Salutes & Awards

June 8, 2012

Zhea assumes role as Edwards top cop

Air Force photo by Edward Cannon

Col. Harry Barry, 95th Mission Support Group commander (left) hands the 95th Security Forces Squadron guideon to Lt. Col. Kristian Zhea during an appointment of command ceremony May 30 at Club Muroc. Zhea comes to Edwards from halfway across the globe where he served with NATO Allied Air Command in Izmir, Turkey.


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Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon

ALS graduates 22 future NCOs

Congratulations to the 22 Airmen who graduated from the Airman Leadership School July 12. Senior Airman Joshua Fielder, 412th MXS, was honored as the Academic Achiever and Distinguished Graduate Award Winner; Senior Airman Devo...

Comptroller squadron welcomes new commander

Lt. Col. Trevor Williams addresses members of the 95th Comptroller Squadron after taking command July 11 at Club Muroc. Col. Amy Arwood, former 95th Air Base Wing commander, presided over the...
NASA photograph by Tony Landis

Rachel Thomson awarded Nasa Dryden Employee Scholarship

The NASA Dryden Employee Exchange Council has presented its 2012 John K. Russell Memorial Scholarship Award to Rachel Thomson. A graduate of the class of 2012 at Desert High School on Edwards Air Force Base, Thomson plans to...

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner

Team Edwards sees 29 enlisted Airmen make next grade

Twenty-nine enlisted members from Team Edwards were promoted during the monthly enlisted promotion June 29 at Club Muroc. Congratulations to the Airmen who took another step forward in their careers.   Promoted to Airman 1...
Air Force photograph by Jena Correa

Edwards employee, retired Army sergeant receives Purple Heart

It was on Dec. 14, 2005, while on a dismounted combat patrol in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, that U.S. Army Sergeant First Class Chris Chebahtah and his squad encountered something that every deployed service member drea...

Twenty Edwards majors make lieutenant colonel

Congratulations to 20 Team Edwards members who have made the next step in their Air Force careers: Maj. Keith Francis, 31st Test And Evaluation Squadron Maj. Matthew Briggs, Warner Robins Air Force Base, Ga., ALC Detachment 2 M...


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