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F-35 prepared to undergo chemical, biological decontamination testing

After years of preparation, the 461st Flight Test Squadron and Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., are ready to test the F-35 Lightning II’s ability to be decontaminated from chemical and biological weapons exposure.

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New commander for Rocket Lab

A change of command ceremony was held at the “Rocket Lab” at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Aug. 11, 2016, where Col. Patrick Davis (far right) relinquished command to Clark.

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B-52 releases JASSM from internal bay

The personnel of Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., accomplished another first recently by executing a clean separation of three Joint Attack Surface Standoff Missiles, or JASSMs, from the internal weapons bay of a B-52 Stratofortress at Edwards.

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Back in BAF: B-1B Lancer returns to Benefield Anechoic Facility

The B-1B Lancer has come home to test in the Benefield Anechoic Facility at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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AF leaders discuss budget, operations during State of the Air Force

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James and Chief of Staff of the Air Force David L. Goldfein discussed the State of the Air Force during a press conference Aug. 10 at the Pentagon.


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Scorpion Robotics team to compete at L.A. regionals

Posted  February 26, 2016

Desert Jr.-Sr. High School robotics team, #7227 Scorpion Robotics, is heading to the L.A. Regional Robotics Championship Tournament Feb. 27 in Monrovia, California.

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Health & Safety

On base fire evacuation safety

Posted  February 26, 2016

The safety of Edwards Air Force Base personnel and the education of the base involving proper facility evacuation principles is only a portion of the Edwards Fire Department’s fire prevention goals. Fire evacuation, whether it is fire discovery, word of mouth, facility intercom, or activation by an installed fire alarm system, shall be considered a…

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Salutes & Awards

412th TW 2015 Annual Awards showcases top performers

Posted  February 26, 2016

The 412th Test Wing hosted its annual awards banquet at Club Muroc Feb. 18 where accolades and hardware were handed out to the wing’s top performing individuals and one team. Congratulations to all awardees for setting the standard in their respective categories! Airman of the Year — Senior Airman Raquel R. Caramanno, 412th Medical Group…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted  February 26, 2016

29 February 2016 Monday Pork loin Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Lasagna Side salad and garlic bread Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday Baked cod fish Rice pilaf and vegetables All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large $ 2.09 Robin Hood…

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Commentary

Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  February 26, 2016

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community As a white child of the 1960s I cannot remember the violence of the Civil Rights efforts of that decade. I was not aware of death threats my father received when he spoke out for educational equality and the integration of…

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