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C-12 pilots take to skies at Edwards

In the midst of all the test missions here in the High Desert, Edwards is also home to the U.S. Air Force C-12 school house. Actually, it's a split school house.

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AF senior leaders caution against sequestration

The Air Force’s top two leaders justified their service’s funding proposal in the fiscal year 2016 President’s Budget request to members of the Senate Appropriations Committee during an Air Force posture hearing Feb. 25, in Washington, D.C.

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AF marks first RQ-4 non-military base landing

A remotely piloted U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk aircraft landed Feb. 22, at Avalon Airport in Victoria, Australia, marking this the first time a high-altitude asset has flown into a non-military air base to be viewed by the general public.

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Base gym hosts star-studded basketball event

The Rosburg Fitness Center recently hosted a two-day All-Star Basketball Showcase Feb. 17 and 18, which included players from multiple squadrons and units currently playing in the intramural basketball season.

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Pave Hawk team gives test at Edwards a shot

The Gun Harmonizing Range is one of the base's many unique test assets and landmarks that always causes flightline drivers to do a double-take due to its Aztec pyramid-looking shape.


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Salutes & Awards

Project84 going strong

Posted  September 26, 2014

Since the launch of Project84 last October by Brig. Gen. Michael Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander, base leadership has received countless ideas on ways to save money. The top ideas are now recognized at each quarterly awards ceremony.

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Events

Hispanic Heritage Month begins with food, fellowship

Posted  September 26, 2014

The Hispanic Heritage Month committee kicked things off Sept. 17 with food tasting, dancing and a salsa contest at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. The food served was all homemade, representing different Hispanic and Latin American countries.

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Salutes & Awards

Edwards, local AFSA chapter honors POW/MIA servicemembers

Posted  September 26, 2014

National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed the third Friday in September each year and this year's annual event was hosted by the Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 1328 at Edwards Sept. 19.

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Local

Pearblossom Highway (SR-138) pavement rehabilitation, pedestrian upgrade project

Posted  September 26, 2014

PALMDALE, Calif. – The California Department of Transportation will repave SR-138 daily Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. between 165th Street East and Avenue S. Work will take place at (Llano) 165th Street East to Longview Road, (Sun Village) 116th Street East to 96th Street East and (Littlerock) 77th Street East to Avenue S….

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Health & Safety

‘Big Shaker’ encourages earthquake preparedness

Posted  September 26, 2014

The world's largest mobile earthquake simulator was shaking things up in the Base Exchange parking lot Sept. 23.

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Commentary

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community

Posted  September 26, 2014

- What if you were sick and couldn’t come to work?  Would you have a friend who could bring you a meal?  Now which one would truly meet your needs: the meal or the friend?  Author Randy Alcorn says it this way, “without your friend, there would be no meal; but even without a meal,…

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Air Force

Edwards AFSA celebrate AF birthday with local vets

Posted  September 26, 2014

The William J. "Pete" Knight Veterans Home was filled with the unmistakable smell of barbecue Sept. 18, as Edwards Air Force Sergeants Association members prepared for an Air Force birthday party.

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Events

Enlisted combat dining out

Posted  September 26, 2014

The Enlisted Combat Dining Out is Oct. 10 in Hangar 1600. Check-in time is 5:30 p.m, and the event runs 6-9 p.m. All enlisted Edwards Air Force Base members are welcome to attend, and may bring guests. Any past or present Combat Uniform is authorized, however, no PT uniform is authorized. If you have your…

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Local

Team Shadow’s hard work, dedication, keeps Edwards aircraft in the air

Posted  September 26, 2014

Like their counterparts across the Air Force, aircraft maintainers at Edwards Air Force Base play a critical role in ensuring successful flight test missions.

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Local

Youth Center presents ‘A Day for Kids’

Posted  September 26, 2014

The Edwards AFB Youth Center celebrated the younger generation Sept. 19 with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America Day for Kids event.

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