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Marine Osprey flies in to fuel up F-35B

Posted May 2, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey descended on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to link up with a Marine F-35B Joint Strike Fighter April 28. Both aircraft are assigned to Marine Operational Test & Evaluation Squadron 22 (VMX-22) out of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma in Arizona.

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News Briefs – April 29, 2016

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SpaceX aims to send ‘Red Dragon’ capsule to Mars in 2018 SpaceX is shooting for Mars. The company’s billionaire founder and chief executive Elon Musk says he plans to send a Dragon capsule to the red planet as early as 2018. He announced the news via Twitter. Musk is dubbing his Mars spacecraft Red Dragon….

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Eagle project defines cooperation

Posted April 29, 2016 by Christopher Ball

The Air Force's F-15 Eagle fleet is scheduled to receive a wheel and brake upgrade after completion of flight testing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Aggressive bobcat attacks family pets in Edwards housing area

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An aggressive bobcat has attacked several small dogs in base housing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., over the last few weeks.

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News Briefs – April 27, 2016

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NAPA Auto Parts grand opening May 2 The new NAPA Auto Parts store at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., will hold its grand opening May 2 with a ribbon cutting at 9 a.m. At 10 a.m. there will be a special appearance from NAPA NASCAR driver Will Kozak. There will also be food, fun and…

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Local STEM clubs receive grants courtesy of ITEA

Posted April 28, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Desert High School's Scorpion Robotics club was joined by names like the Science Jets, Cyberpatriots and Team 399 Eagles Robotics, for the 2016 Antelope Valley Chapter of the International Test and Evaluation Association Grants Luncheon held April 21.

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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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News Briefs – April 20, 2016

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Spring 2016 America’s PrepareAthon Come out to the Exchange 10 a.m.-3 p.m., April 27 and May 5 for Air Force Emergency Management’s Spring 2016 America’s PrepareAthon events on Edwards. Edwards AFB’s Office of Emergency Management will be at the Exchange’s main lobby playing “Spin the Wheel, Answer a Question, Win a Prize!” The event will…

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Edwards introduces new and improved fuel storage system

Posted April 20, 2016 by Christopher Ball

The 412th Civil Engineering Group introduced the installation's new state-of-the-art Bulk Fuel Storage System on East Forbes Avenue at a ribbon-cutting ceremony here today.

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The Final Edition

Posted April 15, 2016 by

The current contract for The Desert Wings has come to an end. Therefore this is the final edition.  Until a new contract is secured, news and information about Edwards Air Force Base may be obtained online at either www.edwards.af.mil or www.Facebook.com/EdwardsAirForceBase.

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