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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Local

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.

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball Local

Edwards introduces new and improved fuel storage system

The 412th Civil Engineering Group introduced the installation's new state-of-the-art Bulk Fuel Storage System on East Forbes Avenue at a ribbon-cutting ceremony here today.

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What is the value of developmental test?

Imagine the frustration of having a brand new rotary launcher, capable of carrying 16,000 lbs of smart bombs, and you discover that the dropped bombs potentially would not arm or explode on impact?

Air Force photograph by Joseph Gocong Local

Ridley’s nephew visits Edwards

It’s always a special day when we can show our family where we work, especially when the job site is Edwards Air Force Base!

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Edwards families get improved quality of life with Mojave Sky Community Center

A 4.5-acre community center built by Corvias Military Living features both indoor and outdoor amenities, including an Olympic-size swimming pool dedicated for casual swimming.


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Air Force photograph by Christopher Okula
Salutes & Awards

Biomedical Sciences Corps Appreciation Week 2016

Posted  January 22, 2016

The Air Force recognizes the achievements of the men and women who comprise the Biomedical Sciences Corps by designating Jan. 25-29 as BSC Appreciation Week.

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DoD

Licenses from 5 states banned at DOD bases

Posted  January 22, 2016

Defense Department installations will no longer accept driver’s licenses from Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, New Mexico, and Washington as proof of identity, DOD officials said.   Federal policy The ban, which also includes licenses from American Samoa, is a consequence of the REAL ID Act of 2005. The REAL ID Act grew out of the Sept….

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Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber
Sports

DHS wrestling team competes for another season thanks to volunteer coaches

Posted  January 22, 2016

Working and living on a military base, the people that make up the Edwards populace are no strangers to the frequent moving that accompanies military life.

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Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon
Salutes & Awards

Airman Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Jacob Cumbo

Posted  January 22, 2016

Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon Staff Sgt. Jacob Cumbo, 812th Civil Engineering Squadron, Explosive Ordnance Disposal, is assisted with donning a bomb suit. Unit:  812th Civil Engineering Squadron Job title:  Explosive Ordnance Disposal Journeyman Job description and its impact on the overall mission:  We do a variety of response and sustainment missions.  Anything from…

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Commentary

Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  January 22, 2016

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community This week we remembered the work of a great leader of people, a man who challenged our nation and world to view with respect those who may be different than we.  Half a century has come and gone since the days…

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