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AV teachers learn how to ‘rock it’ at TPS

Posted October 2, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

The Air Force Association William J. "Pete" Knight Chapter introduced Antelope Valley educators to using model rocketry in the classroom Sept. 26. Teachers of grades six through 12 gathered at the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School for the inaugural "Blast off Basics" workshop.

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted November 13, 2015 by

Nov. 16–20 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Cabbage roll Rice pilaf and vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Pork loin Mashed potato with gravy Vegetables Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday Closed All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium Beverage $1.99, Large $2.09 Robin Hood & Anthony’s Pizza…

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Australian Aerial refueler connects USAF and RAAF test teams

Posted December 11, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

A Royal Australian Air Force KC-30 tanker that arrived at Edwards Nov. 30 is connecting the RAAF to the U.S. Air Force in a Coalition Tanker Aerial Refueling Certification Effort.

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Team Edwards aims to save lives at ‘Battle of Badges’

Posted February 12, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

Team Edwards found another way to save lives Feb. 3 at the 10th Annual Battle of the Badges blood drive. Battle of the Badges is an annual Red Cross donation competition for all law enforcement and military agencies across Southern California to see who can bring in the most blood.

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Ridley’s nephew visits Edwards

Posted April 15, 2016 by Dawn Waldman

It’s always a special day when we can show our family where we work, especially when the job site is Edwards Air Force Base!

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Two-month UAS flight test series concludes

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As the wheels of NASA’s Ikhana Unmanned Aircraft System touched down June 30, 2016, a two-month flight test series came to a close, concluding an essential stage in the agency’s research into technologies that support safe integration of UAS into the National Airspace System.

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Experimental bomber returns home after six decades

Posted September 23, 2016 by Christopher Ball

An historic aircraft with close ties to Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., returned to its roots after more than six decades the morning of Sept. 19, 2016.

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Wanted: Volunteer income tax preparers

Posted December 16, 2016 by

The Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Tax Center is looking for volunteers to help during the upcoming tax season. Each year, the U.S. Air Force assists military members and their families by providing free income tax preparation and filing. The upcoming tax season officially starts early February and ends April 18, 2017. The Volunteer Income…

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Love for flying kept last KC-135 flight engineer flying for decades

Posted February 24, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Christopher Higgins Master Sgt. Robert Self, 370th Flight Test Squadron, following his final flight Jan. 18, 2017. After a career that has spanned almost four decades, the last Air Force flight engineer for the KC-135 Stratotanker is set to retire at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Master Sgt. Robert Self joined…

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Team Edwards show career paths to local students at Salute to Youth

Posted October 16, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The 412th Test Engineering Group Instrumentation Division wowed students with their F-16 simulator at the 2015 Salute to Youth Event. LANCASTER, Calif.–The 24th Annual Salute to Youth, “The Career Connection,” was held Oct. 13 at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds. The event gives 8- and 9th-grade students in the Antelope Valley…

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