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Ten seconds later and that picture still exists

There is a conversation many teenagers have had with their parents or friends, me included.

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Second X-56A MUTT makes first flight

Researchers at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif., successfully conducted the agency’s first flight of the X-56A Multi-Utility Technology Testbed April 9.

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An Edwards NCO’s journey to wounded warrior mentorship

Tech. Sgt. Ryan Delaney couldn't be happier to be a mentor for the introductory adaptive sports and rehabilitation camp that happened at Eglin AFB April 13-22.

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Officers’ Spouses Club grants $5,000 in scholarship money to local students

This year, the Edwards Officers' Spouses Club presented $5,000 in annual scholarship money to four local high school students.

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Q&A with the CMSAF

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody and his wife, retired Chief Master Sgt. Athena Cody, visited Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, from March 31 to April 2.


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F-35 program ‘on right track,’ director says

Posted  April 17, 2015

Despite its numerous setbacks, the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter program is on the right track to meet aircraft delivery deadlines, the program’s executive officer told a House Armed Services Committee panel April 14.

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Exchange special sizes catalog helps military shoppers look their best

Posted  April 17, 2015

Soldiers, Airmen and their families can put some spring in their step with the latest fashions in special sizes from the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s latest catalog. The 20-page Special Sizes guide is decked out with on-trend looks in a variety of sizes, including big and tall, plus, petite and maternity. Women can…

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Salute military children during the Month of the Military Child

Posted  April 17, 2015

In April, the military community comes together to highlight the contributions, bravery and patriotism of its youngest members.  The Month of the Military Child recognizes the more than 1.9 million U.S. military children that brave the unique challenges of military life. Often military kids face back-to-back deployments of a parent, or; they may have to…

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Highlighting what’s important

Posted  April 17, 2015

Zack Gilbertson, dependent, passes one of the last color splash checkpoints during the Color Splash Fun Run held April 8, 2015, around the Rosburg Fitness Center. Gilbertson finished first in the male runner category and Jamie Muniz, from the 412th Operations Support Squadron, finished first in the female runner category. In total, the event had…

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Edwards AFB’s EOD team clears UXOs in Cal City, local areas

Posted  April 17, 2015

Residents of California City may have heard a loud bang that didn't quite sound like a sonic boom recently.

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AFMC promotes Strengthening Workplace Relationships campaign

Posted  April 17, 2015

During the months of April and May, Air Force Materiel Command will promote its Strengthening Workplace Relationships campaign. Building and maintaining good work relationships is the key to a positive work environment. Many full-time employees spend more of their waking hours with fellow staff than they do with their families or personal friends. Co-workers rely…

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Community networking spotlight

Posted  April 17, 2015

Courtesy photograph Edwards Air Force Base has for many years valued the support of the local community. One of the ways the base stays connected is through the Air Force Materiel Command’s Community Liaison Program. Four community representatives meet with the 412th Test Wing commander and the AFMC command staff at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base,…

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Spring season = Edwards Spring Clean-Up

Posted  April 17, 2015

Winter is finally over and spring has arrived!  Despite the cold mornings or the blustery winds Edwards has battled, the weather is definitely turning warmer. Just like the things people do every year at home, clearing winter debris blown into yards or removing dead plants and weeds, at Edwards AFB has an annual event known as Spring Clean-Up Week….

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Italian cuisine helps Family Advocacy raise awareness of child abuse

Posted  April 17, 2015

Nothing brings people together like a good meal and a little competition. That's why Family Advocacy held a pasta dish contest to highlight Child Abuse Awareness Month April 9 at the Chapel 2 Annex. There was mac n' cheese, tri-colored lobster raviolis, gnocchi and more.

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Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community

Posted  April 17, 2015

- What do you think about church?  Unfortunately many people remember being judged or treated poorly when they attended.  Of course that is the opposite of what church should be.  One person said it this way, what we “need from the Church is a place that not only celebrates our triumphs but also-actually, more importantly-comes…

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