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Los Angeles County Air Show partners with Edwards AB

The Los Angeles County Air Show, Inc. Board of Directors and senior leadership at the 412th Test Wing, Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California, have agreed to begin working toward solidifying a formal multi-year partnership to conduct air shows in the region.

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Team Edwards helps salute Antelope Valley youth

Various organizations from Edwards Air Force Base participated in the 27th annual Salute to Youth career fair at the Antelope Valley Fair and Event Center in Lancaster, Calif., Oct. 11, 2018.

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Armed Forces kick off NLCS Game 3

A contingent of U.S. service members participated in the opening ceremony of Game 3 of Major League Baseball’s National League Championship Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Milwaukee Brewers at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, Oct. 15, 2018.

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412th Logistics Readiness Squadron turns 5

Two days ago, Oct. 10, the 412th LRS celebrates its 5th birthday. The 412th LRS officially became a squadron Oct. 10, 2013 with a signed unit designation. The squadron was formerly called the 412th Logistics Readiness Division of the 412th Mission Support Group.

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After crash, Pentagon says temporary pause in F-35 flights

The Pentagon on Oct. 11 ordered a temporary pause in all F-35 fighter jet flights in order to inspect the fleet in the wake of a crash last month in South Carolina. The decision involves a potentially bad fuel tube and affects more than 250 U.S.-owned jets, as well as nearly 100 that belong to…

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Heads up: 418th FLTS wraps up new pilot display tests

Posted  March 9, 2018

The 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is finishing up tests on a new head-up display for the C-17 Globemaster III this week.

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Desert High wrestling team wins big

Posted  March 9, 2018

Courtesy photograph The Desert High School wrestling team. The Desert High School [Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.,] wrestling team just finished their season for the year. Eight of the team’s wrestlers competed at sectionals and qualified for the California Interscholastic Federation’s post season Feb. 16. The event was held at Sierra Pacific High School in Hanford,…

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Base dorms welcome new Airman leader

Posted  March 2, 2018

Photograph courtesy of R.C. Morgan Airman 1st Class Benjamin Kriz, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft Maintenance Unit (left), works with the new airman dorm leader, Staff Sgt. Marcos Martinez, to obtain a room for an arriving Airman. Staff Sgt. Marcos Martinez recently joined the 412th Civil Engineer Group’s Consolidated Dormitory Management Office…

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Upgraded facilities to keep Edwards vehicles running for years to come

Posted  March 2, 2018

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Center: Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Thompson, 412th Mission Support Group superintendent, and James Judkins, 412th Civil Engineer Group director, cut the ceremonial ribbon to celebrate the completion of major repairs and upgrades to the main base military gas station at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Feb. 26, 2018. The…

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AF executives, 418th testers discuss fuel-saving concepts

Posted  February 23, 2018

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit From left: Mike Penland, Roberto Guerrero, Lt. Col. Paul Calhoun and Tech. Sgt. Shane Powell discuss flying capabilities aboard a C-17 Globemaster III Feb. 13, 2018. Guerrero and Penland visited the 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., from Washington, D.C., where Guerrero serves as the…

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