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Edwards AFB continues to maximize energy efficiency with opening of E85 gas point

Posted April 13, 2012 by by Kenji Thuloweit

Edwards took another step towards energy efficiency April 6 with a ribbon cutting signifying the grand opening of a new E85 gas tank at the Government Vehicle Gas Station. E85…

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412th TW first quarter awards

Posted April 27, 2012 by by 95th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

Team Edwards would like to congratulate all the winners of the 412th Test Wing First Quarter Awards.  The winners are:   Company Grade Officer of the Quarter Capt. Jeffrey Dallas, 412th Flight Test Squadron   Airman of the Quarter Senior Airman Brooke Parsetich, 412th Operations Support Squadron   NCO of the Quarter Tech. Sgt. Jeremy…

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Elementary school students soar at Mojave rocketry challenge

Posted June 8, 2012 by by Laura Mowry

The successful completion of the first commercial spaceflight to the International Space Station occurred May 31 when the Space X Dragon capsule parachuted back to Earth and splashed down in the Pacific Ocean. The historic mission…

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Competition: Securing Americans value and efficiency

Posted July 20, 2012 by by Jamie Morin

The White House continues to challenge federal employees to identify areas where we can save scarce taxpayer dollars while improving the...

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Edwards ‘angel’ donates time, aircraft, fuel to help others

Posted August 31, 2012 by by Laura Mowry

If you ask Bruce Wilder about his job as a flight test engineer on the Air Force's premier fighter aircraft, the F-22 Raptor, he will tell you it is one of the coolest jobs in the world....

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Space shuttle arrives home for one last ‘Endeavour’

Posted September 28, 2012 by Laura Mowry

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JSF completes first in-flight release of AIM-120

Posted October 26, 2012 by

Lockheed Martin photograph by Matthew Short An F-35A conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) aircraft completed the first in-flight weapons release of an instrumented AIM-120 from a 5th Generation fighter, Oct. 19. The flight was conducted by U.S. Air Force Maj. Matt Phillips, 461st Flight Test Squadron. The aircraft, known as AF-1, jettisoned an AIM-120 over…

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Operation Homefront presents early Thanksgiving gift for Team Edwards military families

Posted November 16, 2012 by Jet Fabara

November is commonly associated with a month of being thankful and showing one’s gratitude, so for active duty service members and their families at Edwards, Operation Homefront-California showed their appreciation for our military members by donating more than 200 gift bags with the help of the First Sergeants Association and Lockheed Martin Nov. 7 at…

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A lesson in resilience from Louis Zamperini, an exemplary Wingman

Posted December 14, 2012 by Laura Mowry

When it comes to being resilient and caring for others, there is no finer example than the 95-year-old World War II aviator and American hero, Louis Zamperini. While addressing Team Edwards during a Wingman Day resilience training event Dec. 10, he shared his personal testimony of how his life transformed from a childhood filled with…

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My educational journey: Education is power!

Posted March 15, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Nellie Black

Education is power! I now understand this statement because I’ve empowered myself with education. My struggle with school began early compared to my peers. My mother’s limited education impacted my academic growth; however, I eventually became a first-generation college graduate. As a young child, I never cared for school – my teachers merely provided childcare…

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