Featured Headlines

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Commentary

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.

Air Force photograph by Joseph Pol Sebastian Gocong Salutes & Awards

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,…

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Local

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.

Air Force photograph by Giancarlo Casem Local

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.

Air Force photograph by Giancarlo Casem Local

Cyber security engineer discusses potential threats during ITEA luncheon

Members of the International Test and Evaluation Association Antelope Valley Chapter held their quarterly luncheon at Club Muroc at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Aug. 23, 2018.


All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

rugby
Sports

Armed Forces Rugby Sevens Championship

Posted  September 7, 2018

Navy photograph by PO2 Tyler Caswell Air Force Master Sgt. Cameron Freeman of Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., applies a stiff arm to a Marine Corps rugby player during a drive at the Armed Forces Rugby Sevens Championship in Glendale, Colo. U.S. military rugby players from all services compete at 2018 Armed Forces Rugby Sevens…

Full Story »

Events

September is National Preparedness Month

Posted  September 5, 2018

National Preparedness month occurs every September and was created to educate communities on different types of disasters. It is important for everyone to know what to do before, during and after a disaster. At Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., we are under constant threat from several hazards and being prepared can save you and your…

Full Story »

eafb-jethawks1
Sports

Edwards Airman is pitch perfect

Posted  September 5, 2018

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Airman 1st Class Ikraam Khondaker, 412th Communications Squadron, throws out a ceremonial first pitch before the Lancaster JetHawks game Aug. 30. Khondaker delivered a strike to JetHawks mascot Kaboom, who was the catcher for the throw. The Edwards Airman was invited to the ballpark as part of an Edwards…

Full Story »

spaceA
Veterans

Disabled veterans now eligible for Space-A travel

Posted  August 31, 2018

Air Force photograph The 2019 National Defense Authorization Act was recently signed, which included a measure that will allow fully-disabled veterans the ability to utilize Space-Available travel. Travelers should contact their local Passenger Terminal for further details and review travel information found on the AMC Travel Page for specific details on the Space A travel…

Full Story »

Business

NASA partners with industry for 2020 Unmanned Aircraft Demo in Airspace

Posted  August 31, 2018

With a mutual interest in performing routine Unmanned Aircraft Systems flights in the National Airspace System, NASA is collaborating with industry through cooperative agreements that are expected to lead to flights in 2020. This Cooperative Agreement Notice allows for multiple cooperative agreements starting with the effective date of award until Sept. 30, 2020. The maximum…

Full Story »