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The Desert High School Drama Club performs at the DHS Scorpitorium stage during the premiere night of "Little Shop of Horrors" on March 16. Students from DHS, Edwards Middle School and Branch Elementary School participated in the production. (Photo by Airman 1st Class Julius Delos Reyes) DHS presents first full-length production
A spotlight can be seen in the middle of the Desert High School Scorpitorium stage. After a few seconds, the curtain was raised showing Mr. Mushnik's Flower Shop. As the students perform their acts, backstage were a group of students running around, reading scripts and helping other actors with their costumes. This was how the March 16's premiere
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2007
The YAL-1A, a modified Boeing 747-400F known as the Airborne Laser, takes off from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., on March 15 for a five-hour test mission that would see the aircraft's Target Illuminator Laser fired in-flight for the first time. The Airborne Laser is undergoing a long-term test phase at the Air Force Flight Test Center here in preparation for the integration of the Chemical Oxygen Iodine Laser, or COIL -- a missile-killing, high-energy chemical laser, later in the year. (Photo by Kellie Masters) Airborne Laser fires tracking laser, hits target
The YAL-1A, known as the Airborne Laser, successfully test fired its Target Illuminator Laser in-flight on March 15, during a five-hour test mission. The mission and test firing represented the Airborne Laser's first in-flight external laser firing, and used the NC-135E "Big Crow" test aircraft to verify the ABL's ability to track an airborne
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2007
Staff Sgt. Paul Smith, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, performs perimeter security during the ORI Phase II. Airmen were also tested with their ability to perform proper SALUTE reports -- size, activity, location, unit, time and equipment. (Photo by Jet Fabara) Edwards 'makes the grade' during ORI
Edwards received a satisfactory rating for its Operational Readiness Inspection and an excellent for its Targeted Compliance Inspection, which were both held March 1 through 9. After 9 days of inspection, the Air Force Materiel Command Inspector General gave Edwards a satisfactory mark for its emergency management exercise and an excellent on force
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2007
Default Air Force Logo AFAF kick-off campaign begins
Edwards is hosting the annual Air Force Assistance Fund Campaign kick-off on Monday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Medical Clinic's multi-purpose room. The Air Force Assistance Fund campaign, which begins Monday and runs through April 27, was established to provide an annual effort to raise funds for affiliates that gives assistance to Air Force active
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Senior Airman Christine Kim, an air traffic controller with the 412th Operations Support Squadron, talks to a pilot on the radio here. (Photo by Senior Airman Jason Hernandez) Edwards air traffic controller receives AFMC award
Senior Airman Christine Kim, an air traffic controller with the 412th Operations Support Squadron, was named the outstanding air traffic controller command-wide. Airman Kim distinguished herself while working here and represented the base exceptionally during her deployment to Kirkuk Air Base, Iraq, said Master Sgt. Michael Brown, the Edwards
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Aero Club receives five-star rating
The Edwards Aero Club recently received their third consecutive five-star rating from the Air Force Services Agency in San Antonio. The Agency looks at five areas of the base's programs including operations, programs, personnel training, facilities and customer service. To receive the five-star rating, the Aero Club had to excel in each area, said
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Desert High boys basketball wins CIF title
For the first time in Desert High School history, the boy's basketball team has taken the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Title for Division 5A. The DHS basketball team finished their season with a 23-3 record, making them High Desert League co-champions with Rosamond High School. "Winning a title like this takes good
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2007
The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program's Cooperative Avionics Test Bed, or CATB, aircraft lands here March 1, 2007, to perform equipment fit checks. The aircraft is a Boeing 737-300 specially modified to perform mission systems testing for the F-35 program. (Photo by Chad Bellay) F-35 JSF avionics test bed arrives at Edwards
The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program's Cooperative Avionics Test Bed aircraft landed here March 1 to perform equipment fit checks and verify the operation of Edwards facilities built specifically for the CATB. The CATB is a Boeing 737-300 specially modified to perform mission systems testing for the F-35 program. "It is a six-year program that
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2007
The RQ-4 Block-20 Global Hawk lands on a runway here March 1, 2007. The Block-20 is the first in a series of Global Hawks including Blocks 30 and 40. The Global Hawk is undergoing 18 months of developmental and operational testing here. Developmental testing proves the hardware and software for safe flight and assures the aircraft meets the contract specifications, while operational testing verifies the use of the Block-20 in representative operational scenarios. (Photo by Chad Bellay) Global Hawk Block-20 arrives for 18-month testing
Edwards welcomed the first production RQ-4 Block-20 Global Hawk from U.S. Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, Calif., on March 1 to begin 18 months of testing here. The Block-20 is the first of a new series of Global Hawks including Blocks 30 and 40. "It is an exciting day for the Air Force, the Northrop Grumman team and all the folks who have brought
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Free sign language class available for Edwards members
The 95th Mission Support Squadron is offering a sign language program to Team Edwards. Sponsored by the civilian personnel flight, the American Sign Language program is designed to open one's mind to deaf culture and to promote deaf awareness. "The American Sign Language class is about bringing people together who want to open their minds and
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2007
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