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Budget key to amplifying mission in year ahead

As Team Edwards pushes through the end of 2017 and leans forward into 2018, I am energized and excited for the challenges that lie ahead. In the coming year, we will be expanding missions and capabilities to stay ahead of our adversaries, who continue to advance their own weapon systems at a rapid pace.

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Cal City VFW post refreshes flag at flying wing crash site

North of Edwards Air Force Base and California Highway 58, a small patch of barren desert marks the final flight of one of only two Northrop YB-49s used for flight test.

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USAF F35’s train at the National Training Center

The National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., welcomed the F35A Lightning II stealth fighter from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., supporting the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 18 through Dec. 1.

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Orange Flag evaluates teamwork, interoperability across services

It takes a team to get things done. Last month, personnel from Edwards Air Force Base, along with Navy and Marine teammates, came together for a coordinated, multi-service flight test event known as Orange Flag.

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Honorary Commanders get glimpse of electronic warfare

A group of community leaders and their guests visited Edwards Air Force Base in California recently to get a feel for the mission of the 412th Electronic Warfare Group Nov. 17, 2017.


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Starbucks is back at Edwards

Posted  November 20, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Starbucks’ grand reopening Nov. 17 began with a ceremonial ribbon cutting. The coffee stop reopened after being closed for more than two months for renovations. From left to right: Chad Davis, Edwards Exchange general manager; Col. George Tromba, 412th Mission Support Group commander; Rosalie Feyerle, Starbucks manager; and Chief…

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Edwards EOD hosts realistic training for fellow bomb squad members

Posted  November 17, 2017

It may not sound that attractive, but a lot of the 308,000 acres at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., resemble the same landscape deployed service members find in the Middle East and Southwest Asia.

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Wanted: Volunteer tax preparers

Posted  November 17, 2017

The Tax Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., needs volunteers to help during the upcoming tax season. Each year, the U.S. Air Force assists military members and their families by providing free income tax preparation and filing. The upcoming tax season officially starts early February and ends around April 15, 2018. The Volunteer Income…

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Serving the troops again

Posted  November 17, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Josie Green, Joshua Tree Inn Dining Facility staff member, serves up a to-go plate to an Airman Nov. 14, 2017. The dining facility reopened after an eight-month renovation project. Service members at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., can once again enjoy a quality meal at the Joshua Tree Inn…

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Salutes & Awards

What is a high performer, Alex?

Posted  November 17, 2017

Answers in the form of questions highlighted the “Jeopardy” themed 412th Test Wing Third Quarter Awards ceremony held at the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Base Theater Nov. 14, 2017.

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