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NASA photograph by Lauren Hughes Local

Kids learn about mom, dad’s work at NASA Armstrong

Izadel “Izzy” Rosas sits in the cockpit of the F/A-18, grabs a hold of the control stick and smiles.

NASA photograph by Ken Ulbrich Technology

NASA Armstrong previews worldwide atmospheric mission

NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards, Calif., hosted media representatives July 7, giving them an overview of the upcoming Atmospheric Tomography (ATom) airborne science mission that will use the center's DC-8 airplane.

Air Force photograph by SrA. Hailey Haux Air Force

Goldfein hosts first town hall with CMSAF

The Air Force’s top officer and enlisted leader hosted a town hall forum in the Boyd Auditorium at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., July 20, 2016.

Air Force photograph by Christian Turner Technology

RASCAL pod innovation enhances test capabilities

Innovation is the introduction of something new, an improved product or method. One innovation that’s not necessarily new but continues to demonstrate innovation is the RASCAL pod program at the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Two-month UAS flight test series concludes

As the wheels of NASA’s Ikhana Unmanned Aircraft System touched down June 30, 2016, a two-month flight test series came to a close, concluding an essential stage in the agency’s research into technologies that support safe integration of UAS into the National Airspace System.


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vision-center
Local

See what the new vision center has to offer

Posted  January 29, 2016

Members of the Exchange staff and Vista Optical pose for a photo before cutting the grand opening cake Jan. 15. The shop is available to anyone with access to the base. Vista Optical officially opened Jan. 15 in the Edwards AFB Exchange Mall area. The optical center celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon cutting…

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afaf
Events

2016 AFAF Campaign at Edwards launches Feb. 1

Posted  January 29, 2016

This year’s Air Force Assistance Fund campaign on base begins Feb. 1 and runs through March 11. The AFAF is a charitable fund by Airmen for Airmen. All monies raised during the campaign go to supporting the Air Force’s four charities: The Air Force Aid Society, which takes care of Airmen and their families with emergency…

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blood-drive
Events

Annual Battle of the Badges blood drive coming Feb. 3

Posted  January 29, 2016

The biggest American Red Cross blood drive of the year is approaching quickly. The 10th Annual Battle of the Badges is Feb. 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Chapel 1 Annex. All donors will receive a 10th Annual Battle of the Badges t-shirt. Identification is required to donate. To schedule an appointment…

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Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber
Local

Family Advocacy classes provide tools for success

Posted  January 29, 2016

Family Advocacy is starting off the New Year with a new round of free classes. Offering everything from New Pregnancy Orientation and parenting classes, to stress and anger management, Family Advocacy is ready to help the base community members reach their personal goals.

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winter-weather
Health & Safety

Winter weather season is upon us

Posted  January 29, 2016

Edwards Air Force Base is located on a desert plateau, at an average of 2,400 feet above sea level bounded on three sides by mountain chains. These chains have a significant effect on local weather. During the winter season, Edwards can still expect its fair share of winter weather. For most of the winter season,…

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