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EOD proficiency training

Posted October 4, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook The 56th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal team participated in proficiency training at the Gila Bend Air Force Auxiliary Field in Gila Bend, Ariz., Sept. 21, 2017. Proficiency training ensures that EOD Airmen remain capable in using explosives to disarm possible improvised explosive device threats…

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2017 Edwards Tax Center opens Feb. 8

Posted January 27, 2017 by

The 2017 Edwards AFB Tax Center will open Feb. 8, and remain open through April 12. The center will be open 8 a.m.-noon and 1- 4 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays.   Due to a shortage of manpower, the 2017 Tax Center will be limited in its size and scope to active duty service members E-6 and…

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First combat Raptor, Maloney’s Pony, rides into Edwards

Posted January 15, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

The 411th Flight Test Squadron got a first-hand look at a legend in June and November of 2015 when F-22 tail number 09-0174 "Maloney's Pony" landed at Edwards.

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Local schoolchildren enjoy Earth Day presentations

Posted April 25, 2016 by Christopher Ball

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball Edwards schoolchildren approach a Kern County Fire Department UH-1N firefighting and rescue helicopter to learn about the fire department’s role in protecting the local environment. The helicopter was flown in as part of the Earth Day presentations at Bailey Elementary School Friday. Several base organizations from Edwards Air Force…

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Innovation for dummies pays off for parachute testing

Posted June 2, 2017 by Christopher Ball

Two teams collaborated for the first-ever test of a remotely piloted parachute system on the range at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., May 23, 2017.

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Dutch F-35 OT contingent prepping to head overseas

Posted May 20, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Several media members and Royal Netherlands Air Force representatives stopped by Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., May 10 to cover a big story.

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Team Edwards expands testing of commercial drones

Posted June 8, 2017 by Christopher Ball

The diminutive, but increasingly useful, quadcopter was put to another challenge June 2, 2017, when it flew over a small building near the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., flightline to give members of 412th Civil Engineer Group an idea of its capabilities as a building inspection tool.

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Meagher assumes command of 419th FLTS

Posted June 25, 2018 by Laura Motes

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Col. Christopher Spinelli, 412th Operations Group commander (left), passes the 419th Flight Test Squadron guidon to Lt. Col. Thomas Meagher during a change of command ceremony June 15, 2018, in Hangar 1210. The 412th Test Wing’s bomber test squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., received a new commander…

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News Briefs – December 11, 2015

Posted December 11, 2015 by

Christmas concert The Edwards Singers and the Chapel cordially invite you to join them for a Christmas celebration. Come hear the “Story of Christmas” along with traditional hymns sung in four parts. This free concert for people of all ages will be held in the Chapel 2 Sanctuary 5:30 p.m., Dec. 11.   Retirement Brig….

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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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