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Boeing photograph by Bob Ferguson Local

Hypersonic CTF oversight shifts to Arnold EDC

The Hypersonic Combined Test Force here saw a shift in leadership Dec. 1`, as oversight of the unit was transferred to the Arnold Engineering and Development Complex, Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn.

NASA photograph by Lauren Hughes Local

Landing on display

NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California lent its Lunar Landing Research Vehicle, or LLRV, and a Space Shuttle Crew Transporter to the Air Force Flight Test Museum on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Local

Final phase of C-17 drag reduction testing underway

When it comes to aviation fuel, the C-17 Globemaster III utilization rate makes it stand out as the largest consumer in the U.S. Air Force.

Army photograph by 1st Lt. Daniel Johnson Defense

U.S. service members mark Thanksgiving serving on global missions

While the vast majority of Americans will be sitting down with family for a Thanksgiving feast, hundreds of thousands of U.S. service members will be on guard around the world, ensuring their fellow citizens enjoy a day of peace. 

Navy photograph by Lt. j.g. Maideline Sanchez Defense

F-35 helmet: An advance in flight technology

When the Department of Defense launched the acquisition process for the revolutionary F-35 Lightning II, they envisioned a common platform across three variants that ultimately invigorated the defense industry worldwide, creating an influx of new technologies -- notably the F-35 helmet.


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Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds
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Edwards CivMil installs new officers, directors

Posted  November 4, 2016

Edwards Air Force Base Civilian-Military Support Group held its annual installation banquet at the University of the Antelope Valley, where Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, installed the new officers and directors for the coming year.

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Air Force photograph by Brad White
Salutes & Awards

New class of Blue Eagles guardsmen ready for duty

Posted  November 4, 2016

Air Force photograph by Brad White The newest members of the Blue Eagles Honor Guard perform a mock funeral Oct. 28 at Chapel 1 in front of an audience. The funeral is part of the class’ graduation day. The 412th Force Support Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., graduated 27 new members of the…

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Air Force photograph by Christopher Okula
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416th FLTS tests missile for European ally’s Joint Strike Fighter

Posted  November 2, 2016

From Norway to Australia, members from a number of allied and partner nations have come to Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to team with base units to test systems, enhance international cooperation and advance their own air forces’ capabilities.

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Air Force photograph by John Perry
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Fifty Edwards Airmen get speedy face-to-face mentoring from top

Posted  November 2, 2016

The Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Middle Tier Association hosted a Chief Speed Review at the Desert Mall Oct. 17, 2016.

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Tech Report: Biofuels

Posted  November 2, 2016

In this episode of Tech Report, we learn the important role biofuels play in reducing dependence on crude oil.

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