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JSF ITF reaches historic sortie milestone at lightning speed

Lockheed Martin photograph During the month of July, the Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force flew 76 sorties, making it a first for the ITF involving a new monthly flying record. The Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force, which oversees all three test variants of the F-35 Lightning II, has proved its resolve to test…

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Youth programs underway for new school year

The 2015-2016 school year is here and, after another successful summer, the Youth Programs are well under way! The beginning of the school year can be an exciting time for children, but can also cause stress and anxiety for many parents and children. There are many ways to reduce this stress for your family, including…

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Air Force adopts new dragon

Lt. Gen. Bill Bender, the Air Force chief information officer, and Maj. Gen. Martin Whelan, the Air Force director of future operations, have partnered to increase awareness of the importance of operations security and cybersecurity to protect the Air Force mission, personnel and their families.

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412th SFS teaches first back to school lesson

The 412th Security Forces Squadron took education from the classroom to the parking lot on the first day of school Aug. 17.

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418th FLTS does prerequisite testing for KC-46 program

The 418th Flight Test Squadron is setting the stage for the arrival of the new KC-46 Pegasus aerial refueler with legacy tanker fuel surge testing conducted July 26 through Aug. 9.


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Travis C-5M flies into aviation record books

Posted  April 10, 2015

In the early morning hours of April 3, a C-5M Super Galaxy aircrew from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., put the aircraft's capabilities to the test.

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AFTC enterprise foundation set as Bunch prepares to depart

Posted  April 10, 2015

Maj. Gen. Arnold Bunch Jr., Air Force Test Center commander, stood before members of the Edwards workforce and gave his last commander's calls at two separate times April 7 in the base theater.

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Health & Safety

No emergency services, but help available at Edwards

Posted  April 10, 2015

There are no emergency services at Edwards Air Force Base, but emergencies will arise.

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USO Show Troupe dances through Edwards

Posted  April 10, 2015

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit The Bob Hope USO brought out the USO Show Troupe to Edwards AFB April 6. They performed as the main entertainment at the 412th Maintenance Group’s award banquet earlier in the day and here at the Oasis Community Center for the base public. The troupe mainly performed Top 40…

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Salutes & Awards

Maintenance Group recognizes its star performers

Posted  April 10, 2015

Edwards' top performers in the maintenance career field were recognized amongst peers during the 412th Maintenance Group Maintenance Professional of the Year banquet held April 6 at Hangar 1600.

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Next town hall meeting April 22

Posted  April 10, 2015

Air Force photograph by Jena Romo Col. Eric Leshinksy, 412th Mission Support Group commander, addresses an audience at a town hall meeting last year at the Airmen and Family Readiness Center. The next town hall meeting is slated for April 22 at the AFRC. The next semi-annual Edwards Air Force Base Town Hall meeting will be…

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Gaining Altitude – Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  April 10, 2015

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community – Can you guess who said the following?  “In my soul, I feel just the terrible pain of loss, of God not wanting me, of God not being God, of God not really existing.”  This person felt God’s absence more than…

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Things are hopping at the base library

Posted  April 10, 2015

During story time at the base library April 3, the children all got a big surprise when the Easter bunny hopped to the party. The bunny greeted everyone and then joined them for an Easter egg hunt outside. After going inside, the bunny handed out goodie bags and posed for pictures.

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Announcements – April 10, 2015

Posted  April 10, 2015

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000 Sponsorship Opportunities Attention local business operators; Reach your military market! Edwards Services is proud to provide businesses the opportunity to show support of our military members through the AF Commercial Sponsorship Program. From 4th of July’s Freedom Fest to the annual Children’s Holiday Party held in…

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News Briefs April 3, 2015

Posted  April 3, 2015

Roadworks Work to repair Rosamond Blvd. north of the North Gate entry control point began April 1 and will continue until early May of this year. Speed limits will be reduced and periodic flagman controls will be enforced between the North Gate entry control point and the railroad overpass near the north base boundary. The…

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