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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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Salutes & Awards

First civilians graduate from Airman Leadership School

Posted  February 19, 2016

Base leadership and attendees from all over Edwards congratulated a new class of Airman Leadership School graduates Feb. 11 during a ceremony at Club Muroc, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Health & Safety

Firearm safety tips from 412th TW Safety

Posted  February 19, 2016

As spring rapidly approaches in Southern California, more and more people will enjoy outdoor shooting ranges and hunting. Recreational shooting can be enjoyed by all ages, but it is not without hazards. Like most recreational sports, there are safety concerns that must be addressed in order to have a fun event while minimizing the risk…

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KC-46 tanker successfully refuels F/A-18

Posted  February 19, 2016

A U.S. Air Force and Boeing aircrew aboard the KC-46 tanker successfully refueled an F/A-18 fighter jet in flight Feb. 10. The air refueling was the program's first using the KC-46's hose and drogue system. It took place in the skies over Washington State.

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Events

Military Saves Week 2016 — Meet the challenge in 3 steps

Posted  February 19, 2016

Military Saves Week 2016 is fast approaching! Every year, military installations and organizations around the world join forces to motivate, support, and encourage service members and military families to save money, reduce debt, and build wealth through a week of financial focus and education. “I’m a big fan of the Military Saves Campaign,” said Lt….

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Salutes & Awards

412th TW fourth quarter award winners unveiled

Posted  February 19, 2016

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Like most test wing award ceremonies, the fourth quarter ceremony held in the base theater Feb. 11 had a theme. Winners received their award plaque from Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, and were then given a basketball to shoot. The 412th Test Wing recognized outstanding individual…

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