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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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Reflection, gratitude befit Memorial Day

Posted  May 18, 2012

As I prepare to retire, I once again find myself reflecting on what it means to serve. Foremost in my thoughts are those who have risked their lives to preserve freedom and democracy. Even as we are hosting barbecues this weekend, or just enjoying extra time with our families, brave men and women are demonstrating…

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Posted  May 18, 2012

AFMC Warriors, The 2012 AFMC Air Force Assistance Funds (AFAF) campaign is drawing to a close. This year’s campaign has been a shining example of “Wingmen taking care of Wingmen” throughout the command. The outpouring of generosity to support the four AFAF charities has been nothing short of phenomenal. While the AFAF is run by…

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A-Pet adoptions May 15, 2012

Posted  May 15, 2012

DOGS: Sadie is an 18-month old female terrier mix. She is very sweet and has a wonderful personality. She gets along well with our other dogs, loves to play fetch and go on walks. Piper is a 5-year old male Lhasa Apso. He can be shy at first but once he knows you are his…

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Ardent Sentry prepares Team Edwards for numerous challenges

Posted  May 11, 2012

There were a variety of challenges thrown at Team Edwards during the U.S. Northern Command directed exercise, Ardent Sentry 2012, which began May 2 and wrapped up May 9. Team Edwards was tested on the installation’s ability to handle numerous incidents occurring ...

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News Briefs May 11, 2012

Posted  May 11, 2012

Community of Excellence Edwards Air Force Base will hold a “Celebrating our Community of Excellence” event, 1-5 p.m., May 24 at the park across from the Child Development Center. In addition to fun activities such as dancing, music and food, the event will also integrate such topics as resiliency, safety and Edwards’ 101 Critical Days…

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USAF TPS teaches students to fly, fight, win in cyberspace

Posted  May 11, 2012

The United States Air Force Test Pilot School has a long, rich history of educating the best of the best in air and space. Apollo 13 astronaut, Fred Haise; X-15 pilot, Joe Engle; and the first man to break the...

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All clean at Edwards following Spring Cleanup Week, Earth Day

Posted  May 11, 2012

Team Edwards wrapped up its week-long Spring Clean-up event May 4. Base residents, employees, squadrons and offices took time to clean up their areas, recycle old electronics, turn in hazardous waste and check...

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Lt. Gen. Kowalski visits Edwards, 419th FLTS

Posted  May 11, 2012

Lt. Gen. James Kowalski (left), commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, speaks to Brig. Gen. Robert C. Nolan II, Air Force Flight Test Center commander, after participating in a Combat Network Communications Technology demonstration on an Edwards B-52...

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Salutes & Awards

Edwards CCAF graduates 140-plus Airmen

Posted  May 11, 2012

Team Edwards watched more than 140 Airmen recieve their Community College of the Air Fore degrees in a ceremony at Club Muroc May 3. Additionally, several Airmen distinguished themselves further with...

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Team Edwards surpasses AFAF campaign goal

Posted  May 11, 2012

With May officially marking the end of this year’s Air Force Assistance Fund campaign Air Force-wide, Team Edwards once again went above and beyond in terms of showing why it’s not only committed to caring, but committed to giving as well. Although this year’s AFAF campaign at Edwards ran…

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