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Driver who broke land-speed record at Edwards killed in helicopter crash

Posted January 29, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Courtesy photograph The British steam car performs its basic operational trial April 1, 2009, at former World War II Royal Air Force Base Thorney Island in England. Steam heated by liquid petroleum powered the car. The car was brought to Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to use the lake bed as a natural environment to…

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F-22 CTF celebrates 20th birthday of Raptor first flight

Posted October 30, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

The F-22 Combined Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., held a ceremony Oct. 19 to commemorate the first flight of the F-22 Raptor.

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U.S. Air Force service member dies at Edwards

Posted August 25, 2017 by

The U.S. Air Force is investigating the death of an Airman assigned to Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The deceased is identified as Senior Airman Joseph Connors of the 812th Civil Engineer Squadron, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight. The incident occurred at approximately 6:30 p.m., Aug. 23, near the base’s north gate on Edwards AFB property….

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Posted April 7, 2017 by

412th Medical Group Patient Advisory Council meets April 13 The 412th Medical Group’s Patient Advisory Council at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., will meet at 11 a.m., April 13 at the Main Clinic. The MDG’s PAC serves to promote relationships between the 412th MDG and active duty members, retirees and family members to provide guidance…

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News Briefs – April 8, 2016

Posted April 8, 2016 by

Calling all volunteers The Edwards AFB “Run with History” Half Marathon, 10K and 5K needs your help. This second annual event is May 14 and volunteers are needed to help make this another successful experience for all involved. Volunteers will help with registration, passing out water and encouraging the runners. Volunteers will be needed to…

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News Briefs – April 1, 2016

Posted April 1, 2016 by

Resilience Class date change The next Resilience class is 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., April 20 in Bldg. 2460, Room A.  Those interested in attending should contact Nancy Koch-Castillo at 661-277-6711 or email nancy.kochcastillo.1@us.af.mil.   Grand opening The grand opening of the Corvias Military Living Mojave Sky Community Center is 9 a.m., April 13. The new center…

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News Briefs – March 25, 2016

Posted March 25, 2016 by

X-ray services availability Effective March 28, X-ray services at the 412th Medical Group will be temporarily unavailable for approximately eight weeks due to a scheduled equipment upgrade. Patients requiring X-ray imaging will be referred off base. Ultrasound services will remain available during this time. The Medical Group apologizes for the inconvenience and look forward to…

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News Briefs – March 18, 2016

Posted March 18, 2016 by

New hours Change at VCC Effective March 21, new hours at the Visitor Control Center will be from 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday. West Gate (Rosamond Boulevard) visitors will be unable to retrieve a pass until 7 a.m. and ONLY at the VCC. Do not attept to get passes from the West Gate before the VCC…

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Harris speaks at 2016 AVBOT Outlook Conference

Posted March 11, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

The Antelope Valley Board of Trade held its 44th Annual Business Outlook Conference Feb. 26 at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds. The "AV Rocks" themed event featured a variety of speakers including legendary businessman and musician Gene Simmons.

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Air Force awards Long Range Strike Bomber contract (Pt. II)

Posted October 28, 2015 by Stuart Ibberson

The Air Force announced Oct. 27 that it has awarded the Long Range Strike Bomber contract to Northrop Grumman. The announcement was made jointly by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Mark A. Welsh III. The other competitor for the…

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