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Edwards AFB conducts active shooter exercise

“Lockdown, lockdown, lockdown!” One phrase that no student, faculty or parents ever want to hear. Fortunately, those words were followed by, “Exercise, exercise, exercise.” Local Airmen, Edwards Emergency Management and numerous other local agencies participated in Desert Wind 18-03, an active shooter scenario exercise at Desert Junior-Senior High School on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Sept. 18.

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116 Day Innovation Blitz

In the midst of the Revolutionary War, the Second Continental Congress approved the Articles of Confederation on Nov. 15, 1777. This document, our nation’s first constitution, established the form of our federal government as we fought for and eventually won our independence. Yet, it was far from perfect.

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Edwards NCO steps up to next rank

Air Force photograph by Joseph Pol Sebastian Gocong Staff Sgt. Delores Otte (center), 412th Medical Support Squadron, poses for a photo with her technical sergeant promotion certificate along with Lt. Col. Neva Vanderschaegen, 412th MDSS commander, and Tech. Sgt. Rhonda Russell, 412th MDSS Pharmacy technician. Otte was promoted through the Stripes for Exceptional Performance program,…

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Edwards tech force ‘connects, learns, grows’ at third technical symposium

Engineers and scientists who help put the world’s most advanced aircraft into the sky came together for another meeting of the minds at the 3rd Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., FB Technical Symposium Sept. 10, 2018.

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Airmen send lead downrange once again

Edwards Airmen christened the new base Small Arms Range the best way they know how, by shooting at it. The Small Arms Range at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., was officially re-opened with a ribbon “shooting” ceremony, Sept. 6, 2018.


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Veterans

Disabled veterans now eligible for Space-A travel

Posted  August 31, 2018

Air Force photograph The 2019 National Defense Authorization Act was recently signed, which included a measure that will allow fully-disabled veterans the ability to utilize Space-Available travel. Travelers should contact their local Passenger Terminal for further details and review travel information found on the AMC Travel Page for specific details on the Space A travel…

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NASA partners with industry for 2020 Unmanned Aircraft Demo in Airspace

Posted  August 31, 2018

With a mutual interest in performing routine Unmanned Aircraft Systems flights in the National Airspace System, NASA is collaborating with industry through cooperative agreements that are expected to lead to flights in 2020. This Cooperative Agreement Notice allows for multiple cooperative agreements starting with the effective date of award until Sept. 30, 2020. The maximum…

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Events

‘Customer Appreciation Month’ coming

Posted  August 31, 2018

The 412th Force Support Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., recently announced “Customer Appreciation Month,” slated for Sept. 1-30 at Edwards. Airmen and their families can win great prizes in a variety of ways at 412th FSS facilities. “We want to make you smile” is the theme of Customer Appreciation Month and during the…

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Attendees get info, prizes at Women’s Equality Day gathering

Posted  August 31, 2018

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Tech. Sgt. Elizabeth Gould, 412th Logistics Readiness Squadron (left), verifies Staff Sgt. Ciarra Malto’s Bingo win during Edwards AFB’s Women’s Equality Day Social held Aug. 24 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. Gould helped organize this year’s observance. Women’s Equality Day was celebrated across the country last Sunday…

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Cyber security engineer discusses potential threats during ITEA luncheon

Posted  August 29, 2018

Members of the International Test and Evaluation Association Antelope Valley Chapter held their quarterly luncheon at Club Muroc at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Aug. 23, 2018.

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