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Edwards AFB Exchange brings back fee-free layaway for the holidays

Posted September 27, 2017 by Jennifer Coleman

Airmen, families and retirees at the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Exchange can get a head-start on holiday shopping while keeping gifts away from prying eyes with fee-free layaway from the Army & Air Force Exchange Service. The Edwards AFB Exchange will waive the $3 service fee for items that are placed on layaway and…

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Warbirds descend on Edwards for upcoming 70th Anniversary of Supersonic Flight

Posted September 25, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Donald R. Allen From bottom: A B-25J Mitchell bomber, TBM-3E Avenger torpedo bomber, FG-1D Corsair fighter, and P-51D Mustang fighter flown by the Texas Flying Legends are escorted into Edwards AFB airspace by a C-12 crew from the 419th Flight Test Squadron Sept. 18, 2017. While Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.,…

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Quick learning, ‘deployed mentality’ lead to LRASM’s successful launch

Posted September 20, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

No test at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., can be considered simple, but when you add in numerous organizations with their own language and procedures, along with a test aircraft with engine problems, then that makes accomplishing the mission all that more challenging.

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412th Test Wing launches Vanguard Leadership Program

Posted September 20, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Students picked to participate in the 412th Test Wing’s Vanguard Leadership Program attend their first three-day workshop in Bldg. 1400 Sept. 13, 2017. On the right, Juliana de Beers of J.B. Whitney and Associates, a company that specializes in training and career development, conducted the class. About 20 engineers…

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Defense, academia test systems for GPS denial

Posted September 15, 2017 by Christopher Ball

Navigating the globe was once done using the sun, moon and stars as reference, but modern times bring modern methods, and the majority of the world now relies on GPS for its navigation needs.

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AFMC, AFTC commanders tour AEDC facilities at Arnold AFB

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Air Force photograph by Rick Goodfriend Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, Air Force Materiel Command commander (center), and Col. Scott Cain, Arnold Engineering Development Complex commander (right of center), receive a facility briefing and tour of the AEDC J5 Rocket Motor Test Facility by AEDC staff members Aug. 22, 2017.   Air Force photograph by Rick…

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Colombian military officers get insight into flight test at Edwards

Posted September 15, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Dozens of Republic of Colombia military officers dropped by Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for an up-close look at flight test Sept. 12, 2017.

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737 MAX in skies over Edwards

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit A Boeing 737 MAX takes off after a touch-and-go landing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Boeing has been conducting flight tests with its fourth-generation, narrow-body 737 at Edwards recently. The company has also been testing its 787 Dreamliner here as well. Periodically, aviation industry companies are provided the…

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Road work project begins

Posted September 15, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Effective Sept. 14 and continuing for the next three weeks, workers from the 412th Civil Engineer Squadron will execute road shoulder maintenance and repair in 1-1/2 mile increments on both inbound and outbound lanes of Rosamond Blvd. at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., from the intersection of Lancaster and…

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Corvias Military Living shows appreciation for military with free breakfasts

Posted September 13, 2017 by Melody J. Couch

Photograph courtesy of Melody J. Couch Shelly Andalia, Corvias Military Living, assistant community manager, hands out a Breakfast On-the-Go bag to a Team Edwards member in front of the Mojave Sky Community Center Sept. 5, 2017. On Sept. 5, Corvias Military Living, the government’s partner for privatized family housing, welcomed the Edwards Air Force Base,…

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