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F-35 surges forward with record-breaking weapons tests

The F-35 Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., recently completed 25 missions comprised of 12 Weapons Delivery Accuracy and 13 weapon separation tests as part of a month-long weapons firing test surge.

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Air Force Flight Test Museum taking in more NASA history with Phantom Eye, LLRV

On June 1, 2012, Boeing's Phantom Eye prototype autonomous unmanned aircraft system made its first flight at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., as part of a NASA Armstrong (formerly Dryden) Flight Research Center project.

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DOD makes last-minute push for food donations in ‘Feds Feed Families’

"There were many times that we would go without just to feed the kids," Diane Carter said at the Pentagon today at a charity fair for the Feds Feed Families initiative.  "And at one point in time ... I had sold everything in my house, all my furniture and everything, just to feed the kids.

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F-35 prepared to undergo chemical, biological decontamination testing

After years of preparation, the 461st Flight Test Squadron and Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., are ready to test the F-35 Lightning II’s ability to be decontaminated from chemical and biological weapons exposure.

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New commander for Rocket Lab

A change of command ceremony was held at the “Rocket Lab” at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Aug. 11, 2016, where Col. Patrick Davis (far right) relinquished command to Clark.


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Family Advocacy offers classes, events during April

Posted  April 8, 2016

The Family Advocacy Program has scheduled several classes and events throughout the month of April to help people living and working at Edwards Air Force Base. Classes are open to all active duty, civilian, contractors and their family members.   P.R.E.P. (Couple’s Relationship Enhancement Workshop) This six-week workshop is intended to address issues such as…

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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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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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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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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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