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412th SFS gives folks up-close look at gear

Posted May 8, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Senior Airman John Lopez (right) and Staff Sgt. Scott Phillip, 412th Security Force Squadron Combat Arms, talk about military grade weapons at the Base Exchange for National Police Week. Lopez is holding an M4 Carbine rifle with the optional M203 grenade launcher attachment.   The 412th Security Forces Squadron…

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Deployed Airman’s rosy return to Edwards

Posted May 8, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Araceli Martinez, a military spouse and Commissary employee, expected an ordinary day on the job May 5.

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A Million Makes a Difference

Posted May 1, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

Being part of a team and working for a world renowned company that produces superior aircraft is a lot to be proud of.

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Coalition comes together to house area’s homeless vets

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A coalition of Antelope Valley social service and community organizations has banded together with the ambitious goal of housing the area’s homeless veteran population by December 2015. The initiative, dubbed Home for Good, has received financial support from the Veterans Administration, United Way and Kaiser Permanente. Local participating agencies include the Antelope Valley Domestic Violence…

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Annual Experimental Fly-In great success

Posted May 1, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

Mojave Air and Space Port was the place to be April 18-19 for aerospace enthusiasts, during the Fourth Annual Mojave Experimental Fly-in.

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Continuing Promise 2015

Posted May 1, 2015 by PO1 Gary Johnson

Utilitiesman 2nd Class Serina Espinoza, a native of Palmdale. Calif., assigned to Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit 202, fits together components of a chain link fence at the Hattieville Government School in Belize City, Belize, during Continuing Promise 2015. Continuing Promise is a U.S. Southern Command-sponsored and U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet-conducted deployment to…

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Friends support the Palmdale Aerospace Academy

Posted May 1, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

The Palmdale Aerospace Academy held its inaugural Friends of the Academy Benefit Dinner April 23 at the Larry Chimbole Cultural Center and raised more than $26,000 for their scholarship fund.

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Local robotics team knocks-out 607 competitors for world title

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Students from The Palmdale Aerospace Academy robotics team won first place at the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) World Championship. The robotics team competed against 607 teams from around the world for the championship title.

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AGE Flight gets Air Force weapons loaders out of a jam

Posted May 1, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

True to a test-mission mindset, the 412th Maintenance Squadron Aerospace Ground Equipment Flight, discovered a defect in the newest Material Handling Unit.

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Mojave Air & Space Port seeking new CEO

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The man who built a former Marine Corps Air Station into the nation’s first FAA-certified commercial spaceport is retiring, and the search is on to find a replacement. Stuart O. Witt, a former Navy Top Gun pilot, test pilot, and businessman, has informed directors of the Mojave Air and Space Port that he plans to…

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