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Company K retains marksmanship

Posted May 17, 2012 by Marine Corps photograph by Cpl. Tommy Huynh

Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Richard faces away from targets during live-fire training aboard USS Pearl Harbor May 8. Richard hails from Lancaster, Calif., and serves as a corpsman with Battalion Landing Team 3/1, the ground combat element for the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit. The unit embarked the ship, as well as USS Makin Island and USS New Orleans in San…

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Blue skies greet Endeavour, SCA at Edwards landing

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A familiar sight appeared in the clear blue skies of the Mojave Desert as the space shuttle Endeavour and its modified NASA 747 carrier aircraft arrived at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Sept. 20.

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News Briefs July 3, 2014

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U.S. military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,194 As of July 1, 2014, at least 2,194 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count. At least 1,817 military service members have died in Afghanistan as a result…

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Graduation ceremony

Posted May 15, 2015 by Sgt. Jennifer Schubert

Pfc. Nina N. Sassano, with Platoon 4015, Oscar Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., earned the company’s highest physical fitness and combat fitness score. Sassano, a native of Santa Clarita, Calif., earned a score of 599 out of 600 points and graduated boot camp May 1, 2015.

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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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Pentagon plans to increase drone flights by 50 percent

Posted August 21, 2015 by Lolita C. Baldor

Faced with escalating aggression from Russia and China, the Pentagon is planning to increase its use of drones by about 50 percent over the next several years. The Pentagon decided to add Army and civilian-operated missions to the mix because the Air Force, which had been running about 65 combat air patrol missions a day,…

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Norm Hickling talks about LA County’s aerospace industry on Aerotech NewsRadio

Posted May 24, 2012 by by Rebecca Amber

On May, 24, Norman “Norm” Hickling, was featured on Aerotech NewsRadio to discuss major aerospace issues in the Antelope Valley. Hickling is the senior deputy for Michael D. Antonovich, Supervisor of Los Angeles County. Hickling has an extensive background in aviation and is very familiar with the current issues surrounding the local aerospace industry.

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AIAA partners with three aerospace organizations to offer continuing education courses

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AERO Institute, National Institute of Aerospace, and Ohio Aerospace Institute Partner with AIAA   The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics has partnered with the AERO Institute, Palmdale, Calif., the National Institute of Aerospace, Hampton, Va., and the Ohio Aerospace Institute, Cleveland, Ohio, to expand its offerings of continuing education stand-alone courses for aerospace professionals….

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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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Community celebrates ‘Alive Day’ with Hancock family

Posted June 3, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

Nearly 200 people gathered May 29 to celebrate “Alive Day” with U.. Army Spec. Jerral Hancock and welcomed his family into their new “Smart Home.”

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