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Small UAS helps fire fighters during exercise

Members of the 812th Civil Engineer Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., teamed with the Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force to use small unmanned aircraft systems to increase their emergency response capabilities during two aircraft crash exercises held July 31 and Aug. 3, 2017. 

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Airman recognized for peaceful end to potentially deadly situation

After 16 years as a U.S. Air Force Security Forces member, Master Sgt. Maurice Lucas II had never needed to pull his duty weapon out of his holster while serving at his home base.

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Latest exercise tests base response to active shooter at high school

A disgruntled drama student took her frustrations out on her fellow students by opening fire on them with a 9mm pistol at Desert High School’s Scorpatorium multipurpose building.

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Command chief bids farewell to Team Edwards

The 412th Test Wing’s command chief master sergeant has been called to another assignment after just 13 months in his position at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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NASA flights to produce sonic booms at Kennedy supersonic research

NASA's research to advance supersonic flight will take wing over the launch site for the agency's storied space program in August.


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Events

Road closures in Palmdale for AV Vets4Veterans Half Marathon

Posted  March 31, 2017

The following roads will be closed April 1, 2017, in Palmdale, Calif., to facilitate the Antelope Valley Vets4Veterans half marathon. 15th West — Complete closure between Rancho & Ave O-8 from 4-11 a.m.  Avenue O8 — Complete closure between 15th West & 10th West from 4-11 a.m.  10th West, expect delays between Ave O-8 &…

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Rugger shares love of sport

Posted  March 31, 2017

When young Cameron Freeman came home from school with a black eye and told his mother it happened playing rugby, she wanted to know who ‘Rugby’ was and how to call his parents.

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America’s PrepareAthon!

Posted  March 31, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Russell Warner (left), 812th Civil Engineering Squadron, Emergency Management specialist, lets a young woman spin the Air Force Emergency Management Wheel to get a prize and answer an emergency preparedness trivia question at the Exchange. Edwards is taking part in America’s PrepareAthon Month events throughout April. The Edwards Office…

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Making a wish come true

Posted  March 31, 2017

Six-year-old Elijah mugs for the camera with Military Working Dog Rolf and members of the 412th Security Forces Working Dog Section — Rolf’s partner Staff Sgt. Grace Daniels (kneeling), Senior Airman Jacob Dent, Staff Sgt. Erick Hernandez, Staff Sgt. James Ramsey, Staff Sgt. Zackery Hons, Tech. Sgt. Gerald Martinez and Staff Sgt. Tylor Stolp, —…

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Veterans

Lancaster VA Clinic host open house for veterans

Posted  March 29, 2017

VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System is hosting an Open House for Veterans at the Lancaster Community Based Outpatient Clinic, 340 E. Ave I Suite 108, Lancaster, CA 93535 on April 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Veterans and family members can receive information about VA specialty programs, local job opportunities and healthcare enrollment….

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