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Military Retiree Appreciation Day slated for May 19

Posted April 27, 2018 by Laura Motes

Courtesy photograph Edwards AFB hosted more than 300 guests at last year’s Retiree Appreciation Day. The 2018 Retiree Appreciation Day is scheduled for May 19. Edwards Air Force Base’s 2018 Military Retiree Appreciation Day will be 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., May 19 in Hanger 1210. Parking will be available at the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot…

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May 7 Wingman Day events

Posted April 27, 2018 by

The next Wingman Day at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is May 7, and the theme for this special day is “Lean On Me.” Everyone is welcomed to come to the base theater to hear Chap. (Col.) Shon Neyland, Air Force Materiel Command chaplain, share this day with Team Edwards and conduct a presentation at…

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Edwards to commemorate Asian American, Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Posted April 23, 2018 by

Traditional dances and music performances accompanied Far East and Pacific foods at the Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month culture show and food tasting event at Stripes Lounge last May. This year’s finale will be held May 22 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. To…

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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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