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Edwards Airmen carry a litter during Phase II of the Operational Readiness Exercise in Camp Corum here Feb. 2, 2007. (Photo by Jet Fabara) AFFTC IG: Team Edwards ready for ORI
"Bring it on." With exactly 23 days to go today before the much-anticipated Air Force Materiel Command Inspector General's Operational Readiness Inspection, Edwards is in full gear. Edwards performed its last Operational Readiness Exercise Jan. 30 to Feb. 2. "Overall, the base did great," said Col. George Sciss, Air Force Flight Test Center
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Default Air Force Logo Edwards pilots help JTACs with close-air support training
In what is believed to be a first for Edwards, F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots here helped train Air Force Combat Controllers in close-air support. The pilots, from the 416th Flight Test Squadron, responded to a request for the help in training a team of combat controllers in their Joint Terminal Attack Controller, or JTAC skills. The combat
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Default Air Force Logo Edwards civilian wins AFMC Outstanding Contracting Civilian Award
An Edwards civilian received the Air Force Materiel Commands Outstanding Contracting Civilian Award recently. Sarah Saunders, Air Force Flight Test Center Contracting Directorate procurement technician, won the award for the period of October 2005 to September 2006. Ms. Newkirk's mission on Edwards is to provide the AFFTC and its associates with
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Default Air Force Logo Contract specialist wins AFMC sci-tech award
An Edwards contractor won an Air Force Materiel Command Contracting Civilian award for the period of Oct. 1, 2005 to Sept. 30, 2006. Dwight Franke, a contracting specialist with the Air Force Flight Test Center Contracting directorate, won AFMC's science and technology award. "I was really quite surprised with the reward," Franke said. "I work with
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Default Air Force Logo Edwards looks back to Black History Month founder
On February 12, 1926, Carter G. Woodson, a noted black scholar and historian, initiated Black History Week.Woodson was born to former slaves who could not read or write. He did not enter high school until he was 20 years of age. He went on to complete his studies at Berea College, the University of Chicago, the Sorbonne, and Harvard University,
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Capt. Justin Hsia marks and cordons an unexploded ordnance during the Phase II Operation Readiness Exercise at Camp Corum, Feb. 2, 2007. (Photo by Jet Fabara) Edwards performs its best ORE
Edwards performed its Operational Readiness Exercise Jan. 30 to Feb. 2. This ORE is the last one before the Air Force Materiel Command's Inspector General Operational Readiness Inspection beginning March 1. "It is probably the best ORE we have since we started doing this about two years ago," said Pierre Poudevigne, Air Force Flight Test Center
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Default Air Force Logo Edwards Middle School still unbeaten after eighth win
The Edwards Middle School Eagles basketball team won their sixth straight game here Jan. 26 beating the Murray Mustangs 44-18. The Eagles also added their seventh and eighth wins by defeating California City 47-35 on Jan. 30 and Boron 40-22 on Feb. 1 to remain undefeated. Team leading scorer Lacarlis Moore's 13 points and Brandon Jefferson's 10
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Default Air Force Logo MAG DET wins playoff game against 31st TES, 40-35
The Marine Aircraft Group Detachment managed to squeeze by the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron, 40-35, in the first intramural basketball playoff game at the Rosburg Fitness Center here Monday. Leading the way in the first half for the MAG DET was Buster Evans with two three-pointers and an additional two points. "The whole team contributed to
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Default Air Force Logo Edwards helps sergeant's family after home burglary
Team Edwards gathered together Feb. 1 to help the family of Tech Sgt. James Holzer, who is currently deployed to Afghanistan, after intruders burglarized and ransacked their home early morning on Jan. 31.The incident made national news when deputies from the Lancaster, Calif. Sheriff's office found their family pet, who was missing after the
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Crew chiefs from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., tow an F-15 Eagle into position before filming at the Mojave, Calif., airport. The air superiority fighter appears in an upcoming episode of Fox TV's "24" with the commercial 747 in the distance playing the role of Air Force One. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Larry Schneck)
Edwards helps TV's Jack Bauer accomplish mission
Through the clouds above a dry, remote airfield in Southern California, Col. Tom Schiess and Lt. Col. Matt Andrews punched holes in the sky and maneuvered their F-15 Eagles into position for landing. A catastrophic attack on the United States had just taken place and the U.S. Air Force now filled the sky with lethal air power. The impressive
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