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Palmdale High School solar car heading to Fort Worth

Posted June 18, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

Students from Palmdale High School don’t mind tooting their own horn when it comes to their three-wheel creation that will soon be traveling to Fort Worth, Texas, to compete in the National Solar Car Challenge at the Texas Motor Speedway, July 17-23.

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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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News Briefs June 12, 2015

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Hungary: Pilot stable after crash landing Gripen fighter jet Hungary’s defense ministry says a pilot who ejected from his Gripen fighter jet during a crash landing is in stable condition. Lt. Gen. Zoltan Orosz said experienced pilot Maj. Sandor Kadar was on a training run June 10 in a Gripen JAS-39C jet when he indicated…

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DHS student awarded DAR bronze medal

Posted June 10, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Cadet Lt. Col. Krista Antonio was awarded a bronze medal from the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution for her record of military and scholastic achievement as member of the Desert High School JROTC. The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution has presented…

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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 NATO AGS to be tested at Edwards

Posted June 10, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Northrop Grumman unveiled the NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance system June 4 at its Site 3 facility at U.S. Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, Calif. PALMDALE, Calif.–Northrop Grumman’s family of high-altitude long endurance unmanned aircraft systems welcomed its newest member June 4. The new Alliance Ground Surveillance system is…

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Global Vigilance CTF welcomes new director

Posted June 10, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Lt. Col. Cory Naddy (right) accepts the Global Vigilance Combined Test Force guidon from Col. Rod Todaro, 412th Operations Group commander, June 5. The Global Vigilance Combined Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., welcomed a new director June 5. Lt. Col. Cory Naddy is joining the GVCTF…

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News Briefs June 8, 2015

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OSHA says violations by companies, Navy led to worker deaths A federal agency says workplace safety violations led to the deaths of two workers at Pearl Harbor last December. Hawaii News Now reports that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed fines for two companies for the deaths of two men when a 7-ton…

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News Briefs June 5, 2015

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Russian fighter jet crashes, both crewmen survive The Russian Defense Ministry says that a military jet has crashed in the south and both crewmen have bailed out safely. The MiG-29 fighter jet went down June 4 while on a training mission near the Ashuluk shooting range in the Astrakhan region, about nearly 700 miles south…

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Bechtel makes generous donation to museum

Posted June 5, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds David ìJesterî Smith and Lisa Grey of the Flight Test Historical Foundation receive a $25,000 donation from Brian Sheridan and Richard Tighe on behalf of Bechtel National, Inc. The Flight Test Historical Foundation and the Air Force Flight Test Museum are a bit closer to their goal of moving the…

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