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Edwards NCO ‘joins’ the Marines for senior NCO training

When it came time for Master Sgt. Daniel Magas to attend the next step in his Professional Military Education -- the Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy -- he decided to take a different route.  

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VISTA gives TPS clearer view of new flight control system

Students at the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., recently completed testing of an innovative aircraft control system that is intended to add a margin of safety to aviation.

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New test force focuses on autonomy, unmanned aircraft, new technologies

The 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., has a new organization that will explore the Air Force warfighting capabilities of tomorrow.

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Aerial photographer hangs up his helmet after flying more than 2,000 hours

Lockheed Martin aerial photographer Tom Reynolds didn’t have a clue that saying yes to a temporary, year-long assignment would turn into a 33-year career at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Gathering of Eagles celebrates F-117A test program

The Flight Test Historical Foundation hosted the Gathering of Eagles Oct. 1 at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds in Lancaster, Calif. The annual event celebrates significant events in flight-test history.

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Announcements – April 8, 2016

Posted  April 8, 2016

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000! Second Annual Run with History Half Marathon/10K/5K May 14, runs begin at 7 am Early Registration: Half — $50, 10K — $35, 5K — $25 Registration after April 1: Half — $60, 10K — $45, 5K — $35 Come out and run where history is made…

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News Briefs – April 1, 2016

Posted  April 1, 2016

Resilience Class date change The next Resilience class is 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., April 20 in Bldg. 2460, Room A.  Those interested in attending should contact Nancy Koch-Castillo at 661-277-6711 or email nancy.kochcastillo.1@us.af.mil.   Grand opening The grand opening of the Corvias Military Living Mojave Sky Community Center is 9 a.m., April 13. The new center…

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Clean closets of mind, life with springtime

Posted  April 1, 2016

Spring is fast approaching and it is time to “clean your closets” by reflecting on past accomplishments and refocusing your future goals. Many people set goals.  Historically, goals are designed to set you on a path to what you will change or what you will improve upon.  What goals have you set?  Whatever they may…

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Air Force

C-17 Drag Reduction testing aims at saving fuel

Posted  April 1, 2016

From testing synthetic biofuels to "vortex surfing," Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is on the forefront of finding new ways to cut fuel costs for the Air Force.

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Health & Safety

April is Military Children’s Health Month

Posted  April 1, 2016

Air Force graphic by Steve Thompson Did you know that one in five U.S. children over age 5 has unhealthy cholesterol? This leaves the child at an increased risk for heart disease and stroke as they reach adulthood. This is alarming since experts say approximately one in three of U.S. children and adolescents are either…

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