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412th CES lights up Winterfest 2017

Posted December 11, 2017 by Amiee Case

Courtesy photograph The annual tree-lighting ceremony and Winterfest 2017 kicked off Edwards AFB’s winter season Dec. 1, 2017. The Christmas tree lighting ceremony has been a tradition at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for years, but recently the event has grown two-fold. According to Murray Westley, 412th Civil Engineer Squadron director, it all began a…

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AFAF campaign in full swing

Posted April 2, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander (far left), signs his Air Force Assistance Fund donation form in his office March 28, 2018. This year’s AFAF campaign leads are Senior Master Sgt. Julimain Patterson (seated), 2nd Lt. Aaron Kakinami and 2nd Lt. Evan Amato (far right).   The 2018…

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Emergency Management delivers Halloween treats to local victims

Posted October 23, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Each Halloween, children all over the United States dress up in costumes and go trick-or-treating.

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AAFES assists fund raising

Posted November 25, 2015 by

Community groups can raise funds for their worthy causes while spreading some holiday cheer as the Edwards AFB Exchange is actively soliciting partners for the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s annual community gift wrap program.  “To make the holidays a little easier, we partner with local groups to ensure gifts purchased at the Exchange…

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‘Salad Wednesdays’ at Edwards AFB Exchange are good for the body, wallet

Posted January 15, 2016 by Rebecca R. Silva

Airmen wanting to eat right and save money can turn to restaurants at the Edwards AFB Exchange for “Salad Wednesday.” Every Wednesday, Edwards AFB diners can take $2 off any salad priced $4 or more at participating Exchange direct-operated restaurants. “Salad Wednesday” is part of the Edwards AFB Exchange’s BE FIT initiative, designed to promote…

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This week in Edwards flight test history

Posted March 25, 2016 by

Air Force photograph March 26, 1958: The first launch of the Zero Length Launch (ZEL) program, of an F-100D took place from a truck-mounted launcher. North American test pilot Albert W. Blackburn was at the controls. A follow-on to the ZELMAL program, ZEL was designed to launch tactical fighter planes after loss of their normal…

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Runners go the distance for Edwards’ history

Posted May 20, 2016 by Christopher Ball

Hundreds of runners gathered in the morning light on the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., flightline to take part in the second annual Run with History May 14, 2016.

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Edwards STEM program helping to inspire Antelope Valley youth

Posted August 26, 2016 by Kerri Cortez

The Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., AFB Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics program is rising to the challenge of promoting opportunities available for those interested in or already pursuing an education in one of the STEM disciplines.   Though the Air Force has a nationwide STEM program, Edwards’ program focuses on reaching out within the…

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Fifty Edwards Airmen get speedy face-to-face mentoring from top

Posted November 2, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

The Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Middle Tier Association hosted a Chief Speed Review at the Desert Mall Oct. 17, 2016.

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Maintainers’ close ties to Desert High leads to nose art on B-1B Lancer

Posted January 27, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Desert Junior-Senior High School’s Class of 2017 received an early graduation gift as they were presented with a professionally painted DHS Scorpions logo on the side of a B-1B Lancer Jan. 19, 2017.

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