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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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New Aero Club acquisition gives student pilots new capability

Posted April 13, 2012 by by Jet Fabara

For the past couple of years, Edwards Aero Club student pilots have utilized Cessna 172s to turn their dreams of flying into reality in order to obtain their Federal Aviation Administration pilot’s license. With the recent acquisition of the club’s…

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Branch Elementary students receive special visit for Read-a-thon

Posted April 13, 2012 by Staff

Branch Elementary students got a wild ride for their achievements for this year’s Read-a-thon awards day. Sara and her mustang, Duke, treated the children to a short…

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Team Edwards provides feedback during 2012 Caring for People forum

Posted April 13, 2012 by by Jet Fabara

With a platform that encourages its participants to speak their mind, the 2012 Caring for People forum, held at Chapel 2 April 5, allowed multiple Team Edwards members to voice their concerns regarding the base. As part of the forum, CFP…

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Edwards AFB continues to maximize energy efficiency with opening of E85 gas point

Posted April 13, 2012 by by Kenji Thuloweit

Edwards took another step towards energy efficiency April 6 with a ribbon cutting signifying the grand opening of a new E85 gas tank at the Government Vehicle Gas Station. E85…

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AEDC engineers support ‘airstart’ testing at Edwards Air Force Base

Posted April 13, 2012 by by AEDC Public Affairs

Test pilots at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., have successfully performed “airstarts” on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter over the last few weeks, an important milestone in opening up the aircraft’s test syllabus, according to a…

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EAFB Civil Air Patrol Cadets field train

Posted March 30, 2012 by by 95th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

Edwards Air Force Base Composite Squadron 84 of California Wing, Civil Air Patrol, spent March 10, 11 conducting a field training exercise. The cadets received classroom instruction Saturday morning and in the afternoon the cadets set up camp at Branch Park for hands-on training. The classroom…

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SECAF visits Edwards

Posted March 30, 2012 by

Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley is greeted by (from left) Brig. Gen. Robert C. Nolan II, Air Force Flight Test Center commander; Col. R.J. Smith, 412th Test Wing vice commander; Col. Amy V. Arwood, 95th Air Base Wing vice commander and Chief Master Sgt. Bill Thomaston, 95th ABW command chief. The SECAF…

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F-35A completes first night refueling mission

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The first night refueling in the history of the Lockheed Martin F-35 program was completed March 26 at Edwards Air Force Base. Piloted by Lt. Col. Peter Vitt, 461st Flight Test Squadron director of operations, AF-4, an F-35A conventional takeoff and landing variant, rendezvoused with an Air Force KC-135…

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