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Traffic advisory

Posted August 14, 2017 by

N. Rosamond Blvd. pavement repair project begins Aug. 28 An upcoming pavement repair project will impact traffic on North Rosamond Blvd. from Lilly Ave. to North Base Road at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., beginning Aug. 28 and running until approximately Nov. 20.  The construction will be done in two phases. The first phase will repair…

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Latest exercise tests base response to active shooter at high school

Posted August 9, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

A disgruntled drama student took her frustrations out on her fellow students by opening fire on them with a 9mm pistol at Desert High School’s Scorpatorium multipurpose building.

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Defenders come home

Posted August 9, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Col. Jason Schott, 412th Test Wing vice commander (right), welcomes home members of the 412th Security Forces Squadron who have just returned from their deployment Aug. 4, 2017. Seventeen members of the 412th Security Forces Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., were officially welcomed home Aug. 4, 2017….

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Command chief bids farewell to Team Edwards

Posted August 7, 2017 by Christopher Ball

The 412th Test Wing’s command chief master sergeant has been called to another assignment after just 13 months in his position at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Lockheed vice president lauds F-35 workforce

Posted August 7, 2017 by

Jeff Babione, Lockheed Martin F-35 executive vice president and general manager, visited the Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., July 20, 2017, and hosted an all hands event in one of the ITF’s hangars.

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Bicyclist killed in collision

Posted August 7, 2017 by

A bicyclist was struck by a vehicle and killed at approximately 6:36 a.m., Aug. 7 on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The victim was struck while bicycling on the eastbound lane of Rosamond Boulevard. Air Force Security Forces were first on scene. The man was transported to Antelope Valley Hospital, where he was pronounced dead….

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Exchange senior enlisted adviser focuses on serving Edwards AFB

Posted August 7, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Chief Master Sgt. Luis Reyes, Army and Air Force Exchange Service’s senior enlisted adviser, poses for a photo with Exchange employee Rikkie DeMary after Reyes presented her with an AAFES coin for a job well done Aug. 1. Reyes visited the Edwards Exchange and also met with 412th Mission…

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Cleared for takeoff: Area designated for personal sUAS use

Posted July 28, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Whether you call them drones, quadcopters or the official government term – small unmanned aircraft system – there’s now a place at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for hobbyists to fly their personal sUASs.

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U.K. personnel take walk to celebrate RAF’s 100 years

Posted July 28, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson British servicemen, women and family members walked from Club Muroc down Doolittle Parkway towards Fitz-Gerald Boulevard and back again July 21, 2017, at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The esprit de corps and charity event was conducted as part of preparation for the Royal Air Force’s 100-year anniversary next…

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B-52 testers complete leaflet bomb drops

Posted July 26, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

An important part of U.S. military operations overseas is communicating with the local population. This can be done in a number of ways including something as simple as distributing leaflets.

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