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Edwards EOD destroys hazardous chemical in Lancaster

Posted June 15, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Airmen from the 812th Civil Engineering Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., blew up 20 gallons of a hazardous chemical at an on-base range June 6.

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Edwards civilian helps protect neighbors against fire

Posted September 3, 2016 by Christopher Ball

Even while fires are raging all over California, and the smoke from some impacts Edwards Air Force Base, it may seem that the base is insulated from extreme fire danger due to the surrounding desert.      

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AFFT Museum holiday hours

Posted November 18, 2016 by

For people who have access to Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., the Air Force Flight Test Museum has announced the following holiday hours: Thanksgiving Nov. 23: 9 a.m-1 p.m. Dec. 24 (Thanksgiving): Closed Nov. 25: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Christmas Dec. 23: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Dec. 24-Jan. 2, 2017: Closed Jan. 3, 2017: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m….

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First Term Airman’s Center expands into new realm

Posted February 3, 2017 by Christopher Ball

2016 is gone, 2017 is well underway, and many people are hard at work maintaining those first-of-the-year resolutions.

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Civ-Mil lends hand to Hearts Apart

Posted October 2, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The Friends of the Airman and Family Readiness Center accepted a donation of $2,000 from the Edwards AFB Civilian-Military Support Group during a Hearts Apart luau at the AFRC Sept. 24. (left to right) J.J. Stewart, A&FRC director, Danny A. Bazzell, Civ-Mil community liaison, and members of the Friends…

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News Briefs – November 6, 2015

Posted November 6, 2015 by

Combat Dining Out The 2015 412th Test Wing Combat Dining-Out, sponsored by the Edwards Top 3, is Nov. 21 in Hanger 1870. Obstacle course entry will be at 5 p.m. with the social beginning at 5:30 p.m. Dress for military and civilian is combat-related uniform; any combination is fine and can be creative. If using…

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Team Edwards air-launches target missile to space and back for Missile Defense Agency test

Posted December 11, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Over the summer, the Air Force Test Center sent a C-17 with air and maintenance crews from Edwards to Hawaii, but it was no vacation. The crews worked 24-hour shifts for several months to support a Missile Defense Agency test of the Ballistic Missile Defense System over the western Pacific Ocean.

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31st TES departs for Mountain Home AFB to conduct F-35 testing

Posted February 12, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

A much anticipated and important test mission for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program is underway with the "deployment" of six operational test and evaluation F-35s and more than 85 Airmen from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron, which took place Feb. 8 and 9.

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Teen Miss Edwards is also Teen Miss Antelope Valley

Posted April 15, 2016 by

Ariana Medina, the reigning Teen Miss Edwards for 2015-2016, is now also Teen Miss Antelope Valley. She was crowned in the pageant held Feb. 13 at Westpark Elementary School in Rosamond.  The Teen Miss Antelope Valley Pageant had four contestants this year from different AV cities. Medina took part in a personal interview, introduction speech,…

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New top mission support officer introduced

Posted July 16, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Joseph Gocong Left to right: Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, hands Col. George Tromba the 412th Mission Support Group guidon as outgoing commander Col. Eric Leshinsky looks on during a change of command ceremony July 8, 2016. Col. George Tromba took the reins of the 412th Mission Support…

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