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Toward the Unknown: Edwards AFB meets Hollywood

Up late the other night and looking at late night viewing options on the small screen, I saw that the movie Toward the Unknown was on offer at midnight on TCM. “What the heck,” I thought — sleep is overrated and I needed a fix of good old American aviation movie making!

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Hybrid generator could make aircraft maintenance more efficient, effective, user friendly

You can’t have air power without ground power says Senior Master Sgt. Jason Tilley, who is the Air Force’s lead for its Aerospace Ground Support Equipment Working Group.

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F-35 completes most comprehensive flight test program in aviation history

The F-35 program has accomplished the final developmental test flight of the System Development and Demonstration phase of the program. The F-35 Integrated Test Force is based at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md.

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Arnold AFB hosts annual meeting of AFRL chief engineers

For the first time ever, Arnold AFB has hosted the Systems Engineering Program Management meeting, an annual gathering of Chief Engineers across the Air Force Research Laboratory.

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Air Force’s top doc visits Edwards

Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Mark A. Ediger, the surgeon general of the Air Force, visited Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., March 25-27, 2018. The purpose of his visit was to receive background on the 412th Test Wing mission and see how he can assist at his level with the mission.


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News Briefs – November 13, 2015

Posted  November 13, 2015

Combat Dining Out The 2015 412th Test Wing Combat Dining-Out, sponsored by the Edwards Top 3, is Nov. 21 in Hanger 1870. Obstacle course entry will be at 5 p.m. with the social beginning at 5:30 p.m. Dress for military and civilian is combat-related uniform; any combination is fine and can be creative. If using…

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Announcements – November 20, 2015

Posted  November 20, 2015

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000 Holiday Hours Thanksgiving Day: Nov. 26 All 412th FSS facilities will be CLOSED except the following: Aero Club: Flying sunrise to sunset, office closed Joshua Tree Dining Facility: Brunch, 6 a.m.-1 p.m.; Dinner, 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m.; Midnight Meal, 11 p.m.-1 a.m. High Desert Inn: Open seven…

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Sports

Desert High sports

Posted  November 20, 2015

The Desert High School Scorpions football and girls volleyball teams are making their way through the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Playoffs. The girls volleyball team (25-2) defeated Gladstone High School from Covina, Calif,, 3-0, Nov. 17. They will now take on Summit High School (22-3) from Fontana at Rio Hondo College in Whittier, Nov….

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Road work on Rosamond Blvd. begins Dec. 3

Posted  November 20, 2015

Road repair on Rosamond Boulevard begins Dec. 3 and continues through Jan. 14, 2016. Traffic will be reduced to one lane each way for a stretch of two miles. The speed limit around the construction area will be reduced to 45 mph. Drivers should plan accordingly as this will affect traffic coming on base and leaving the base…

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Commentary

Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  November 20, 2015

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community Your purpose in life does matter.  So how do you determine purpose?  Think about a stove; what is its purpose? To cook. Who determines that purpose? The designer who wants to meet a need. Questions about human purpose should be answered…

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