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Final phase of C-17 drag reduction testing underway

Posted November 30, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

When it comes to aviation fuel, the C-17 Globemaster III utilization rate makes it stand out as the largest consumer in the U.S. Air Force.

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419th offers inaugural CTF immersion tour

Posted February 10, 2017 by Christopher Ball

Air Force photograph by Christian Turner Team Edwards members have an up close view of a B-1B Lancer bomber during a 419th Flight Test Squadron immersion tour Feb. 6, 2017. The first Monday of the month is considered training day for most units at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and Feb. 6, 2017, was no…

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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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U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School class 91B reunites

Posted June 27, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Members of Class 91B of the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School check out an F-117 Nighthawk in the Air Force Flight Test Museum’s restoration hangar during a recent reunion on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School Class 91B dropped by Edwards Air Force…

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Gold Star families recognized here

Posted August 21, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, Col. Norm West, 412th Medical Group commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Donald Cook, 412th MDG superintendent, display the new Gold Star Family parking space in front of Edwards Main Clinic. On May 15, the Air Force introduced a service-wide Gold Star…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted October 9, 2015 by

Oct. 12-16 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Closed Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Beef broccoli over white rice Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday Bake cod Macaroni and cheese, broccoli All Blue Plate Specials–$7.89 Drink not included. Medium Beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin Hood & Anthony’s Pizza Food Facilities Available Menu subject…

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Community networking spotlight: Dr. Leslie Uhazy

Posted May 15, 2015 by by Rebecca Amber

Dr. Leslie Uhazy, Antelope Valley College dean of Mathematics and Sciences, was selected for the Air Force Material Command Community Liaison Program in the fall of 2004. He attended his first CLP meeting in San Antonio, Texas, at Brooks City-Base with then AFMC commander Gen. Gregory Martin. “I joined the Community Liaison Program because of…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

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Dec. 21-25 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Pork shanks Mashed potatoes with gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Country fried steak Mashed potatoes with gravy Vegetables Thursday No Special Friday Closed Christmas Day All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium Beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin Hood and Anthony’s Pizza Food…

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150 Edwards members welcomed home from deployments

Posted February 26, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

From June to December of 2015, more than 150 service members stationed at Edwards were deployed. On Feb. 17, at the Airman and Family Readiness Center, those Airmen were thanked for their service at a Deployment Welcome Home event.

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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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