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Local STEM clubs receive grants courtesy of ITEA

Desert High School's Scorpion Robotics club was joined by names like the Science Jets, Cyberpatriots and Team 399 Eagles Robotics, for the 2016 Antelope Valley Chapter of the International Test and Evaluation Association Grants Luncheon held April 21.

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball Local

Edwards introduces new and improved fuel storage system

The 412th Civil Engineering Group introduced the installation's new state-of-the-art Bulk Fuel Storage System on East Forbes Avenue at a ribbon-cutting ceremony here today.

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What is the value of developmental test?

Imagine the frustration of having a brand new rotary launcher, capable of carrying 16,000 lbs of smart bombs, and you discover that the dropped bombs potentially would not arm or explode on impact?

Air Force photograph by Joseph Gocong Local

Ridley’s nephew visits Edwards

It’s always a special day when we can show our family where we work, especially when the job site is Edwards Air Force Base!

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Edwards families get improved quality of life with Mojave Sky Community Center

A 4.5-acre community center built by Corvias Military Living features both indoor and outdoor amenities, including an Olympic-size swimming pool dedicated for casual swimming.


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Commentary

Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  February 5, 2016

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community What is your legacy? Her name was Dean Cornett. Very few people outside of the tiny village of Paint Lick, Ky., know who she was, but those in the village remember how she became one of President George H. W. Bush’s 1,000…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted  February 5, 2016

Feb. 8 – 11 Monday Chicken cordon bleu Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Spaghetti and meatballs Side salad and garlic bread Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday CLOSED All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin Hood and Anthony’s Pizza…

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Air Force

High year of tenure extension for 122 specialties

Posted  February 5, 2016

Eligible senior airmen, staff sergeants, technical sergeants, and master sergeants in 122 Air Force specialties can apply for a high year of tenure extension and, if approved, will be able to extend between 12 and 24 months past their current HYT. Eligible Airmen who apply for an extension should be approved by their unit commander…

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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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Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber
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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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