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Salutes & Awards

Above and beyond – 400 plus volunteers donate 55,000 hours

Posted May 9, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

The annual Edwards Air Force Base Volunteer Appreciation Ceremony honored Edwards AFB's volunteers April 29.

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Veterans

Team Edwards hosts appreciation day for retirees

Posted May 9, 2014 by Jet Fabara

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara The honorable John Oglesby (right), judge for the Superior Court of Kern County in California, speaks with Technician Fifth Grade Army of the United States (ret.) Charles Collings during the 2014 Retiree Appreciation Day May 3 at the Oasis Community Center. Collings was part of the Aleutian Islands Campaign…

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Renowned NASA research pilot William H. Dana dies

Posted May 9, 2014 by

One of the nation’s most respected aerospace pioneers has passed away. Distinguished research pilot and aeronautical engineer William Harvey Dana died on May 6, 2014 after a lengthy illness.

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Local

Edwards’s employees rock yellow ensembles for Wishbone Day

Posted May 9, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Bldg. 3000 personnel wore yellow clothes, bracelets, ribbons and passed out flyers to spark conversation about Wishbone Day, which raises awareness for Osteogenesis Imperfecta, also known as ìbrittle boneî disease. Personnel in Bldg. 3000 wore yellow clothes, bracelets and ribbons to spark conversation May 6, for Wishbone Day. The…

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McCollor, first AFTC command chief, bids farewell

Posted May 2, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Chief Master Sgt. Christopher McCollor (right), Air Force Test Center command chief, receives his retirement pin from his wife, Nancy, April 25. McCollor retires after more than 30 years of service. His final assignment was here at Edwards as the first command chief of the newly created AFTC. Chief…

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Local

Flight Test Historical Foundation celebrates 50 years of Cold War spy planes

Posted May 2, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

On April 26 the Flight Test Historical Foundation hosted an SR-71 and U-2 50-Year Cold War Commemoration at Blackbird Airpark located at U.S. Air Force Plant 42.

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AFTC’s first executive director to retire

Posted May 2, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon Maj. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr., Air Force Test Center commander, congratulates Dr. Davy Belk, outgoing AFTC executive director, at Davy’s retirement luncheon at Club Muroc April 23. Team Edwards†says goodbye to†Dr. Davy Belk as he retires after more than 36 years of service to the Air Force. Members…

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Edwards Exchange gives back through community events

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AAFES photograph Sisters Stephanie and Scarlett Powell pose with the Easter Bunny during an Edwards AFB’s Exchange Spring event. The Army & Air Force Exchange Service serves the best customers in the world and by doing so that means understanding the local community and its needs. The Exchange leadership realizes that being at stationed at…

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Aero Camp takes off for second consecutive year

Posted May 2, 2014 by Jet Fabara

With the success of last year's Aero Camp, the Edwards Aero Club hosted its second annual Aero Camp from April 21 to 25, to prepare and introduce students to the world of aviation.

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Commentary

Finding light through darkness

Posted May 2, 2014 by Senior Airman Dennis Sloan

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman George Goslin Senior Airman Dennis Sloan walks on the flightline in search of a photo May 5, 2013, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. A victim of sexual assault, Sloan says his passion for photography keeps him breathing and offers solace from his otherwise painful memories. Sloan is a…

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