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Edwards employee volunteers to teach children how to breed, raise rabbits

Posted September 13, 2013 by Rebecca Amber

Courtesy photograph Young Michael Kasperson handles a rabbit with the guidance of Laura Blank, Air Force Test Center management analyst. Blank volunteers her time to teach children about breeding and raising rabbits. Laura Blank spends her days working for the Air Force Test Center as a management analyst, but her nights are spent on volunteer…

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Soaring Academy supports wounded service members

Posted October 11, 2013 by Rebecca Amber

The Southern California Soaring Academy, located at Crystal Airport in the Antelope Valley, is open to the public four days a week, Friday through Monday.

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Honorary commanders tour base

Posted November 15, 2013 by

Air Force photograph Ethan Wagner Members of Edwards AFB’s Honorary Commanders Program pose in front of the United States Air Force Test Pilot School’s Variable Stability In-Flight Simulator Test Aircraft (VISTA). The honorary commanders were given a tour of base facilities Nov. 8.†The Honorary Commanders Program pairs community leaders with Air Force commanders at Edwards…

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B.B. Wolf sues Curly Pig: Mock trial shows scouts inner workings of courthouse

Posted December 13, 2013 by Rebecca Amber

Big Bad Wolf, portrayed by Capt. Nicholas Reyes (left) 412th Test Wing, Judge Advocate, and his attorney Capt. Thomas Colby, 412th TW, JA, listen as Curly Pig is questioned by his attorney during a mock trial held Dec. 9 at the Base Courthouse. The mock trial was to show local Cub Scout Wolf Den Pack…

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Edwards Exchange employee devotes lifetime to serving troops

Posted February 21, 2014 by Jusika Martinez

When Nam Maclean began working for the Army & Air Force Exchange Service, William Jefferson Clinton was the president and a gallon of gas cost $1.23.

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USAF TPS team proves how ‘a dummy’ can save money

Posted April 4, 2014 by Jet Fabara

In an Air Force setting that is locked on being financially-conscious and proactive under the current financial challenges, the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School, at the request of the 418th Flight Test Squadron, is working with the squadron through the implementation of the school's Test Management Project to come up with a more cost-effective way of conducting dummy drop parachute testing for the Air Force.

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SMOKING MATERIAL ONLY

Posted May 16, 2014 by

Last month, the Edwards AFB Fire Department was called to put out a fire by the Exchange parking lot near Burger King. It was determine that it was started by a smoldering cigarette. The 412th Test Wing leadership and the Ground Safety Office wants to remind Team Edwards that Tobacco use on the installation shall…

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Tops in Blue dazzles Edwards crowd

Posted June 13, 2014 by Kenji Thuloweit

For two hours, Edwards AFB's base theater was transformed into a rockin' arena as Tops in Blue performed for hundreds of music fans June 8.

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Edwards says goodbye to Weavers

Posted July 18, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Outgoing commander of the 412th Maintenance Group, Col. Robby Weaver (right) receives his retirement pin from his wife Susan during Weaverís retirement ceremony July 10. Weaver and his wife are retiring after a 25-year career in the Air Force; the last three of which were spent as the 412th…

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Edwards parachute testers jump at chance to test

Posted April 20, 2012 by by Jet Fabara

In an environment where flight test is synonymous with the words Edwards Air Force Base, aircraft aren’t the only components being tested on a continued basis. Thanks to a team under the 418th Flight Test Squadron, the Parachute Test Team at Edwards continues to provide peace of mind…

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