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Feed the Dragon: 412th TW unveils next step in innovation campaign

The 116 Day Innovation Blitz is complete and it’s time for the next leg of Team Edwards’ innovation journey. Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, 412th Test Wing commander, toured the base Jan. 15 where he discussed with several units the next step in the wing’s innovation campaign.

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A KC-46 milestone: Making history today at Edwards

Operationalizing a new military aircraft does not happen often, but when it does, it typically goes through Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., -- The Center of the Aerospace Testing Universe.

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Arnold Air Force Base hosts 2018 Air Force Test Center Strategic Offsite

The mission of the Air Force Test Center is to “conduct Developmental Test and Evaluation of air, space and cyber systems to provide timely, objective and accurate information to decision makers.”

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Edwards gets ‘back in the saddle’ for 2019

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, 412th Test Wing commander, addresses a packed base theater Jan. 2, 2018, for the wing’s annual Back in the Saddle event. Before heading into 2019 full throttle, the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., took a pause to remind its workforce…

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461st FLTS pilot makes history

History was made once again at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., when Maj. Rachael Winiecki became the first female F-35 developmental test pilot as she successfully completed her first flight test mission, Dec. 14, 2018.


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Air Force

Losing sleep: CSAF shares what keeps him up at night

Posted  July 31, 2015

The sheer thought of disappointing his team — his wingmen, his brothers and sisters in arms — is the thought that keeps him up at night, striving to forge a better U.S. Air Force. Driven by his determination to be the best wingman he can be, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh…

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Air Force

Test Pilot School students validate “smart” aircraft control system

Posted  October 7, 2016

Air Force photograph by Capt. Craig Porter The F-16 VISTA tracks and targets a T-38s during testing of the L1 Adaptive Control System recently. The control system was designed and built by a team from the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, and tested by U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School Class 16A as a Test…

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Events

Green Dot runners get green light

Posted  September 14, 2016

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Dozens of Team Edwards members got up bright and early Sept. 7 to get some exercise and raise awareness of the Air Force Green Dot program. The 5K fun run/walk began at the Rosburg Fitness Center and continued onto the fitness center’s running trail. Green Dot is a violence…

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Sports

Local company supports DHS Wrestling

Posted  October 24, 2018

Courtesy photograph Ray Wilkens, president of INQU, LLC (left), and Mike Cook, Desert Wrestling Booster Club president, pose with an American flag that was donated to Wilkens for supporting Desert High School Wrestling. Desert High School Wrestling has been fortunate to be supported by organizations on base as well as local companies over the years…

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Local

412th Test Wing command chief retires after nearly 30 years

Posted  June 8, 2016

The 412th Test Wing's command chief master sergeant retired after more than 29 years of service with a ceremony in Hangar 1600 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., June 3.

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