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Flying into 2018

Two F-35 Lightning IIs from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., took part in the traditional flyover at the beginning of the annual Tournament of Roses Parade Jan. 1, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif.

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AEDC teams assist in preparing the Dream Chaser for its future missions

The Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser space plane recently had a successful free-flight test over the Mojave Desert in California, later making its landing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Back in the Saddle readies workforce for busy 2018

Before heading into the year with full force, the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., took a pause to remind its workforce to be safe while conducting its test mission.

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418th FLTS supports NASA in Orion spacecraft parachute test

Air Force photograph by Christopher A. Okula A mockup of an Orion spacecraft is released from a C-17 Globemaster III Dec. 15, 2017, over the Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona. Airmen and testers from the 418th Flight Test Squadron joined Army, NASA and contractor personnel to participate in the test of the Orion’s parachute landing…

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Rose Parade float to honor Edwards pilot for giving gifts of life

This New Year’s Day, former 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron pilot Maj. Benjamin Meier will be honored at the 129th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, Calif., for the gifts of life he gave to several people following the tragedy that took his life in 2015.


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News Briefs – October 9, 2015

Posted  October 9, 2015

Service Academy nominations On Oct. 15, Congressman Kevin McCarthy will be holding a forum for all students in the 23rd Congressional District who are interested in attending one of the U.S. Service Academies. The forum will start at 6 p.m. in the Kern County Board of Supervisors Chambers located at 1115 Truxtun Ave., Bakersfield, CA…

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ALS: Rediscovering the profession of arms

Posted  October 9, 2015

When thinking about Airman Leadership School, what thoughts come to mind?

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October enlisted promotions

Posted  October 9, 2015

Team Edwards held its monthly enlisted promotion ceremony Sept. 30 at Club Muroc.

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B-52 gets mapped for laser operations with new LITENING Targeting Pod

Posted  October 9, 2015

The 419th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards AFB recently executed ground laser testing on the B-52H aircraft. 

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Schaefer recognizes accomplishments at commander’s call

Posted  October 9, 2015

The Oct. 5 commander's call in the base theater was all about Airmen. Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, has been in charge for six months now and every day he's been "blown away" with the work that comes out of the wing.

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