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Edwards schools secure $63.5 million DOD grant to modernize

Posted April 7, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph Irving L. Branch Elementary on Edwards was built in the 1950s. The future just got brighter for the schools at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., thanks to a $63.5 million Department of Defense grant that was approved last week. The grant will go to the Muroc Joint Unified School District, which oversees…

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Women’s History Month: Directors of the Tech Library

Posted April 5, 2017 by Lance Wiscamb

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Artifacts depicting women’s history are on display at the Technical Library located in Bldg. 1400. Women library directors from the earliest days of the Edwards Air Force Base Technical Research Library have provided strong mission-essential support to the scientists, engineers and military assigned to the base – both onsite…

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Teamwork hailed for F-22 CTF’s smooth move to new facility

Posted March 31, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Moving into a new house can be a daunting task, but imagine moving an entire squadron with almost 350 personnel, fighter jets and maintenance and communications equipment, into a new flightline test facility in one year’s time.

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Spouses get inside look at emergency operations

Posted March 31, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, gives opening remarks to 40 military spouses at the Crisis Action Team building March 27, 2017. The training event gave spouses an inside look at emergency operations. With periodic exercises and experiences from real-world events, Edwards Airmen and civilian responders are…

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A-10 West Heritage Flight Team returns to the skies

Posted March 31, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby A U.S. Air Force A-10C Thunderbolt II, assigned to the 354th Fighter Squadron and a part of the A-10 West Heritage Flight Team, and a P-38 Lightning fly in formation during the Los Angeles County Air Show in Lancaster, Calif., March 26, 2017. The A-10…

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America’s PrepareAthon!

Posted March 31, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Russell Warner (left), 812th Civil Engineering Squadron, Emergency Management specialist, lets a young woman spin the Air Force Emergency Management Wheel to get a prize and answer an emergency preparedness trivia question at the Exchange. Edwards is taking part in America’s PrepareAthon Month events throughout April. The Edwards Office…

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Making a wish come true

Posted March 31, 2017 by

Six-year-old Elijah mugs for the camera with Military Working Dog Rolf and members of the 412th Security Forces Working Dog Section — Rolf’s partner Staff Sgt. Grace Daniels (kneeling), Senior Airman Jacob Dent, Staff Sgt. Erick Hernandez, Staff Sgt. James Ramsey, Staff Sgt. Zackery Hons, Tech. Sgt. Gerald Martinez and Staff Sgt. Tylor Stolp, —…

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Edwards base guide available on line

Posted March 29, 2017 by

Are you relocating to Edwards Air Force Base, or just want to learn more about our fabulous base? Then be sure to check out the brand new 2017 Edwards Base Guide, available online at http://tinyurl.com/lq4gvsh.

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AFTC commander visits new F-22 facilities

Posted March 24, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Maj. Gen. David Harris, Air Force Test Center commander, dropped by the 411th Flight Test Squadron March 16, 2017, as part of his monthly visits with different units on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Small quadcopter test is first on active Air Force taxiway

Posted March 24, 2017 by Christopher Ball

An unusual aircraft went through its motions on the Edwards Air Force Base flightline March 16 when a small quadcopter equipped with a camera took to the sky to perform a visual inspection of a B-52 Stratofortress.

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