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Edwards AFB conducts active shooter exercise

“Lockdown, lockdown, lockdown!” One phrase that no student, faculty or parents ever want to hear. Fortunately, those words were followed by, “Exercise, exercise, exercise.” Local Airmen, Edwards Emergency Management and numerous other local agencies participated in Desert Wind 18-03, an active shooter scenario exercise at Desert Junior-Senior High School on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Sept. 18.

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116 Day Innovation Blitz

In the midst of the Revolutionary War, the Second Continental Congress approved the Articles of Confederation on Nov. 15, 1777. This document, our nation’s first constitution, established the form of our federal government as we fought for and eventually won our independence. Yet, it was far from perfect.

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Edwards NCO steps up to next rank

Air Force photograph by Joseph Pol Sebastian Gocong Staff Sgt. Delores Otte (center), 412th Medical Support Squadron, poses for a photo with her technical sergeant promotion certificate along with Lt. Col. Neva Vanderschaegen, 412th MDSS commander, and Tech. Sgt. Rhonda Russell, 412th MDSS Pharmacy technician. Otte was promoted through the Stripes for Exceptional Performance program,…

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Edwards tech force ‘connects, learns, grows’ at third technical symposium

Engineers and scientists who help put the world’s most advanced aircraft into the sky came together for another meeting of the minds at the 3rd Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., FB Technical Symposium Sept. 10, 2018.

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Airmen send lead downrange once again

Edwards Airmen christened the new base Small Arms Range the best way they know how, by shooting at it. The Small Arms Range at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., was officially re-opened with a ribbon “shooting” ceremony, Sept. 6, 2018.


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National Preparedness Month at Edwards

Posted  September 17, 2018

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit A customer spins the Emergency Management prize wheel Sept. 12 at the Exchange as Daven Solis, 812th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management Flight, watches. Those who spin the wheel get a prize, but only after answering a question on emergency preparedness. Representatives will be on hand at the Exchange…

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Edwards NCO steps up to next rank

Posted  September 14, 2018

Air Force photograph by Joseph Pol Sebastian Gocong Staff Sgt. Delores Otte (center), 412th Medical Support Squadron, poses for a photo with her technical sergeant promotion certificate along with Lt. Col. Neva Vanderschaegen, 412th MDSS commander, and Tech. Sgt. Rhonda Russell, 412th MDSS Pharmacy technician. Otte was promoted through the Stripes for Exceptional Performance program,…

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Edwards Airmen celebrate Air Force birthday with ball

Posted  September 14, 2018

Air Force photograph by Giancarlo Casem Edwards Air Force Base Airman and civilians dance during the 2018 Air Force Ball at the Antelope Valley Fair Grounds in Lancaster, Calif., Sept. 8, 2018. Airmen from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., civilians and family members commemorated the Air Force’s 71st birthday in grand fashion with a ball…

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Posted  September 14, 2018

Decorate your Sombrero 5K The Decorate Your Sombrero 5K, marking Hispanic Heritage Month, is set for 8 a.m., Sept. 15. The entry fee covers a t-shirt and a cold beer. A reduced entry fee is available for a t-shirt. For more information, contact Staff Sgt. Rosalva Rojas at 661-277-8817, or Tech. Sgt. Castillo at 661-277-6934….

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Edwards tech force ‘connects, learns, grows’ at third technical symposium

Posted  September 12, 2018

Engineers and scientists who help put the world’s most advanced aircraft into the sky came together for another meeting of the minds at the 3rd Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., FB Technical Symposium Sept. 10, 2018.

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