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News Briefs May 30, 2014

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Museum closure The Edwards Air Force Flight Test Museum will be closed May 31. It will reopen June 3. For more information, call George Welsh at (661) 277-8050. American Red Cross Blood Drive June 4 The next American Red Cross Blood Drive on Edwards is 10 a.m.-4 p.m,, June 4 in the Chapel 1 Annex….

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Operating Location AF Plant 42 welcomed into 412th Test Wing family

Posted May 30, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Operating Location Air Force Plant 42 has begun its transition from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, to the 412th Test Wing.

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Lightning, tornados over Edwards

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An F-35 Lightning II, BF-17, piloted by Air Force test pilot Lt. Col. Jonathan Ohman, F-35 Integrated Test Force, performs interoperability testing with two United Kingdom Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoons over the ranges at Edwards AFB, Calif., April 4.

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Desert High students bring history back to life for second year

Posted May 30, 2014 by Jet Fabara

Air Force graphic by Jet Fabara Graphically enhanced photo of Desert Junior-Senior High School students re-enacting the Manhattan Project brief given to President Harry Truman in which scientists explain the first atomic bomb during a “Night at the Museum” event hosted by the students and faculty of Desert Junior Senior High School May 21, 2014….

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Branch students fired up for rocket launch

Posted May 30, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The volunteer launch crew fires up a rocket as the students reach the end of their countdown at the second annual Branch Elementary Rocket Challenge May 28. Branch Elementary School students watched from the playground as their rockets soared in the school’s second annual Rocket Challenge May 28. Each…

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News Briefs May 23, 2014

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Resilience training The next Resilience class is 7:30 a.m., June 18 in Bldg 2560, Room A. Those attending should call Nancy Koch-Castillo at (661)277-6711 or email nancy.kochcastillo.1@us.af.mil. Resilience information as well as the Wingman Day “Falling In Love” videos are posted on the Edwards Portal in the middle of the page. If you click on…

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Got a problem? Call Sergeant Fifi

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Have you ever wondered who to contact for issues related to special events, command interest items, projects or countless other problems that arise on a daily basis?

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News Briefs May 16, 2014

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End of Watch An End of Watch Ceremony will be held 11 a.m., May 16 in front of Bldg. 1. The ceremony will officially close out National Police Week, which runs May 12-16. AFOTEC Det. 5 Carwash Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron Det. 5′s booster club will be hosting a car wash 10…

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Edwards Boeing employees send five military students to STEM camp

Posted May 16, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

The Boeing High Desert Employees Community Fund presented a check for $10,000 to the Tiger Woods Foundation May 6, which will help send military children to a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics summer camp in Anaheim, Calif., at the Tiger Woods Learning Center.

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Honorary commanders learn about life as a test pilot

Posted May 16, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber In the cockpit of a B-1 Bomber, honorary commanders were able to ask questions and view Air Force fighting technology first-hand.   The new Edwards Honorary Commanders visited the home of flight test May¬†9 for the first time since their induction. The theme for the spring event was “The…

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