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Hazardous Material trainees "decontaminate" Staff Sgt. Shawn Whittemore (center), 412th Maintenance Squadron F-35 propulsion systems journeyman. The students sprayed down and scrubbed Sergeant Whittemore after a mock-up exercise scenario involving hazardous materials. The training prepares the maintainers should a spill ever occur.  (Photo by Airman 1st Class Julius Delos Reyes) Maintainers train on hazardous material clean-up
The Human Resource Development office conducted a Hazardous Material Training exercise for flightline maintainers here Aug. 7 to 11 at the base theater.The class focused on proper clean up procedures of hazardous materials for general site workers. "The maintainers are required to clean up their (smaller) spills," said Monte Congleton, California
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The CV-22 Osprey pulls in after performing a series of test flights here. The tests evaluated the cumulative effects of several installed electronic countermeasures systems that demonstrated the susceptibility of the CV-22 in a simulated threat environment.  (Photo by Staff Sgt. Mark Woodbury) August 'go month' for CV-22 testing
The CV-22 Osprey, an aircraft unlike any other, is now in the midst of a test unlike any other.In the Developmental Test and Evaluation phase, CV-22 testing has primarily been conducted by Bell-Boeing. However, when the Naval Air Systems Command requested an Electronic Warfare Integrated Assessment test, the 412th Test Wing Electronic Warfare Group
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Base residents continue to migrate between homes while neighborhoods are demolished and rebuilt as part of Edward's phase one housing program. The Mesquite Meadows housing area has 55 new homes under construction, plus plans are pending to construct two entire new neighborhoods by June 2008.  (Photo by Staff Sgt. Mark Woodbury) Housing replacement program moves forward
The first phase of Edwards' housing replacement program is well underway. Progress can be seen everyday as slabs are poured, framing goes up and even some roofs and windows are appearing on the 55 homes being built in Mesquite Meadows for junior enlisted personnel.The 33 four-bedroom single units and 22 two-bedroom units are scheduled to be
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Senior Airman Adam Mastropaolo, 95th Security Forces Squadron installation patrolman, monitors the speed of motorists on Rosamond Boulevard here July 8, 2006. Airman Mastropaolo was using a LIDAR gun that measures the vehicle's speed up to a mile away. One of the mission of 95th SFS is to provide base safety during night time.  (Photo by Airman Stacy Garcia) Security Forces provides overnight safety
Through the long 14-hour shifts, not including physical training and the 45-minute briefing before heading out for duty, making sure the Edwards community is getting a good night's sleep is the mission for several 95th Security Forces Squadron night-shift patrolman.From the moment these individuals step foot into their cars, it's all about
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Default Air Force Logo Edwards tests Network Centric Warfare system capability
Edwards' 412th Operations Group conducted a live fly exercise July 31 where, for the first time, pilots flexed their skills in a Network Centric Warfare environment.The 412th Test Wing volunteered to expand the exercise and make it a distributed event for the Joint Mission Environment Test Capability program. The pilots were connected with the
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A C-5 Galaxy taxis across a series of ramps on Rogers Dry Lakebed here Aug. 2, 2006, as part of the C-5's Reliability Enhancement and Re-Engining Program. The dynamic tests are designed to evaluate the structural modes of the aircraft with newer CF6 jet engines installed.  (Photo by Jet Fabara) C-5 Galaxy undergoes dynamic runway testing
As part of the C-5's Reliability Enhancement and Re-Engining Program, the C-5 Galaxy is undergoing dynamic taxi testing to check the structural strength and flexibility of the four-engine modification.The main focus of the testing was the C-5 structure's movement when traveling over rougher surfaces with its new engines and pylons. When the C-5 was
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Civil Air Patrol Airman 1st Class Jessica Waldrop detonates 5 pounds of C-4 explosive at the Explosive Ordinance Disposal Division's range here during Civil Air Patrol Cadet Week July 26 through 29, 2006. (Photo by Civil Air Patrol Maj. Jason Markiewitz) Edwards hosts 2006 National CAP Cadet Week
Edwards hosted the third annual National Civil Air Patrol Cadet Week July 26 to 29 with nearly two dozen CAP cadets and adult members participating in the event.The event highlighted Edwards' mission to the cadets and was brought to life for the cadets with visits to NASA Dryden and Air Force Flight Test Center facilities. "The base really came
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Default Air Force Logo Kids experience deployment with KUDOS
From mommy or daddy's uniform to jelly bean vaccinations and fake orders, the children at Edwards will get to experience and understand deployment operations during "Operation KUDOS", August 19, at the Stripes Lounge.Operation KUDOS -- Kids Understanding Deployment Operations -- is designed for children ages five to 18 to help give them an
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Sebastian Wilson, 7, observes a Mojave Green Rattlesnake during Desert Safety Day at the Base Exchange food court Aug. 2, 2006.   (Photo by Airman 1st Class Julius Delos Reyes) Inaugural event promotes desert safety
Booths, displays and information stations designed to give Team Edwards the summer lowdown on the high desert on how to live, work and play safely in this sometimes hostile environment marked the base's inaugural Desert Safety Day, Wednesday in the Base Exchange food court.Event organizers hope to make this an annual event, holding it near Memorial
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A 65-foot, 72,000-pound booster rocket mock-up exits the cargo bay of a C-17 Globemaster III July 26, 2006. The airdrop was the final test in phase 2B of the Falcon small launch vehicle program, a joint effort between Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Air Force to develop a more flexible and low-cost method of putting a 1,000-pound satellite into low earth orbit. This was the longest and heaviest single item ever dropped from a C-17. (Photo by Steve Zapka) C-17 performs final drop in Falcon SLV test phase
Sometimes, test programs have added benefits on top of the intended goal, as was the case when testers here completed the third and final test in phase 2B of the Falcon Small Launch Vehicle program July 26.The Falcon SLV program is a joint effort between the Air Force, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Airlaunch LLC and other private
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