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AFMC command chief reflects on 30-year career

Air Force Materiel Command's top enlisted member will end his military career May 6, 2016, closing out what he calls a "wonderful journey" around the world.

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Marine Osprey flies in to fuel up F-35B

A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey descended on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to link up with a Marine F-35B Joint Strike Fighter April 28. Both aircraft are assigned to Marine Operational Test & Evaluation Squadron 22 (VMX-22) out of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma in Arizona.

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Eagle project defines cooperation

The Air Force's F-15 Eagle fleet is scheduled to receive a wheel and brake upgrade after completion of flight testing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Aggressive bobcat attacks family pets in Edwards housing area

An aggressive bobcat has attacked several small dogs in base housing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., over the last few weeks.

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Local STEM clubs receive grants courtesy of ITEA

Desert High School's Scorpion Robotics club was joined by names like the Science Jets, Cyberpatriots and Team 399 Eagles Robotics, for the 2016 Antelope Valley Chapter of the International Test and Evaluation Association Grants Luncheon held April 21.


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Local support groups lend helping hand to complete Eagle Scout project

Posted  March 11, 2016

Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 1328 helped a local Life Scout, a Desert High School junior, improve the baseball facilities at DHS.

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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:┬áHonoring 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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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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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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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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