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News Briefs – October 9, 2015

Posted October 9, 2015 by

Service Academy nominations On Oct. 15, Congressman Kevin McCarthy will be holding a forum for all students in the 23rd Congressional District who are interested in attending one of the U.S. Service Academies. The forum will start at 6 p.m. in the Kern County Board of Supervisors Chambers located at 1115 Truxtun Ave., Bakersfield, CA…

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Edwards NCO gets hit with free UFC tickets

Posted November 20, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Tech. Sgt. Ryan Singer, Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Detachment 1, is the winner of the Air Force Clubs UFC Fight Frenzy prize drawing to attend the Ultimate Fighting Championship Experience in Las Vegas with his wife, Tara. Out of more than 122,000 Air Force Club members…

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Santa Claus drops by Edwards before busy week

Posted December 18, 2015 by

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Santa Claus and the 412th Mission Support Group front office. Before wrapping up an extended Southern California vacation, Santa Claus made one final stop at Edwards AFB Dec. 14, 2015. Father Christmas made his rounds through several buildings including Bldg. 3000, 412th Civil Engineering Group, 412th Medical Group, Bldg. 1, the…

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‘Random acts’ fuels smiles courtesy of first shirts

Posted March 4, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Master Sgt. Laura Magas (left), 412th Operations Group, surprises Senior Airman Kelli Zeitler, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, as she gets ready to pump gas at the Edwards Express gas station Feb. 26. The Edwards First Sergeants Council bought a tank of gas for about 20 Airmen E-5 and below…

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Local STEM clubs receive grants courtesy of ITEA

Posted April 28, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Desert High School's Scorpion Robotics club was joined by names like the Science Jets, Cyberpatriots and Team 399 Eagles Robotics, for the 2016 Antelope Valley Chapter of the International Test and Evaluation Association Grants Luncheon held April 21.

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KC-46 program refueler touches down at Edwards

Posted October 23, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

The KC-46 program's first test aircraft, a Boeing 767-2C (EMD-1), departed from its home at Boeing Field in Seattle and touched down at Edwards for the first time Oct. 15.

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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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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted January 29, 2016 by

Feb. 1-5 Monday Beef stroganoff Over egg noodles Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Meat loaf Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Thursday Chicken Teriyaki Fried rice & Egg roll Friday Baked cod Macaroni and cheese Broccoli All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium Beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin Hood and Anthony’s Pizza…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted April 8, 2016 by

April 11-15 Monday Beef and broccoli White rice Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Pork loin Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday Bake cod Rice pilaf and vegetables Vegetables All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin Hood and Anthony’s Pizza…

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Local artist revisits lost artwork after more than two decades

Posted October 2, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Shortly after a 23-year-old comic book-style mural was discovered during renovation in Dorm 2424, the artist was found to be living in the local Antelope Valley area. The artist, Gregory Wilson, was notified by a friend about the story of the art discovery, which was posted to the Edwards AFB website and in the Desert Wings newspaper.

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