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JSF ITF reaches historic sortie milestone at lightning speed

Lockheed Martin photograph During the month of July, the Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force flew 76 sorties, making it a first for the ITF involving a new monthly flying record. The Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force, which oversees all three test variants of the F-35 Lightning II, has proved its resolve to test…

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Youth programs underway for new school year

The 2015-2016 school year is here and, after another successful summer, the Youth Programs are well under way! The beginning of the school year can be an exciting time for children, but can also cause stress and anxiety for many parents and children. There are many ways to reduce this stress for your family, including…

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Air Force adopts new dragon

Lt. Gen. Bill Bender, the Air Force chief information officer, and Maj. Gen. Martin Whelan, the Air Force director of future operations, have partnered to increase awareness of the importance of operations security and cybersecurity to protect the Air Force mission, personnel and their families.

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412th SFS teaches first back to school lesson

The 412th Security Forces Squadron took education from the classroom to the parking lot on the first day of school Aug. 17.

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418th FLTS does prerequisite testing for KC-46 program

The 418th Flight Test Squadron is setting the stage for the arrival of the new KC-46 Pegasus aerial refueler with legacy tanker fuel surge testing conducted July 26 through Aug. 9.


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Library holds Summer Reading Program grand finale

Posted  August 21, 2015

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The 2015 Summer Reading Program themed “Read to the Rhythm” came to a close Aug. 14. With Edwards AFB’s schools beginning Aug. 17, the Edwards Base Library ended this year’s Base Library Summer Reading Program with a grand finale Aug. 14. Children received a prize for every 10 books…

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Youth programs underway for new school year

Posted  August 21, 2015

The 2015-2016 school year is here and, after another successful summer, the Youth Programs are well under way! The beginning of the school year can be an exciting time for children, but can also cause stress and anxiety for many parents and children. There are many ways to reduce this stress for your family, including…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted  August 21, 2015

Aug. 21-27 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday Beef broccoli Over white rice Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Three pieces fried chicken Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Thursday Mandarin chicken Fried rice and egg roll Friday Closed All Blue Plate Specials–$7.89 Drink not included. Medium Beverage, $1.99; Large, $2.09 Menu subject to change

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Air Force adopts new dragon

Posted  August 21, 2015

Lt. Gen. Bill Bender, the Air Force chief information officer, and Maj. Gen. Martin Whelan, the Air Force director of future operations, have partnered to increase awareness of the importance of operations security and cybersecurity to protect the Air Force mission, personnel and their families.

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‘We’re all in this together’ — A senior NCO’s five constants

Posted  August 21, 2015

Service in the Air Force today means different things for different people. Depending on your unique circumstances, such as family dynamics, job or upbringing, how you navigate through those dynamics can have a significant impact on your time serving and significantly help you prepare for the day you no longer will wear the uniform, whether…

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Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  August 21, 2015

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community Facebook and Twitter allow us to communicate whatever we want, whenever we want.  We tend to respond to any issue that frustrates us and tugs at our emotional heart strings. One thing that our posts and blogs typically lack is civility….

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Announcements – August 21, 2015

Posted  August 21, 2015

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000 Sponsorship Opportunities Attention local business operators; Reach your military market! Edwards Services is proud to provide businesses the opportunity to show support of our military members through the AF Commercial Sponsorship Program. From 4th of July’s Freedom Fest to the annual Children’s Holiday Party held in…

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412th SFS teaches first back to school lesson

Posted  August 20, 2015

The 412th Security Forces Squadron took education from the classroom to the parking lot on the first day of school Aug. 17.

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418th FLTS does prerequisite testing for KC-46 program

Posted  August 20, 2015

The 418th Flight Test Squadron is setting the stage for the arrival of the new KC-46 Pegasus aerial refueler with legacy tanker fuel surge testing conducted July 26 through Aug. 9.

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Honorary commander spotlight – Gary Chapman

Posted  August 20, 2015

For many years Edwards Air Force Base has valued the support of the local community and one of the ways the base stays connected with the surrounding communities is through the Honorary Commanders Program.

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