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AFRL ENSPIRE program strikes resounding chord with students

Posted April 21, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson 1st Lt. Harvey Hurst, Air Force Research Laboratory Rocket Propulsion Division program manager, speaks to a crowd at Lancaster High School March 23, 2017. An Air Force Research Laboratory Rocket Propulsion Division program to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics projects with local high schools struck a resounding chord…

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Test team looks at new parachute for ACES II ejection seat

Posted June 28, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Members of the 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., are testing a new parachute canopy for the Advanced Concept Ejection Seat II, or ACES II.

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Desert tortoises: One of Edwards AFB’s natural residents

Posted August 30, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph A desert tortoise sits on Mercury Boulevard at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The desert tortoise is one of the many animals found at Edwards Air Force Base in California’s High Desert. Listed as threatened under the federal Endangered Species Act of 1973, desert tortoises are protected from unwarranted harassment or injury….

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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

Posted December 18, 2015 by

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

Posted April 20, 2016 by

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

Posted August 3, 2016 by

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

Posted October 7, 2016 by

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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