Photograph courtesy of Maggie Ruddinger
Local

Edwards marathoner helps Air Force team win silver medal

Posted November 10, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Some 22,000 runners competed in the 41st Marine Corps Marathon held Oct. 30 in Washington D.C., an event that since 1998 has served as the Armed Forces Championship.

Full Story »

Air Force photograph
Local

Air Force Test Center

Posted December 30, 2016 by

In 2012, Air Force Materiel Command redesignated the Air Force Flight Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., as the Air Force Test Center. As the AFTC, the center assumed responsibility for the 412th Test Wing at Edwards, the 96th Test Wing at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., and the Arnold Engineering Development Complex…

Full Story »

NASA photograph by Ken Ulbrich
Local

Dream Chaser spacecraft arrives at NASA Armstrong

Posted February 3, 2017 by

NASA photograph by Ken Ulbrich   Sierra Nevada Corporation delivered its Dream Chaser spacecraft Jan.25 to NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, located on Edwards Air Force Base. The spacecraft will undergo several months of testing at the center in preparation for its approach and landing flight on the base’s 22L runway. NASA photograph…

Full Story »

avbot
Local

Conference aims to ‘Fire up the Future’

Posted March 3, 2017 by Diane Betzler

The theme this year for the Antelope Valley Board of Trade’s Annual Business Outlook Conference was “Fire Up the Future,” and fired up the conference was, attended by some 800 people or more from many walks of life.

Full Story »

rosamond-sailor
Local

USS Frank Cable conducts DC drills at sea

Posted March 31, 2017 by

Navy photograph by Seaman Heather C. Wamsley USS FRANK CABLE, At Sea — Machinery Repairman 2nd Class Eric Gans, a native of Laurel, Md., helps Engineman 2nd Class Jason North, from Rosamond, Calif., both assigned to the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) adjust his helmet during a damage control drill, March 9. Frank…

Full Story »

eafb-volunteer1
Local

Volunteers honored for their vital role to the Edwards mission

Posted April 28, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit and Airman 1st Class Jeurel Barton

Air Force photograph by Christopher Higgins Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, and Megan Rosario hold up a giant check showing how much volunteering has helped Edwards. Volunteer efforts at Edwards in the past year totaled 23,784 hours, which translated to a dollar amount totaling $561,517. Team Edwards held its annual Volunteer Appreciation…

Full Story »

Local

Nine Edwards majors selected for lieutenant colonel

Posted May 31, 2017 by

The 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., announced last week that nine majors assigned here have been selected for promotion to lieutenant colonel. Congratulations to the selectees who have achieved the next rank. Lieutenant colonel selectees Maj. Daniel Alix, 461st Flight Test Squadron Maj. Clifton Bell, 419th Flight Test Squadron Maj. David…

Full Story »

eafb-als
Local

ALS Class 17E graduates, returns to workforce with new tools

Posted June 28, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Jennifer Correa Airman Leadership School Class 17E pose for a group photo following their graduation ceremony at Club Muroc June 22, 2017. The 412th Test Wing’s Airman Leadership School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., held its latest graduation ceremony June 22, 2017, at Club Muroc. Base leadership and attendees watched…

Full Story »

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds
Local

Humbleness and preparation put Armstrong on moon

Posted August 18, 2017 by Linda KC Reynolds

Dr. James Hansen, author of Neil Armstrong’s biography “First Man -- The Life of Neil A. Armstrong,” spoke at the Antelope Valley College Theatre as part of the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center’s Colloquium series and discussed why Armstrong was the first man on the moon.

Full Story »

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit
Local

AFMC commander presents TPS with AF-level award

Posted October 20, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

It takes a lot of hard work and a total team effort to send dozens of new flight test pilots and engineers into the world.

Full Story »


All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.