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  • 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,
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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