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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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Bldg. 2750 conference room updated, brought into 21st century

Posted January 20, 2017 by Christopher Ball

Air Force photograph by Christian Turner Larry Wolford (left), 412th Test Wing Experimental Center for Ideas/Technology Exploration member, and Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th TW commander, cut the ribbon to the newly renovated conference room in Bldg. 2750 Jan. 12, 2016. The third floor conference room in the 412th Test Wing headquarters building was reintroduced…

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Daughter visits crash site 59 years after father’s death

Posted March 20, 2017 by Christopher Ball

On Jan. 28, 1958, 33-year-old test pilot Tom Kilgariff was killed when his Douglas A-3D Skywarrior caught fire, broke apart and crashed in a field just west of Barstow, Calif.

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Edwards bids farewell to respected Air Force Tech. Sergeant

Posted May 19, 2017 by Dennis Anderson

It takes a confident man to climb into a pointy hat with bells on it and paste on pointy ears ... and pull on pointy shoes and candy cane striped stockings.

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News Briefs – October 23, 2015

Posted October 23, 2015 by

Disability awareness luncheon The 412th Test Wing and NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center invites everyone to attend the National Disability Employment Awareness Month Luncheon Oct. 28 at Club Muroc. The lunch begins at 11 a.m. Dress is uniform of the day for military and business casual for civilians. Guest speakers will be Andrew Skinner, founder…

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