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Leading the way

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., meets with Airman Leadership School students April 27, 2017. Schaefer takes time to visit each ALS class, which consists mainly of senior airmen who are taking their first Air Force Professional Development†course. The general talked about…

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AFSA 1328 lends some hands

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Courtesy photograph Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 1328 based at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., recently sent 20 volunteers to help Habitat for Humanity in Santa Clarita, Calif., build homes for veterans. After being greeted with breakfast by the project managers, the 20 volunteers quickly got to work digging ditches and helping build the stone…

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‘Saturday Night Live’ alumnus Dean Edwards brings laughs to Edwards

Posted May 5, 2017 by Kayla Fagan

Courtesy photograph Comedian Dean Edwards performed at Stripes Lounge in the Oasis Community Center April 27, 2017. Comedian Dean Edwards, star of MTV2’s “Guy Code” and a “Saturday Night Live” alumnus, entertained 85 members of the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., community April 27, 2017. The free comedy show was brought to Edwards AFB by…

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Love is in the air: Edwards engineers get engaged at tower

Posted May 5, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Christian Turner Daniel Ciolkosz, 775th Test Squadron, gets on one knee to propose to Amarachi Egbuziem, 772nd Test Squadron, at the Edwards control tower April 19, 2017. Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is known as the premier location for improving today’s military aircraft and the development of the aircraft capabilities of…

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Lightning strikes first

Posted April 28, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

The Lightning Team of the 461st Aircraft Maintenance Unit at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., took the First Quarter Weapons Load Competition title, which was held April 3, 2017, at Hangar 1600.

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New hypoxia trainer saves time, money and lives

Posted April 28, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Pilots and aircrew members at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., may be able to breathe easier knowing they don’t have to go to another base anymore for required hypoxia training.

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AFRL ENSPIRE program strikes resounding chord with students

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Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson 1st Lt. Harvey Hurst, Air Force Research Laboratory Rocket Propulsion Division program manager, speaks to a crowd at Lancaster High School March 23, 2017. An Air Force Research Laboratory Rocket Propulsion Division program to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics projects with local high schools struck a resounding chord…

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Third- and fifth-graders get chance to fill their pillowcases

Posted April 21, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit American Red Cross representative Haley Seibel talks to third-graders at Irving L. Branch Elementary April 11, 2017, about the Red Cross’ Pillowcase Project. Subjects touched on included managing stress during an emergency; what to do in case of a fire or earthquake; and what items the children should pack…

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Egg-stravaganza!

Posted April 21, 2017 by Kayla Fagan

Air Force photograph by Kayla Fagan About 500 children were divided into five different age groups for the Easter Egg-stravaganza held April 15, 2017. Each group patiently waited their turn to run out on Wings and Roberts Fields and fill their baskets with candy-filled eggs – one of which had a ticket for a three-pound…

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TPS students get new knowledge from historic aircraft

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Recently a group of students spent some time in the Air Force Flight Test Museum looking at a range of historic aircraft from the earliest days of flight test here up to present day.

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