• DHS varsity softball player signs with UC-Riverside

    A Desert High School senior took the next step of her life as she signed a national letter of intent May 30 to play softball for a Division I college. Voted by her peers as the most athletic female of the senior class, Dawn Brodersen received an athletic scholarship from the University of California-Riverside to play softball for the Highlanders. A
  • Groundbreaking marks beginning of new runway

    A groundbreaking ceremony at base operations marked the beginning of a new runway project here June 1. The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers will head the $103 million project to replace the majority of runway 22. The 53-year-old runway is deteriorating and poses an increasing foreign object damage threat to aircraft, said James Judkins, director of the
  • U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School graduates 146th class

    On Saturday, the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School will graduate their 146th class since their start at Wright Field in 1944. The "Outlaws," as the students refer to themselves, hosts 11 pilots, 10 engineers and two navigators including pilots from Canada, Japan and Singapore, as well one female pilot. "The students have completed one of the most
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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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