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Edwards AFB conducts active shooter exercise

“Lockdown, lockdown, lockdown!” One phrase that no student, faculty or parents ever want to hear. Fortunately, those words were followed by, “Exercise, exercise, exercise.” Local Airmen, Edwards Emergency Management and numerous other local agencies participated in Desert Wind 18-03, an active shooter scenario exercise at Desert Junior-Senior High School on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Sept. 18.

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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.

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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,…

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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.

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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.


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Leadership wishes Team Edwards a happy holidays

Posted  December 20, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Col. Matthew Higer, U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School commandant, hands a candy cane and holiday card to a motorist at Edwards AFB’s North Gate Dec. 18, 2017. The colonel teamed up with Airman 1st Class Jerome Holliday, 412th Security Forces Squadron, for the morning.   Air Force photograph…

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Seeing an X-plane’s sonic boom

Posted  December 18, 2017

When NASA’s next X-plane takes to the skies, it will produce some pretty cool images.

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Team Edwards members win top DOD maintenance award

Posted  December 18, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Members of the 412th Test Wing Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force and maintainers from the 412th Maintenance Group use a quadcopter to inspect the exterior of a C-17 Globemaster III. Team Edwards members were recognized by the Department of Defense for their use of a small unmanned aircraft system…

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Sweet treats for Edwards Airmen

Posted  December 13, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Like a well-oiled machine, volunteers from the Edwards Enlisted and Officers’ Spouses club worked a cookie bag assembly line, packing more than 300 dozen cookies for young Airmen on Edwards Dec. 12, 2017. Members of the Enlisted and Officers’ Spouses Clubs at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., got together…

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412th CES lights up Winterfest 2017

Posted  December 11, 2017

Courtesy photograph The annual tree-lighting ceremony and Winterfest 2017 kicked off Edwards AFB’s winter season Dec. 1, 2017. The Christmas tree lighting ceremony has been a tradition at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for years, but recently the event has grown two-fold. According to Murray Westley, 412th Civil Engineer Squadron director, it all began a…

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