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Exploring the unseen with augmented reality

Posted March 10, 2017 by

What if you could see virtual antenna polar patterns superimposed on aircraft or the effects of electromagnetic interference?

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Command chief drops by 412th MXG to try out some weapons loading

Posted May 19, 2017 by Senior Master Sgt. Thomas Rowe

Air Force photograph by Christopher Okula Holding the missile, from left to right: Chief Master Sgt. Todd Simmons, 412th Test Wing command chief; Tech. Sgt. Monique Fernandez, 412th TW; and Chief Master Sgt. Roosevelt Jones, 412th Maintenance Group; loaded an AIM-9X Sidewinder short-range air-to-air missile onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon May 11, 2017, at Hangar…

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Plant 42 honors fallen deputy

Posted July 21, 2017 by

Courtesy photograph On July 18, 2017, leadership from U.S. Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, Calif., presented members of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Lancaster Station a plaque honoring LASD Sgt. Steve Owen, who was killed in the line of duty Oct. 5, 2016. The commemoration was part of a 2017 National Police Week…

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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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Seeing an X-plane’s sonic boom

Posted December 18, 2017 by

When NASA’s next X-plane takes to the skies, it will produce some pretty cool images.

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Clothing drive scheduled for victims of sexual assault

Posted April 4, 2018 by Ebony DeGrate-Graves

In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Sexual Assault Response Office is hosting a clothing drive April 27 from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Exchange lobby area. Many victims of sexual assault submit to a forensic examination in hopes of collecting DNA and evidence of their alleged assailant. They…

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Desert tortoises up for adoption

Posted July 11, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit The Edwards Air Force Base (Calif.) Desert Tortoise Adoption Program is looking for base residents to foster captive desert tortoises. Members of the program say desert tortoises are low maintenance and make great pets. Adoptions through the program are free and no prior knowledge of reptiles is needed as…

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Airmen celebrate Hispanic heritage

Posted October 1, 2018 by Giancarlo Casem

Air Force photograph by Giancarlo Casem Dancers Andres Kabrera and Marci Herrera from the International Dance Fitness Academy perform at the Hispanic Heritage Month Luncheon at Club Muroc on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Sept. 25, 2018. Airmen, civilians and family members celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with a luncheon event Sept. 25, 2018, at Club…

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Edwards breaks ground on new fire station

Posted January 5, 2019 by Kenji Thuloweit

Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California received an early gift right before the holidays Dec. 14, 2018. Base leadership joined members of the 412th Civil Engineer Group and its firefighters, along with representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, to break ground on a new fire station on the flightline.

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Volunteer groups raise funds helping exchange shoppers wrap gifts

Posted October 23, 2015 by Rebecca R. Silva

Community groups can raise funds for their worthy causes while spreading some holiday cheer as the Edwards AFB Exchange is actively soliciting partners for the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s annual community gift wrap program.  “To make the holidays a little easier, we partner with local groups to ensure gifts purchased at the Exchange…

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