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Spring season equals spring clean-up for Edwards

Posted April 9, 2018 by

Winter is finally over and spring has arrived! Despite the cold mornings or the blustery winds we have battled, the weather is definitely turning warmer. Just like the things we do every year at home, clearing winter debris blown into our yards or removing dead plants and weeds, at Edwards Air Force Base we have…

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Third Master Sgt. Derrell Willson retires from Air Force

Posted September 21, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

For the third time in U.S. Air Force history, a Master Sgt. Derrell Willson has retired from the force. Master Sgt. Derrell Willson III, formerly of the 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, retired Sept. 16, 2016, in front of Bldg. 1, and in front of his father, retired Master Sgt. Derrell Willson II, and his grandfather…

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Family Advocacy offers classes in January

Posted January 8, 2016 by

Here is a list of classes provided by Edwards Air Force Base’s Family Advocacy office. For dates, view the calendar above. Parenting of Teens (Ages 13-17): This class is intended to help participants use humor, hope and empathy to build adult-teen relationships, provide boundaries and limits in a loving way, and teach consequences and healthy…

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News Briefs – November 25, 2015

Posted November 25, 2015 by

Edwards Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony The annual tree lighting ceremony, along with the judging of the holiday card contest, is 5:30 p.m., Dec. 4 in the Main Exchange parking lot. Enjoy holiday music, cookies and hot chocolate, snow and Santa. Webster University ending program at Edwards On Dec. 31, 2015, Webster University will no longer…

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Air Force’s top doc visits Edwards

Posted April 4, 2018 by Laura Motes

Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Mark A. Ediger, the surgeon general of the Air Force, visited Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., March 25-27, 2018. The purpose of his visit was to receive background on the 412th Test Wing mission and see how he can assist at his level with the mission.

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Australian Aerial refueler connects USAF and RAAF test teams

Posted December 11, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

A Royal Australian Air Force KC-30 tanker that arrived at Edwards Nov. 30 is connecting the RAAF to the U.S. Air Force in a Coalition Tanker Aerial Refueling Certification Effort.

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418th FLTS supports Missile Defense Agency test success

Posted July 21, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

A C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., air-launched a ballistic missile target over the Pacific Ocean north of Hawaii July 11, 2017.

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Base dorms welcome new Airman leader

Posted March 2, 2018 by Melody Couch

Photograph courtesy of R.C. Morgan Airman 1st Class Benjamin Kriz, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft Maintenance Unit (left), works with the new airman dorm leader, Staff Sgt. Marcos Martinez, to obtain a room for an arriving Airman. Staff Sgt. Marcos Martinez recently joined the 412th Civil Engineer Group’s Consolidated Dormitory Management Office…

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412th SFS picks pumpkins for party from Rosamond pumpkin patch

Posted October 30, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Each year when October rolls around, pumpkin season begins. There are pumpkins for carving and decorating, pumpkin-spiced drinks, pumpkin pies and much more. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, 192.2 million pounds of pumpkins were produced in California in 2014.

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10,000 years of Edwards history presented at luncheon

Posted November 20, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Team Edwards learned about the people who have had a presence at Edwards for the last 10,000 years during the Native American Indian Heritage Month Luncheon Nov. 12.

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