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Bowers inspires students to be their best

Posted May 18, 2018 by Jay Levine

Al Bowers, who is the chief scientist at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, loves to hear about the successes of people he has mentored. For decades he has been a strong supporter of education and seeding young minds.

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‘Right Stuff’ author dies

Posted May 16, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

National Endowment for the Humanities photograph Renowned author and journalist Tom Wolfe died May 14, 2018. Renowned author and journalist Tom Wolfe died May 14 according to numerous news reports citing confirmation from his agent. He was 88. Wolfe was probably best known locally as the author of the novel “The Right Stuff,” which was…

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Memorial service

Posted March 18, 2016 by

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Mae (Mary) S. Byrd of the 412th Maintenance Group.  Mary was a pillar of the Edwards AFB community and was loved by many.  Please join her family for a viewing and celebration of the joy and strength of Mary Byrd, 2-4 p.m., March 26…

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In Memoriam

Posted October 9, 2015 by

A memorial service will be held for Maj. Benjamin Meier at 11 a.m., Oct. 9, in Hangar 1810 at 11 a.m. Meier was assigned to the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron as an F-35 pilot. The service is open to those with base access. Meier was struck by a vehicle while running on base the…

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