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Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber

Local aviation legends, supporters flock together for Gathering of Eagles

Posted October 30, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

The Flight Test Historical Foundation honored U-2 and SR-71 pilots during the annual Gathering of Eagles dinner at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds Oct. 24.

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25 years since Desert Storm

Posted January 15, 2016 by

Jan. 17 marks the 25th anniversary of the start of Operation Desert Storm. On the morning of Aug. 2, 1990, Iraq invaded nearby Kuwait. In less than four hours, Iraqi forces occupied the capital, Kuwait City, and Iraqi president Saddam Hussein soon annexed the country as the 19th province of Iraq.

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Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber

Civil Air Patrol squadron plans open house

Posted March 18, 2016 by Capt. Gail Harper

The Edwards AFB Composite Squadron 84, a local unit of Civil Air Patrol, is hosting a public open house 6-8 p.m. March 29 at the General William J. Fox Airfield in Lancaster.

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Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball
Salutes & Awards

Edwards employee recognized nationally for contributions to mission

Posted June 15, 2016 by Christopher Ball

A member of the 412th Civil Engineer Group at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., was recognized for his contributions to the Edwards mission, and to American Indians in government service.

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Courtesy photograph by Len Paris

Edwards civilian helps protect neighbors against fire

Posted September 3, 2016 by Christopher Ball

Even while fires are raging all over California, and the smoke from some impacts Edwards Air Force Base, it may seem that the base is insulated from extreme fire danger due to the surrounding desert.      

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