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U.S. Airman recognized as ‘hero’ in Paris

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone (right), Aleksander Skarlatos and Anthony Sadler pose for a photo in Paris Aug. 23, 2015, following a foiled attack on a French train. Stone was on vacation with his childhood friends, Aleksander Skarlatos and Anthony Sadler, when an armed gunman entered their…

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AF Senior leaders give State of the Air Force address

Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark A. Welsh III held a State of the Air Force address at the Pentagon, Aug. 24.

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Edwards AFB Express drives for value at the pump

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara The Edwards AFB Exchange Express Gas Station. According to gasbuddy.com, gas prices could dip to below $2 a gallon by Thanksgiving. As the cost of gas continues to plummet, the Exchange wants to ensure drivers are aware of the procedures in place to determine pump prices at Edwards and…

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Local efforts help keep Dragon Lady flying at 60

In 1955, Disneyland opened its doors for the first time, Elvis made his first TV appearance, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her bus seat to a white passenger, and the Vietnam War began with fighting between the South and North Vietnam Armies.

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A-4 Skyhawks support F-35 operational testing

A-4 Skyhawks have taken to the skies over Edwards in support of operational test of the F-35A for the Royal Netherlands Air Force.


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Announcements – July 17, 2015

Posted  July 17, 2015

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000 MPS operating hours In order to stay aligned to new and existing personnel program processes, the Military Personnel Section will be changing its customer service hours beginning 1 May, 2015. The new hours will be 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Fridays, and closed the first…

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News Briefs July 10, 2015

Posted  July 10, 2015

Environmental Management closure Through July 17, the Environmental Management Division will be relocating their offices from Bldg. 4231 (North Base) to Bldg. 3735 on Main Base. During this time, every effort will be made to minimize customer impact. Call ahead before visiting to ensure your respective individual is set-up and running. If you have any…

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Team Edwards June promotions

Posted  July 10, 2015

Team Edwards saw a dozen enlisted members pin on to the next rank during June’s promotion ceremony held June 30 at the base theater. Congratulations to all promotees! To senior airman Mitchell Mosier, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Thomas Mitchell, 812th Civil Engineering Squadron Grace Rosario, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Perry Boyd, 412th Aerospace Medicine Squadron To staff…

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NNSA, Air Force complete successful B61-12 life extension flight test

Posted  July 10, 2015

The U.S. Air Force and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) completed the first development flight test of the B61-12 nuclear gravity bomb at Tonopah Test Range, Nev., July 1, 2015. 

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Break out those running shoes and get ready to ‘run with history’

Posted  July 10, 2015

The second annual Edwards Run with History 5K, 10K and Half Marathon is coming Oct. 3. Gates will open at 5 a.m. for registered runners and the event will start promptly at 7 a.m. on ramp†six on the flightline. Half marathon runners will go past the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center onto the dry lakebed,…

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Edwards service member to run 144.4 miles in memory of fallen Airman

Posted  July 10, 2015

One Edwards team member and her husband will run 144.4 miles Oct. 7-8 in memory of Maj. Troy Gilbert who died in 2006.

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Chari takes over JSF test squadron

Posted  July 10, 2015

Lockheed Martin photograph by Chad Bellay Lt. Col. Raja Chari (right) accepts the 461st Flight Test Squadron guidon from former 412th Operations Group commander, Col. Rodney Todaro, during the squadron’s change of command ceremony June 26. Chari assumed command from Lt. Col. Andrew Allen. The 461st FLTS†conducts developmental testing for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter….

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Nineteen Airmen graduate from leadership school

Posted  July 10, 2015

Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon Senior Airman Kenneth Monteiro (center), 412th Operations Support Squadron, is presented the John L. Levitow Award by Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer (left), and Chief Master Sgt. David Smith, 412th TW command chief. The award is presented to the top Airman of their ALS class. The Edwards Airman Leadership School…

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Freedom Fest gives Edwards patriotic pyrotechnics show

Posted  July 10, 2015

A popular event of the year, more than 3,000 Edwards members and their families came out for this year's Freedom Fest activities July 4 at Wings and Roberts Fields.

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Keeping Airmen healthy and informed through Operation Supplement Safety

Posted  July 10, 2015

For peak performance, Airmen should eat healthy and exercise regularly. But in the quest to gain an “edge,” many Airmen resort to dietary supplements. Enter Operation Supplement Safety, or OPSS. This Defense Department educational campaign, accessible at www.hprc-online.org/opss, educates the warfighter and healthcare provider on responsible dietary supplement use. While some supplements, such as multivitamins,…

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