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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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31st TES departs for Mountain Home AFB to conduct F-35 testing

Posted February 12, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

A much anticipated and important test mission for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program is underway with the "deployment" of six operational test and evaluation F-35s and more than 85 Airmen from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron, which took place Feb. 8 and 9.

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Teen Miss Edwards is also Teen Miss Antelope Valley

Posted April 15, 2016 by

Ariana Medina, the reigning Teen Miss Edwards for 2015-2016, is now also Teen Miss Antelope Valley. She was crowned in the pageant held Feb. 13 at Westpark Elementary School in Rosamond.  The Teen Miss Antelope Valley Pageant had four contestants this year from different AV cities. Medina took part in a personal interview, introduction speech,…

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New top mission support officer introduced

Posted July 16, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Joseph Gocong Left to right: Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, hands Col. George Tromba the 412th Mission Support Group guidon as outgoing commander Col. Eric Leshinsky looks on during a change of command ceremony July 8, 2016. Col. George Tromba took the reins of the 412th Mission Support…

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Test pilot’s legacy honored

Posted September 23, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball Lorrie Epling (center), daughter of test pilot Milburn G. “Mel” Apt, and her family, daughters Rachel (left) and Brisley and husband Michael, pose with museum specialist Tony Moore in front of the newly-unveiled display of Apt and Bell X-2 at the Air Force Flight Test Museum Sept. 16, 2016….

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A season of giving

Posted December 16, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball Airmen at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., line up for some holiday dining and fellowship in the Stripes Lounge at the Oasis Community Center to take part in a holiday meal Tuesday. The holiday meal was organized and presented to the dormitory residents by Edwards Top Three and the…

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Team tests ground equipment concept demonstrator here

Posted February 24, 2017 by Christopher Ball

A team working with the 412th Logistics Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., recently completed tests on an all-electric aircraft power supply unit here.

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‘Saturday Night Live’ alumnus Dean Edwards brings laughs to Edwards

Posted May 5, 2017 by Kayla Fagan

Courtesy photograph Comedian Dean Edwards performed at Stripes Lounge in the Oasis Community Center April 27, 2017. Comedian Dean Edwards, star of MTV2’s “Guy Code” and a “Saturday Night Live” alumnus, entertained 85 members of the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., community April 27, 2017. The free comedy show was brought to Edwards AFB by…

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Civ-Mil welcomes new officials

Posted October 16, 2015 by

The Edwards AFB Civilian-Military Support Group held its annual installation of officers dinner Oct. 8 at the University of Antelope Valley Ballroom.

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WANTED: Volunteer income tax preparers

Posted November 20, 2015 by

Air Force photograph by Kate Blais The Edwards AFB Tax Center is looking for volunteers to help during the upcoming tax season.  Each year the U.S. Air Force assists military members and their families by providing free income tax preparation and filing. The upcoming tax season officially starts in early February and ends April 15….

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