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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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Local

AFAF campaign in full swing

Posted  February 12, 2016

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer (left), 412th Test Wing commander; Col. David Radomski (center), 412th TW vice commander; and Chief Master Sgt. David Smith (right), 412th TW command chief, sign their Air Force Assistance Fund donation slips Feb. 5. The 412th Test Wing leadership got together to sign their Air Force…

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Health & Safety

Zika Virus

Posted  February 12, 2016

Mosquitoes may not be a huge topic discussed when stationed at Edwards Air Force Base, however, that may not be the case this year. Though the Mojave Desert gets as hot as 100 plus degrees during the summer time, there is still a good chance that mosquitoes may find areas that have potential for breeding.

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted  February 12, 2016

Feb. 15–19 Monday Closed Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Chicken parmesan Side salad and garlic bread Thursday Orange chicken Fried rice and egg roll Friday Chicken enchilada Spanish rice and refried beans All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin Hood and Anthony’s Pizza Food Facilities Available Menu…

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Commentary

Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  February 12, 2016

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community George Washington once said, “I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.” Maintaining that character takes both firmness and virtue to make the…

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Events

Announcements – February 12, 2016

Posted  February 12, 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…

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