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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted December 18, 2015 by

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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Kids learn about mom, dad’s work at NASA Armstrong

Posted July 23, 2016 by Jay Levine NASA

Izadel “Izzy” Rosas sits in the cockpit of the F/A-18, grabs a hold of the control stick and smiles.

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Rare XB-47 is home once again

Posted October 7, 2016 by by William J. Simone

The Edwards Air Force Flight Test Museum recently completed the first phase of a multiple phase effort to save and restore the world’s oldest B-47 medium jet bomber.

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History in transit

Posted December 27, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball The twin tail sections from a disassembled C-119B “Flying Boxcar” are positioned for loading onto A C-5 Galaxy from Dover Air Force Base, Del., on the flightline of Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Dec. 19, 2016. The C-5 was loaded with the majority of the disassembled aircraft for transportation…

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Test wing commander says Air Force is ‘fired up’

Posted March 3, 2017 by Diane Betzler

Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer, commander of the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., spoke to a full house at the Antelope Valley Board of Trade’s 45th Annual Business Outlook Conference Feb 24, and told the audience the U.S. Air Force is “fired” up about its future.

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AFMC commander Pawlikowski visits Edwards

Posted May 19, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Christian Turner Maj. Timothy Lau, 419th Flight Test Squadron, takes Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, around a B-52 Stratofortress used for flight test missions before taking off on an orientation flight May 12, 2017. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, visited Edwards Air Force…

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Innovation challenge brings possible advancement in F-22 test capabilities

Posted July 17, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

The 412th Test Wing’s Experimentation Center for Ideas/Technology Exploration team, known as XCITE, hosted a one-day innovation challenge July 10.

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412th Test Wing launches Vanguard Leadership Program

Posted September 20, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Students picked to participate in the 412th Test Wing’s Vanguard Leadership Program attend their first three-day workshop in Bldg. 1400 Sept. 13, 2017. On the right, Juliana de Beers of J.B. Whitney and Associates, a company that specializes in training and career development, conducted the class. About 20 engineers…

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