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AF recruiter steers effort to bring new engine to local high school

Auto shop students at Quartz Hill High School have a new learning tool courtesy of the Air Force. The Lancaster, Calif., Air Force recruiting office spearheaded the donation of a new 2018 Nissan Leaf engine, which was introduced during a small ceremony at the school May 21.

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Bowers inspires students to be their best

Al Bowers, who is the chief scientist at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, loves to hear about the successes of people he has mentored. For decades he has been a strong supporter of education and seeding young minds.

NASA photograph by Ryan Dibley Technology

Wi-Fi in space, spacecraft technologies launched on Blue Origin rocket

A company vying to be the first internet service provider in space as well as a NASA monitoring system for testing technologies on suborbital vehicles were both carried into space when Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket successfully launched April 29.

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Edwards Air Force Base engineers search for future innovators

Companies from all innovative disciplines often send engineers to career fairs all over the nation to search for future go-getters; and the Air Force test mission is no different.

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412th SFS to hold Police Week events May 14-18

Team Edwards and the 412th Security Forces Squadron will observe National Police Week with a slate of events May 14-18. Police Week is a time designated to remember and celebrate past and present civilian and military law enforcement officers, as well as the survivors of those who make the ultimate sacrifice.


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KC-46 program refueler touches down at Edwards

Posted  October 23, 2015

The KC-46 program's first test aircraft, a Boeing 767-2C (EMD-1), departed from its home at Boeing Field in Seattle and touched down at Edwards for the first time Oct. 15.

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Events

Town Hall meeting Nov. 4

Posted  October 23, 2015

The next semi-annual Edwards Town Hall meeting will be 5-9 p.m., Nov. 4 in the Airman and Family Readiness Center (Bldg. 5620).   Briefers will include the 412th Force Support Squadron, 412th Security Forces Squadron, AAFES, the school liaison officer and Corvias Housing.  For questions or recommended topics, contact the 412th Mission Support Group at 661-277-0440.

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Children learn to sign for National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Posted  October 23, 2015

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Amber Ludwig, 412th Test Wing American Sign Language interpreter, demonstrates how to sign the letter Y. The children at the School Age Annex got a chance to try their hands at American Sign Language Oct. 20. Amber Ludwig, 412th Test Wing Equal Opportunity certified American Sign Language interpreter, taught…

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Volunteer groups raise funds helping exchange shoppers wrap gifts

Posted  October 23, 2015

Community groups can raise funds for their worthy causes while spreading some holiday cheer as the Edwards AFB Exchange is actively soliciting partners for the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s annual community gift wrap program.  “To make the holidays a little easier, we partner with local groups to ensure gifts purchased at the Exchange…

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Salutes & Awards

Local air traffic controller recognized for innovative excellence

Posted  October 23, 2015

A Federal Aviation Administration air traffic controller on Edwards was recently honored with the FAA's Southwestern Regional Office's Award for Innovation Excellence.

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