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Lightning strikes over California skies

Posted May 9, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler

A U.S. Air Force F-35 Lightning II assigned to the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. soars through the sky over the California desert April 29. The F-35 is a 5th generation multi-role fighter capable of dominating combat air-space with radar-evading stealth and supersonic speed.   A U.S. Air Force…

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Edwards’s employees rock yellow ensembles for Wishbone Day

Posted May 9, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Bldg. 3000 personnel wore yellow clothes, bracelets, ribbons and passed out flyers to spark conversation about Wishbone Day, which raises awareness for Osteogenesis Imperfecta, also known as Ƭbrittle boneĆ® disease. Personnel in Bldg. 3000 wore yellow clothes, bracelets and ribbons to spark conversation May 6, for Wishbone Day. The…

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412th FSS team finish undefeated, claim intramural title

Posted May 9, 2014 by Jet Fabara

The 412th Force Support Squadron team poses for a victory photo after claiming the 2014 Intramural Basketball Championship title May 6 at the Rosburg Fitness Center. The 412th FSS defeated the combined team of 412th Communications Squadron/Comptroller Squadron personnel 53-50 and remained undefeated during the playoffs. Congrats!

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News Briefs May 2, 2014

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Education Center Office closure The Education and Training offices will be closed 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., May 7. Webster University and Embry-Riddle University will remain open with normal business hours. Call (661) 277-2713 for more info. New Hours for bowling center The High Desert Lanes Bowling Center will now be open seven days a week! Starting…

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Flight Test Historical Foundation celebrates 50 years of Cold War spy planes

Posted May 2, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

On April 26 the Flight Test Historical Foundation hosted an SR-71 and U-2 50-Year Cold War Commemoration at Blackbird Airpark located at U.S. Air Force Plant 42.

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Edwards Exchange gives back through community events

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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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Aero Camp takes off for second consecutive year

Posted May 2, 2014 by Jet Fabara

With the success of last year's Aero Camp, the Edwards Aero Club hosted its second annual Aero Camp from April 21 to 25, to prepare and introduce students to the world of aviation.

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News Briefs April 25, 2014

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Blood drive The next American Red Cross Blood Drive at Edwards AFB is 10 a.m.-4 p.m., May 7 in the Chapel 1 Annex. Both walk-ins and appointments are accepted. To make an appointment you may contact the blood drive coordinator Senior Airman Joe Hernandez at joe.herndandez.8@us.af.mil. You may also self book your appointment at www.redcrossblood.org/make-donation….

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EOSC helps send five Desert High students to college

Posted April 25, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

The Edwards Officers Spouses Club honored five Desert Junior-Senior High School seniors at their annual scholarship banquet April 16 at Club Muroc. Those students and scholarship recipients were Sabrina Belen, Miranda Brater, Bryce Benlian, Julia Segebarth and Brandon Snyder. The scholarships, presented by Brig. Gen. Michael T. Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander, had a combined…

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Edwards Exchange shoppers have their say April 24-May 17

Posted April 25, 2014 by Jusika Martinez

In an effort to constantly improve the level of service provided throughout its facilities, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service relies on an ongoing Customer Satisfaction Index for localized, real time snapshots of how successful the organization is at meeting the community’s needs. The survey, which addresses customer service, pricing, sales associate availability, merchandise…

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