Featured Headlines

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Technology

New test force focuses on autonomy, unmanned aircraft, new technologies

The 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., has a new organization that will explore the Air Force warfighting capabilities of tomorrow.

Lockheed Martin photograph by Chad Bellay Local

Aerial photographer hangs up his helmet after flying more than 2,000 hours

Lockheed Martin aerial photographer Tom Reynolds didn’t have a clue that saying yes to a temporary, year-long assignment would turn into a 33-year career at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

Photograph by Peter Merlin Local

Gathering of Eagles celebrates F-117A test program

The Flight Test Historical Foundation hosted the Gathering of Eagles Oct. 1 at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds in Lancaster, Calif. The annual event celebrates significant events in flight-test history.

© William J. Simone, FTHF Local

Rare XB-47 is home once again

The Edwards Air Force Flight Test Museum recently completed the first phase of a multiple phase effort to save and restore the world’s oldest B-47 medium jet bomber.

eafb-spirit Salutes & Awards

Team Edwards member wins DOD’s 2016 Spirit of Hope Award

Timothy Bryant, Space Positioning Optical Radar Tracking operations chief, 412th Operations Support Group, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., was one of five people honored by the Department of Defense as a recipient of the 2016 Spirit of Hope Award, which is given for exemplary service and support to the troops.

All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.



2016 Women’s History Month facts #2

Posted  March 25, 2016

As Edwards AFB continues to celebrate Women’s History Month, a few more facts about women’s history for your enrichment. To gain further understanding of the impact these women had in history, a link regarding the fact is provided. Former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright was nominated for the position by President Clinton and was sworn in…

Full Story »


Exchange’s ‘You Made the Grade’ program rewards military students

Posted  March 25, 2016

DALLAS–For military students, making multiple moves with their active-duty parents is just a part of life. In fact, military children typically move six to nine times by the time they’ve completed 12th grade, according to the Military Child Education Coalition. The Army & Air Force Exchange Service appreciates the sacrifices military students make and is…

Full Story »


Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  March 25, 2016

“To everything there is a season …” Many of us are overjoyed that spring is here. The flowers are blooming and the cold of winter has passed. Spring, as a season, often provides the human spirit with feelings of hope, reminding us of the power of life. Even in the midst of the desert, we…

Full Story »


Announcements – March 25, 2016

Posted  March 25, 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…

Full Story »


News Briefs – March 18, 2016

Posted  March 18, 2016

New hours Change at VCC Effective March 21, new hours at the Visitor Control Center will be from 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday. West Gate (Rosamond Boulevard) visitors will be unable to retrieve a pass until 7 a.m. and ONLY at the VCC. Do not attept to get passes from the West Gate before the VCC…

Full Story »