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F-35 surges forward with record-breaking weapons tests

The F-35 Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., recently completed 25 missions comprised of 12 Weapons Delivery Accuracy and 13 weapon separation tests as part of a month-long weapons firing test surge.

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Air Force Flight Test Museum taking in more NASA history with Phantom Eye, LLRV

On June 1, 2012, Boeing's Phantom Eye prototype autonomous unmanned aircraft system made its first flight at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., as part of a NASA Armstrong (formerly Dryden) Flight Research Center project.

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DOD makes last-minute push for food donations in ‘Feds Feed Families’

"There were many times that we would go without just to feed the kids," Diane Carter said at the Pentagon today at a charity fair for the Feds Feed Families initiative.  "And at one point in time ... I had sold everything in my house, all my furniture and everything, just to feed the kids.

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F-35 prepared to undergo chemical, biological decontamination testing

After years of preparation, the 461st Flight Test Squadron and Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., are ready to test the F-35 Lightning II’s ability to be decontaminated from chemical and biological weapons exposure.

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New commander for Rocket Lab

A change of command ceremony was held at the “Rocket Lab” at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Aug. 11, 2016, where Col. Patrick Davis (far right) relinquished command to Clark.


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Announcements – March 4, 2016

Posted  March 4, 2016

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000! Second Annual Run with History Half Marathon/10K/5K May 14, runs begin at 7 am Early Registration: Half — $50, 10K — $35, 5K — $25 Registration after April 1: Half — $60, 10K — $45, 5K — $35 Come out and run where history is made…

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Commentary

Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  March 4, 2016

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community Napoleon said, “A leader is a dealer in hope.” Hope is a most valuable commodity. In fact when someone does not have any hope they are vulnerable to thoughts of self-harm. The hope that we often need isn’t that we will…

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‘Random acts’ fuels smiles courtesy of first shirts

Posted  March 4, 2016

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Master Sgt. Laura Magas (left), 412th Operations Group, surprises Senior Airman Kelli Zeitler, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, as she gets ready to pump gas at the Edwards Express gas station Feb. 26. The Edwards First Sergeants Council bought a tank of gas for about 20 Airmen E-5 and below…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted  March 4, 2016

March 7 – 11 Monday Three pieces fried chicken Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Open-faced turkey Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables 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 Food Facilities…

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News Briefs – March 11, 2016

Posted  March 11, 2016

Car Seat Check Announcement Did you know child restraint systems (car seats) are misused 73 percent of the time? Did you know booster seats have been shown to reduce the risk of serious injury by 45 percent compared to seatbelts alone for children ages 4-8 years? In conjunction with Team Edwards Day March 14, the…

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