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Edwards’ personnel get a tour of Jay Leno’s Big Dog Garage, Emory Motorsports

Posted September 17, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

“Fantastic!” and “Incredible!” -- Just a few of the words used to describe Jay Leno’s collection of priceless cars and motorcycles by members of the 412th Operations Support Squadron from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Team Edwards ‘pushes’ for suicide prevention

Posted September 14, 2016 by Maj. Kevin Hooker

In recognition of September being Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, Team Edwards is recruiting individuals to participate in the 22 push-up challenge. This challenge is meant to raise awareness of the alarmingly high suicide rate among veterans.

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Raptors converge on F-22 CTF as it prepares to move

Posted September 14, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Christian Turner Seven F-22A Raptors sit outside the 411th Flight Test Squadron Aug. 10. Four operational jets from three different bases are at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for testing to help improve the long-term combat capability of the F-22 Raptor. Just after the turn of the century, it wasn’t unusual…

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Combat capability increases for Marine F-35

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Three F-35B aircraft and 75 U.S. Marines from Marine Operational Test & Evaluation Squadron 1 F-35B Detachment at Edwards Air Force Base , Calif., along with 21 test personnel from the JSF Operational Test Team at Edwards have deployed to Eglin Air Force Base, Calif.,  to complete operational test  missile shots.

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Recent aircraft arresting system overhaul comes in handy

Posted September 7, 2016 by Susan Lawson

Lockheed Martin photograph by Mike Jackson A Civil Engineer Maintenance Inspection and Repair Team, or CEMIRT, overhauled mobile aircraft arresting system, MAAS, is pictured on the runway with the approaching F-35A Joint Strike Fighter preparing to capture the cable with its tail hook. The MAAS was installed by the 820th Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operations…

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416th FLTS testers meet with Auto GCAS survivor

Posted September 3, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Test pilots and engineers from the 416th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., had the chance to meet face-to-face with one of the squadron’s success stories Aug. 25, 2016.

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Edwards civilian helps protect neighbors against fire

Posted September 3, 2016 by Christopher Ball

Even while fires are raging all over California, and the smoke from some impacts Edwards Air Force Base, it may seem that the base is insulated from extreme fire danger due to the surrounding desert.      

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NASA test flights examine effect of atmospheric turbulence on sonic booms

Posted August 31, 2016 by

NASA has concluded a series of flights designed to study the way sonic booms travel through the atmosphere.

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Desert Medics get new commander

Posted August 31, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Joseph Gocong Col. Norman West poses for a photograph with his wife, Michelle, and one of his daughters, Allie, following a change of command ceremony held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center Aug. 26, 2016, at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. West takes over the 412th Medical Group from Col….

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Former AFMC commander talks innovation, third offset

Posted August 26, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Innovation and the Third U.S. Offset Strategy were the topics brought forth by retired Air Force Gen. Gregory S. Martin, who spoke to members of Team Edwards Aug. 24 in the base theater.

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