• EMS Eagles fight for 10th straight win, MMS Tigers cause 1st loss

    The Edwards Middle School's basketball record was perfect until they met the Monroe Tigers on Feb. 15. The Eagles beat the Mojave Jaguars for their 10th straight win Feb. 13 but succumbed to the Tigers' claws as they lost their final game for the season, 46-35. Playing at Mojave, Calif., on Feb 13, Edwards ran up a 28-15 lead against the Jaguars by
  • Tower keeps ‘eye’ on Edwards sky

    Rising high above the desert floor, the Edwards Control Tower keeps an unflinching eye on the constantly changing array of aircraft launching and landing on the vast lakebeds and runways here. The control tower is manned by air traffic controllers from the 412th Operations Support Squadron who provide a vital function to operations here. "The
  • Desert Wings continues publishing

    The 95th Air Base Wing commander, Col. H. Brent Baker Sr., decided Feb. 9 to postpone the migration of the Desert Wings newspaper to a private publisher. The migration, which was to take place after the Feb. 23 edition, would have ended the more than 59-year run of the paper. "Colonel Baker made the decision after carefully evaluating all of his
  • Edwards volunteers help Young Eagles take flight

    Edwards volunteers helped Young Eagles get off the ground during the Experimental Aircraft Association's Lancaster Chapter 49 and Edwards Chapter 1000, first round of Young Eagles flights on Saturday at Fox Field in Lancaster, Calif. Twenty-eight young boys and girls showed up to try their hand at flying. The Young Eagles is a national program
  • Edwards’ entrances receive new cellphone policy signs

    The 95th Security Forces Squadron posted new large cell phone usage reminder signs at the base entrances recently to better inform the Edwards community about the base's policy on using cellphones while driving. The new signs are in accordance with the Department of Defense policy announced in February 2006. The mandate categorizes cellphone use
  • Information, preparation key to transitioning to civilian career

    Transitioning from a military to civilian career takes preparation. With that thought in mind, Master Sgt. Jackie Spann, the 412th Operations Group information management noncommissioned officer in charge, is doing all he can to prepare himself for a civilian career in the next three to five years. Helping him understand the different aspects of
  • 95th MDG grabs championship

    Close. Barely. Almost. Those were the words attributed to the championship showdown between the top two intramural basketball teams. It was a close fight Feb. 9 as the 95th Medical Group and Marine Aircraft Group 46 Detachment Bravo were neck-in-neck to clinch the championship title. The 95th MDG barely escaped the MAG's claws, defeating the MAG,
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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