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For good measure, base precision lab passes biannual evaluation

No one at Edwards is more exact in their work than the Precision Measuring Equipment Laboratory.

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F-16 test pilots hit the ‘road’ to help train USAFE pilots

Lockheed Martin photograph by Chad Bellay An F-16 from the 416th Flight Test Squadron parked at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., during a Red Flag exercise in 2012. Two F-16 test pilots from the 416th Flight Test Squadron recently returned from a “roadshow” to Europe where they provided High Angle of Attack academics to U.S….

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YF-22A brings in $25,000 for museum move

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Bechtel Corporation presented a check for $25,000 to the Flight Test Historical Foundation at the Air Force Flight Test Museum May 21 to sponsor the YF-22A. (Left to right) Dr. David Smith, 412th Test Wing Installation Support director, and Lisa Gray, FTHF chairwoman, accepted the donation from Brian Sheridan…

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Edwards historian awarded for study of deployed flight test

Developmental test and evaluation happens in the most controlled environments with many safety procedures in place.

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Summer safety begins with risk management

Air Force graphic by Denise Stephens Increased travel and leisure activities that go hand-in-hand with the summer months require increased emphasis on risk management, said Air Force Chief of Ground Safety, Bill Parsons. Increased travel and leisure activities that go hand-in-hand with the summer months require increased emphasis on risk management, said Air Force Chief…


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Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community

Posted  May 29, 2015

- Less than one percent of today’s U.S. population has ever served in the military, and that one percent has carried the weight of America’s longest military engagement.¬†Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz wrote in a recent book that “for too long too many of us have paid scant attention to the commitment of the brave few…

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News Briefs May 29, 2015

Posted  May 29, 2015

SAPR annual training The next SAPR annual training class, “Respect the Red Line,” is 2 p.m., June 1 at 2.p.m. at the base theater. This training is mandatory for all active duty personnel and DOD civilians. Plan ono arriving early as everyone must sign-in to get credit. Unit training managers will be responsible for tracking…

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For good measure, base precision lab passes biannual evaluation

Posted  May 29, 2015

No one at Edwards is more exact in their work than the Precision Measuring Equipment Laboratory.

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Lockheed Martin photograph by Chad Bellay
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F-16 test pilots hit the ‘road’ to help train USAFE pilots

Posted  May 29, 2015

Lockheed Martin photograph by Chad Bellay An F-16 from the 416th Flight Test Squadron parked at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., during a Red Flag exercise in 2012. Two F-16 test pilots from the 416th Flight Test Squadron recently returned from a “roadshow” to Europe where they provided High Angle of Attack academics to U.S….

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YF-22A brings in $25,000 for museum move

Posted  May 29, 2015

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Bechtel Corporation presented a check for $25,000 to the Flight Test Historical Foundation at the Air Force Flight Test Museum May 21 to sponsor the YF-22A. (Left to right) Dr. David Smith, 412th Test Wing Installation Support director, and Lisa Gray, FTHF chairwoman, accepted the donation from Brian Sheridan…

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Edwards historian awarded for study of deployed flight test

Posted  May 29, 2015

Developmental test and evaluation happens in the most controlled environments with many safety procedures in place.

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Retirement

Posted  May 29, 2015

Air Force photograph Col. Rod Cregier retired May 21 at Hangar 1820. Cregier served as the F-35 program director for the 412th Test Wing, the highest profile program currently at Edwards. He was responsible for all Edwards-based support for the fifth generation fighter program. He graduated the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1985 earning honors…

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Summer safety begins with risk management

Posted  May 29, 2015

Air Force graphic by Denise Stephens Increased travel and leisure activities that go hand-in-hand with the summer months require increased emphasis on risk management, said Air Force Chief of Ground Safety, Bill Parsons. Increased travel and leisure activities that go hand-in-hand with the summer months require increased emphasis on risk management, said Air Force Chief…

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Desert High Baseball

Posted  May 29, 2015

The Desert High School Scorpions softball team battled, but ultimately ended up one run short losing 11-10 in extra innings to Katella High School from Anaheim. The game was part of the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Division 6 playoffs. The Scorpions finished 15-9 on the season. Air Force photograph by Kim Lathrop Senior Katee…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted  May 29, 2015

June 1-4 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Country fried steak Mashed potatoes and gravy With side veggies Tuesday Beef stroganoff Over egg noodles With side veggies Wednesday Chicken enchiladas Refried beans And Spanish rice Thursday Kung pao chicken Fried rice and egg roll Friday CLOSED All Blue Plate Specials–$7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage,…

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