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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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Everybody loves a parade

Posted  May 25, 2012

The City of Torrance, Calif., hosted it's 53rd Annual Armed Forces Day Celebration May 18 to 20, with more than160 Edwards Airmen representing the base and the Air Force by marching in, what is called, the longest city-sponsored military parade in the country.

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Summit magazine

Posted  May 25, 2012

Pick up the current issue of Summit magazine at Outdoor Recreation to find out about the many exciting adventures Edwards ODR can hook you up with. Rod and Gun Club FAMCAMP Oasis Aquatic Center The Rosberg Fitness Center Community Activity Center

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Exchange making it easier to get, and stay, connected

Posted  May 25, 2012

Are you on the move? Planning for a PCS? Maybe you just want to find a better deal on your Internet, mobile/cellular, TV or phone service? The Army & Air Force Exchange Service can help out through www.shopmyexchange.com/GETCONNECTED, a new online telecommunications resource designed to help military shoppers get connected and stay connected – wherever…

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Announcements May 25, 2012

Posted  May 25, 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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95th ABW CC wishes Team Edwards a happy, safe Memorial Day

Posted  May 25, 2012

I want to wish all of Team Edwards and their families a safe enjoyable Memorial Day weekend. Memorial Day is a time of remembering and reflection. As we enter the holiday, I wanted to share a few of my own reflections. My family and I have...

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Memorial Day message from 412th TW CC

Posted  May 25, 2012

This Memorial Day we celebrate our nation’s hard won freedoms and honor the men and women whose sacrifices made them possible. Whether you spend your Memorial Day weekend with family and friends, enjoying a hobby, or just relaxing, please take time to reflect on the individual sacrifices that were...

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Airdrop, Survival Equipment shops prepare to join 412th OSS

Posted  May 18, 2012

An organization attached to the 412th Maintenance Squadron here will not only be preparing to don the patch of the 412th Operations Support Squadron soon, but also become part of an existing career field.

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NASA Dryden entrance road to close for repairs, repaving

Posted  May 18, 2012

The main entrance road to NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center off Rosamond Boulevard on base will close May 21 for a major repair and repaving project. Lilly Ave. is expected to remain closed throughout...

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Vietnam veteran from 95th CS hears call of duty again, heads to Afghanistan

Posted  May 18, 2012

During a commander’s call last year, Brig. Gen. Robert C. Nolan II, Air Force Flight Test Center commander, asked Airmen who have been deployed to stand and be recognized for their service.

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Salutes & Awards

Fourth quarter award winners

Posted  May 18, 2012

Team Edwards announced its fourth quarter award winners May 15 at the Base Theater. Congratulations for an outstanding job.   Airman Category Airman 1st Class Kristen Boaz, 95th Air Base Wing   NCO Category Master Sgt. Jeremy Clements, 412th Test Wing   Senior NCO Category Master Sgt. Hilario Torres, 412th TW   Company Grade Officer…

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