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Salutes & Awards

TPS Class 16A Test Eagles ready to soar to new heights

Posted December 12, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner United States Air Force Test Pilot School Class 16A poses in front of the NF-104 display in front of the school house. USAF TPS Class 16A graduated Dec. 9 sending 20 new aviators into the flight test world. Twenty new test pilots, flight test engineers and combat systems officers…

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Local

Multiple F-35s take to the skies to test communication data links

Posted December 9, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

All three variants of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter are being used by the 461st Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., in recent multi-ship testing, which employs four or six jets to ensure communication systems between the planes are working properly and accurately.

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Health & Safety

Law Enforcement shares tips on social media security

Posted December 9, 2016 by Christopher Ball

Representatives of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department recently visited Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to share their knowledge about social media with Team Edwards members.

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Air Force selects 58 for test pilot school

Posted December 7, 2016 by

Air Force officials have selected 58 primary and alternate students for the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Naval Test Pilot schools, with classes beginning in June 2017. The 2016 USAF Test Pilot School selection board met in July and considered 174 officer and civilian candidates for test pilot, flight test engineer, combat systems officer and…

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Civilian tuition assistance increases to $1M, expands eligibility

Posted December 5, 2016 by Kat Bailey

The Air Force has received an additional $400,000, for a total of $1 million, for its 2017 civilian tuition assistance program, and all permanent, full-time appropriated fund employees, including those in wage-grade positions, are now eligible to participate. Employees are required to have a current acceptable performance appraisal on file and are eligible whether or…

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