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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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Spouses get inside look at emergency operations

Posted March 31, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, gives opening remarks to 40 military spouses at the Crisis Action Team building March 27, 2017. The training event gave spouses an inside look at emergency operations. With periodic exercises and experiences from real-world events, Edwards Airmen and civilian responders are…

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Technical workforce gets taste of everything on Edwards

Posted June 14, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Leaders often say the number one asset for the U.S. military is people.

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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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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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