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Edwards servicemember to run 144.4 miles in memory of fallen Airman

Posted July 10, 2015 by by Rebecca Amber

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.  — One Edwards team member and her husband will run 144.4 miles Oct. 7-8 in memory of Maj. Troy Gilbert who died in 2006. Maj. Jenny Poisson and Lt. Col. Matt Poisson will run in the Lake Tahoe Double Dare as both a tribute to Gilbert and a fundraiser for non-profit scholarship…

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Civ-Mil welcomes foreign military, new arrivals to A.V.

Posted February 3, 2016 by by Rebecca Amber

LANCASTER, Calif.–The Edwards AFB Civilian-Military Support Group welcomed foreign military members and Airmen recently stationed at Edwards to the Antelope Valley Jan. 29. The University of Antelope Valley Pioneer Event Center (PEC) in Lancaster, Calif., was filled with informational booths regarding health care, education, recreation and much more. The third annual “Welcome to the AV”…

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2016 Women’s History Month facts

Posted April 1, 2016 by

As we close out Women’s History Month, a few more facts about women’s history for your enrichment. To gain further understanding of the impact these women had in history, a link regarding the fact is provided. In 1974, the people of Connecticut elected Ella Tambussi Grasso as their governor. In doing so, Grasso became the first woman…

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Living history at Planes of Fame Air Museum

Posted October 6, 2015 by

The monthly Living History Event at the Planes of Fame Air Museum in Chino, Calif., is set for 10 a.m.-noon, Oct. 3. The museum opens at 9 a.m. This month’s theme is ‘Pioneering Experimental and Jet Aircraft” and will feature the Northrop N9MB flying wing. A speaker panel of distinguished aviation experts, historians and veterans…

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Aero Club raffles off free flight at open house

Posted December 4, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

What does it take to learn to fly? The Edwards AFB Aero Club answered that question during their open house Nov. 30. Visitors were invited to a hot dog lunch and entered in a raffle for a free orientation flight with instruction.

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Food for the ‘soul’ served up in honor of African American History Month

Posted February 26, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Team Edwards celebrated African American History Month with a soul food tasting Feb. 18 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. Team Edwards celebrated African American History Month with a soul food tasting Feb. 18 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. The tables were lined with collard greens,…

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Rocket launches ignite cheers from Branch Elementary students

Posted May 20, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit One after another, rockets blasted off from Desert High School’s junior varsity baseball field for Branch Elementary School’s 4th Annual Intermediate Space Challenge held May 12. Students at the school on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., cheered as the rockets they built were launched into the sky. The competition…

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‘Develop Your Mental Toughness’ is theme for upcoming Wingman Day, Nov. 2

Posted October 30, 2015 by

Air Force illustration by Senior Airman John Linzmeier Wingman Day is scheduled for Nov. 2 on Edwards Air Force Base. The day is an opportunity for Airmen to step outside of their day-to-day work environment and focus on team-building exercises. Wingman Day encourages Comprehensive Airmen Fitness, enhancing resiliency skills with group activities to promote physical,…

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Register now for second ‘Run With History’ Half Marathon, 10K, 5K

Posted January 15, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Two runners reach the Rogers Dry Lakebed during the 2014 Edwards Inaugural “Run with History” Half Marathon held May 17, 2014. Edwards AFB will host its second “Run with History” Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K run May 14 at 7 a.m.  This non-profit event will be open to the…

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Civil Air Patrol squadron plans open house

Posted March 18, 2016 by Capt. Gail Harper

The Edwards AFB Composite Squadron 84, a local unit of Civil Air Patrol, is hosting a public open house 6-8 p.m. March 29 at the General William J. Fox Airfield in Lancaster.

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