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News Briefs April 3, 2015

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Roadworks Work to repair Rosamond Blvd. north of the North Gate entry control point began April 1 and will continue until early May of this year. Speed limits will be reduced and periodic flagman controls will be enforced between the North Gate entry control point and the railroad overpass near the north base boundary. The…

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USO Show Troupe to perform April 6

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The Edwards community is invited to a special event featuring the USO Show Troupe at the Oasis Community Center April 6. The show will run from 3-4 p.m. The USO Show Troupe is part of an entertainment tradition that goes back more than 70 years to its beginnings in the muddy camp shows of the…

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Local base students score big at Kern County Science Fair

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The Kern County Science Foundation†held its annual††Kern County Regional Science Fair March 23-24 in Bakersfield, Calif. Several Edwards Air Force Base students earned top honors and scholarships. For the ninth time, Desert High School won the Perpetual Trophy Award and a $500 prize. Congratulations to all the winners! Kern County Science Fair Results 1st Place:…

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Fly bys say ‘thank you’ to Plant 42

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Photographs by Dianna Condon A composite photo of all three jets flying over Air Force Plant 42 April 1.   April 1, the men and women of Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, Calif., were treated to a special F-22, F-35 and F-16 fly by provided by Lockheed Martin. The aircraft made numerous passes over…

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Chief Air Force scientist visits TPS

Posted April 3, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Dr. Mica Endsley, chief scientist of the Air Force, made a special stop to the U.S.A.F. Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., March 25 during a trip to the West Coast. Endsley was new to the Department of Defense when she was selected as chief scientist in 2013. During her private sector career, she…

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Tax Center update

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Air Force photograph by Kate Blais The last day of operation for the Edwards Tax Center will be April 15. The last day to e-file returns at the Tax Center is April 8. If customers come in April 13 or 15, the center will assist them with the preparation of their return, but the customer will have to paper-file the return and ensure that it…

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Boeing employee community fund sends military children to camp

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The Employees Community Fund at Boeing has awarded a grant to the Tiger Woods Learning Center for five students of military families from around Edwards Air Force Base†to attend the Summer Academy Camp this July. The Summer Academy Camp is an opportunity for military children to attend a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics summer camp…

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News Briefs March 27, 2015

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Enlisted promotion ceremony The Edwards Enlisted Promotion Ceremony is 3 p.m., March 31 in the base theater. Promotees and commanders will be in service dress. Uniform of the day for all other attendees will be uniform of the day or business casual. CPTS delayed opening The 412th Comptroller Squadron will delay opening until 11 a.m.,…

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Edwards joint maintenance team completes significant JSF propulsion verification event

Posted March 27, 2015 by Jet Fabara

A propulsion verification event is often considered tedious but essential work accomplished by the unseen maintainers of the developmental test and evaluation world.

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2015 Edwards Royalty crowned

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Courtesy photograph The new Edwards Community Queens were crowned March 21 during the 2015 pageant held at the Oasis Community Center. They are (back row from left) Miss (Danika Blake), Teen Miss (Ariana Medina), Junior Miss (Heather Byrd); front row, from left; Little Miss (Scarlett Coble) and Tiny Miss (Adriana Coble). The new royalty will represent…

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