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Ten seconds later and that picture still exists

There is a conversation many teenagers have had with their parents or friends, me included.

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Second X-56A MUTT makes first flight

Researchers at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif., successfully conducted the agency’s first flight of the X-56A Multi-Utility Technology Testbed April 9.

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An Edwards NCO’s journey to wounded warrior mentorship

Tech. Sgt. Ryan Delaney couldn't be happier to be a mentor for the introductory adaptive sports and rehabilitation camp that happened at Eglin AFB April 13-22.

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Officers’ Spouses Club grants $5,000 in scholarship money to local students

This year, the Edwards Officers' Spouses Club presented $5,000 in annual scholarship money to four local high school students.

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Q&A with the CMSAF

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody and his wife, retired Chief Master Sgt. Athena Cody, visited Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, from March 31 to April 2.


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Boeing employee community fund sends military children to camp

Posted  April 3, 2015

The Employees Community Fund at Boeing has awarded a grant to the Tiger Woods Learning Center for five students of military families from around Edwards Air Force Base†to attend the Summer Academy Camp this July. The Summer Academy Camp is an opportunity for military children to attend a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics summer camp…

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122 years of Navy chiefs celebrated with fun run

Posted  April 3, 2015

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Sailors from Navy Squadron VX-9 DET Edwards celebrated 122 years of Navy chiefs April 1.   Navy Squadron VX-9 DET Edwards celebrated 122 years of Navy chiefs April 1. The F-35C operational test squadron hosted a 5K fun run beginning at the Rosburg Fitness Center to commemorate this day…

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Announcements – April 3, 2015

Posted  April 3, 2015

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000 Sponsorship Opportunities Attention local business operators; Reach your military market! Edwards Services is proud to provide businesses the opportunity to show support of our military members through the AF Commercial Sponsorship Program. From 4th of July’s Freedom Fest to the annual Children’s Holiday Party held in…

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News Briefs March 27, 2015

Posted  March 27, 2015

Enlisted promotion ceremony The Edwards Enlisted Promotion Ceremony is 3 p.m., March 31 in the base theater. Promotees and commanders will be in service dress. Uniform of the day for all other attendees will be uniform of the day or business casual. CPTS delayed opening The 412th Comptroller Squadron will delay opening until 11 a.m.,…

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Pursuing dreams to fly, fight and win

Posted  March 27, 2015

Have you ever been told you didn’t have what it takes while pursuing a goal? Did you believe it? I did. My final year in college, the Reserve Officer Training Corps detachment commander met with each senior to discuss our Air Force future. When asked what I hoped to do, like most of my peers…

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Edwards joint maintenance team completes significant JSF propulsion verification event

Posted  March 27, 2015

A propulsion verification event is often considered tedious but essential work accomplished by the unseen maintainers of the developmental test and evaluation world.

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Edwards heroes save coworker’s life

Posted  March 27, 2015

For four heavy equipment operators with the 412th Civil Engineer Group March 13 was simply supposed to be another early morning day on the flightline, for another operator it was a day he almost lost his life if not for the actions of his four heroic coworkers.

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Edwards CAP squadron to host open house

Posted  March 27, 2015

Edwards AFB’s Civil Air Patrol Squadron will host an open house will be held at the Oasis Community Center 6-8 p.m., March 31. The public is invited to attend and enjoy the squadron cadet program demonstrations. Cadets will be sharing their CAP training experience in the following cadet programs: * Aerospace Education including remotely controlled aircraft and…

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2015 Edwards Royalty crowned

Posted  March 27, 2015

Courtesy photograph The new Edwards Community Queens were crowned March 21 during the 2015 pageant held at the Oasis Community Center. They are (back row from left) Miss (Danika Blake), Teen Miss (Ariana Medina), Junior Miss (Heather Byrd); front row, from left; Little Miss (Scarlett Coble) and Tiny Miss (Adriana Coble). The new royalty will represent…

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Thunderbirds give up-close look to academy-bound student

Posted  March 27, 2015

Headlining the 2015 Los Angeles County Airshow March 21-22 was U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, also known as the Thunderbirds.

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