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EOD, NASA take blast at the past

Posted June 12, 2015 by Jet Fabara

How do you dispose of more than 30 years of expired explosive aircraft equipment in less than one minute? While some may say "very carefully," the real answer at Edwards is with the help of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team.

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DHS student awarded DAR bronze medal

Posted June 12, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution has presented awards to ROTC members since 1967.

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Cadets get taste of life at Edwards

Posted June 12, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Operation Air Force gives Air Force ROTC and Air Force Academy cadets an opportunity to experience the life ahead of them.

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Library summer reading schedule

Posted June 12, 2015 by

“Read to the Rhythm” is this year’s theme for the base library’s 2015 Summer Reading Program. Here’s the the schedule: June 5: Sign-ups began June 19: Annie Banannie Balloon Storyteller June 26: Edwards AFB K-9 Unit Demonstration July 3: Sparky from Edwards AFB Fire Deptartment Visits the Library July 10: Rosamond Feline Conservation Center Presentation July 17: Environmental…

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Pawlikowski assumes leadership of Air Force Materiel Command

Posted June 12, 2015 by Kim Bowden

Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski assumed the top position of the major command responsible for installation support and the technology, acquisition, test and sustainment of the Air Force’s current and future weapon systems during ceremonies here June 8, 2015.

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GVCTF welcomes new director

Posted June 12, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Lt. Col. Cory Naddy (right) accepts the Global Vigilance Combined Test Force guidon from Col. Rod Todaro, 412th Operations Group commander, June 5.   The Global Vigilance Combined Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., welcomed a new director June 5. Lt. Col. Cory Naddy is joining the…

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DHS Class of 2015 bids farewell, looks to future

Posted June 12, 2015 by

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara With the American flag serving as a backdrop for the 2015 Desert High School graduation ceremony, the presentation of graduation candidates are read during the 61st commencement held inside Hangar 1870 June 3, 2015. More than 400 family members were on hand to witness approximately 90 students receive their high school…

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NASA’S American Eatery – Menu

Posted June 12, 2015 by

June 15-18—10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday Cabbage roll over white rice Tuesday Chicken parmesan over egg noodles Side salad Wednesday Pork carnitas Spanish rice and refried beans Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday Closed All Blue Plate Specials–$7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage, $1.99, large, $2.09 NASA’S American Eatery is located in Bldg. 4825

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Marines partner with U.K. allies in F-35 operational test

Posted June 12, 2015 by Maj. Paul Greenberg

As the first operational test of the F-35B Lightning II took place aboard the USS Wasp last week, service members from the United Kingdom are working alongside their U.S. Navy and Marine Corps counterparts to assess the integration of the F-35B into amphibious military operations.

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Gaining Altitude – Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted June 12, 2015 by Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Brendon O’Dowd

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community * Andrew Reiner, a teacher at Towson University has a problem with what he calls “hyperconnected cocoons.” We are more connected to the world than ever and yet we are still so lonely.  He wanted his students to break free from…

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