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Boeing photograph by Bob Ferguson Local

Hypersonic CTF oversight shifts to Arnold EDC

The Hypersonic Combined Test Force here saw a shift in leadership Dec. 1`, as oversight of the unit was transferred to the Arnold Engineering and Development Complex, Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn.

NASA photograph by Lauren Hughes Local

Landing on display

NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California lent its Lunar Landing Research Vehicle, or LLRV, and a Space Shuttle Crew Transporter to the Air Force Flight Test Museum on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Local

Final phase of C-17 drag reduction testing underway

When it comes to aviation fuel, the C-17 Globemaster III utilization rate makes it stand out as the largest consumer in the U.S. Air Force.

Army photograph by 1st Lt. Daniel Johnson Defense

U.S. service members mark Thanksgiving serving on global missions

While the vast majority of Americans will be sitting down with family for a Thanksgiving feast, hundreds of thousands of U.S. service members will be on guard around the world, ensuring their fellow citizens enjoy a day of peace. 

Navy photograph by Lt. j.g. Maideline Sanchez Defense

F-35 helmet: An advance in flight technology

When the Department of Defense launched the acquisition process for the revolutionary F-35 Lightning II, they envisioned a common platform across three variants that ultimately invigorated the defense industry worldwide, creating an influx of new technologies -- notably the F-35 helmet.


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This week in Edwards Flight Test History

Posted  April 15, 2016

Air Force photograph April 10, 1959: Norair’s T-38 Talon made its first test flight, flown by company test pilot Lew Nelson. The performance of the twin-engine supersonic trainer replicated operational fighter planes and it soon replaced the subsonic T-33 in the Air Force’s Undergraduate Pilot Training program. This Edwards History Office file photo was captured…

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Local

Mary’s Place Menu (Bldg. 1600)

Posted  April 15, 2016

April 18 – 22 All Specials $7.89 Drink not included. LUNCH Specials 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday Cabbage roll White rice and green beans Tuesday Buffalo chicken wings French fries Wednesday Beef steaks White rice and green beans Thursday Fried chicken Mashed potatoes with gravy Corn Friday Baked cod or fried catfish Macaroni and cheese Hushpuppies…

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Local

NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted  April 15, 2016

April 18 – 22 Monday Chicken cordon bleu Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Tuesday Three soft tacos Spanish rice and refried beans Wednesday Meat loaf Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Thursday Orange chicken Fried rice and egg roll Friday Closed All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin…

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Commentary

Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  April 15, 2016

Listening is such a precious gift. Do you know that the good Lord loves to listen? The famous comedienne Lily Tomlin said, “Why is it that when we talk to God we are said to be praying, and when God talks to us we are said to be schizophrenic?” Prayer is designed to be a…

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Events

Announcements – April 15, 2016

Posted  April 15, 2016

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000! Second Annual Run with History Half Marathon/10K/5K May 14, runs begin at 7 am Early Registration: Half — $50, 10K — $35, 5K — $25 Registration after April 1: Half — $60, 10K — $45, 5K — $35 Come out and run where history is made…

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