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September is National Preparedness Month

Posted August 30, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Russell Warner (left), 812th Civil Engineering Squadron, Emergency Management specialist, lets a young woman spin the Air Force Emergency Management Wheel to get a prize and answer an emergency preparedness trivia question. Emergency Management is taking part in National Preparedness Month events throughout September. Throughout September, the Office of…

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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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F-35 developmental testers surge toward IOC

Posted August 21, 2017 by Christopher Ball

Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is famous for aviation firsts, but the F-35 Developmental Test team recently achieved the opposite, an aviation last.

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Small UAS helps fire fighters during exercise

Posted August 18, 2017 by

Members of the 812th Civil Engineer Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., teamed with the Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force to use small unmanned aircraft systems to increase their emergency response capabilities during two aircraft crash exercises held July 31 and Aug. 3, 2017. 

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G-III aircraft from NASA Armstrong provides live TV coverage of solar eclipse across America

Posted August 18, 2017 by

For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will cross the entire nation Aug. 21. A total solar eclipse occurs when the sun is completely obscured by the moon. The lunar shadow enters the United States near Lincoln City, Ore., at 9:05 a.m., PDT. Totality, where the moon completely covers the sun,…

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New airliner tests at Edwards

Posted August 18, 2017 by

Boeing photograph by Paul Weatherman A Boeing 787 Dreamliner takes off after a touch-and-go landing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Aug. 14, 2017. Boeing has been conducting flight tests with its newest airliner at Edwards recently. Periodically, aviation industry companies are provided the opportunity to conduct flight tests at Edwards given the base’s unique…

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Base schools start class Aug. 21

Posted August 14, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Irving L. Branch Elementary School on Edwards Air Force Base. It’s that time of year when children return for another school year at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Motorists are urged to remain vigilant and be on the lookout for children traveling to and from school, especially the areas surrounding the schools…

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Traffic advisory

Posted August 14, 2017 by

N. Rosamond Blvd. pavement repair project begins Aug. 28 An upcoming pavement repair project will impact traffic on North Rosamond Blvd. from Lilly Ave. to North Base Road at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., beginning Aug. 28 and running until approximately Nov. 20.  The construction will be done in two phases. The first phase will repair…

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Latest exercise tests base response to active shooter at high school

Posted August 9, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

A disgruntled drama student took her frustrations out on her fellow students by opening fire on them with a 9mm pistol at Desert High School’s Scorpatorium multipurpose building.

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Defenders come home

Posted August 9, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Col. Jason Schott, 412th Test Wing vice commander (right), welcomes home members of the 412th Security Forces Squadron who have just returned from their deployment Aug. 4, 2017. Seventeen members of the 412th Security Forces Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., were officially welcomed home Aug. 4, 2017….

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