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Edwards joint maintenance team completes significant JSF propulsion verification event

A propulsion verification event is often considered tedious but essential work accomplished by the unseen maintainers of the developmental test and evaluation world.

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Edwards heroes save coworker’s life

For four heavy equipment operators with the 412th Civil Engineer Group March 13 was simply supposed to be another early morning day on the flightline, for another operator it was a day he almost lost his life if not for the actions of his four heroic coworkers.

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Thunderbirds give up-close look to academy-bound student

Headlining the 2015 Los Angeles County Airshow March 21-22 was U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, also known as the Thunderbirds.

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Brewer: ‘Continue to move forward’

After almost three years as the 412th Test Wing commander, Brig. Gen. Michael Brewer is saying goodbye to the High Desert and heading off to the Midwest to his new assignment at Headquarters, Air Force Materiel Command.

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SOFIA finds missing link between supernovae, planet formation

Using NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, an international scientific team discovered that supernovae are capable of producing a substantial amount of the material from which planets like Earth can form.


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Salutes & Awards

Project84 going strong

Posted  September 26, 2014

Since the launch of Project84 last October by Brig. Gen. Michael Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander, base leadership has received countless ideas on ways to save money. The top ideas are now recognized at each quarterly awards ceremony.

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Events

Hispanic Heritage Month begins with food, fellowship

Posted  September 26, 2014

The Hispanic Heritage Month committee kicked things off Sept. 17 with food tasting, dancing and a salsa contest at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. The food served was all homemade, representing different Hispanic and Latin American countries.

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Salutes & Awards

Edwards, local AFSA chapter honors POW/MIA servicemembers

Posted  September 26, 2014

National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed the third Friday in September each year and this year's annual event was hosted by the Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 1328 at Edwards Sept. 19.

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Pearblossom Highway (SR-138) pavement rehabilitation, pedestrian upgrade project

Posted  September 26, 2014

PALMDALE, Calif. – The California Department of Transportation will repave SR-138 daily Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. between 165th Street East and Avenue S. Work will take place at (Llano) 165th Street East to Longview Road, (Sun Village) 116th Street East to 96th Street East and (Littlerock) 77th Street East to Avenue S….

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Health & Safety

‘Big Shaker’ encourages earthquake preparedness

Posted  September 26, 2014

The world's largest mobile earthquake simulator was shaking things up in the Base Exchange parking lot Sept. 23.

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Commentary

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community

Posted  September 26, 2014

- What if you were sick and couldn’t come to work?  Would you have a friend who could bring you a meal?  Now which one would truly meet your needs: the meal or the friend?  Author Randy Alcorn says it this way, “without your friend, there would be no meal; but even without a meal,…

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Edwards AFSA celebrate AF birthday with local vets

Posted  September 26, 2014

The William J. "Pete" Knight Veterans Home was filled with the unmistakable smell of barbecue Sept. 18, as Edwards Air Force Sergeants Association members prepared for an Air Force birthday party.

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Enlisted combat dining out

Posted  September 26, 2014

The Enlisted Combat Dining Out is Oct. 10 in Hangar 1600. Check-in time is 5:30 p.m, and the event runs 6-9 p.m. All enlisted Edwards Air Force Base members are welcome to attend, and may bring guests. Any past or present Combat Uniform is authorized, however, no PT uniform is authorized. If you have your…

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Team Shadow’s hard work, dedication, keeps Edwards aircraft in the air

Posted  September 26, 2014

Like their counterparts across the Air Force, aircraft maintainers at Edwards Air Force Base play a critical role in ensuring successful flight test missions.

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Youth Center presents ‘A Day for Kids’

Posted  September 26, 2014

The Edwards AFB Youth Center celebrated the younger generation Sept. 19 with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America Day for Kids event.

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