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DJSH sophomore chosen for Congress of Future Medical Leaders in D.C.

Posted November 15, 2013 by

Aric Springer, a Sophmore at Desert Junior Senior High School of Edwards has been nominated to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, DC on February 14-16, 2014. The Congress is an honors-only program for high school students who want to become physicians or go into medical research fields. The purpose of this…

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Senate confirms James as next secretary of the Air Force

Posted December 20, 2013 by Air Force News Service

Deborah Lee James will be the next secretary of the Air Force, according to a Senate confirmation vote Dec 13.

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Weapons load competition ‘like Super Bowl’ for load crews

Posted February 7, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

It was Shadow versus Joint Strike Fighter when two crews competed Feb. 3, in the 2013 Weapons Load Competition of the Year at Edwards.

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100 pounds later: The new me

Posted March 28, 2014 by Master Sgt. April Lapetoda

Courtesy photo A before and after photo of Master Sgt. April Lapetoda, who lost 100 pounds and has since completed a marathon and several half marathons. She is the superintendent of the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing public affairs. SOUTHWEST ASIA – I never used to push myself physically. Even as a high school athlete, I…

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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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Military Working Dog sniffs out three awards

Posted June 6, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Staff Sgt. Kathryn Goldman and her working dog Rolf from the 412th Security Forces Squadron took home three first place trophies from the Western State Police Canine Association Trial.

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412th MSG welcomes new commander

Posted July 11, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Brig. Gen. Michael Brewer (left), 412th Test Wing commander, hands the 412th Mission Support Group guidon to Lt. Col. Eric Leshinsky, incoming 412th MSG commander, signifying the official change of command for the group during a ceremony at the Airman and Family Readiness Center July 9.

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412th LRS director retires after 45 years

Posted August 8, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

After 45 years in civil service, Sandra Sergent, 412th Logistics Readiness Squadron director, retired Aug. 1, with the Outstanding Civilian Career Service Award.

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JROTC honor guard remembers 9/11

Posted September 19, 2014 by

Desert High School Junior ROTC Honor Guard cadets gathered at the school’s†flag pole early Sept. 11, to remember the individuals who lost their lives in the World Trade Center and Pentagon†attacks in 2001. As the bugler played “Taps,” the flag was raised and lowered to half-staff. Cadets saluted the flag as the student body and…

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Blackbird Airpark offers inside look at spy planes 50 years after Cuban Missile Crisis

Posted April 20, 2012 by by Laura Mowry

n 1962, after unsuccessful attempts were made by U.S.-backed Cuban exiles to overthrow the Cuban government, Soviet Union leader Nikita Khrushchev made Cuba an offer they couldn’t resist – an agreement to defend against an...

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