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F-35 surges forward with record-breaking weapons tests

The F-35 Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., recently completed 25 missions comprised of 12 Weapons Delivery Accuracy and 13 weapon separation tests as part of a month-long weapons firing test surge.

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Air Force Flight Test Museum taking in more NASA history with Phantom Eye, LLRV

On June 1, 2012, Boeing's Phantom Eye prototype autonomous unmanned aircraft system made its first flight at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., as part of a NASA Armstrong (formerly Dryden) Flight Research Center project.

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DOD makes last-minute push for food donations in ‘Feds Feed Families’

"There were many times that we would go without just to feed the kids," Diane Carter said at the Pentagon today at a charity fair for the Feds Feed Families initiative.  "And at one point in time ... I had sold everything in my house, all my furniture and everything, just to feed the kids.

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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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Commentary

What the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau can do for you

Posted  February 26, 2016

What is the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau? The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a federal agency that assists financial consumers by making rules more effective, enforcing those rules, and by empowering consumers to take more control over their economic lives. The CFPB educates consumers on a wide range of financial matters in order to build a…

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Events

Food for the ‘soul’ served up in honor of African American History Month

Posted  February 26, 2016

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Team Edwards celebrated African American History Month with a soul food tasting Feb. 18 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. Team Edwards celebrated African American History Month with a soul food tasting Feb. 18 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. The tables were lined with collard greens,…

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Local

150 Edwards members welcomed home from deployments

Posted  February 26, 2016

From June to December of 2015, more than 150 service members stationed at Edwards were deployed. On Feb. 17, at the Airman and Family Readiness Center, those Airmen were thanked for their service at a Deployment Welcome Home event.

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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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