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Edwards Civ-Mil selects 2012 service project

Posted July 19, 2012 by by Raphael Jaffe

The Edwards AFB Civilian-Military Support Group has selected renovation of the Flag Park as a 2012 service project. The Park, across from Building 1, shows the flags of all 50 states, U.S. territories and possessions. Because of wind and sun damage – the flags are on continuous display – several sets of flags are being…

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New Mojave Airport board meets

Posted February 13, 2013 by Raphael Jaffe

The Mojave Air and Space Port board approved business items at its first meeting with its 2013 officers and all of its board members. Newly installed board president JoAnn Painter presided, and Karina Drees, Director of Business Development led the staff presentations. Board members in attendance were Dick Rutan, Marie Walker, Jimmy Balentine and Dr….

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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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NATO’s first alliance ground surveillance aircraft unveiled

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Expanding NATO's joint intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capability, Northrop Grumman and its industry partners together with NATO leaders unveiled the first NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance aircraft to an audience of customers, distinguished guests, employees and community leaders.

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Joint Strike Fighter ITF ground testing F-35 gun

Posted July 22, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is in the process of testing the F-35A's newest munitions asset - the GAU-22/A. The gun is a four-barrel Gatling gun that fires 25 millimeter rounds.

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Antelope Valley residents join in support of AV veterans

Posted April 19, 2012 by by Diane Betzler

Southern California’s High Desert residents did it again. They came out in large numbers to help support a cause that’s always been close to the hearts of Antelope Valley citizens; they came out to show their support for American veterans. Friends of the Lancaster Cemetery hosted a…

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NASA Dryden pilots, photographers at CSC Science Camp

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Several NASA Dryden pilots and photographers who had a central role in the Space Shuttle Endeavour's Tour of California last September shared their stories and images at the center's "Mission 26" hands-on science camp

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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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News Briefs June 10, 2015

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Governor vetoes bill limiting Nevada National Guard benefits Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has issued his first veto from the 2015 legislative session on a relatively obscure bill dealing with life insurance premiums for Nevada National Guard members. Sandoval opted June 8 to prevent AB472 from becoming law. The measure unanimously passed the Senate and Assembly…

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Northrop Grumman, U.S. Navy unveil MQ-4C Triton

Posted June 22, 2012 by by Rebecca Amber

Greek mythology tells the story of Triton, a sea-god and the son of Poseidon. Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems at Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, Calif., made history June 14, 2012, as they...

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