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Exercise Desert Wind 16-05 tests response to active shooter

Posted August 3, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

On Aug. 1, defenders from the 412th Security Forces Squadron responded to Bldg. 2850 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., after a report of shots fired, what they arrived to were people screaming and a mass shooting situation leaving carnage everywhere.  

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Base dorms welcome new Airman leader

Posted March 2, 2018 by Melody Couch

Photograph courtesy of R.C. Morgan Airman 1st Class Benjamin Kriz, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft Maintenance Unit (left), works with the new airman dorm leader, Staff Sgt. Marcos Martinez, to obtain a room for an arriving Airman. Staff Sgt. Marcos Martinez recently joined the 412th Civil Engineer Group’s Consolidated Dormitory Management Office…

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NASA Armstrong celebrates 70 years of flight research, testing

Posted September 28, 2016 by

A video showcasing 70 Years of research at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California, began airing on NASA television Sept. 26. Armstrong, the agency’s lead center for atmospheric flight research operations, began its storied history in the high desert in September 1946. Initially focused on experimental aircraft called X-planes, flight research with the…

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416th FLTS tests missile for European ally’s Joint Strike Fighter

Posted November 2, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

From Norway to Australia, members from a number of allied and partner nations have come to Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to team with base units to test systems, enhance international cooperation and advance their own air forces’ capabilities.

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Danny Bazzell new FTHF general manager

Posted November 18, 2016 by

The Flight Test Historical Foundation announced Nov. 14 the selection of Danny Bazzell as the new general manager. The mission of the Flight Test Historical Foundation, a private, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, is to preserve the rich local history of flight test by raising funds to support the development of the Air Force Flight Test Museum at…

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What’s your Green Dot? Edwards Key Spouses roll in on Green Dot training

Posted September 29, 2017 by Christopher Ball

Nearly all employees, military and civilian, at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., have completed Green Dot training and are familiar with the concepts. But what they may not know is that the training isn’t limited to Edwards’ workforce.

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KC-46 Pegasus returns to Edwards for flight tests

Posted June 8, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

A KC-46A Pegasus aerial refueling aircraft touched down at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., May 23, 2018, for flight tests.

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State Dept. specialists travel to Edwards for passport fair

Posted February 9, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

To show their support for the military, passport specialists from the Department of State drove up the freeway from Los Angeles to conduct a passport fair for the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., community Feb. 6, 2018.

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Helicopter lifts out old coolers, drops in new

Posted April 20, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit An S-61V Sikorsky helicopter lifts an old cooling unit off of Bldg. 1600 April 7 to be placed down at a parking lot nearby. Replacing 20-year-old cooling units on roofs can be a challenge given the large buildings and constant flightline operations at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. That’s…

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Base schools start class Aug. 21

Posted August 14, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Irving L. Branch Elementary School on Edwards Air Force Base. It’s that time of year when children return for another school year at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Motorists are urged to remain vigilant and be on the lookout for children traveling to and from school, especially the areas surrounding the schools…

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