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After crash, Pentagon says temporary pause in F-35 flights

Posted October 11, 2018 by by Lolita C. Baldor

The Pentagon on Oct. 11 ordered a temporary pause in all F-35 fighter jet flights in order to inspect the fleet in the wake of a crash last month in South Carolina. The decision involves a potentially bad fuel tube and affects more than 250 U.S.-owned jets, as well as nearly 100 that belong to…

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Posted September 14, 2018 by

Decorate your Sombrero 5K The Decorate Your Sombrero 5K, marking Hispanic Heritage Month, is set for 8 a.m., Sept. 15. The entry fee covers a t-shirt and a cold beer. A reduced entry fee is available for a t-shirt. For more information, contact Staff Sgt. Rosalva Rojas at 661-277-8817, or Tech. Sgt. Castillo at 661-277-6934….

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Top reservist visits troops at Edwards

Posted March 21, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Command Chief Master Sergeant for Air Force Reserve Command, Chief Master Sgt. Ericka E. Kelly, visited Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., March 9, 2018, for a base familiarization tour and to meet with local Reserve Airmen.

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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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