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Don’t let some recent shaking get you rattled

Earthquakes are nothing new to residents in SoCal, but the recommended safety measures can be.

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X-56A testbed arrives at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center

The latest in a long series of experimental research aircraft, or X-planes, recently arrived at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards, Calif.

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April 14 marks anniversary of Space Shuttle Columbia’s first landing

Air Force photograph Space Shuttle Columbia lands April 14, 1981 on Rogers Dry Lake Bed at Edwards AFB. Monday marks 33 years since the first re-usable space vehicle successfully returned to Earth on the wings of an aircraft. This April, it has been 33 years since the first re-usable space vehicle successfully returned to Earth…

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USAF TPS team proves how ‘a dummy’ can save money

In an Air Force setting that is locked on being financially-conscious and proactive under the current financial challenges, the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School, at the request of the 418th Flight Test Squadron, is working with the squadron through the implementation of the school's Test Management Project to come up with a more cost-effective way of conducting dummy drop parachute testing for the Air Force.

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Coming sooner than you think, Domino’s Pizza on Edwards AFB

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service will be opening up a new Domino’s Pizza April 21. Domino’s Pizza will replace Pizza Hut. The last operating day for Pizza Hut will be April 20. Domino’s Pizza will immediately open in a mobile pizza location that will be open seven-days a week. During the construction of…


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Events

Elementary school students soar at Mojave rocketry challenge

Posted  June 8, 2012

The successful completion of the first commercial spaceflight to the International Space Station occurred May 31 when the Space X Dragon capsule parachuted back to Earth and splashed down in the Pacific Ocean. The historic mission…

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Edwards employees demonstrate talent beyond the flightline

Posted  June 8, 2012

It’s not unusual to find people with some musical ability or talent at any base, but what are the chances of finding three individuals at the same base with the same musical drive and talent who decide to form the only Native American-based…

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Salutes & Awards

Desert High School honors students at 27th Annual Awards Ceremony

Posted  June 8, 2012

EDWARDS AIR BASE, Calif. — Desert High School held their 27th annual awards celebration May 17, during which students received more than $1 million in awards. Team Edwards…

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Announcements June 8, 2012

Posted  June 8, 2012

The PLAYpass deadline has been extended through Dec. 31, 2012!!  If your spouse is deployed or you are a single airman returning from a deployment, then come to the A&FRC to get your PLAYpass and register!  PLAYpass discount cards are used for various activities and programs on base for adults and children.  For more information…

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High Desert Triathlon promotes fitness, morale

Posted  June 8, 2012

The Edwards Air Force Base High Desert Triathlon was held May 19. The sprint-distance triathlon race began at the Oasis Community Center and took the participants all around base. The event consisted of a long (Olympic distance) and short…

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Final CC Log

Posted  June 8, 2012

AFMC Warriors, It is with mixed emotions that I write my final Commander’s Log. While I am excited for the adventures ahead, I am also saddened to leave the fine men and women of our AFMC family. I will miss that sense of community and mutual trust that exists instantly in every Airman I meet….

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Team Edwards welcomes summer by Celebrating our Community of Excellence

Posted  June 1, 2012

Team Edwards kicked off the unofficial start of the summer season May 24 by Celebrating our Community of Excellence. The event, which was held at Community Park, across the street from the Child Development...

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Briefs June 1, 2012

Posted  June 1, 2012

Air Force Ball committee The Edwards Company Grade Officers Council is forming the 65th Air Force Birthday Ball Planning Committee. Although hosted by the CGOC, the committee is looking for volunteers from all Team Edwards members and private organizations on base to create an unforgettable 65th Air Force Ball. The initial meeting is 3:30 p.m.,…

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Edwards AFB shows why seminar is no small business

Posted  June 1, 2012

Team Edwards once again welcomed and presented small businesses with an opportunity to learn and further enhance their knowledge of the Air Force Flight Test Center’s mission and how to participate in...

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Salutes & Awards

AFMC command chief reflects on 30-year career ‘adventure’

Posted  June 1, 2012

Air Force Materiel Command’s top enlisted sergeant will end his military career June 1, 2012, bringing to a close a career that he says launched a “great adventure” around the world. Chief Master Sgt. Eric...

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