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Hispanic Heritage Month questions, answers

Posted October 3, 2014 by Senior Airman Joe Hernandez

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Senior Airman Joe Hernandez, 31st Test and Evlauation Squadron, reads stories in English and Spanish to pre-schoolers at the Child Development Center Sept. 26 for Hispanic Heritage Month. In today’s society, Hispanics, Latinos and Chicanos are defined as people from Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, South or Central American and…

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Soccer league

Posted October 31, 2014 by

The Edwards co-ed adult soccer team is accepting new players ages 16 and up. The team is self-funded and plays in the co-ed Antelope Futbol League. †Practices are held on Wings field each Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 5:15 p.m. †For more information, contact the league representative and head coach at 760-382-8502.

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W.A.S.P., 90 years well-lived

Posted December 19, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Photograph by Rebecca Amber Women Airforce Service Pilot Flora Belle (Smith) Reece spoke at the WASP memorial dedication at Lancaster Cemetery in 2011. Antelope Valley residents said ìgood-byeî to World War II-era Women Airforce Service Pilot and Congressional Gold Medal recipient Flora Belle (Smith) Reece Dec. 1 at the age of 90. Reece died peacefully…

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British reserve squadron celebrates 100 years

Posted February 13, 2015 by Jet Fabara

For a squadron with heraldry dating as far back as 1915 and being stationed out of multiple foreign locations during World Wars I and II, the Royal Air Force 17 (Reserve) Squadron recently celebrated their centenary Feb. 9, 2015.

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Thunderbirds, Hornet, Harriers, warbirds all dazzle at L.A. County Air Show

Posted March 27, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

All eyes were on the sky at the second annual L.A. County Air Show March 21-22.

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USAF TPS dedicates control room in memory of Capt. Carmen A. Lucci

Posted March 30, 2012 by by Laura Mowry

The United States Air Force Test Pilot School honored the memory of Capt. Carmen A. Lucci, the first female flight test engineer to lose her life either as a student or graduate of the four formal test pilot schools, during a dedication ceremony…

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Vietnam veteran from 95th CS hears call of duty again, heads to Afghanistan

Posted May 18, 2012 by by Kenji Thuloweit

During a commander’s call last year, Brig. Gen. Robert C. Nolan II, Air Force Flight Test Center commander, asked Airmen who have been deployed to stand and be recognized for their service.

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Adopt a Desert Tortoise

Posted June 29, 2012 by Staff

Edwards Environmental Management wants to remind base residents that they are always looking for people who are interested in adopting a Desert Tortoise to call (661) 277-1401. The protected animals can be...

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418th FLTS takes testing new C-130 airdrop system to whole new level

Posted August 3, 2012 by by Jet Fabara

What was initially known as the most commonly used airdrop method for the aerial insertion of supplies for military and contingency operations...

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Edwards defender donates supplies, helps local school start year off right

Posted September 14, 2012 by by Jet Fabara

It was a year ago when Staff Sgt. Devon Sumter, a Pass and Identification clerk with the 412th Security Forces Squadron, sought to bestow Irving L. Branch elementary school students and teachers who were starting off the school year with a generous amount of school supplies that were donated to him

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