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Lancaster Veterans Day Parade honors those who served

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Photograph courtesy of Ray Santana Fifty Airmen from Edwards Air Force Base marched in the Lancaster Veterans Day Parade Nov. 3. The city celebrated this year’s Veterans Day a week before the National Veterans Day commemoration.

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Edwards says goodbye to Weavers

Posted July 18, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Outgoing commander of the 412th Maintenance Group, Col. Robby Weaver (right) receives his retirement pin from his wife Susan during Weaverís retirement ceremony July 10. Weaver and his wife are retiring after a 25-year career in the Air Force; the last three of which were spent as the 412th…

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19 stories of heroism highlighted in ‘Veterans in Blue’

Posted November 16, 2012 by

“Let me not mourn for the men who have died fighting, but rather let me be glad that such heroes have lived,” said Gen. George S. Patton. For decades Airmen have answered the call to serve and protect the nation’s interests, its people and the cherished freedoms that underpin it all, risking their lives for…

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Registration underway for Workout for the Wounded Warriors

Posted October 10, 2014 by

The Edward AFB Middle Tier Association is sponsoring the first ever “Workout for the Wounded Warriors” at the Rosburg Fitness Center Oct. 25. Registration is currently open and will continue through Oct. 22. The cost to participate is $30 and includes a t-shirt with the Workout for the Wounded Warriors graphic, handouts and lunch as…

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Share the love: Send Valentines to veterans

Posted February 8, 2013 by

Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers can show their appreciation to military service members who came before them by sending free valentines through the Edwards Air Force Base Exchange through Feb. 8. Now in its third year, “Valentines for Veterans” is an annual Exchange campaign to send greetings to local Veterans Administration hospitals, Fisher…

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Joshua Tree to honor Veterans Day with Fee Free Day

Posted November 7, 2014 by

Enjoy Joshua Tree National Park and many other public lands at no charge on Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11. To honor all Americans who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, there will be free entrance to the park for all visitors for that day. Many National Park Service employees served in the military. Joshua…

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Farewell!

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Air Force photographs James Judkins, 412th Civil Engineering Division director (left), presents Bob Wood with the Outstanding Civilian Career Service Award Feb. 27 at Woods retirement ceremony at Club Muroc. Wood has served as the chief of Edwards AFB Environmental Management for more than 10 years and has served the government for 42 years. Bob…

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Edwards honor guard opens Veterans Day ceremony featuring Vietnam Memorial Wall

Posted November 14, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Hundreds of Antelope Valley residents gathered at the Palmdale Amphitheater Nov. 11 for a Veteran's Day ceremony alongside the Mobile Vietnam Veteran's Memorial Wall.

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Former AFFTC commander dies

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Retired Maj. Gen. Hugh Boyd Manson died Oct. 4 in Los Gatos, Calif. He was 98.

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Team Edwards remembers Code Talkers during heritage month

Posted November 26, 2014 by Dr. Shawn Marceaux

In observation of National American Indian Heritage Month, Team Edwards hosted a 5K run/walk Nov. 12 at the Rosburg Fitness Center in honor of World War I and II Code Talkers.

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