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U.S. Airman recognized as ‘hero’ in Paris

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone (right), Aleksander Skarlatos and Anthony Sadler pose for a photo in Paris Aug. 23, 2015, following a foiled attack on a French train. Stone was on vacation with his childhood friends, Aleksander Skarlatos and Anthony Sadler, when an armed gunman entered their…

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AF Senior leaders give State of the Air Force address

Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark A. Welsh III held a State of the Air Force address at the Pentagon, Aug. 24.

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Edwards AFB Express drives for value at the pump

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara The Edwards AFB Exchange Express Gas Station. According to gasbuddy.com, gas prices could dip to below $2 a gallon by Thanksgiving. As the cost of gas continues to plummet, the Exchange wants to ensure drivers are aware of the procedures in place to determine pump prices at Edwards and…

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Local efforts help keep Dragon Lady flying at 60

In 1955, Disneyland opened its doors for the first time, Elvis made his first TV appearance, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her bus seat to a white passenger, and the Vietnam War began with fighting between the South and North Vietnam Armies.

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Local

A-4 Skyhawks support F-35 operational testing

A-4 Skyhawks have taken to the skies over Edwards in support of operational test of the F-35A for the Royal Netherlands Air Force.


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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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Events

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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USO Show Troupe to perform April 6

Posted  April 3, 2015

The Edwards community is invited to a special event featuring the USO Show Troupe at the Oasis Community Center April 6. The show will run from 3-4 p.m. The USO Show Troupe is part of an entertainment tradition that goes back more than 70 years to its beginnings in the muddy camp shows of the…

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What’s your social thumbprint?

Posted  April 3, 2015

Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Jessica Hines Just as you would lock the front door of your home or secure your wallet, social media users should aim to lockup and secure their online personal information and do regular checkups of their social thumbprint. We’ve all done it; in a vain sense of curiosity to…

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