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2018 Military Appreciation Day shows gratitude for all retirees

Posted May 23, 2018 by Laura Motes

Air Force photograph by Laura Motes The 2018 Military Retiree Appreciation Day took place in Hangar 1210 with a B-1 Lancer on display for the event this year. Military retirees and their guests visited Hangar 1210 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for the annual Retiree Appreciation Day May 19, 2018. Participants had the opportunity…

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AF recruiter steers effort to bring new engine to local high school

Posted May 23, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Auto shop students at Quartz Hill High School have a new learning tool courtesy of the Air Force. The Lancaster, Calif., Air Force recruiting office spearheaded the donation of a new 2018 Nissan Leaf engine, which was introduced during a small ceremony at the school May 21.

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Honorary commanders get behind-the-scene look into 412th Maintenance Group

Posted May 21, 2018 by Laura Motes

Air Force photograph by Matt Williams Edwards honorary commanders visited Hanger 1600 where a presentation was given about load crews by Senior Master Sgt. Joseph Armijo, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Wing Weapons manager. Community leaders and their guests visited Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California through the Honorary Commanders Program May 11, 2018. Every…

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Dream Chaser departs NASA Armstrong

Posted May 18, 2018 by

NASA photograph by Ken Ulbrich SNC Dream Chaser is lifted on to a truck in NASA Armstrong’s historic space shuttle hangar where the spacecraft stayed as it was being prepared for testing and flights. Dream Chaser is in Colorado at a SNC facility. After nearly 16 months at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California,…

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Edwards Air Force Base engineers search for future innovators

Posted May 16, 2018 by Laura Motes

Companies from all innovative disciplines often send engineers to career fairs all over the nation to search for future go-getters; and the Air Force test mission is no different.

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STARBASE is hiring

Posted May 14, 2018 by

Edwards Air Force Base in California is now hiring government civilian positions for its STARBASE program. The base has openings for two teachers and one director. For more information, email Maj. Yvette Bivins at Yvette.bivins@us.af.mil or call 661-277-6323.  The Department of Defense’s STARBASE is a premier educational program sponsored by the Office of the Assistant Secretary…

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Civil engineers working to give Edwards bright future

Posted May 9, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Luis Sandoval, Lead Builders electrical foreman, demonstrates how to adjust a new light fixture with a downloadable app for a smart device. The 412th Civil Engineer Group is overseeing a large lighting upgrade across Edwards AFB that will bring better working conditions and savings to the base. The 412th…

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Kindergarten registration May 19

Posted April 30, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Irving L. Branch Elementary School on Edwards Air Force Base. Registration for the 2017-2018 kindergarten school year at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., will be May 19. Registration will take place in the Branch Elementary School office from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Children must be five years old on or…

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Cute pets can cash in with Exchange online photo contest

Posted April 25, 2018 by Jennifer Coleman

Cute canines, cats, canaries and other beloved pets can finally make their adorable looks pay off. Exchange shoppers at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., can compete to show off their furry, feathered or fuzzy friends during the worldwide Patriot Pet Just Say “Treat” Photo Contest. The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is partnering with…

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Toward the Unknown: Edwards AFB meets Hollywood

Posted April 20, 2018 by Bob Alvis

Up late the other night and looking at late night viewing options on the small screen, I saw that the movie Toward the Unknown was on offer at midnight on TCM. “What the heck,” I thought — sleep is overrated and I needed a fix of good old American aviation movie making!

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