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POWs, MIAs honored at wreath-laying ceremony

Thousands of the nation’s prisoners of war and missing in action were honored during a wreath-laying ceremony at the Airman Leadership School Drill Pad at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Sept. 21.

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Edwards AFB conducts active shooter exercise

“Lockdown, lockdown, lockdown!” One phrase that no student, faculty or parents ever want to hear. Fortunately, those words were followed by, “Exercise, exercise, exercise.” Local Airmen, Edwards Emergency Management and numerous other local agencies participated in Desert Wind 18-03, an active shooter scenario exercise at Desert Junior-Senior High School on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Sept. 18.

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116 Day Innovation Blitz

In the midst of the Revolutionary War, the Second Continental Congress approved the Articles of Confederation on Nov. 15, 1777. This document, our nation’s first constitution, established the form of our federal government as we fought for and eventually won our independence. Yet, it was far from perfect.

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Edwards NCO steps up to next rank

Air Force photograph by Joseph Pol Sebastian Gocong Staff Sgt. Delores Otte (center), 412th Medical Support Squadron, poses for a photo with her technical sergeant promotion certificate along with Lt. Col. Neva Vanderschaegen, 412th MDSS commander, and Tech. Sgt. Rhonda Russell, 412th MDSS Pharmacy technician. Otte was promoted through the Stripes for Exceptional Performance program,…

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Edwards tech force ‘connects, learns, grows’ at third technical symposium

Engineers and scientists who help put the world’s most advanced aircraft into the sky came together for another meeting of the minds at the 3rd Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., FB Technical Symposium Sept. 10, 2018.


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Attendees get info, prizes at Women’s Equality Day gathering

Posted  August 31, 2018

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Tech. Sgt. Elizabeth Gould, 412th Logistics Readiness Squadron (left), verifies Staff Sgt. Ciarra Malto’s Bingo win during Edwards AFB’s Women’s Equality Day Social held Aug. 24 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. Gould helped organize this year’s observance. Women’s Equality Day was celebrated across the country last Sunday…

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Cyber security engineer discusses potential threats during ITEA luncheon

Posted  August 29, 2018

Members of the International Test and Evaluation Association Antelope Valley Chapter held their quarterly luncheon at Club Muroc at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Aug. 23, 2018.

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Golf pro Aronsson swings by Muroc Lake Golf Course

Posted  August 29, 2018

Air Force photograph by Giancarlo Casem Air Force retiree Lawrence Davis receives golfing tips from professional golfer Molly Aronsson, during a golf clinic at Muroc Lake Golf Course on Edwards Air Force Base Aug. 24. Professional golfer Molly Aronsson swung by Muroc Lake Golf Course at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and conducted some one-on-one…

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Supporting war fighters, innovation, key themes at Teichert’s first commander’s calls

Posted  August 27, 2018

For continued success at “the center of the aerospace testing universe,” the workforce at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., must maintain its focus on what it does for the war fighter and inspire innovation.

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Mercury Blvd. closure

Posted  August 27, 2018

Due to flight test operations at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Mercury Blvd. at the southern portion of the base will be closed 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Aug. 27 through Aug. 30. Motorists are advised to plan accordingly.

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