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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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Jobs Daughter’s pave way for Super Sabre

Posted May 1, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

The William J. “Pete” Knight Veterans home is preparing for a new resident -– an F-100 Super Sabre that is undergoing restoration.

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Moms, Pops and Tots about to upgrade

Posted May 1, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Moms, Pops and Tots is continuing to grow with the help of a $1,000 donation from the Edwards AFB Civilian-Military Support Group.

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Air Delivery Platoon performs night drop

Posted May 1, 2015 by Lance Cpl. Fatmeh Saad

SSgt. Cristian D. Irula, a platoon sergeant with Air Delivery Platoon, 2nd Transportation Support Battalion and a native of Palmdale, Calif., has his parachute and gear checked during a night jump and cargo-drop exercise aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C., April 21, 2015. The unit, along with Marines from Bravo Company, 2nd Radio Battalion performed the quarterly…

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U.S. Air National Guard A1C David A. Garcia graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in…

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USS Bonhomme Richard: Sailors repairing equipment

Posted May 1, 2015 by PO3 Cameron McCulloch

  SASEBO, Japan–Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class Jaden Orlino, from Canyon Country, Calif., troubleshoots the crew mess refrigerator on the mess decks of the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). Bonhomme Richard is the lead ship of the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group.

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Honoring Lockheed Martin’s heritage

Posted April 15, 2015 by by Linda KC Reynolds

“The Right Stuff” recently came together during Lockheed Martin Skunk Works Heritage Night, when four pilots--Rob “Skid” Rowe, Mark “Forger” Stucky, Gregory “Beast” Feest and James E. “JB” Brown III--shared some of their experiences of flying the worlds most sophisticated and iconic aircraft included the U-2, SR-71, F-117 and F-22.

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Antelope Valley Ninety-Nines celebrate 25th Anniversary

Posted April 15, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Pilots Joanne Mc Carty and J.J. Shapiro (center) pose with card counters Phil Moores, Noelle Palmer, Erin Hambrick and Yuchuek Hsia during the annual Ninety-Nines Poker Run at William J. Fox Airfield. Shapiro won the highest hand of the day. She earned her license while battling cancer and has only…

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Chief Air Force scientist visits TPS

Posted April 3, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Dr. Mica Endsley (left) prepares for a flight in the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School’s one-of-a-kind NF-16D Variable Stability In-Flight Simulator Test Aircraft (VISTA) to expose her to a flight test mission environment. TPS instructor Bill Gray piloted the NF-16D. Dr. Mica Endsley, chief scientist of the Air…

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