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Toward the Unknown: Edwards AFB meets Hollywood

Up late the other night and looking at late night viewing options on the small screen, I saw that the movie Toward the Unknown was on offer at midnight on TCM. “What the heck,” I thought — sleep is overrated and I needed a fix of good old American aviation movie making!

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Hybrid generator could make aircraft maintenance more efficient, effective, user friendly

You can’t have air power without ground power says Senior Master Sgt. Jason Tilley, who is the Air Force’s lead for its Aerospace Ground Support Equipment Working Group.

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F-35 completes most comprehensive flight test program in aviation history

The F-35 program has accomplished the final developmental test flight of the System Development and Demonstration phase of the program. The F-35 Integrated Test Force is based at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md.

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Arnold AFB hosts annual meeting of AFRL chief engineers

For the first time ever, Arnold AFB has hosted the Systems Engineering Program Management meeting, an annual gathering of Chief Engineers across the Air Force Research Laboratory.

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Air Force’s top doc visits Edwards

Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Mark A. Ediger, the surgeon general of the Air Force, visited Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., March 25-27, 2018. The purpose of his visit was to receive background on the 412th Test Wing mission and see how he can assist at his level with the mission.


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Salutes & Awards

Team Edwards recognizes 2nd quarter top performers

Posted  August 16, 2017

Air Force photograph by Sebastian Gocong Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander (far left), and Chief Master Sgt. Roosevelt Jones, 412th TW interim command chief (far right), pose for a photo with the 418th Flight Test Squadron Electronic Warfare Team who won the Team of the Quarter category for the 2nd quarter. The…

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Base schools start class Aug. 21

Posted  August 14, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Irving L. Branch Elementary School on Edwards Air Force Base. It’s that time of year when children return for another school year at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Motorists are urged to remain vigilant and be on the lookout for children traveling to and from school, especially the areas surrounding the schools…

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Traffic advisory

Posted  August 14, 2017

N. Rosamond Blvd. pavement repair project begins Aug. 28 An upcoming pavement repair project will impact traffic on North Rosamond Blvd. from Lilly Ave. to North Base Road at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., beginning Aug. 28 and running until approximately Nov. 20.  The construction will be done in two phases. The first phase will repair…

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Airman recognized for peaceful end to potentially deadly situation

Posted  August 9, 2017

After 16 years as a U.S. Air Force Security Forces member, Master Sgt. Maurice Lucas II had never needed to pull his duty weapon out of his holster while serving at his home base.

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Latest exercise tests base response to active shooter at high school

Posted  August 9, 2017

A disgruntled drama student took her frustrations out on her fellow students by opening fire on them with a 9mm pistol at Desert High School’s Scorpatorium multipurpose building.

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