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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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News Briefs – April 8, 2016

Posted  April 8, 2016

Calling all volunteers The Edwards AFB “Run with History” Half Marathon, 10K and 5K needs your help. This second annual event is May 14 and volunteers are needed to help make this another successful experience for all involved. Volunteers will help with registration, passing out water and encouraging the runners. Volunteers will be needed to…

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Exercise Desert Wind 16-02 brings Edwards, community responders together

Posted  April 8, 2016

Four community agencies joined Edwards Air Force base emergency responders for Exercise Desert Wind 16-02 April 4.

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As tax day approaches, Exchange doubles gas savings

Posted  April 8, 2016

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is giving military shoppers a reason to look forward to Tax Day by doubling the discount MILITARY STAR® cardholders receive on gas. From April 15 through April 17, drivers fueling up with a MILITARY STAR card at Edwards AFB gas stations will receive 10 cents off per gallon…

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Spring is here and it’s time for cleanup at Edwards

Posted  April 8, 2016

Winter is finally over and spring has arrived, and despite the cold mornings or the blustery winds we have battled, the weather is definitely turning warmer. Just like the things we do every year at home, clearing winter debris blown into our yards or removing dead plants and weeds, at Edwards AFB we have an…

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Adopt a desert dinosaur!

Posted  April 8, 2016

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Biologists at the 412th Civil Engineer Group, Environmental Management Division, are seeking more base residents or families willing to foster a desert tortoise. PCS season is fast approaching and Environmental Management is looking to develop a list of potential foster parents before the rush. Captive desert tortoises have to…

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