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Edwards Airfield Management wins 2012 USAF-level award

Posted July 5, 2013 by Jet Fabara

Across the Air Force, all bases recognize the support airfield management teams perform in keeping flying operations running and runways free of debris.

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Edwards ESC, First Shirt Council donate 175 filled backpacks to local community

Posted August 9, 2013 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by by Rebecca Amber Master Sgt. Chris Roach, 412th Security Forces Squadron (left) receives a backpack filled with school supplies from Master Sgt. Richard Garcia, 412th SFS (right). The Edwards Enlisted Spouses Club and First Sergeants Council helped fill 175 backpacks with school supplies Aug. 6. The backpacks were then donated to…

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Team Edwards puts “grass roots” effort into robotics team

Posted September 6, 2013 by Rebecca Amber

Youth in the Edwards community are now receiving additional opportunities when it comes to science, technology, engineering and mathematics education, also known as STEM, through the use of robotics.

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Soaring Academy supports wounded service members

Posted October 11, 2013 by Rebecca Amber

The Southern California Soaring Academy, located at Crystal Airport in the Antelope Valley, is open to the public four days a week, Friday through Monday.

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News Briefs November 22, 2013

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Commissary holiday hours The commissary hours for the holidays are as follows: Closed Thanksgiving, Nov. 28. The day after Thanksgiving the Commissary will be open from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. On Christmas Eve, open from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Closed Christmas Day, Dec. 25. For more information, call (661) 277-9175. DANTES testing available…

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News Briefs January 24, 2014

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Blood drive The next American Red Cross Blood Drive on Edwards will be 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Feb. 5 in the Chapel 1 Annex. †Both walk-ins and appointments are accepted. To make an appointment, contact Staff Sgt. Kyle Lareza at kyle.lareza@us.af.mil or register online at the American Red Cross website at www.redcrossblood.org/make-donation†using sponsor code badgesocal. For…

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Edwards Global Hawk gets second chance at life

Posted March 14, 2014 by Jet Fabara

During a flight in May 2009, an Edwards RQ-4B Global Hawk Block 20 remotely piloted aircraft (tail number 2016) encountered a complete spoiler communication loss and had to execute an emergency landing on the dry lake bed at Edwards Air Force Base.

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Blackbird Airpark open house set for April 26

Posted April 25, 2014 by

The Flight Test Historical Foundation will be hosting an SR-71 and U-2 50-Year Cold War Commemoration 10 a.m.,-4 p.m., April 26 at Blackbird Airpark located at Air Force Plant 42. The Airpark is at 2509 East Ave. P in Palmdale. The main feature of this event will be a “meet-and-greet” with Robert Gilliland, a Lockheed…

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Former DHS student dazzles president during White House Science Fair

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President Barack Obama looks at the Concussion cushion football helmet project from former Desert High School student Maria Hanes during the 2014 White House Science Fair May 27 in Washington, D.C. Hanes currently attends U.C. Santa Cruz. Hanes, 19, dreams of becoming the first female collegiate football coach and she’s already built up some impressive…

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CMSAF Cody tours Edwards, discusses fiscal realities, changes

Posted July 18, 2014 by Kenji Thuloweit

Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James A. Cody, the 17th chief master sergeant appointed to the service's highest enlisted rank, and his wife, Athena, visited the high desert for the first time to meet with and thank Airmen and their families, and to get an up close look at the Edwards mission.

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