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Lockheed Martin celebration 60 years of U-2

Lockheed Martin is celebrating 60 years of the U-2 program with festivities planned throughout the company. “It’s not a 60-year old aircraft, it is a...

High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis September 3, 2015

Mach 1: the story has been told thousands of times of Chuck Yeager and that special day over Muroc, when the first sonic booms...

Civil Air Patrol joins total force ‘Airmen’

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- When conducting missions for the Air Force as the official Air Force auxiliary, the Civil Air Patrol is now included in...

Local efforts help keep Dragon Lady flying at 60

In 1955, Disneyland opened its doors for the first time, Elvis made his first TV appearance, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give...

Space Camp: Once in a lifetime experience

PALMDALE, Calif.—“Amazing,” “inspiring” and “motivating” were a few of the words Space Camp graduates Lauren Baker and Ethan Calderone used to describe their experience...

Honorary commander spotlight – Gary Chapman

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.  -- For many years Edwards Air Force Base has valued the support of the local community. One of the ways...

High Desert hanger stories with Bob Alvis

Being a lifelong resident of the Antelope Valley and growing up around the greats that pioneered advancement’s in aviation in the High Desert skies...

JetHawks baseball team honors Jerry Ross

Former NASA astronaut Jerry Ross is a seven-time space shuttle mission veteran and nine times walked into the void of space. The U.S. Air Force...

Optimism helped Vietnam vet survive as POW

ROYAL AIR FORCE MILDENHALL, England (AFNS) -- When 2nd Lt. John "Spike" Nasmyth climbed into his F-4 Phantom II on Sept. 4, 1966, to...

POW visits Pentagon tribute section, reminisces about hard times

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Retired Col. Leon Ellis was a prisoner of war for 1,955 days during the Vietnam War. During a July 16 visit...