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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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Default Air Force Logo Weather takes flight test to new heights
The Antelope Valley isn't known for its weather patterns. In fact, it's better known for the lack of weather patterns instead. That is one of the reasons why Edwards Air Force Base is considered by many to be one of the premiere test flight facilities in the world. Some people may question why there is a team of weather forecasters located on
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Army Sgt. 1st Class Johnson Peter, 301st Psychological Operations Company detachment non-commissioned officer, aims his M-16 rifle during the small-arms training at the firing range here Saturday. The Army 301st PSYOP Company also performed a parachute drop here Jan. 26 as part of their Reserve training. (Photo by Airman 1st Class Julius Delos Reyes) Army 301st PSYOP 'chutes' for Edwards
The Army's 301st Psychological Operations Company stormed Edwards range as they performed a parachute drop here Jan. 26. The 301st PSYOP Company also performed a combat training at the small-arms range here as part of their Reserve training. The Air Drop and Range training is part of the agreement with the different services to conduct and sustain
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Default Air Force Logo Edwards civilian wins 2006 AFMC Outstanding Contracting Civilian Award
An Edwards civilian received the Air Force Materiel Command Outstanding Contracting civilian award recently. Sarah Saunders, 95th Contracting Squadron contract specialist, received the award for the period of October 2005 to September 2006. Ms. Saunders units' primary goal is to deliver great customer service, to define and improve processes and to
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Default Air Force Logo RAB keeps tabs, 'eye' on Edwards' cleanup
RAB -- no it's not the name of the latest craze in dance music.Rather, the Restoration Advisory Board is a group of individuals organized under federal guidelines to offer public feedback and advice on environmental cleanup efforts here. "Our purpose is to keep an eye on the base's cleanup projects," said Ruby Messersmith, the North Edwards
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Default Air Force Logo Commander: Zero tolerance for DUIs
Colonel H. Brent Baker Sr., 95th Air Base Wing commander, has a goal of reducing the numbers of people driving under the influence at Edwards for 2007. In 2006, Edwards had a total of 21 DUIs, one more than 2005. "Driving under the influence is a problem that has no place in the Air Force," Colonel Baker said. "Several years ago we went to zero
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A member of the 144th Fighter Wing gets ready to check a portable heater near the crash site of a California Air National Guard F-16 Fighting Falcon on Jan. 20, 2007. The pilot of the F-16, from the 144th Fighter Wing in Fresno, Calif., ejected safely Jan. 19, while on a training mission over Owens Valley, Calif. Edwards provided portable heaters, light-alls, port-a-potties and other logistical support to the remote crash-site location. (Photo by Jim Shryne) Team Edwards provides accident clean-up support
Team Edwards responded to an F-16 Fighting Falcon crash site, about two hours north of the base, Jan. 19.The F-16, from the California Air National Guard's 144th Fighter Wing in Fresno, crashed in Inyo County's Owens Valley, near Bishop, Calif. The pilot, who was on a training mission at the time of the incident, ejected safely from the aircraft,
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Staff Sgt. Caprice Rivas and Tech. Sgt. Antonio Criado, both from the 95th Mission Support Group, fill out the post deployment checklist at the Airman and Family Readiness Center on Jan. 22, 2007. The post-deployment checklist is part of the new Reunion and Reintegration Program at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. (Photo by Airman 1st Class Julius Delos Reyes) 95th ABW commander issues new reintegration policy
Staff Sgt. Caprice Rivas, 95th Services Division fitness coordinator, arrived here Sunday after a four-month deployment to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.Together with nine other 95th Services Division Airmen, she had to go under the new Reunion and Reintegration Policy Program at the Airmen and Family Readiness Center on Monday.The new policy ensures
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Default Air Force Logo Tax center to open soon
The Edwards Tax Center is scheduled to open Feb. 6 to offer free income tax assistance to active-duty military members, reservists, guardsmen, dependents with valid identification cards and retirees.The tax center, located in building 7211 next to the children's library and shoppette, will be open until April 11. "It's an easy, convenient way to
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