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Dutch F-35 to come home for very first time

Posted February 26, 2016 by

Royal Netherlands Air Force photograph Two Royal Netherlands Air Force F-35A Lightning IIs take off from Edwards AFB. The Dutch stood up their first F-35 unit, Number 323 Squadron, in 2014, specifically to conduct operational testing and evaluation at Edwards. A Dutch F-35A Lightning II will touch down on home soil for the first time…

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Edwards introduces new and improved fuel storage system

Posted April 20, 2016 by Christopher Ball

The 412th Civil Engineering Group introduced the installation's new state-of-the-art Bulk Fuel Storage System on East Forbes Avenue at a ribbon-cutting ceremony here today.

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Case lot, ‘Back to School’ August promotions yield savings for commissary patrons

Posted July 28, 2016 by

August means “Back to School” savings at commissaries around the world and the return of the popular Customer Appreciation Case Lot Sales in the states. The commissary at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., will conduct a Case Lot Sale Sept. 15-17. “The lineup of promotions for August gives our customers plenty of reasons to shop…

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Combined Federal Campaign underway at Edwards

Posted October 23, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

This year's Combined Federal Campaign is going on now at Edwards AFB and will continue until Nov. 20.

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Tis’ the season for STEM volunteering

Posted November 25, 2015 by Rebecca Amber and Kenji Thuloweit

The U.S. Air Force recognizes the critical role that Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics education plays in enabling the U.S. to remain the economic and technological leader of the global marketplace, and enabling the Department of Defense and Air Force in the security of the nation. Being the world’s greatest Air Force is not a…

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Portion of Popson Ave. to close for road work

Posted January 15, 2016 by

West Popson Ave. will be closed to traffic between Spiro Avenue and Airman’s Drrive Jan. 20 and. 21. This will allow trenching to be done to install a new communications conduit in support of the renovation of Dorm 2423. East-bound and west-bound traffic will be able to use Methusa Roadd or Rosamond Boulevard as alternate routes….

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This week in Edwards Flight Test History

Posted April 1, 2016 by

Air Force photograph March 29, 1951 — The first successful flight of the Regulus I Navy tactical cruise missile took place. The test missile, the FTV-2, took off from the lakebed under its internal power and was guided in flight by radio signals from a Lockheed TV-2D director aircraft. After performing various maneuvers, the missile…

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Dutch F-35 OT contingent prepping to head overseas

Posted May 20, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Several media members and Royal Netherlands Air Force representatives stopped by Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., May 10 to cover a big story.

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Air Force Flight Test Museum taking in more NASA history with Phantom Eye, LLRV

Posted August 26, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

On June 1, 2012, Boeing's Phantom Eye prototype autonomous unmanned aircraft system made its first flight at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., as part of a NASA Armstrong (formerly Dryden) Flight Research Center project.

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Congressman Steve Knight speaks at AFSA event

Posted November 6, 2015 by

U.S. Congressman Steve Knight visited Edwards AFB to speak at the Airmen and Family Readiness Center Oct. 30. The visit was sponsored by the local AFSA Chapter 1328.

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