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Ten seconds later and that picture still exists

There is a conversation many teenagers have had with their parents or friends, me included.

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Second X-56A MUTT makes first flight

Researchers at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif., successfully conducted the agency’s first flight of the X-56A Multi-Utility Technology Testbed April 9.

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An Edwards NCO’s journey to wounded warrior mentorship

Tech. Sgt. Ryan Delaney couldn't be happier to be a mentor for the introductory adaptive sports and rehabilitation camp that happened at Eglin AFB April 13-22.

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Officers’ Spouses Club grants $5,000 in scholarship money to local students

This year, the Edwards Officers' Spouses Club presented $5,000 in annual scholarship money to four local high school students.

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Q&A with the CMSAF

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody and his wife, retired Chief Master Sgt. Athena Cody, visited Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, from March 31 to April 2.


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USO Show Troupe dances through Edwards

Posted  April 10, 2015

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit The Bob Hope USO brought out the USO Show Troupe to Edwards AFB April 6. They performed as the main entertainment at the 412th Maintenance Group’s award banquet earlier in the day and here at the Oasis Community Center for the base public. The troupe mainly performed Top 40…

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Maintenance Group recognizes its star performers

Posted  April 10, 2015

Edwards' top performers in the maintenance career field were recognized amongst peers during the 412th Maintenance Group Maintenance Professional of the Year banquet held April 6 at Hangar 1600.

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Next town hall meeting April 22

Posted  April 10, 2015

Air Force photograph by Jena Romo Col. Eric Leshinksy, 412th Mission Support Group commander, addresses an audience at a town hall meeting last year at the Airmen and Family Readiness Center. The next town hall meeting is slated for April 22 at the AFRC. The next semi-annual Edwards Air Force Base Town Hall meeting will be…

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Gaining Altitude – Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  April 10, 2015

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community – Can you guess who said the following?  “In my soul, I feel just the terrible pain of loss, of God not wanting me, of God not being God, of God not really existing.”  This person felt God’s absence more than…

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Things are hopping at the base library

Posted  April 10, 2015

During story time at the base library April 3, the children all got a big surprise when the Easter bunny hopped to the party. The bunny greeted everyone and then joined them for an Easter egg hunt outside. After going inside, the bunny handed out goodie bags and posed for pictures.

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Announcements – April 10, 2015

Posted  April 10, 2015

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000 Sponsorship Opportunities Attention local business operators; Reach your military market! Edwards Services is proud to provide businesses the opportunity to show support of our military members through the AF Commercial Sponsorship Program. From 4th of July’s Freedom Fest to the annual Children’s Holiday Party held in…

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News Briefs April 3, 2015

Posted  April 3, 2015

Roadworks Work to repair Rosamond Blvd. north of the North Gate entry control point began April 1 and will continue until early May of this year. Speed limits will be reduced and periodic flagman controls will be enforced between the North Gate entry control point and the railroad overpass near the north base boundary. The…

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USO Show Troupe to perform April 6

Posted  April 3, 2015

The Edwards community is invited to a special event featuring the USO Show Troupe at the Oasis Community Center April 6. The show will run from 3-4 p.m. The USO Show Troupe is part of an entertainment tradition that goes back more than 70 years to its beginnings in the muddy camp shows of the…

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What’s your social thumbprint?

Posted  April 3, 2015

Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Jessica Hines Just as you would lock the front door of your home or secure your wallet, social media users should aim to lockup and secure their online personal information and do regular checkups of their social thumbprint. We’ve all done it; in a vain sense of curiosity to…

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Local base students score big at Kern County Science Fair

Posted  April 3, 2015

The Kern County Science Foundation†held its annual††Kern County Regional Science Fair March 23-24 in Bakersfield, Calif. Several Edwards Air Force Base students earned top honors and scholarships. For the ninth time, Desert High School won the Perpetual Trophy Award and a $500 prize. Congratulations to all the winners! Kern County Science Fair Results 1st Place:…

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