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Edwards’ Adopt-A-Pet gives animals new hope

Posted May 4, 2012 by by Laura Mowry

Throughout her 20 years in the U.S. Marine Corps, Shelley Thurman always took the time to volunteer. While in San Diego, she took the...

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Spring season is spring clean-up at Edwards

Posted April 27, 2012 by by Robert Baldwin and Meg Larsen

Winter is finally over and spring has arrived officially as of March 21. Not unlike the same things we do at home every year such as clearing the winter weather debris blown into our yards; removing dead plants and weeds; here at Edwards we have an official event known as the annual Spring Clean-Up Week….

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It’s so hard to say goodbye …

Posted April 27, 2012 by Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara

The U.S. Air Force’s first C-17 Globemaster III, known as T-1, takes off Runway 22L April 23, for the final time as it departs Edwards Air Force Base en route to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. T-1, tail...

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Fedder visits Edwards, checks out Edwards facilities

Posted April 27, 2012 by Air Force photographs by Rob Densmore

Lt. Gen. Judith A. Fedder, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Installations and Mission Support, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, gets a tour of one of three solar farms at Edwards AFB April 18. She was accompanied by Brig. Gen. Robert C. Nolan II, Air Force Flight Test Center commander (left), and Col. Gregory…

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Legal Assistance Tip of the Week

Posted April 27, 2012 by Staff

May 1 is Law Day. This annual event was originally conceived in 1957 as a testament to our nation’s commitment to the rule of law. President Dwight D. Eisenhower established the inaugural Law Day the following year, and Congress followed suit in 1961, with a joint resolution designating Law Day as an annual celebration. With…

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Fuels testing laboratory dedicated at Plant 42

Posted April 20, 2012 by by Air Force Plant 42

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held April 13 to commemorate an historic event – the Petroleum Oil and Lubricants was officially dedicated April 13 at the Palmdale facility. Timothy Hughes, Aeronautical Systems Center Detachment 1 acting director of Air Force Plant 42, welcomed Lt. Col. Tam…

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Edwards parachute testers jump at chance to test

Posted April 20, 2012 by by Jet Fabara

In an environment where flight test is synonymous with the words Edwards Air Force Base, aircraft aren’t the only components being tested on a continued basis. Thanks to a team under the 418th Flight Test Squadron, the Parachute Test Team at Edwards continues to provide peace of mind…

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95th MDG opens up to aspiring cadet

Posted April 20, 2012 by by Kenji Thuloweit

It’s the time of year where the weather gets better and students all over get that annual week off from their studies – spring break. While most college students go home, visit resorts, or just plain sleep, one Air Force Academy junior booked a round-trip ticket to here, the Southern California High Desert. Not to…

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DJHS students to compete at Odyssey of the Mind World Finals

Posted April 20, 2012 by by Laura Mowry

In their first year of competing, five students from Desert Junior High School will compete at the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals Tournament May 23 at Iowa State University, joining hundreds of other students from all over the world. Daniel Fernandez, Calvin Weaver, Garron Ireton, Austin Sandwich…

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Commissaries announce coupon policy changes

Posted April 20, 2012 by by Rick Brink

Changes are on the way in how commissaries handle coupons and product returns without receipts, among other things, as the Defense Commissary Agency enacts customer service policy changes to protect the commissary benefit. “The average coupon user might not notice the policy changes because they are aimed at preventing possible misuse of the commissary benefit…

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