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Winter weather season at Edwards

Posted January 9, 2015 by Gary L. Davis

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Edwards received five inches of snow Dec. 17., 2009. Various organizations and facilities closed during and after the snow storm. Edwards AFB averages 1.4 inches of snow per year. Edwards AFB is located on a desert plateau, at an average of 2,400 feet above sea level bounded on three…

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News Briefs February 20, 2015

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Base Exchange Food Court closure Due to power issues the Base Exchange Food Court operations will be closed through Feb. 22. Unfortunately, the nature of the damage precludes the BX from providing temporary power. As a reminder, other facilities listed below are open for business with the addition of the two food trucks out front:…

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News Briefs April 3, 2015

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Roadworks Work to repair Rosamond Blvd. north of the North Gate entry control point began April 1 and will continue until early May of this year. Speed limits will be reduced and periodic flagman controls will be enforced between the North Gate entry control point and the railroad overpass near the north base boundary. The…

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News Briefs May 8, 2015

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Education Center Office closure The Edwards Education and Training Center will be closed for a formal function from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., May 13. The on-base college offices for Cerro Coso Community College, Webster University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will be open for business as normal. For more information, contact the Education and Training…

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Northrop Grumman NATO AGS to be tested at Edwards

Posted June 10, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Northrop Grumman unveiled the NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance system June 4 at its Site 3 facility at U.S. Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, Calif. PALMDALE, Calif.–Northrop Grumman’s family of high-altitude long endurance unmanned aircraft systems welcomed its newest member June 4. The new Alliance Ground Surveillance system is…

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Volunteers needed

Posted July 24, 2015 by

There will be a luncheon at the Barstow Veterans Home of California Aug. 15 and the home needs 20-30 volunteers to help serve food items and spend time with the residents. The home is offering free lunch to all those who come and support this event.†Those who would like to help out would need to…

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News Briefs August 21. 2015

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Women’s Equality Day Luncheon Be sure to reserve your seat for the upcoming Womenís Equality Day Luncheon! The guest speaker is Juliana de Beers, owner of J.B. Whitney & Associates, who also teaches communication courses at Edwards. Additionally, Jon Ghent from Lockheed Martin will present a short speech on ìWomen in STEM.î Aug. 26 has…

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AEDC engineers support ‘airstart’ testing at Edwards Air Force Base

Posted April 13, 2012 by by AEDC Public Affairs

Test pilots at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., have successfully performed “airstarts” on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter over the last few weeks, an important milestone in opening up the aircraft’s test syllabus, according to a…

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Aircrew members undergo some SERE-ous training

Posted May 25, 2012 by by Jet Fabara

For Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape specialists stationed at Edwards, they’re not only trained to survive in austere conditions, but...

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News Briefs – October 12, 2012

Posted October 12, 2012 by timchisham

National Disability Employment Awareness luncheon The Edwards AFB Disability Employment Awareness Month Observance Committee invites you to the National Disability Employment Awareness Month Luncheon 11 a.m., Oct. 25 at Club Muroc. Keynote speaker will be Ron Govin from the California Department of Rehabilitation. The luncheon will feature a buffet style menu with spinach stuffed chicken,…

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