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X-47B wins Collier Trophy

For more than 100 years, men and women dedicated to the advancement of aviation and aerospace technology have had their efforts recognized with the Robert J. Collier Trophy.

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Edwards Airmen need to recertify BAH or may lose $$

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Staff Sgt. Tiffany Holliday (left), 412th Comptroller Squadron, Financial Services supervisor, and Wende Wagner, Financial Management analyst, show the Air Force Form 594, which is required to validate Airmenís basic allowance for housing entitlements. On March 1, the U.S. Air Force began its one-time recertification process to validate Airmen’s…

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Purple Up! Month of Military Child

Courtesy photograph Edwards Air Force Base families and Corvias Military Living employees share a light moment together at the Purple Up! Month of the Military Child event at the base housing office April 15. More than 60 people attended the ceremony which was sponsored by Corvias. Purple Up! is a national celebration which honors the…

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Airman gains new perspective on World War II sacrifices

April 9, 1942, marked what is known today as the Bataan Death March where tens of thousands of American and Filipino soldiers surrendered to Japanese forces.

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B-1B software upgrade to ensure future warfighting capabilities

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner An Edwards B-1B Lancer takes off on April 1, 2014, to begin testing its new Sustainment Block 16A software upgrades. The SB 16A software will work in conjunction with the long-range bomberís new glass cockpit configuration in order to ensure its capabilities in a fast-paced integrated battlefield of the…


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SARC presentation

Posted  July 20, 2012

Many of you know sexual assaults don’t just happen to people outside the gates of Edwards, it can happen to military personnel, their family members and any civilian. It happens to men, women and children. The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office is hosting a special guest speaker, Mary…

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Osteroos becomes 412th OSS CC

Posted  July 20, 2012

Col. Christopher Azzano, 412th Operations Group commander (left), hands Lt. Col. Ryan Osteroos the 412th Operations Support Squadron guidon during a change of command ceremony July 11, 2012...

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Muckerheide assumes command of EW

Posted  July 20, 2012

Col. Kevin Muckerheide, 412th Electronic Warfare Group commander, speaks to his new command and base leadership inside the Benefield Anechoic Facility July 16. Muckerheide comes to the High Desert...

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ALS graduates 22 future NCOs

Posted  July 20, 2012

Congratulations to the 22 Airmen who graduated from the Airman Leadership School July 12. Senior Airman Joshua Fielder, 412th MXS, was honored as the Academic Achiever and Distinguished Graduate...

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Comptroller squadron welcomes new commander

Posted  July 20, 2012

Lt. Col. Trevor Williams addresses members of the 95th Comptroller Squadron after taking command July 11 at Club Muroc. Col. Amy Arwood, former 95th Air Base Wing commander, presided over the…

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Rachel Thomson awarded Nasa Dryden Employee Scholarship

Posted  July 20, 2012

The NASA Dryden Employee Exchange Council has presented its 2012 John K. Russell Memorial Scholarship Award to Rachel Thomson. A graduate of the class of 2012 at Desert High School on Edwards Air Force Base, Thomson plans to…

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Watch out for motorcycles!

Posted  July 20, 2012

The weather in Southern California provides an opportunity for motorcyclists to ride year-round, unlike other parts of the country. At Edwards, as the weather gets warmer, more motorcyclists choose to ride. Even then, cars and trucks still…

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Back to school? Don’t forget this!

Posted  July 20, 2012

That time of year is right around the corner: back-to-school madness! So when you’re driving around to pick up new clothes and pencils, don’t forget the most important stop for your child: The doctor’s office. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend that most children be vaccinated against: tetanus diphtheria hepatitis B measles,…

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Edwards Air Force Base Exchange celebrates 117 Years with host of savings

Posted  July 20, 2012

In 1895, the War Department issued General Order 46 directing commanders to establish an Exchange at every post. Since then, Exchange associates have faithfully served alongside service members wherever they are called to serve. Today, whether at Bagram or Barksdale, troops and their families know the Exchange is there. On July 25, Edwards AFB Exchange…

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Good grades pay off at Edwards BX

Posted  July 20, 2012

According to the Military Child Education Coalition, an estimated 80 percent of military connected children are forced to move between 6-9 times as they complete their K-12 education and, along with geographical moves, comes changes in educational settings and curriculums. With these unique challenges in mind, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service rewards military…

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