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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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B-52 releases JASSM from internal bay

The personnel of Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., accomplished another first recently by executing a clean separation of three Joint Attack Surface Standoff Missiles, or JASSMs, from the internal weapons bay of a B-52 Stratofortress at Edwards.

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Back in BAF: B-1B Lancer returns to Benefield Anechoic Facility

The B-1B Lancer has come home to test in the Benefield Anechoic Facility at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.


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KC-46 continues milestones with refueling of AV-8B Harrier II

Posted  March 11, 2016

KC-46 continues milestones with refueling of AV-8B Harrier II

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News

News Briefs – March 18, 2016

Posted  March 18, 2016

New hours Change at VCC Effective March 21, new hours at the Visitor Control Center will be from 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday. West Gate (Rosamond Boulevard) visitors will be unable to retrieve a pass until 7 a.m. and ONLY at the VCC. Do not attept to get passes from the West Gate before the VCC…

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Events

Announcements – March 25, 2016

Posted  March 25, 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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Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  March 25, 2016

“To everything there is a season …” Many of us are overjoyed that spring is here. The flowers are blooming and the cold of winter has passed. Spring, as a season, often provides the human spirit with feelings of hope, reminding us of the power of life. Even in the midst of the desert, we…

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Exchange’s ‘You Made the Grade’ program rewards military students

Posted  March 25, 2016

DALLAS–For military students, making multiple moves with their active-duty parents is just a part of life. In fact, military children typically move six to nine times by the time they’ve completed 12th grade, according to the Military Child Education Coalition. The Army & Air Force Exchange Service appreciates the sacrifices military students make and is…

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