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Salutes & Awards

Rose Parade float to honor Edwards pilot for giving gifts of life

Posted December 22, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

This New Year’s Day, former 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron pilot Maj. Benjamin Meier will be honored at the 129th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, Calif., for the gifts of life he gave to several people following the tragedy that took his life in 2015.

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Local

Corvias Foundation awards scholarship to student from Edwards AFB

Posted June 18, 2018 by

Courtesy photograph Corvias Foundation scholarship recipient, Zoexenita Mercado of Desert High School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.,poses for a photo with a University of California, Davis mascot cutout. She plans to attend the university and be a surgeon in the future. Corvias Foundation, a private, charitable foundation and the charitable arm of Corvias, has…

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Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber
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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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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