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Eagle project defines cooperation

The Air Force's F-15 Eagle fleet is scheduled to receive a wheel and brake upgrade after completion of flight testing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Aggressive bobcat attacks family pets in Edwards housing area

An aggressive bobcat has attacked several small dogs in base housing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., over the last few weeks.

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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.

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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?


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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colby Hardin
Commentary

Finding strength, resiliency through Air Force family

Posted  January 15, 2016

I joined the military to provide for my family, but I never would have expected the challenges my family would face and how we would evolve. When I enlisted in the Air Force I joined another family without intent. This family has been with me ever since, especially during my family's darkest tragedy.

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Local

First combat Raptor, Maloney’s Pony, rides into Edwards

Posted  January 15, 2016

The 411th Flight Test Squadron got a first-hand look at a legend in June and November of 2015 when F-22 tail number 09-0174 "Maloney's Pony" landed at Edwards.

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DoD

Pentagon announces changes to military decorations, awards program

Posted  January 15, 2016

The Pentagon has made a number of changes to the military decorations and awards program to ensure service members receive appropriate recognition of their actions, according to a statement released Jan. 7. The changes come after a long and deliberate review, a defense official told reporters in a Jan. 6 background briefing. Then-Defense Secretary Chuck…

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Salutes & Awards

Desert High student appointed to USAFA

Posted  January 15, 2016

Courtesy photograph Congressman Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., 23rd District, announced his nominations to the United States Service Academies Jan. 8. One Desert High School student, Garron Ireton, received a Presidential nomination to the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. He was offered an appointment and accepted. Though the number of presidential nominations available…

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Events

Register now for second ‘Run With History’ Half Marathon, 10K, 5K

Posted  January 15, 2016

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Two runners reach the Rogers Dry Lakebed during the 2014 Edwards Inaugural “Run with History” Half Marathon held May 17, 2014. Edwards AFB will host its second “Run with History” Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K run May 14 at 7 a.m.  This non-profit event will be open to the…

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