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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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Runners go the distance for Edwards’ history

Posted May 20, 2016 by Christopher Ball

Hundreds of runners gathered in the morning light on the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., flightline to take part in the second annual Run with History May 14, 2016.

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Edwards civil engineers stand up new squadron

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Air Force photograph by Christopher Higgins James Judkins, 412th Civil Engineer Group director, passes the command flag to Maj. Gregory Hammond, commander of the 812th Civil Engineer Squadron during the squadron’s stand-up ceremony April 29, 2016. MSgt. Steven Dale, first sergeant for the 412th Mission Support Group, assists in the ceremony. The 812th CES is…

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Marine Osprey flies in to fuel up F-35B

Posted May 2, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey descended on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to link up with a Marine F-35B Joint Strike Fighter April 28. Both aircraft are assigned to Marine Operational Test & Evaluation Squadron 22 (VMX-22) out of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma in Arizona.

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News Briefs – April 29, 2016

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SpaceX aims to send ‘Red Dragon’ capsule to Mars in 2018 SpaceX is shooting for Mars. The company’s billionaire founder and chief executive Elon Musk says he plans to send a Dragon capsule to the red planet as early as 2018. He announced the news via Twitter. Musk is dubbing his Mars spacecraft Red Dragon….

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Eagle project defines cooperation

Posted April 29, 2016 by Christopher Ball

The Air Force's F-15 Eagle fleet is scheduled to receive a wheel and brake upgrade after completion of flight testing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Aggressive bobcat attacks family pets in Edwards housing area

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An aggressive bobcat has attacked several small dogs in base housing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., over the last few weeks.

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News Briefs – April 27, 2016

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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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Local STEM clubs receive grants courtesy of ITEA

Posted April 28, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Desert High School's Scorpion Robotics club was joined by names like the Science Jets, Cyberpatriots and Team 399 Eagles Robotics, for the 2016 Antelope Valley Chapter of the International Test and Evaluation Association Grants Luncheon held April 21.

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Local schoolchildren enjoy Earth Day presentations

Posted April 25, 2016 by Christopher Ball

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball Edwards schoolchildren approach a Kern County Fire Department UH-1N firefighting and rescue helicopter to learn about the fire department’s role in protecting the local environment. The helicopter was flown in as part of the Earth Day presentations at Bailey Elementary School Friday. Several base organizations from Edwards Air Force…

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