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The Final Edition

Posted April 15, 2016 by

The current contract for The Desert Wings has come to an end. Therefore this is the final edition.  Until a new contract is secured, news and information about Edwards Air Force Base may be obtained online at either www.edwards.af.mil or www.Facebook.com/EdwardsAirForceBase.

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News Briefs – April 15, 2016

Posted April 15, 2016 by

Chapel seminar Daryl Knudeson will be teaching a women’s breakfast seminar about God’s design for women entitled, “For This Reason.” Come and take a journey with her back to the Garden of Eden to gain a perspective on the challenges many of us face in marriage and how through understanding God’s original design we can…

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What is the value of developmental test?

Posted April 15, 2016 by Ryan Parsons

Imagine the frustration of having a brand new rotary launcher, capable of carrying 16,000 lbs of smart bombs, and you discover that the dropped bombs potentially would not arm or explode on impact?

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Spring Cleanup, hazardous materials scheduled

Posted April 15, 2016 by Lt. Col. Mick Szczukowski

During Spring Cleanup Week, April 18-22, I expect many of you will find items in your workspace or residence that you would like to dispose of. Unfortunately, some of those items may be classified as hazardous or universal waste and require special disposal, meaning that you can’t just put them in your garbage bin.  Fortunately,…

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Ridley’s nephew visits Edwards

Posted April 15, 2016 by Dawn Waldman

It’s always a special day when we can show our family where we work, especially when the job site is Edwards Air Force Base!

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Teen Miss Edwards is also Teen Miss Antelope Valley

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Ariana Medina, the reigning Teen Miss Edwards for 2015-2016, is now also Teen Miss Antelope Valley. She was crowned in the pageant held Feb. 13 at Westpark Elementary School in Rosamond.  The Teen Miss Antelope Valley Pageant had four contestants this year from different AV cities. Medina took part in a personal interview, introduction speech,…

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Edwards families get improved quality of life with Mojave Sky Community Center

Posted April 15, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

A 4.5-acre community center built by Corvias Military Living features both indoor and outdoor amenities, including an Olympic-size swimming pool dedicated for casual swimming.

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As Tax day approaches, Edwards AFB Exchange doubles gas savings for MILITARY STAR cardholders

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The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is giving military shoppers a reason to look forward to Tax Day by doubling the discount MILITARY STAR cardholders receive on gas.   From April 15 through April 17, drivers fueling up with a MILITARY STAR card at Edwards AFB gas stations will receive 10 cents off per gallon…

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This week in Edwards Flight Test History

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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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Mary’s Place Menu (Bldg. 1600)

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April 18 – 22 All Specials $7.89 Drink not included. LUNCH Specials 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday Cabbage roll White rice and green beans Tuesday Buffalo chicken wings French fries Wednesday Beef steaks White rice and green beans Thursday Fried chicken Mashed potatoes with gravy Corn Friday Baked cod or fried catfish Macaroni and cheese Hushpuppies…

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