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Bunch nominated to command AFMC

Lt. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr. has been nominated by President Trump for a fourth star to become the next commander of Air Force Materiel Command at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

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31st TES begins F-35 Initial Operational Test and Evaluation

The 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron kicked off the Defense Department’s F-35 Lightning II Initial Operational Test and Evaluation with a large force employment sortie from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Dec. 5, 2018.

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TPS Class 18A graduates 23 new flight test professionals

United States Air Force Test Pilot School Class 18A stood proudly before friends, families, base leadership and fellow testers at Club Muroc at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., as they received their Master of Science Degree in Flight Test Engineering Dec. 7, 2018.

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STARBASE officially blasts off with ceremony, rocket launch

Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., became one of nine active duty bases to officially open a STARBASE program during a ribbon cutting ceremony in its classroom at Branch Elementary, Dec.7, 2018.

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Airmen battle enemy, elements in latest readiness exercise

On a cold, dark and dreary day, 80 Airmen put on their mission oriented protected posture suits, grabbed their weapons and went to war. Sporadic machine gun fire and loud bangs could be heard from outside the FOB.


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Fire chief retires after 42 years of service

Posted  December 17, 2018

Air Force photograph by Giancarlo Casem Retiring Fire Chief, Michael Hurles, presents flowers to his wife, Tammy, thanking her for her support during his retirement ceremony at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Dec. 14, 2018. Hurles retired after 42 years of service. Installation Fire Chief Michael Hurles retired after 42 years of service during a…

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Bunch nominated to command AFMC

Posted  December 14, 2018

Lt. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr. has been nominated by President Trump for a fourth star to become the next commander of Air Force Materiel Command at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

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Range Innovation Team and ‘Innovation Makerspace’

Posted  December 14, 2018

Innovation starts with individuals who strive to make a difference.  Greg Myers led the Range Innovation Team, tracking all active innovation efforts in addition to pursuing his personal innovation project, the “Innovation Makerspace.” His efforts as an individual and team leader were recognized through 412th Test Wing quarterly award wins as the Innovator of the…

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412th Test Wing Warrior of the Week

Posted  December 14, 2018

Airman 1st Class Johnny Cote is the 412th Test Wing Warrior of the Week. Cote works in the 412th Test Wing Command Section as an administrative specialist. He hails from Bangor, Maine, where he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in February 2017. Edwards AFB is his first assignment. Cote hopes to be promoted to…

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31st TES begins F-35 Initial Operational Test and Evaluation

Posted  December 12, 2018

The 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron kicked off the Defense Department’s F-35 Lightning II Initial Operational Test and Evaluation with a large force employment sortie from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Dec. 5, 2018.

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