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Can you see me now? Lakebeds ‘restriped’

Posted July 17, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Edwards Air Force Base is a prime location for flight test, but not just because of the high caliber of test pilots, engineers and maintenance professionals who train and work here. In fact, it's the natural resources like the 64.55 square miles of dry lakebeds that make the area so ideal.

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Sign up now for Desert High School Robotics camps

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Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Do you have a student interested in learning about robotics? The Desert High Robotics Team is sponsoring two camps this summer for rising 7-12th graders. The camps will be held at the Center of Excellence next to DHS. Summer Camps: July 18 — Hardware Camp, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Learn…

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Welcome to the jungle: Moms, Pops and Tots try out new location

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Air Force photograph by Patric Lovato The Moms, Pops and Tots playgroup moved into their new location for the foreseeable future. Children and their parents gathered for playtime at the Jungle Zone in the Desert Mall. Their program was held there for the first time; they were previously located in the Youth Center Gym. Children…

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TPS grad returns as new 412th OG commander

Posted July 17, 2015 by Edward Cannon

From left: Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, and Col. Scott Cain, 412th Operations Group commander, pose for a photo with the 412th OG guidon as Col. Rodney Todaro looks on. Cain assumed command of the group July 2 from Todaro in a change of command ceremony in Hangar 1600. A U.S. Air…

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News Briefs July 10, 2015

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Environmental Management closure Through July 17, the Environmental Management Division will be relocating their offices from Bldg. 4231 (North Base) to Bldg. 3735 on Main Base. During this time, every effort will be made to minimize customer impact. Call ahead before visiting to ensure your respective individual is set-up and running. If you have any…

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NNSA, Air Force complete successful B61-12 life extension flight test

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The U.S. Air Force and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) completed the first development flight test of the B61-12 nuclear gravity bomb at Tonopah Test Range, Nev., July 1, 2015. 

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Edwards service member to run 144.4 miles in memory of fallen Airman

Posted July 10, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

One Edwards team member and her husband will run 144.4 miles Oct. 7-8 in memory of Maj. Troy Gilbert who died in 2006.

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Chari takes over JSF test squadron

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Lockheed Martin photograph by Chad Bellay Lt. Col. Raja Chari (right) accepts the 461st Flight Test Squadron guidon from former 412th Operations Group commander, Col. Rodney Todaro, during the squadron’s change of command ceremony June 26. Chari assumed command from Lt. Col. Andrew Allen. The 461st FLTS†conducts developmental testing for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter….

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Edwards engineer, aviatrix competes in historic air race

Posted July 10, 2015 by Jet Fabara

Female aviators and air races in the U.S. have a rich history dating back to 1929, which originally started as the Women's Air Derby and included a field of 20 female pilots that included renowned aviatresses such as Amelia Earhart, Pancho Barnes and Louise Thaden.

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

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July 13-16 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday Beef stroganoff over egg boodles Garlic bread Tuesday Chicken cordon bleu Mashed potatoes with gravy Vegetables Wednesday Taco salad Beef or turkey Thursday Teriyaki chicken Fried rice and egg roll Friday Closed All Blue Plate Specials–$7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage, $1.99; large, $2.09 Subject to change

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