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Recent aircraft arresting system overhaul comes in handy

Posted September 7, 2016 by Susan Lawson

Lockheed Martin photograph by Mike Jackson A Civil Engineer Maintenance Inspection and Repair Team, or CEMIRT, overhauled mobile aircraft arresting system, MAAS, is pictured on the runway with the approaching F-35A Joint Strike Fighter preparing to capture the cable with its tail hook. The MAAS was installed by the 820th Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operations…

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G-III aircraft from NASA Armstrong provides live TV coverage of solar eclipse across America

Posted August 18, 2017 by

For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will cross the entire nation Aug. 21. A total solar eclipse occurs when the sun is completely obscured by the moon. The lunar shadow enters the United States near Lincoln City, Ore., at 9:05 a.m., PDT. Totality, where the moon completely covers the sun,…

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Edwards civilian helps protect neighbors against fire

Posted September 3, 2016 by Christopher Ball

Even while fires are raging all over California, and the smoke from some impacts Edwards Air Force Base, it may seem that the base is insulated from extreme fire danger due to the surrounding desert.      

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Bicyclist killed in collision

Posted August 7, 2017 by

A bicyclist was struck by a vehicle and killed at approximately 6:36 a.m., Aug. 7 on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The victim was struck while bicycling on the eastbound lane of Rosamond Boulevard. Air Force Security Forces were first on scene. The man was transported to Antelope Valley Hospital, where he was pronounced dead….

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Combined Federal Campaign underway at Edwards

Posted October 23, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

This year's Combined Federal Campaign is going on now at Edwards AFB and will continue until Nov. 20.

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Schaefer highlights accomplishments of 412th TW at commander’s call

Posted February 10, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, commander of the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., updated Team Edwards on test programs, highlighted recent accomplishments and thanked everyone on base for their hard work and dedication in accomplishing the mission at two commander’s calls held Feb. 1 in the base theater.

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‘Random acts’ fuels smiles courtesy of first shirts

Posted March 4, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Master Sgt. Laura Magas (left), 412th Operations Group, surprises Senior Airman Kelli Zeitler, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, as she gets ready to pump gas at the Edwards Express gas station Feb. 26. The Edwards First Sergeants Council bought a tank of gas for about 20 Airmen E-5 and below…

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This week in Edwards Flight Test History

Posted April 15, 2016 by

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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September is National Preparedness Month

Posted August 30, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Russell Warner (left), 812th Civil Engineering Squadron, Emergency Management specialist, lets a young woman spin the Air Force Emergency Management Wheel to get a prize and answer an emergency preparedness trivia question. Emergency Management is taking part in National Preparedness Month events throughout September. Throughout September, the Office of…

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News Briefs – April 27, 2016

Posted April 28, 2016 by

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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