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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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Holiday greetings

Posted December 8, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball LANCASTER, Calif.–Col. Norman West, commander of the 412th Medical Group, and his wife Michelle greet the crowds on Lancaster Boulevard during the Lancaster Christmas Parade Dec. 2, 2017. West was representing the 412th Test Wing and Edwards Air Force Base. Driving the Humvee is Senior Airman Nathan Dunn, an…

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Navy team modifies Edwards KC-135 instrumentation

Posted February 19, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

A U.S. Navy Aircraft Vehicle Modification and Instrumentation team is hard at work augmenting instrumentation to a KC-135 tanker assigned to Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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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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Outgoing 461st FLTS commander selected for astronaut training

Posted June 9, 2017 by

Lt. Col. Raja Chari, commander of the 461st Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., has been selected by NASA to join the 2017 Astronaut Candidate Class. He will report for duty this August.

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Edwards introduces new and improved fuel storage system

Posted April 20, 2016 by Christopher Ball

The 412th Civil Engineering Group introduced the installation's new state-of-the-art Bulk Fuel Storage System on East Forbes Avenue at a ribbon-cutting ceremony here today.

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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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Exchange ‘You Made the Grade’ program rewards military students

Posted February 12, 2016 by Rebecca R. Silva

For military students, making multiple moves with their active-duty parents is just a part of life. In fact, military children typically move six to nine times by the time they’ve completed 12th grade, according to the Military Child Education Coalition. The Army & Air Force Exchange Service appreciates the sacrifices military students make and is…

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Detour coming to South Gate

Posted March 24, 2017 by

South Lancaster Blvd. at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., will be closed from the Edwards sign to Mercury Blvd. for a pavement repair project. South Gate will stay open throughout construction. Motorists will need to use a detour route — 140th St. E. to Mercury Blvd. — to bypass construction and reach south gate. Construction…

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2017 Feds Feed Families campaign in full swing

Posted July 3, 2017 by

The 2017 Feds Feed Families campaign has kicked off at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The campaign runs through Aug. 31. The initiative, started by the United States Department of Agriculture, was created to help food banks and pantries stay stocked during summer months when they traditionally see a decrease in donations and an increase…

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