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News Briefs August 3, 2015

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Russian military helicopter crashes during air show, one dead A Russian military helicopter crashed Aug. 2 during an aerobatic display, killing one of its crewmembers and injuring another, the Defense Ministry said. The Mi-28 helicopter gunship was part of a flight of helicopters performing aerobatics at the Dubrovichi firing range in Ryazan region, about 170…

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XCOR Aerospace announces Lynx suborbital flight winner

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Mojave-Calif.,-based XCOR Aerospace announced May 16 the grand prize winner of a trip aboard the Lynx Mark I suborbital launch vehicle. XCOR Chief Operating Officer Andrew Nelson made the announcement at the Spacecraft Technology Expo in Los Angeles, Calif.

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Edwards Civ-Mil installs 2013 officers

Posted September 21, 2012 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photographs by Linda KC Reynolds James Welling, George Nagy, John Fergione, Cathy Hart, Julie Swayze, Aida O’Connor, Danny Bazzell, Robert Slade and Dr. Les Uhazy participate in the Civ-Mil 2013 Installation Dinner. Fergione was honored as Member of the Year for his contributions. O’Connor founded the group in 1989. The others were sworn in as…

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Bots battle at world championship for third year straight

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The effort to teach Science, Technology, Engineering and Math subjects in engaging and exciting ways has led many local schools to form competitive VEX Robotics teams.

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2015 Homeless Count data provides hope for Valley’s homeless veterans

Posted May 15, 2015 by Lisa Kinison

Data on homelessness in Los Angeles county released on May 11 confirmed what many local social service agencies and non-profit service providers already knew: the number of homeless in the Antelope Valley has increased dramatically, from 2,114 in 2013 to 2,818 in 2015, an increase of 33 percent. The sobering numbers do have a silver…

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Students selected to attend military academies

Posted June 18, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

Eighteen students consider themselves very fortunate to be selected by the U.S. Congressional Knight Military Academy Selection Committee and will soon pursue a four-year education and become military officers.

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412th SFS teaches first back to school lesson

Posted August 20, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

The 412th Security Forces Squadron took education from the classroom to the parking lot on the first day of school Aug. 17.

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Hawkins, Brigham talk about the Lancaster Veteran’s Home

Posted May 17, 2012 by by Rebecca Amber

May 17, Lawrence Hawkins and Leslie “Les” Brigham joined Aerotech NewsRadio for a live, on-air interview. Hawkins, is the Supervising Rehabilitation Therapist for the William J. “Pete” Knight Veteran’s Home of Lancaster, Calif., and Brigham is a resident at the home.

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Pet, plane lovers come to Mojave

Posted November 21, 2012 by Rebecca Amber

Since its start, Mojave Airportís Plane Crazy Saturday has had a wide array of featured aircraft and pilots. On Nov. 17, the event took a unique turn in featuring one of the ways that general aviation can ìimprove our quality of life. Bonny Schumaker, Ph.D., president and founder of the non-profit organization On Wings of…

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Thunderbirds give up-close look to academy-bound student

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Headlining the 2015 Los Angeles County Airshow March 21-22 was U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, also known as the Thunderbirds.

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