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Seniors at DHS score ‘hole-in-one’ with mini golf project

Posted November 6, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Desert High School Class of 2016 student Jasmine Palmer left her junior year with a vision for how to better her school. She wanted to restore a miniature golf course that was created as a legacy project in 2006 to its original glory.

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted December 11, 2015 by

Dec. 14-8 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Lasagna Side salad and garlic bread Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Baked ham Mashed potato with gravy Vegetables Thursday Teriyaki chicken Fried rice and eggroll Friday Closed All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin Hood and Anthony’s Pizza Food…

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AFAF campaign in full swing

Posted February 12, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer (left), 412th Test Wing commander; Col. David Radomski (center), 412th TW vice commander; and Chief Master Sgt. David Smith (right), 412th TW command chief, sign their Air Force Assistance Fund donation slips Feb. 5. The 412th Test Wing leadership got together to sign their Air Force…

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This week in Edwards Flight Test History

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Air Force photograph April 10, 1959: Norair’s T-38 Talon made its first test flight, flown by company test pilot Lew Nelson. The performance of the twin-engine supersonic trainer replicated operational fighter planes and it soon replaced the subsonic T-33 in the Air Force’s Undergraduate Pilot Training program. This Edwards History Office file photo was captured…

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B-52 gets mapped for laser operations with new LITENING Targeting Pod

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The 419th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards AFB recently executed ground laser testing on the B-52H aircraft. 

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Dorm renovation leads to artistic discovery

Posted September 11, 2015 by by Rebecca Amber

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.  — Roughly five weeks ago, a Marvel-style comic mural dedicated to the men and women of Edwards AFB’s Civil Engineering sections was uncovered during construction in Dorm 2424. The mural, which was under metal studs and drywall, is roughly eight-feet tall by 20-feet wide. Next to the artist signature is a…

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Half day

Posted December 18, 2015 by

Team Edwards, President Barack Obama has signed an Executive Order excusing federal employees from duty for half a day Dec. 24. In conjunction with the Executive Order, Dec. 24 is designated as an AFMC Family Day.  412th Test Wing commander, Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, has authorized this as a down day for 412th TW military…

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F-35As from Edwards test readiness at Mountain Home AFB

Posted February 26, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Jessica H. Evans

Six F-35As arrived at Mountain Home AFB, Idaho, Feb. 8, 2016, from Edwards AFB, Calif., to begin an operational deployment test at a nearby range complex. The test will help develop the concept of operations as well as validate the aircraft's capability to deploy.

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Local schoolchildren enjoy Earth Day presentations

Posted April 25, 2016 by Christopher Ball

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball Edwards schoolchildren approach a Kern County Fire Department UH-1N firefighting and rescue helicopter to learn about the fire department’s role in protecting the local environment. The helicopter was flown in as part of the Earth Day presentations at Bailey Elementary School Friday. Several base organizations from Edwards Air Force…

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Children learn to sign for National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Posted October 23, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Amber Ludwig, 412th Test Wing American Sign Language interpreter, demonstrates how to sign the letter Y. The children at the School Age Annex got a chance to try their hands at American Sign Language Oct. 20. Amber Ludwig, 412th Test Wing Equal Opportunity certified American Sign Language interpreter, taught…

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