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Multiple F-35s take to the skies to test communication data links

Posted December 9, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

All three variants of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter are being used by the 461st Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., in recent multi-ship testing, which employs four or six jets to ensure communication systems between the planes are working properly and accurately.

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Emerging Technologies CTF conducts its first test

Posted February 17, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

The newly-formed Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force completed its first test high above Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Feb. 13, 2017.

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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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Orange Flag evaluates teamwork, interoperability across services

Posted November 29, 2017 by

It takes a team to get things done. Last month, personnel from Edwards Air Force Base, along with Navy and Marine teammates, came together for a coordinated, multi-service flight test event known as Orange Flag.

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Desert tortoises: One of Edwards AFB’s natural residents

Posted March 19, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Courtesy photograph A desert tortoise sign installed by the 412th Civil Engineer Group on the side of North Rosamond Boulevard towards the North Gate of Edwards Air Force Base. The desert tortoise is one of the many animals found at Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California. Listed as threatened under the federal Endangered Species…

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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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