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U.S. Airman recognized as ‘hero’ in Paris

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone (right), Aleksander Skarlatos and Anthony Sadler pose for a photo in Paris Aug. 23, 2015, following a foiled attack on a French train. Stone was on vacation with his childhood friends, Aleksander Skarlatos and Anthony Sadler, when an armed gunman entered their…

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AF Senior leaders give State of the Air Force address

Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark A. Welsh III held a State of the Air Force address at the Pentagon, Aug. 24.

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Edwards AFB Express drives for value at the pump

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara The Edwards AFB Exchange Express Gas Station. According to gasbuddy.com, gas prices could dip to below $2 a gallon by Thanksgiving. As the cost of gas continues to plummet, the Exchange wants to ensure drivers are aware of the procedures in place to determine pump prices at Edwards and…

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Local efforts help keep Dragon Lady flying at 60

In 1955, Disneyland opened its doors for the first time, Elvis made his first TV appearance, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her bus seat to a white passenger, and the Vietnam War began with fighting between the South and North Vietnam Armies.

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A-4 Skyhawks support F-35 operational testing

A-4 Skyhawks have taken to the skies over Edwards in support of operational test of the F-35A for the Royal Netherlands Air Force.


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Announcements – May 1, 2015

Posted  April 30, 2015

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000 MPS operating hours In order to stay aligned to new and existing personnel program processes, the Military Personnel Section will be changing its customer service hours beginning 1 May, 2015. The new customer service hours will be 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Fridays, and closed…

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News Briefs April 24, 2015

Posted  April 24, 2015

“Edwards Got Talent” contest April 24 Edwards Family Advocacy will hold an “Edwards Got Talent” competition at the Oasis Community Center April 24. The show starts at 5:30 p.m. and will end at 7:30 p.m. Anyone with access to Edwards AFB and their family members are invited to come and show off their talent! The…

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Ten seconds later and that picture still exists

Posted  April 24, 2015

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

Posted  April 24, 2015

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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AFAF campaign extended

Posted  April 24, 2015

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The Edwards Air Force Base 2015 Air Force Assistance Fund Campaign has been extended an additional two weeks to May 15. If you would like to donate, contact your Unit Project Officer. For questions, or to find out who your UPO is, call 661-277-5290. AFAF contributions will help Airmen…

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An Edwards NCO’s journey to wounded warrior mentorship

Posted  April 24, 2015

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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Salutes & Awards

F-22 test squadron recognizes decorated squadron member, Vietnam hero

Posted  April 24, 2015

Base leaders will always attest to the fact that people are what make Edwards a unique place to work.

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Health & Safety

Teal Helping Hands

Posted  April 24, 2015

Air Force photograph The Teal Helping Hands display, currently at the Oasis Community Center, is a traveling wall project presented by the 412th Test Wing’s Sexual Assault Prevention Office. The display will also head to Bldg. 3000 next to close out Sexual Assault Prevention Month.   Throughout the month of April, which is Sexual Assault…

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Eddy Coyote attends library open house

Posted  April 24, 2015

Courtesy photograph The Edwards AFB Library celebrated National Library Week April 15 with an action-packed open house. Master Sgt. Joshua Mullen, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Detachment 3, kicked things off by reading “Library Lily” and “A Library Book for Bear.” Special guest Eddy Coyote, the 412th Force Support Squadron mascot, joined the children…

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Health & Safety

‘Motorcycles are everywhere’

Posted  April 24, 2015

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Always be on the lookout for motorcycles while driving. Have you noticed more motorcyclists on the road lately? Have you looked for motorcyclists while driving? After a multi-vehicle accident with a motorcyclist, what are the first words said to the police officer on-scene? “I didn’t see him.” According to…

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