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Edwards test team extends KC-135 capabilities

Posted April 26, 2013 by Jet Fabara

Known as "The Mighty War Wagon" of the United States Air Force, the KC-135 Stratotanker has proven to be the core aerial refueling capability for the Air Force for more than 50 years.

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Coming to Edwards: Verizon Cellular 4G LTE upgrade

Posted April 26, 2013 by Sal Villagrana

On April 24 Verizon technicians began upgrading the Verizon Cellular 3G here at Edwards to support new 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) cellular capabilities.

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Museum closure

Posted April 19, 2013 by

The Air Force Flight Test Museum at Edwards Air Force Base will be closed on April 24 and will reopen with its regular hours April 25. For more information, call (661) 277-8050.

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Traffic delays

Posted April 19, 2013 by

Base motorists may encounter minor delays on Rickenbacker Drive April 23 due to a reduction of traffic from two-lane to one-lane for a short distance to accommodate construction activities. The work, to improve drainage in the Housing Area, will take place between the Conference Center and FitzGerald Blvd. Flagmen will be present to direct traffic…

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Gaining Altitude Growth opportunities for the week

Posted April 19, 2013 by

Through our prayers – an opportunity to pray for the needs of our community Pray for peace and healing for the families and friends of those struggling with the recent attack in Boston. Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community “The world is full of suffering, it is…

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Celebrate Earth Day April 22: Tips on conservation

Posted April 19, 2013 by

Tips for Work Water conservation is something few people think about at work. Since we don’t get the water bill for the office, we’re not aware of the cost and quantity of our consumption. Our offices consume huge quantities of water, so saving on the job should be everyone’s business. When you have ice left…

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No room for kaboom

Posted April 19, 2013 by Bob Landolt

Recently, hazardous and explosive materials were found at the Base Recycling Center. Our alert base refuse collection and recycling contractor employees averted a potential disaster when they discovered an unopened 16-ounce can of explosive black powder that made its way to the sorting floor of the recycling center. They immediately notified Force Protection and Fire…

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News Briefs April 19, 2013

Posted April 19, 2013 by

West Gate canopy construction Construction of the West Gate Canopy for the in-bound lanes has begun. Drivers are asked to slow down and use caution when approaching the gate. EDF training website is back online The 412th Test Engineering Group’s Engineer Development Flight training website is back online. If you have previously signed up for…

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Edwards Airmen vital to Raptor’s return

Posted April 19, 2013 by Laura Mowry

It was a proud moment for the Edwards community when Air Combat Command announced the F-22 Raptor had resumed normal flight operations.

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Spring season equals Spring clean-up at Edwards

Posted April 19, 2013 by Meg Larsen and Robert Baldwin

Winter is finally over and spring has arrived officially as of March 20. Not unlike the same things we do at home every year such as clearing the winter weather debris blown into our yards; removing dead plants and weeds; here at Edwards we have an official event known as the annual Spring Clean-Up Week….

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