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Edwards Airmen process for deployment during a Phase 1 exercise here May 23. The exercise was in preparation for the upcoming Air Force Materiel Command Inspector General Phase I re-look July 30 after the base received an unsatisfactory rating for "initial response" during March's Operational Readiness Inspection. (Photo by Jet Fabara) Edwards Airmen practice for Phase 1 re-look

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Wesley King (right), Environmental Management staff, shows a small desert tortoise to Zachary Clark (left), 3, and his sister Sophea (foreground), 1, during the 101 Critical Days of Summer Campaign Kickoff at the Oasis Community Center on May 24. (Photo by Airman 1st Class Julius Delos Reyes) Team Edwards kicks off 101 Critical Days of Summer
With summer starting to heat up, Team Edwards began reminding people about keeping safety in mind for summer during the 101 Critical Days of Summer Kickoff at the Oasis Community Center on May 24. The campaign runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day. "The 101 Critical Days of Summer is the time of the season where the greatest potential for off-duty
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2007
Maj. Gen. Curtis Bedke (left), Air Force Flight Test Center commander, hands over the 95th Air Base Wing flag to Col. Bryan Gallagher (right), former 95th ABW vice-commander, during an assumption of command ceremony at building 1 here May 29. With the ceremony, Colonel Gallagher officially took command of the 95th ABW. (Photo by Mike Cassidy) Colonel Gallagher assumes command of 95th ABW
After about a month of seeking a new commander, the 95th Air Base Wing has finally found one in Col. Bryan Gallagher, former 95th ABW vice-commander.To formally confer to Colonel Gallagher his new responsibility, Maj. Gen. Curtis Bedke, Air Force Flight Test Center commander, led the Assumption of Command ceremony May 29 at building 1 here.During
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Off-Road Vehicle Area 2 is located west of the Pacific Winds housing area. (Courtesy graphic) Off-road vehicle violators threaten area closure, riding privileges
Off-road vehicle riders who don't stay on the existing paths in the designated ORV areas put those areas at risk of closure to all riders, base officials said. The abuse has been most prevalent in ORV Area 2, where weekend riders have been observed riding south and west of the area. These riders cut new trails, which damage the desert ecosystem.
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Patricia Soto (left), a Mary Kay consultant, gives cosmetic information to 2nd Lt. Katrina Powell, a human factors engineer with the 418th Flight Test Squadron, during the Women's Health Fair at the base clinic May 22. (Photo by Airman Mike Young) Team Edwards hosts Women's Health Fair
The 95th Medical Group held a Women's Health Fair at the clinic here May 22, focusing on awareness and prevention.Many different vendors and organizations from around base and the Antelope Valley came together to provide women on base education on how to better take care of their health. "It's all about giving information to the community and about
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The Air Force Flight Test Center Museum features a variety of exhibits including aircraft, election seats, weapons, models and engines. (Photo by Senior Airman Jason Hernandez) Air Force Flight Test Center Museum preserves past
The Edwards legacy of ground breaking flights and brave pilots have their stories preserved and told at the Air Force Flight Test Center Museum.The AFFTC museum is one of the most recognizable locations here with its display of aircraft parked on Rosamond Boulevard. The museum is a relatively recent project designed to preserve the history of
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Default Air Force Logo Forgery lands senior airman in jail
A senior airman with the 412th Operations Support Squadron was sentenced to 20 days confinement during a summary court-martial held here May 22. The Airman pled guilty to one charge and specification of forgery, one charge and specification of making a false official statement and one charge and specification of dishonorably failing to pay a debt
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Col. Michael Pelletier (left), 412th Maintenance Group commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Kevin Soltis (center), 412th Test Wing command chief, together with other Edwards community members, help themselves to some food during the Team Edwards Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon on May 17 at Club Muroc here. The event was held to recognize the contributions of the many volunteers within the Edwards community. (Photo by Mike Cassidy) Digging in

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The Blue Eagles Honor Guard leads Team Edwards' contingent for the 48th Annual City of Torrance Armed Forces Day Parade and Celebration on May 19. (Photo by Senior Master Sgt. Michael Fowler) Team Edwards marches at Torrance parade
Amidst cheers and claps, Team Edwards Airmen marched their way through Torrance Boulevard in Torrance, Calif., to participate at the city's annual Armed Forces Day Parade on Saturday. More than 60 Airmen volunteered to represent Edwards at the 48th Annual City of Torrance Armed Forces Day Parade and Celebration. Other bases in Southern California
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2007
Medics from the 95th Medical Group carry an "injured victim" during the emergency management exercise here May 16. (Photo by Jet Fabara) Desert Wind exercise shakes up Edwards
The Desert Wind 07-6, Operation Shakers exercise was conducted here on May 16, which simulated a major earthquake at Edwards. Desert Wind is an annual exercise organized by the Air Force Flight Test Center Inspector General Readiness office to provide response training for base personnel in case an earthquake occurs. "The purpose of the exercise is
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