Salutes & Awards

June 7, 2013

Traynor steps up to command F-22 squadron

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Lockheed Martin photograph by Chad Bellay

Col. Christopher Azzano, 412th Operations Group commander (left), and Lt. Col. Devin Traynor, pose for a photo after Traynor assumed command of the 411th Flight Test Squadron in a change of command ceremony May 23 in Bldg. 1870. Traynor previously served as the director of operations for the 411th Flight Test Squadron.† He assumed command of the squadron from Lt. Col. Daron Drown who is headed to the Industrial College of the Armed Forces at Fort McNair, Washingtonk, D.C. The 411th FLTS oversees test and evaluation at Edwards AFB†for the†F-22 Raptor fifth-generation fighter.




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TW nominates four for Lance P. Sijan Award

The 412th Test Wing has selected four Airmen as nominees for the 2015 Lance P. Sijan United States Air Force Leadership Awards. They were selected from a very competitive field and have demonstrated the highest qualities of leadership on and off the job. The Sijan award recognizes the accomplishments of officers and enlisted members who...
 
 
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TPS Class 14-B ready to jump into test world

  The U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School sent another group of test pilots into the world June 12 with the graduation of Class 14-B. Each graduate was awarded a Master of Science in Flight Test Engineering from Air Universit...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber

DHS student awarded DAR bronze medal

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Cadet Lt. Col. Krista Antonio was awarded a bronze medal from the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution for her record of military and scholastic achievement as membe...
 

 
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Public Affairs officer retires after quarter-century of service

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Maj. Gen. Arnold Bunch Jr., Air Force Test Center commander presented John Haire with the Department of the Air Force award for civilian achievement at Haire’s retirement Ceremony May 29....
 
 
Air Force photograph by Chris Higgins

412th Test Wing 1st Quarter Award Winners

Air Force photograph by Chris Higgins Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, watches Jeanette White, 412th Civil Engineering Group, absolutely smash a foam baseball into the audience after accepting her 30-year...
 
 

Excellence in Aviation Award banquet set for June 13

The Flight Test Historical Foundation will hold the 5th annual Excellence in Aviation Awards banquet June 13. This year’s honorees are the California Air National Guard’s 163rd Reconnaissance Wing from March Air Reserve Base. The wing operates the remotely piloted MQ-1 Predator aircraft built by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems. For the first time in the...
 




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