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Air Force selects 1,303 officers for field grade promotions 

Posted May 24, 2017 by

The U.S. Air Force has selected 1,303 active-duty officers for promotion to colonel, lieutenant colonel and major during the 2017A Colonel Medical Service Corps, Lieutenant Colonel Line of the Air Force and Medical Service Corps, and Major Medical Service Corps central selection boards.  The boards selected 13 lieutenant colonels for promotion to colonel, 1,254 majors…

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Commentary

Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted October 2, 2015 by Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Brendon O’Dowd

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community The Templeton Foundation’s winner last year was Jean Vanier, awarded for his exceptional contribution to affirming life’s spiritual dimension. He served in the British Royal Navy during World War II and was impacted by those with developmental disabilities. He started a…

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Events

Team Edwards parades down Diamond Street

Posted October 2, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Rosamond’s Windswept Ranch participants approached the judges table to give them a close up look at their camels in the Armed Forces Appreciation Day Parade Sept. 26. Four NCOs from Edwards AFB served as judges for the annual parade. The ranch took 3rd place in the “other” category for…

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Lockheed Martin photograph by Jonathan Case
Air Force

F-35 receives first fuel from RAAF tanker

Posted October 2, 2015 by

A U.S. Air Force F-35 Joint Strike Fighter completed its first aerial refueling from a Royal Australian Air Force tanker here Sept. 25.

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Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber
Local

Local artist revisits lost artwork after more than two decades

Posted October 2, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Shortly after a 23-year-old comic book-style mural was discovered during renovation in Dorm 2424, the artist was found to be living in the local Antelope Valley area. The artist, Gregory Wilson, was notified by a friend about the story of the art discovery, which was posted to the Edwards AFB website and in the Desert Wings newspaper.

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