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EDC Junior Force Council makes inaugural networking visit to Edwards

Rich in Air Force history and a hallmark installation in the Air Force test world, Edwards Air Force Base in California is home to the 412th Flight Test Wing and the world-famous Test Pilot School.

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Former 412th Test Wing vice commander Schott retires

Base leadership, family and friends came together at Club Muroc at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to celebrate the career and accomplishments of Col. Jason Schott during his retirement ceremony June 14. The 412th Test Wing’s former vice commander retires after more than 25 years of active duty service.

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Edwards test squadron completes Joint Strike Missile test program

A team of U.S. Air Force engineers, test pilots and Norwegian government and industry personnel recently completed a large phase of testing for the Joint Strike Missile.

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Sample return technology successfully tested on Xodiac rocket

Honeybee Robotics in Pasadena, Calif., flight tested its pneumatic sampler collection system, PlanetVac, on Masten Space Systems’ Xodiac rocket on May 24, launching from Mojave, Calif., and landing to collect a sample of more than 320 grams of top soil from the surface of the desert floor.

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NASA flies large UAV in public airspace without chase plane for first time

NASA’s remotely-piloted Ikhana aircraft, based at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif., successfully flew its first mission in the National Airspace System without a safety chase aircraft June 12, 2018.


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California secretary of state encourages Team Edwards to vote

Posted  October 23, 2015

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber California Secretary of State Alex Padilla speaks with unit voting representatives at Base Operations Oct. 16. Padilla visited Edwards to encourage military members to vote and learn about issues effecting their local community. California Secretary of State Alex Padilla dropped by Edwards AFB Oct. 16 to specifically meet with…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted  October 23, 2015

Oct. 26-30 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Country fried steak Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Beef stroganoff Over egg noodles and vegetables Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday Baked cod Macaroni and cheese, and broccoli All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage…

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412th LRS aids stranded motorists

Posted  October 23, 2015

The 412th Logistics Readiness Squadron sent out four buses early Oct. 16 to assist the Kern County Sheriff's Department and California Highway Patrol in transporting motorists who had been trapped in a mudslide on State Route 58 east of Tehachapi.

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Commentary

Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  October 23, 2015

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community As stated previously, Templeton Foundation winner and former British Navy serviceman Jean Vanier has a heart for the disabled and those with developmental disabilities. He maintains that “the intellectually-disabled don’t pretend to love others for what they do. That’s their gift…

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Events

Announcements – October 23, 2015

Posted  October 23, 2015

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000 Tops in Blue Nov. 14, 7 p.m. at the Base Theater. Join Tops in Blue, as they perform “Freedom’s Song,” a celebration of the freedom we enjoy as Americans. This year’s tour features the exciting sounds of the top of the charts along with popular American…

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