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USO Show Troupe to perform April 6

Posted April 3, 2015 by

The Edwards community is invited to a special event featuring the USO Show Troupe at the Oasis Community Center April 6. The show will run from 3-4 p.m. The USO Show Troupe is part of an entertainment tradition that goes back more than 70 years to its beginnings in the muddy camp shows of the…

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What’s your social thumbprint?

Posted April 3, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Jessica Hines

Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Jessica Hines Just as you would lock the front door of your home or secure your wallet, social media users should aim to lockup and secure their online personal information and do regular checkups of their social thumbprint. We’ve all done it; in a vain sense of curiosity to…

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Local base students score big at Kern County Science Fair

Posted April 3, 2015 by

The Kern County Science Foundation†held its annual††Kern County Regional Science Fair March 23-24 in Bakersfield, Calif. Several Edwards Air Force Base students earned top honors and scholarships. For the ninth time, Desert High School won the Perpetual Trophy Award and a $500 prize. Congratulations to all the winners! Kern County Science Fair Results 1st Place:…

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Retiree Appreciation Day slated for May 16

Posted April 3, 2015 by

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Master Sgt. Erik Robbins (right), 412th Force Support Squadron base career assistance advisor, speaks with retired Air Force Staff Sgt. Thomas White during the 2014 Retiree Appreciation Day. Edwards Air Force Base will hold its 2015 Military Retiree Appreciation Day 8-11 a.m., May 16. The event will be held…

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F-16, tankers, reach IOC

Posted April 3, 2015 by

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner The 412th Test Wing’s F-16 and Tanker Consolidation Team, at the culmination of a 13-month effort to merge the 416th and 445th Flight Test Squadrons along with the 418th and 412th Flight Test Squadron (Speckled Trout), posed for a group photo to celebrate the major milestone of reaching Initial…

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Edwards hosts first Sexual Assault Awareness, Prevention Month event

Posted April 3, 2015 by Jet Fabara

The Department of Defense and the Air Force continues to challenge the way its personnel and service members tackle sexual assault awareness and prevention, especially with Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month kicking off April 1.

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Edwards joint maintenance team completes significant JSF propulsion verification event

Posted March 27, 2015 by Jet Fabara

A propulsion verification event is often considered tedious but essential work accomplished by the unseen maintainers of the developmental test and evaluation world.

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Edwards heroes save coworker’s life

Posted March 27, 2015 by Jet Fabara

For four heavy equipment operators with the 412th Civil Engineer Group March 13 was simply supposed to be another early morning day on the flightline, for another operator it was a day he almost lost his life if not for the actions of his four heroic coworkers.

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Thunderbirds give up-close look to academy-bound student

Posted March 27, 2015 by

Headlining the 2015 Los Angeles County Airshow March 21-22 was U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, also known as the Thunderbirds.

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Brewer: ‘Continue to move forward’

Posted March 27, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

After almost three years as the 412th Test Wing commander, Brig. Gen. Michael Brewer is saying goodbye to the High Desert and heading off to the Midwest to his new assignment at Headquarters, Air Force Materiel Command.

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