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State Dept. specialists travel to Edwards for passport fair

Posted February 9, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

To show their support for the military, passport specialists from the Department of State drove up the freeway from Los Angeles to conduct a passport fair for the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., community Feb. 6, 2018.

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Edwards F-35 testers nominated for prestigious aviation award

Posted February 7, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

The National Aeronautic Association named the F-35 Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., as one of nine organizations nominated for the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy. The NAA announced all nominees in a press release Feb. 5.

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Edwards Exchange, H&R Block offer discount on tax preparation

Posted February 5, 2018 by Jennifer Coleman

The Internal Revenue Service expects more than 155 million tax returns to be filed this tax season, with more than 70 percent of taxpayers receiving refunds. To take the guesswork out of filing for military members and their families, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is teaming up with H&R Block to provide tax…

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From the ground, SPORT provides eyes for testers in the sky

Posted January 29, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

In a dark room at Ridley Mission Control, where computer screens and monitors provide the only light, air traffic controllers track and maintain constant communication with Edwards pilots and other air traffic control facilities, which plays a crucial role in the test mission.

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Mike Super mystifies

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Photograph courtesy Kayla Fagan From left: Edison Ruland, Oasis Community Center director; Damion Jones, Community Services Flight chief; 2nd Lt. Kamillia Murchison, 412th Force Support Squadron; Mike Super and Janice Hollen, 412th FSS director; pose for a photo Jan. 20 at Club Muroc. Super is the winner of NBC’s hit TV show “Phenomenon” and  the…

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David Letterman drops by Edwards

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Air Force photograph by Dawn Waldman Television host and comedian David Letterman talks with members of the 412th Security Forces Squadron, along with Chief Master Sgt. Roosevelt Jones, 412th Test Wing command chief, at the B-52 static display at the North Gate Jan. 18, 2018.   Air Force photograph by Dawn Waldman Air Force Flight…

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Team Edwards remembers Dr. Martin Luther King

Posted January 15, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thulowit Dozens of Airmen and civilians gathered at Building 1 and walked to Chapel 1 in honor of late civil rights leader Dr. Martine Luther King Jr. Jan. 11, 2018. Ahead of the holiday weekend, members of Team Edwards came together to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King…

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Flying into 2018

Posted January 15, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Two F-35 Lightning IIs from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., took part in the traditional flyover at the beginning of the annual Tournament of Roses Parade Jan. 1, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif.

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From Scorpions to Wildcats, DHS grads hitting it big in college

Posted January 12, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Desert High School graduates Devyn Cross (left) and Elizabeth Shelton drop by their former school Jan. 3, 2018, during a holiday break. The former DHS volleyball standouts are now attending the University of Arizona in Tucson. Two years ago, Desert High School students cheered in the gym as volleyball…

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AEDC teams assist in preparing the Dream Chaser for its future missions

Posted January 10, 2018 by Deidre Ortiz

The Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser space plane recently had a successful free-flight test over the Mojave Desert in California, later making its landing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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