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Love is in the air: Edwards engineers get engaged at tower

Posted May 5, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Christian Turner Daniel Ciolkosz, 775th Test Squadron, gets on one knee to propose to Amarachi Egbuziem, 772nd Test Squadron, at the Edwards control tower April 19, 2017. Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is known as the premier location for improving today’s military aircraft and the development of the aircraft capabilities of…

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Numbers say it all, speeding citations up in 2017

Posted July 7, 2017 by Senior Airman Xavier Lane

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Signs like this one on Fitz-Gerald Blvd. serve as a reminder to motorists to maintain the proper speed limit. The 412th Security Forces Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., has been working vigorously to combat speeding on base over the past few months. It’s a problem that was…

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Corvias Military Living shows appreciation for military with free breakfasts

Posted September 13, 2017 by Melody J. Couch

Photograph courtesy of Melody J. Couch Shelly Andalia, Corvias Military Living, assistant community manager, hands out a Breakfast On-the-Go bag to a Team Edwards member in front of the Mojave Sky Community Center Sept. 5, 2017. On Sept. 5, Corvias Military Living, the government’s partner for privatized family housing, welcomed the Edwards Air Force Base,…

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NASA’S American Eatery

Posted October 16, 2015 by

Bldg. 4825 Oct. 19-23 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Chicken cordon bleu Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Pork shanks Bake beans and vegetables or potato salad Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday Closed All Blue Plate Specials–$7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin…

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Edwards AFB Exchange keeps the ‘thanks’ in Thanksgiving

Posted November 20, 2015 by Rebecca Silva

Air Force photograph by Stephen K. Robinson Black Friday at the Edwards Exchange. Doors will open at 4 a.m., Nov. 27. With a quarter of its work force comprised of military family members, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is a true example of family serving family. As such, the focus on Thanksgiving will…

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Edwards Airmen lay wreaths at Lancaster Cemetery

Posted December 18, 2015 by

Courtesy photograph by Taliah Sims Master Sgt. Robert Sims, 912th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron lays a wreath on a grave of a veteran at Lancaster Cemetery Dec. 12, 2015. Every year since 1992, Wreaths Across America, a non-profit organization, sponsors the laying of wreaths at the graves of veterans across the country Dec. 12. Locally, volunteers…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted March 4, 2016 by

March 7 – 11 Monday Three pieces fried chicken Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Open-faced turkey Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday Closed All Blue Plate Specials–$7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin Hood and Anthony’s Pizza Food Facilities…

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News Briefs – April 27, 2016

Posted April 28, 2016 by

NAPA Auto Parts grand opening May 2 The new NAPA Auto Parts store at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., will hold its grand opening May 2 with a ribbon cutting at 9 a.m. At 10 a.m. there will be a special appearance from NAPA NASCAR driver Will Kozak. There will also be food, fun and…

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418th FLTS working to keep KC-135s flying

Posted August 5, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

By Jan. 1, 2017, the European Union is requiring all existing aircraft to have Traffic Collision Avoidance System version 7.1 installed on aircraft entering its airspace.

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This week in flight test history: Yeager breaks sound barrier

Posted October 14, 2016 by

Air Force photograph At Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., on Oct. 14, 1947, on his ninth powered flightin the airplane, Capt. Charles E. Chuck Yeager piloted the Bell X-1 Glamorous   Glennis, named after his wife, to a speed of 699.4 mph at 43,000 feet (Mach 1.06), and became the first to exceed the…

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