brig. Generals Chuck Yeager and Robert Cardenas, were on hand for the celebration that honored their achievement Oct. 14, 1947.

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Starbucks is back at Edwards

Posted  November 20, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Starbucks’ grand reopening Nov. 17 began with a ceremonial ribbon cutting. The coffee stop reopened after being closed for more than two months for renovations. From left to right: Chad Davis, Edwards Exchange general manager; Col. George Tromba, 412th Mission Support Group commander; Rosalie Feyerle, Starbucks manager; and Chief…

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit
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Edwards EOD hosts realistic training for fellow bomb squad members

Posted  November 17, 2017

It may not sound that attractive, but a lot of the 308,000 acres at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., resemble the same landscape deployed service members find in the Middle East and Southwest Asia.

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Wanted: Volunteer tax preparers

Posted  November 17, 2017

The Tax Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., needs volunteers to help during the upcoming tax season. Each year, the U.S. Air Force assists military members and their families by providing free income tax preparation and filing. The upcoming tax season officially starts early February and ends around April 15, 2018. The Volunteer Income…

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