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Bunch readies for departure with ‘fini flight’

Posted June 3, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Bobbi Zapka Maj. Gen. Arnold Bunch Jr., Air Force Test Center commander, poses for a photo with his wife, Carolyn, following his last proficiency flight at Edwards May 27. Maj. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr., Air Force Test Center commander, took to the skies one last time over Edwards AFB May…

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Blue Stars Mothers help stuff a hummer

Posted July 17, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

Blue Star Mothers and members of the community came together recently to stuff a Humvee full of goodies including toiletries, batteries and snacks for troops who are serving in all branches of the military.

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Lockheed chief test pilot hits 1,000 hours in Raptor

Posted April 13, 2012 by by Linda KC Reynolds

Friends and family gathered April 6 to congratulate F-22 Lockheed Martin Chief Test Pilot James “JB” Brown III on his 1,000 hours of flying an F-22 at the Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Brown is the first test pilot to reach 1,000 hours in a Raptor. Guests cheered as…

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NASA aircraft to fly over Los Angeles area Aug. 25

Posted August 23, 2012 by

NASA, in cooperation with the Federal Aviation Administration, will conduct training and photographic flights over the Los Angeles area Aug. 25. Two NASA jets, a T-38 and an F-18, will fly approximately 1,500 feet above Los Angeles starting at 8 a.m., PDT. If delayed by weather or other circumstances, the jets will fly at 12:30…

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Mojave Air & Space Port improvements continue

Posted May 15, 2013 by Raphael Jaffe

Actions by the Mojave ASP board continue to be directed at improvements in its physical facilities, pre-planning for an FAA grant, and how to handle the Plane Crazy Saturday event. Plane Crazy Saturday is sponsored by the Mojave Transportation Museum and takes place each third Saturday of the month. Pilots are invited to fly in…

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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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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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Northrop Grumman provides Azusa elementary students with needed school supplies

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AZUSA, Calif. – Northrop Grumman’s Azusa, Calif., campus recently concluded its third annual pencil box drive to benefit the Azusa Unified School District’s Mountain View Elementary School. “Thanks to the charitable efforts by employees at the Azusa campus, every student at Mountain View now has needed items such as pencils, crayons, rulers and many other…

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NASA employees go ‘above and beyond’

Posted October 1, 2014 by Linda KC Reynolds

Three NASA employees recently received the Exception Engineering Achievement Medal at Armstrong NASA Research Center, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Olympic Athletes make it special for everyone

Posted May 20, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

Athletes from the Antelope Valley, Santa Clarita and the greater Tri Valley areas participated in the Special Olympics May 2 at the Palmdale High School where they competed in basketball, track-and-field, swimming and other events.

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