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F-35 surges forward with record-breaking weapons tests

The F-35 Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., recently completed 25 missions comprised of 12 Weapons Delivery Accuracy and 13 weapon separation tests as part of a month-long weapons firing test surge.

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Air Force Flight Test Museum taking in more NASA history with Phantom Eye, LLRV

On June 1, 2012, Boeing's Phantom Eye prototype autonomous unmanned aircraft system made its first flight at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., as part of a NASA Armstrong (formerly Dryden) Flight Research Center project.

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DOD makes last-minute push for food donations in ‘Feds Feed Families’

"There were many times that we would go without just to feed the kids," Diane Carter said at the Pentagon today at a charity fair for the Feds Feed Families initiative.  "And at one point in time ... I had sold everything in my house, all my furniture and everything, just to feed the kids.

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F-35 prepared to undergo chemical, biological decontamination testing

After years of preparation, the 461st Flight Test Squadron and Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., are ready to test the F-35 Lightning II’s ability to be decontaminated from chemical and biological weapons exposure.

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New commander for Rocket Lab

A change of command ceremony was held at the “Rocket Lab” at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Aug. 11, 2016, where Col. Patrick Davis (far right) relinquished command to Clark.


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News Briefs – March 11, 2016

Posted  March 11, 2016

Car Seat Check Announcement Did you know child restraint systems (car seats) are misused 73 percent of the time? Did you know booster seats have been shown to reduce the risk of serious injury by 45 percent compared to seatbelts alone for children ages 4-8 years? In conjunction with Team Edwards Day March 14, the…

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Why traffic stops during reveille, retreat

Posted  March 11, 2016

MALMSTROM AIR FORCE BASE, Mont.–As the drum roll of the national anthem began on base, my guests were puzzled when I stopped our conversation mid-sentence, turned toward the music and placed my right hand over my heart. We were outdoors. Nearby, traffic on Goddard Drive lurched to a halt. After the last note faded, I…

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KC-46 continues milestones with refueling of AV-8B Harrier II

Posted  March 11, 2016

KC-46 continues milestones with refueling of AV-8B Harrier II

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Health & Safety

Even the ‘lazy’ can get into shape with fitness center challenge

Posted  March 11, 2016

Have you ever wanted to complete a triathlon but didn't have the time to train or the desire to compete?

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Edwards to celebrate Women’s History Month

Posted  March 11, 2016

The 412th Test Wing, in partnership with NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center, are proud to announce the 2016 Women’s History Month events. This year’s theme is “Working to Form a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government.” It honors women who have shaped America’s history and its future. Although often overlooked and undervalued,…

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