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Edwards Fire Department wins 2013 AFMC-level award

Posted February 21, 2014 by Jet Fabara

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara The Edwards Fire Department was awarded the 2013 AFMC Fire and Emergency Services Award as the best Large Fire Department in Air Force Materiel Command. The announcement was made in February and the base will go on to compete at the Department of Defense level for consideration to win…

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April 14 marks anniversary of Space Shuttle Columbia’s first landing

Posted April 11, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph Space Shuttle Columbia lands April 14, 1981 on Rogers Dry Lake Bed at Edwards AFB. Monday marks 33 years since the first re-usable space vehicle successfully returned to Earth on the wings of an aircraft. This April, it has been 33 years since the first re-usable space vehicle successfully returned to Earth…

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419th FLTS welcomes new commander

Posted May 16, 2014 by

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Col. Rodney Todaro (left), 412th Operations Group commander, hands the 419th Flight Test Squadron guidon to Lt. Col. Michael Williams, incoming 412th FLTS commander, signifying the official change of command for the squadron during a ceremony at Hangar 1210 on May 9, 2014. Colonel Williams assumed command from the…

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NASA begins testing of new spectrograph on agency’s airborne observatory

Posted June 13, 2014 by

Astronomers are eagerly waiting to begin use of a new instrument to study celestial objects: a high-resolution, mid-infrared spectrograph mounted on NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, the world's largest flying telescope.

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Civ-Mil celebrates 25 years at annual barbecue

Posted July 25, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

The Edwards Air Force Base Civilian-Military Support group and guests gathered at Hacienda Lane Ranch for a night of dinner and dancing July 18. The Annual Barbecue served as not only a fundraiser, but as a 25th anniversary celebration for the group

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Prizes, pizza, close out summer reading program

Posted August 22, 2014 by Kenji Thuloweit

With Edwards’ schools beginning Aug. 18, the Edwards Base Library ended this year's Base Library Summer Reading Program with a grand finale Aug. 15.

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Youth Center presents ‘A Day for Kids’

Posted September 26, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

The Edwards AFB Youth Center celebrated the younger generation Sept. 19 with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America Day for Kids event.

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Online vigilance helps reduce risk

Posted October 24, 2014 by Master Sgt. Sonny Cohrs

I received at least five emails last week warning me to secure my social media settings and be aware of what I post on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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Created Treasures holds open house

Posted December 5, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Created Treasures Gift Store in the Desert Mall is getting into the Christmas spirit with an open house.

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Edwards CCAF graduates 140-plus Airmen

Posted May 11, 2012 by by 95th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

Team Edwards watched more than 140 Airmen recieve their Community College of the Air Fore degrees in a ceremony at Club Muroc May 3. Additionally, several Airmen distinguished themselves further with...

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