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A fact about Black History Month

Posted February 15, 2013 by

Photograph courtesy of www.africanamericanhistory.gov Carter G. Woodson One of the first African Americans to receive a doctorate from Harvard was Carter G. Woodson. Born in 1875 in New Canton, Va., Woodson dedicated his career to the field of African-American history and lobbied extensively to establish Black History Month as a nationwide institution, giving him the…

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First Air Force woman four-star comes full circle

Posted March 15, 2013 by

Young Janet Libby was definitely someone going places at Beavercreek High School near Dayton, Ohio. She was in the National Honor Society, on both the German and Ski clubs and a soccer athlete as well. But even those friends and well-wishers who would have signed her senior yearbook with words like “you’ll go far,” and…

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Former Airman now NBA pro

Posted April 19, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Bobby Cummings

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bobby Cummings Dallas Mavericks forward Bernard James warms up before a contest with the Sacramento Kings at the Sleep Train Arena, April 5, 2013. James served in the Air Force for six years and began playing basketball at the Harris Fitness Center on Beale Air Force Base, Calif….

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A dream of two generations: Edwards Airman selected to attend USAFA

Posted May 17, 2013 by Laura Mowry

When Senior Airmen Shujie Yan immigrated to the United States from China in 2006, she was a freshman in high school. One year later, she had big dreams of life in the Air Force.

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From concept to combat Test pilots share evolution of flying wing

Posted June 7, 2013 by Laura Mowry

Air Force graphic by Jet Fabara Artistís rendition of a version of the YB-49 transforming into the B-2 Spirit. Sixty-five years ago, the flight test community suffered a tremendous loss June 5, 1948, when the Northrop YB-49 broke apart mid-air in the skies over the Mojave Desert. The jet-powered flying wing, crashed just five miles…

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Davis in charge of Speckled Trout

Posted July 12, 2013 by

Lt. Col. Matthew Fritz relinquished command of the 412th Flight Test Squadron to Lt. Col. Michael Davis July 2 in a change of command ceremony in Hangar 1600.

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Edwards ESC, First Shirt Council donate 175 filled backpacks to local community

Posted August 9, 2013 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by by Rebecca Amber Master Sgt. Chris Roach, 412th Security Forces Squadron (left) receives a backpack filled with school supplies from Master Sgt. Richard Garcia, 412th SFS (right). The Edwards Enlisted Spouses Club and First Sergeants Council helped fill 175 backpacks with school supplies Aug. 6. The backpacks were then donated to…

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Team Edwards puts “grass roots” effort into robotics team

Posted September 6, 2013 by Rebecca Amber

Youth in the Edwards community are now receiving additional opportunities when it comes to science, technology, engineering and mathematics education, also known as STEM, through the use of robotics.

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Air Force Men win big at Armed Forces Golf Tournament

Posted October 4, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Ian Hoachlander

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Staff Sgt. John-Paul Hansen, a C-130J and C-17 test loadmaster with the 418th Flight Test Squadron, tees off for the first time at Muroc Lake Golf Course at Edwards on Sep. 23. Before arriving to Edwards, Hansen recently competed at the Armed Forces Golf Championships at Parris Island, S.C.,…

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Veterans Day is a day to say ‘thank you’

Posted November 8, 2013 by Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger

The United States greatly values its veterans and has a proud history of supporting and honoring these men and women. That is as it should be. While we should remember these heroes every day, Veterans Day offers a special time to acknowledge the millions of Americans who have stepped up to serve their country. Over…

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