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Civilian takes top honor at Airman Leadership School

Edwards Air Force Base in California’s High Desert is well-known for its firsts; first flights of aircraft, first time breaking the sound barrier, first shuttle landing site, and the list goes on.

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Planes, aviation legends, highlight 70th anniversary

Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., held its 70th Anniversary of Supersonic Flight event Oct. 13-14. Famed test pilots, retired Brig. Generals Chuck Yeager and Robert Cardenas, were on hand for the celebration that honored their achievement Oct. 14, 1947.

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Edwards EOD hosts realistic training for fellow bomb squad members

It may not sound that attractive, but a lot of the 308,000 acres at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., resemble the same landscape deployed service members find in the Middle East and Southwest Asia.

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What is a high performer, Alex?

Answers in the form of questions highlighted the “Jeopardy” themed 412th Test Wing Third Quarter Awards ceremony held at the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Base Theater Nov. 14, 2017.

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CE completes work without grounding Rocket Lab operations

Realizing the criticality of Air Force Research Laboratory’s Rocket Propulsion Division’s mission at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., the 412th Civil Engineer Squadron Infrastructure Flight and Heavy Repair Flight teamed up to replace two obsolete cooling towers and one 40-ton condensing unit.


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Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  November 6, 2015

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community What is your purpose?  Do you know the answer or even where to start looking for the answer?  New York Times columnist David Brooks noted that people “feel a hunger to live meaningfully but they don’t know the right questions to…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted  November 6, 2015

Nov. 9-13 2015 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Spaghetti with meatballs Side salad and garlic bread Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Closed Veterans Day Observed Thursday Orange chicken Fried rice and egg roll Friday Chicken enchilada Spanish rice and refried beans All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large…

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Congressman Steve Knight speaks at AFSA event

Posted  November 6, 2015

U.S. Congressman Steve Knight visited Edwards AFB to speak at the Airmen and Family Readiness Center Oct. 30. The visit was sponsored by the local AFSA Chapter 1328.

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November Promotions

Posted  November 6, 2015

Team Edwards held its monthly enlisted promotion ceremony in the base theater Oct. 30. Congratulations to all the Airmen who made the next stride in their Air Force careers! To airman first class Ian A. Ray, 912th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Damarco M. Flint, 912th AMXS To senior airman Isaac K. Kosmowski, 31st Test and Evaluation…

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Seniors at DHS score ‘hole-in-one’ with mini golf project

Posted  November 6, 2015

Desert High School Class of 2016 student Jasmine Palmer left her junior year with a vision for how to better her school. She wanted to restore a miniature golf course that was created as a legacy project in 2006 to its original glory.

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