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Former NASA Astronaut Steven Nagel, veteran of four shuttle flights, dies at 67

Former NASA astronaut Steven R. Nagel, who served as a mission specialist on his first space shuttle flight, pilot on his second and commanded his final two, died Aug. 21 after a long illness. He was 67 years old.

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Being prepared in earthquake country

Air Force graphic by Rebecca Amber For National Preparedness Month, this September, the Edwards AFB Office of Emergency Management is focusing on Califorina’s most prominent natural disaster – earthquakes. Throughout the month, Emergency Management will provide resources teaching how to be prepared for an earthquake, before, during and after the shaking begins. Edwards AFB Emergency…

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ODR wants to get Team Edwards out and about

In the coming months Edwards personnel can expect to see representatives form Outdoor Recreation in the Exchange to assist in signing up for email notifications.

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NASA, Edwards say goodbye to historic landmark

A structure synonymous with NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center for the past 38 years, the grey-colored space shuttle Mate-Demate Device (MDD) at Edwards Air Force Base is being dismantled and demolished as a part of the final chapter in the U.S. space shuttle program.

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Civil Air Patrol recruiting new members

Today, Civil Air Patrol is more than 72 years old and growing stronger each and every day.


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ALS graduates 21 Airmen

Posted  August 31, 2012

Club Muroc hosted the latest graduating class from the Airman Leadership School Aug. 23.

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September promotions

Posted  August 31, 2012

Team Edwards celebrated it’s latest crop of promotees in a ceremony at the Stripes Lounge in the Oasis Community Center Aug. 30. Congratulations to our latest promotees.   To Senior Master Sergeant Thorsten S. Mauthe Christopher A. Easter Paul A. Wescott Jr.   To Master Sergeant Nathaniel D. Heskew Anne E. Duarte Joel Robert B….

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Congressman Rohrabacher visits Edwards

Posted  August 24, 2012

Brig. Gen. Michael T. Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander, shows U.S. Congressman Dana Rohrabacher around Hangar 1207 during a tour for the Congressman Aug. 14.....

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School is in session – watch out for kids and keep them safe

Posted  August 24, 2012

Edwards Air Force Base school students returned to the classroom Aug. 20. Base officials want to remind Team Edwards to obey posted speed limits and watch out for children walking to and from school.  

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Team Edwards honors second quarter award winners

Posted  August 24, 2012

The 412th Test Wing announced its second quarter award winners in a gathering at the Base Theater Aug. 14....

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Edwards warrior gives wife second chance at life

Posted  August 24, 2012

Wedding vows are often recited and many times the true test of what a couple promises comes in the face of adversity, and how a couple works through those difficult times.....

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Kick your reading into OverDrive

Posted  August 24, 2012

If you love to read but can’t make it to the library, the Air Force will bring the library to you. OverDrive, one of several Air Force library online resources, features nearly 10,000 electronic books, audio books, videos and music available for checkout to eligible customers, said Melinda Mosley, USAF Library Program administrative librarian. All…

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Edwards library serves up one ‘delicious’ summer reading program finale

Posted  August 24, 2012

Aug. 17 not only marked the culmination of the Department of Defense's summer reading program across Air Force libraries, but for kids in the Edwards community, it also marked the long-awaited arrival of prizes for those who participated in the 10-week reading program....

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Labor Day weekend hours

Posted  August 24, 2012

Aug. 31 (Family Day) All 412th FSS facilities will operate with regular Friday hours except: Club Muroc: closed (continuing renovations) Airman & Family Readiness: closed Family Child Care Office: closed ITT: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Oasis Community Center: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Rosburg Fitness Center: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.   Sept. 3 All 412 FSS facilities will be…

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412th Test Wing CC: Your job matters

Posted  August 24, 2012

The hard work and dedication from the 412th Test Wing has resulted in a seemingly endless list of aviation milestones and accomplishments from the Air Force's first jet-powered aircraft, the Bell XP-59 Airacomet, to the X-15....

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