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Thanks to space utilization efforts, Environmental Management finally ‘home’

Posted October 9, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Building 3735, once a large open warehouse space, is now home to an army of almost 100 office cubicles.

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Airman’s Attic gets computer, printer courtesy of Civ-Mil

Posted July 1, 2015 by Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon

Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon Base volunteers at the Airman’s Attic meet with John Fergione (center), former test pilot and president of the Edwards AFB Civilian-Military Support Group. He dropped by June 25 to present some donations on behalf of Civ-Mil. The organization donated a laptop computer and a printer to the Airman’s Attic. The…

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MWR holiday hours

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Force Support Squadron Holiday Hours Dec. 24, Family Down Day — Christmas Eve Aero Club: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. High Desert Lanes Bowling: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. High Desert Inn: open seven days a week, 24 hours a day Information, Tickets & Tours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Military Personnel Section (CAC issuance): 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Muroc Lake Golf Course:…

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This week in Edwards flight test history

Posted February 26, 2016 by Air Force photograph

Feb 23, 1989 — A two-seat F-16B Air Defense Fighter test aircraft successfully launched an AIM-7 Sparrow missile that destroyed a target drone off the California coast.

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News Briefs – April 20, 2016

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Spring 2016 America’s PrepareAthon Come out to the Exchange 10 a.m.-3 p.m., April 27 and May 5 for Air Force Emergency Management’s Spring 2016 America’s PrepareAthon events on Edwards. Edwards AFB’s Office of Emergency Management will be at the Exchange’s main lobby playing “Spin the Wheel, Answer a Question, Win a Prize!” The event will…

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This week in Edwards flight test history

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Air Force photograph Aug. 6, 1980 — A B-1 Lancer Combined Test Force crew completed an 11-hour sortie in B-1 No. 4. This was the longest nonstop flight ever logged by a B-1.

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Aerial photographer hangs up his helmet after flying more than 2,000 hours

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Lockheed Martin aerial photographer Tom Reynolds didn’t have a clue that saying yes to a temporary, year-long assignment would turn into a 33-year career at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Students take on heartwarming project

Posted January 6, 2017 by Christopher Ball

Courtesy photograph Ms. Kelly’s fifth-grade class from Branch Elementary put the finishing touches on handmade fleece scarves. The students made approximately 150 scarves and, along with donated gloves, gave them to the local homeless shelter. A group of Branch Elementary School students at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., got into the holiday spirit recently by…

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Exploring the unseen with augmented reality

Posted March 10, 2017 by

What if you could see virtual antenna polar patterns superimposed on aircraft or the effects of electromagnetic interference?

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Command chief drops by 412th MXG to try out some weapons loading

Posted May 19, 2017 by Senior Master Sgt. Thomas Rowe

Air Force photograph by Christopher Okula Holding the missile, from left to right: Chief Master Sgt. Todd Simmons, 412th Test Wing command chief; Tech. Sgt. Monique Fernandez, 412th TW; and Chief Master Sgt. Roosevelt Jones, 412th Maintenance Group; loaded an AIM-9X Sidewinder short-range air-to-air missile onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon May 11, 2017, at Hangar…

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