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Asian American, Pacific Islander Heritage Month spotlights ‘leadership, opportunity’

Posted May 2, 2014 by 2nd Lt. Michael Estacion

Edwards is observing Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage during May by hosting numerous events throughout the base. Events will include a†cultural show, a†color run, and cooking demonstrations to recognize contributions by different ethnic groups. The heritage month celebrates the collective accomplishments of AAPI descendants and showcases their rich culture and history throughout the installation….

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DHS student selected for Air Force Academy

Posted May 30, 2014 by

Congressman Kevin McCarthy May 22 announced that seven of the students that he nominated from the 23rd Congressional District will attend one of the U.S. Service Academies in the fall.

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Health & Safety

STOP, LISTEN, LOOK! Don’t Let it Happen to YOU!

Posted July 3, 2014 by Cherie Head

Hazardous Air Traffic Reports (HATR) and Controlled Movement Area (CMA) violations are a growing problem on the Edwards AFB flightline.

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Salutes & Awards

Katherine Lott awarded NASA Armstrong employee scholarship

Posted August 1, 2014 by

NASA photograph by Carla Thomas Katherine Lott, the recipient of the 2014 NASA Armstrong Employee Exchange Council Joseph R. Vensel Memorial Scholarship, is congratulated by NASA Armstrong center director David McBride. Flanking the pair are Katherine’s parents, Darryl and Boon Lott. The NASA Armstrong Employee Exchange Council has presented its 2014 Joseph R. Vensel Memorial…

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Local

Exercise Desert Wind examines response

Posted September 5, 2014 by Kenji Thuloweit

A desolate area in the Mojave Desert popular with campers and off roaders was the site of an F-16 crash Aug. 27. Two crewmembers from Edwards Air Force Base lost their lives.

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Health & Safety

The history of Fire Prevention Week

Posted October 10, 2014 by Timothy Hiltner

On the 40th anniversary (1911) of the Great Chicago Fire, the Fire Marshals Association of North America, the oldest membership section of the National Fire Protection Association, sponsored the first National Fire Prevention Day.

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Health & Safety

Guest speaker motivates at ‘DREAM’ team luncheon

Posted November 7, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Eric Lipp, founder and executive director of the Open Doors Organization, shared his story at the Edwards AFB Disability Rights Employment Awareness Luncheon at Club Muroc Oct. 28. (U.S. Air Force photo by Rebecca Amber) Disability Rights Employment Awareness Month wrapped up Oct. 28 with a luncheon at Club…

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Boeing completes successful first flight in KC-46 Program

Posted January 9, 2015 by Daryl Mayer

The KC-46 development program completed its first flight of Engineering, Manufacturing and Development aircraft #1 Dec. 28.  

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Robotics teams recognized with flags

Posted February 20, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

The Scorpion Robotics teams at Desert Jr.-Sr. High School were recognized Feb. 12 with several flag presentations.

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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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