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Remembering the F-117 Nighthawk

It’s been 10 years since the F-117 Nighthawk retired, an aircraft so secret Nevada folklore labeled it a UFO.

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Toward the Unknown: Edwards AFB meets Hollywood

Up late the other night and looking at late night viewing options on the small screen, I saw that the movie Toward the Unknown was on offer at midnight on TCM. “What the heck,” I thought — sleep is overrated and I needed a fix of good old American aviation movie making!

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Hybrid generator could make aircraft maintenance more efficient, effective, user friendly

You can’t have air power without ground power says Senior Master Sgt. Jason Tilley, who is the Air Force’s lead for its Aerospace Ground Support Equipment Working Group.

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F-35 completes most comprehensive flight test program in aviation history

The F-35 program has accomplished the final developmental test flight of the System Development and Demonstration phase of the program. The F-35 Integrated Test Force is based at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md.

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Arnold AFB hosts annual meeting of AFRL chief engineers

For the first time ever, Arnold AFB has hosted the Systems Engineering Program Management meeting, an annual gathering of Chief Engineers across the Air Force Research Laboratory.


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Commentary

Flipping for safety

Posted  March 23, 2018

In pediatrics, we regularly emphasize how exercise is key to a healthy lifestyle and maintaining a healthy weight. In children and adolescents, physical activity is commonly accomplished by participation in organized sports.

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Health & Safety

Dangers of opioid pain medications explained

Posted  March 23, 2018

Pain is the most common reason people seek medical treatment. According to the National Institutes of Health, more than 1 in 10 Americans have chronic pain or pain every day for the preceding three months. When used as directed by your physician, opioid medications safely help control acute pain, such as pain you experience after…

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Local

Edwards’ base theater awakens

Posted  March 23, 2018

Courtesy photograph by Kayla Fagan Col. George Tromba, 412th Mission Support commander, cut the ceremonial ribbon to officially reopen the base theater at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., as members of the 501st Legion looked on March 16, 2018. The Force is strong once again within the walls of the base theater at Edwards Air…

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News

Top reservist visits troops at Edwards

Posted  March 21, 2018

Command Chief Master Sergeant for Air Force Reserve Command, Chief Master Sgt. Ericka E. Kelly, visited Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., March 9, 2018, for a base familiarization tour and to meet with local Reserve Airmen.

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Fueled by kindness, first sergeants pay for gas

Posted  March 21, 2018

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Senior Airman Curtis Bradshaw, 412th Security Forces Squadron, gets a high five from Master Sgt. Venessa Brown, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron first sergeant, at the Express gas station March 14. Brown and her fellow first sergeants conducted a “random-act-of-kindness” event where they paid for and offered to pump gas…

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