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In memoriam

Posted January 31, 2014 by

Michael Anthony Golackson, age 52, passed away Jan. 26, 2014, in his hometown of Tehachapi. Golackson was born in Festus, Mo., Nov. 11, 1961. He proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines, for three years. After working his way through college to earn a degree in Mechanical Engineering…

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SECAF James checks out F-35

Posted March 14, 2014 by

Lockheed Martin photograph by Matt Short Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James shakes hands with Lt. Col. Mark Massaro, 461st Flight Test Squadron director of operations, after arriving at the Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force March 7. She visited Edwards AFB for an F-35 Orientation visit where she was briefed on the…

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Edwards Exchange gives back through community events

Posted May 2, 2014 by

AAFES photograph Sisters Stephanie and Scarlett Powell pose with the Easter Bunny during an Edwards AFB’s Exchange Spring event. The Army & Air Force Exchange Service serves the best customers in the world and by doing so that means understanding the local community and its needs. The Exchange leadership realizes that being at stationed at…

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New bulk fuel storage construction underway

Posted June 13, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The site for the new bulk fuel storage facility near the flightline is undergoing construction and slated to be fully operational early 2016. Construction for the new bulk fuel storage facility is underway and slated to be fully operational early 2016. The new facility will replace the existing facility…

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Got a ticket? What now?

Posted July 18, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Many drivers have experienced the sinking feeling that accompanies the flashing lights and siren of a police vehicle pulling them over. But, for drivers who are cited on Edwards AFB, there may be harsher penalties.

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Miss Antelope Valley, DHS grad, aims to inspire young people

Posted September 5, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Desert Jr.-Sr. High School Class of 2014 graduate, Emily Booth, hopes to use her platform as Miss Antelope Valley to encourage children to follow their dreams. Booth participated in her first pageant when she was 11 years old, and after three years, she finally won the title Junior Miss California City.

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New home for old favorites

Posted October 10, 2014 by Jet Fabara

The AFFT Museum recently acquired two remodeled historic aircraft, a YF-4E Phantom II and a Piper PA-48 Enforcer, during the end of September to add to its lineup of historic flight test aircraft.

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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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Chief Thomaston bids farewell to Edwards

Posted May 25, 2012 by by 95th ABW Public Affairs

Chief Master Sgt. Bill Thomaston, 95th Air Base Wing command chief, is moving on. Thomaston is headed to Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., where he will serve as the 55th Fighter Wing command chief.

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Labor Day weekend hours

Posted August 24, 2012 by tomlear

Aug. 31 (Family Day) All 412th FSS facilities will operate with regular Friday hours except: Club Muroc: closed (continuing renovations) Airman & Family Readiness: closed Family Child Care Office: closed ITT: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Oasis Community Center: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Rosburg Fitness Center: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.   Sept. 3 All 412 FSS facilities will be…

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