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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.

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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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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted  August 21, 2015

Aug. 21-27 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday Beef broccoli Over white rice Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Three pieces fried chicken Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Thursday Mandarin chicken Fried rice and egg roll Friday Closed All Blue Plate Specials–$7.89 Drink not included. Medium Beverage, $1.99; Large, $2.09 Menu subject to change

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Air Force adopts new dragon

Posted  August 21, 2015

Lt. Gen. Bill Bender, the Air Force chief information officer, and Maj. Gen. Martin Whelan, the Air Force director of future operations, have partnered to increase awareness of the importance of operations security and cybersecurity to protect the Air Force mission, personnel and their families.

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‘We’re all in this together’ — A senior NCO’s five constants

Posted  August 21, 2015

Service in the Air Force today means different things for different people. Depending on your unique circumstances, such as family dynamics, job or upbringing, how you navigate through those dynamics can have a significant impact on your time serving and significantly help you prepare for the day you no longer will wear the uniform, whether…

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Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  August 21, 2015

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community Facebook and Twitter allow us to communicate whatever we want, whenever we want.  We tend to respond to any issue that frustrates us and tugs at our emotional heart strings. One thing that our posts and blogs typically lack is civility….

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Announcements – August 21, 2015

Posted  August 21, 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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412th SFS teaches first back to school lesson

Posted  August 20, 2015

The 412th Security Forces Squadron took education from the classroom to the parking lot on the first day of school Aug. 17.

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418th FLTS does prerequisite testing for KC-46 program

Posted  August 20, 2015

The 418th Flight Test Squadron is setting the stage for the arrival of the new KC-46 Pegasus aerial refueler with legacy tanker fuel surge testing conducted July 26 through Aug. 9.

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Honorary commander spotlight – Gary Chapman

Posted  August 20, 2015

For many years Edwards Air Force Base has valued the support of the local community and one of the ways the base stays connected with the surrounding communities is through the Honorary Commanders Program.

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News Briefs August 14, 2015

Posted  August 14, 2015

Resilience class The next Resilience class is 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Aug. 19 in Bldg. 2460, Room A. Those interested in attending should contact Nancy Koch-Castillo 661-277-6711 or email nancy.kochcastillo.1@us.af.mil. Through this course you will learn eleven life skills through PowerPoint presentations addressing resilience, which is the ability to withstand, recover and grow in the face…

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Separated but not alone

Posted  August 14, 2015

As the dawn broke out over the mountains, I woke up to the sun peeping through my window. Once I got up I went straight to the kitchen to make my family breakfast yet in the back of my mind, all I could think about was, “how am I going to manage taking care of…

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