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Lockheed Martin photograph by Chad Bellay
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Air Force

F-16 test pilots hit the ‘road’ to help train USAFE pilots

Posted May 29, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

Lockheed Martin photograph by Chad Bellay An F-16 from the 416th Flight Test Squadron parked at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., during a Red Flag exercise in 2012. Two F-16 test pilots from the 416th Flight Test Squadron recently returned from a “roadshow” to Europe where they provided High Angle of Attack academics to U.S….

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Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber
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Local

YF-22A brings in $25,000 for museum move

Posted May 29, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Bechtel Corporation presented a check for $25,000 to the Flight Test Historical Foundation at the Air Force Flight Test Museum May 21 to sponsor the YF-22A. (Left to right) Dr. David Smith, 412th Test Wing Installation Support director, and Lisa Gray, FTHF chairwoman, accepted the donation from Brian Sheridan…

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Veterans

Retirement

Posted May 29, 2015 by

Air Force photograph Col. Rod Cregier retired May 21 at Hangar 1820. Cregier served as the F-35 program director for the 412th Test Wing, the highest profile program currently at Edwards. He was responsible for all Edwards-based support for the fifth generation fighter program. He graduated the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1985 earning honors…

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Air Force graphic by Denise Stephens
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Health & Safety

Summer safety begins with risk management

Posted May 29, 2015 by

Air Force graphic by Denise Stephens Increased travel and leisure activities that go hand-in-hand with the summer months require increased emphasis on risk management, said Air Force Chief of Ground Safety, Bill Parsons. Increased travel and leisure activities that go hand-in-hand with the summer months require increased emphasis on risk management, said Air Force Chief…

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Local

NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted May 29, 2015 by

June 1-4 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Country fried steak Mashed potatoes and gravy With side veggies Tuesday Beef stroganoff Over egg noodles With side veggies Wednesday Chicken enchiladas Refried beans And Spanish rice Thursday Kung pao chicken Fried rice and egg roll Friday CLOSED All Blue Plate Specials–$7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage,…

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Commentary

Getting to the roots of the matter

Posted May 29, 2015 by Larry Kennedy

An effective safety program means getting at the roots of the matter. Spring has sprung! Coming recently from the East Coast, I was full of desire to get out and see what damage the long and severe winter caused. Cleaning and raking, picking up broken limbs and the normal debris that winter brings. And then…

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volleyball
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Sports

EOD wins intramural championship with explosive finish

Posted May 29, 2015 by

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara After losing a match to the 412th Civil Engineer Group Explosive Ordnance Disposal team in the winner’s bracket during the 2015 Intramural Volleyball playoffs, the 412th Operations Support Squadron team climbed out of the losers bracket to once again face EOD in the championship game May 20 at the…

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Air Force photograph by Chris Higgins
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Salutes & Awards

412th Test Wing 1st Quarter Award Winners

Posted May 22, 2015 by timchisham

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 government service award May 14 during the 412th Test Wing’s 1st Quarter Awards ceremony. 30 Years of Government Service Pin Jerry…

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Local

Education Center Open House May 27

Posted May 22, 2015 by

The Edwards AFB Education Center will be hosting an Open House‚Ćthat will be open to all military and their family members, and civilians working on Edwards 11 a.m.-1 p.m., May 27. The Education and Training‚ĆCenter is located on 140 Methusa Ave., Bldg. 2453. Attendees will have the opportunity to speak with the Ed Center staff…

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Salutes & Awards

Excellence in Aviation Award banquet set for June 13

Posted May 22, 2015 by

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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