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AFMC command chief reflects on 30-year career

Air Force Materiel Command's top enlisted member will end his military career May 6, 2016, closing out what he calls a "wonderful journey" around the world.

Air Force photograph by Christian Turner Local

Marine Osprey flies in to fuel up F-35B

A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey descended on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to link up with a Marine F-35B Joint Strike Fighter April 28. Both aircraft are assigned to Marine Operational Test & Evaluation Squadron 22 (VMX-22) out of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma in Arizona.

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball Local

Eagle project defines cooperation

The Air Force's F-15 Eagle fleet is scheduled to receive a wheel and brake upgrade after completion of flight testing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Aggressive bobcat attacks family pets in Edwards housing area

An aggressive bobcat has attacked several small dogs in base housing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., over the last few weeks.

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Local

Local STEM clubs receive grants courtesy of ITEA

Desert High School's Scorpion Robotics club was joined by names like the Science Jets, Cyberpatriots and Team 399 Eagles Robotics, for the 2016 Antelope Valley Chapter of the International Test and Evaluation Association Grants Luncheon held April 21.


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Events

Announcements – February 26, 2016

Posted  February 26, 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  February 26, 2016

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community As a white child of the 1960s I cannot remember the violence of the Civil Rights efforts of that decade. I was not aware of death threats my father received when he spoke out for educational equality and the integration of…

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Local

NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted  February 26, 2016

29 February 2016 Monday Pork loin Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Lasagna Side salad and garlic bread Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday Baked cod fish Rice pilaf and vegetables All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large $ 2.09 Robin Hood…

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Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner
Salutes & Awards

412th TW 2015 Annual Awards showcases top performers

Posted  February 26, 2016

The 412th Test Wing hosted its annual awards banquet at Club Muroc Feb. 18 where accolades and hardware were handed out to the wing’s top performing individuals and one team. Congratulations to all awardees for setting the standard in their respective categories! Airman of the Year — Senior Airman Raquel R. Caramanno, 412th Medical Group…

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Health & Safety

On base fire evacuation safety

Posted  February 26, 2016

The safety of Edwards Air Force Base personnel and the education of the base involving proper facility evacuation principles is only a portion of the Edwards Fire Department’s fire prevention goals. Fire evacuation, whether it is fire discovery, word of mouth, facility intercom, or activation by an installed fire alarm system, shall be considered a…

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