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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Posted February 5, 2018 by Arlene Johnson

Did you know February is “Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month?” As a mother of four, two of which are teenagers, I found myself questioning, “Is this a real issue?” Unfortunately, it is. As a matter of fact, according to www.loveisrespect.org; * Nearly 1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner…

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Save the date – Fighters vs. bombers featured at upcoming annual weapons load competition

Posted January 31, 2018 by Master Sgt. Dustin Hoover

Next month [February 2018], weapons troops at Edwards will compete to answer the question, “Is four really greater than three?” Normally, weapons load crews are comprised of either three or four members. Fighter crews are made up of three individuals, and bomber crews consist of four loading personnel. Since the Load Crew of the Quarter…

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F-35s from Edwards to perform Rose Parade flyover

Posted December 29, 2017 by

Two F-35 Lightning IIs from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron on Edwards Air Force Base will take part in the traditional flyover at the beginning of the annual Tournament of Roses Parade Jan. 1, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. The fifth-generation fighters are scheduled to accompany a B-2 Spirit stealth bomber from the 509th Bomb…

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Winterfest wows team Edwards

Posted December 8, 2017 by Christopher Ball

Air Force photograph by Jennifer Correa A holiday tree and 25 tons of man-made snow provide the centerpiece for Winterfest 2017, held at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Dec. 1, 2017. Big smiles, snowball fights and screams of delight seemed to be the order of the day as Team Edwards, children and adults alike, enjoyed…

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Children get taste of Native American culture at Native American Heritage Month kickoff

Posted November 6, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Christian Turner Each child attending the Native American Heritage Month kickoff event at the base library Nov. 1 created their own personal dream catchers with the help of parents, volunteers and library personnel. The 412th Test Wing and NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., partnered to…

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Edwards to host National Disability Employment Awareness Month events

Posted October 18, 2017 by

The 412th Test Wing along with NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center are hosting events to commemorate this year’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The theme this year is Inclusion Drives Innovation. The month is a time to highlight the contributions that individuals with disabilities provide to Edwards Air Force Base’s total force effectiveness. Civilian and…

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Edwards observes Fire Prevention Week Oct. 6-13

Posted October 9, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson Col. Jason Schott, 412th Test Wing vice commander, signs the Fire Prevention Week Proclamation for 2017 at Bldg. 2860 while surrounded by members of the Edwards Fire Department, Oct. 5, 2017. Col. Jason Schott, 412th Test Wing vice commander, signed this year’s Fire Prevention Week Proclamation at Bldg. 2860…

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Register now for ‘Run with History’

Posted October 2, 2017 by

There are still slots available for this year’s “Run with History” Half Marathon, 10K and 5K run at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The run will take place Oct. 14 beginning at 7 a.m. Come and run on the world-famous Rogers Dry Lakebed and around the world’s largest compass rose. There will also be various aircraft, static displays…

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Edwards AFB’s Hispanic Heritage Month begins

Posted September 22, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson Dr. David Smith, 412th Test Wing Installation Support director (right), addresses the crowd at the Exchange for the kickoff to Edwards AFB’s Hispanic Heritage Month observance Sept. 20, 2017.

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Children help Edwards, NASA celebrate women’s equality

Posted September 6, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Christian Turner Nancy Baggott (right) was the guest speaker for the Women’s Equality Day breakfast observed by Team Edwards and NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center held Aug. 23 at Club Muroc. Baggott is the deputy federal security director for the Transportation Security Administration at Los Angeles International Airport. She is responsible…

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