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Annual Experimental Fly-In great success

Posted May 1, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

Mojave Air and Space Port was the place to be April 18-19 for aerospace enthusiasts, during the Fourth Annual Mojave Experimental Fly-in.

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Continuing Promise 2015

Posted May 1, 2015 by PO1 Gary Johnson

Utilitiesman 2nd Class Serina Espinoza, a native of Palmdale. Calif., assigned to Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit 202, fits together components of a chain link fence at the Hattieville Government School in Belize City, Belize, during Continuing Promise 2015. Continuing Promise is a U.S. Southern Command-sponsored and U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet-conducted deployment to…

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Friends support the Palmdale Aerospace Academy

Posted May 1, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

The Palmdale Aerospace Academy held its inaugural Friends of the Academy Benefit Dinner April 23 at the Larry Chimbole Cultural Center and raised more than $26,000 for their scholarship fund.

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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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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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HT May 1

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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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