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Edwards STEM program helping to inspire Antelope Valley youth

Posted August 26, 2016 by Kerri Cortez

The Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., AFB Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics program is rising to the challenge of promoting opportunities available for those interested in or already pursuing an education in one of the STEM disciplines.   Though the Air Force has a nationwide STEM program, Edwards’ program focuses on reaching out within the…

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Dorm 2424 reopened after renovations, modern upgrades

Posted February 10, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit A ribbon cutting was held Feb. 8, 2017, to signify the completion of Dormitory 2424 after extensive renovations and upgrades. The official ribbon cutting of the newly renovated Dormitory 2424 took place Feb. 8, 2017, at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to signify the completion of its major renovation….

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Congressional staffers get first class seating

Posted May 31, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Maj. Philip Jackson, 416th Flight Test Squadron, explains the inner workings of an F-16 Fighting Falcon cockpit to congressional staffer Megan Zavertnik May 10, 2017. Zavertnik works for U.S. Congressman Steve Knight, who represents California’s 25th Congressional District. Also visiting were staff members from Congressman Kevin McCarthy’s office, Tiffanii…

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New director takes helm at 412th Force Support Squadron

Posted November 25, 2015 by

Air Force photograph by Christopher Okula Col. Eric Leshinsky, 412th Mission Support Group commander, and Janice L. Hollen pose for a photo with the 412th Force Support Squadron guidon. Hollen will serve as the new director of the squadron. The assumption of leadership ceremony was held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center Nov. 20,…

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Air Force sees a lot in Edwards optometrist

Posted December 1, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball Lt. Col. (Dr.) Richard Baird, an optometrist with the 412th Medical Group, examines a patients’ eyes. Baird was recently selected as both the Air Force Optometrist of the Year as well as the Armed Forces Optometrist of the Year. All eyes were on an officer at Edwards Air Force…

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Spouses get inside look at emergency operations

Posted March 31, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, gives opening remarks to 40 military spouses at the Crisis Action Team building March 27, 2017. The training event gave spouses an inside look at emergency operations. With periodic exercises and experiences from real-world events, Edwards Airmen and civilian responders are…

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USAF F35’s train at the National Training Center

Posted December 4, 2017 by Capt. Albert Jernegan

The National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., welcomed the F35A Lightning II stealth fighter from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., supporting the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 18 through Dec. 1.

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News Briefs – December 4, 2015

Posted December 4, 2015 by

Edwards Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony The annual tree lighting ceremony, along with the judging of the holiday card contest, is 5:30 p.m., Dec. 4 in the Main Exchange parking lot. Enjoy holiday music, cookies and hot chocolate, snow and Santa. Webster University ending program at Edwards On Dec. 31, 2015, Webster University will no longer…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted April 15, 2016 by

April 18 – 22 Monday Chicken cordon bleu Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Tuesday Three soft tacos Spanish rice and refried beans Wednesday Meat loaf Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Thursday Orange chicken Fried rice and egg roll Friday Closed All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin…

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Commander talks past, present, future at civilian call

Posted September 17, 2016 by Christopher Ball

Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, commander of the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., took center stage at the Base Theater to discuss issues -- past, present and future -- during a civilian call Sept. 6.

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