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Edwards EOD hosts realistic training for fellow bomb squad members

Posted November 17, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

It may not sound that attractive, but a lot of the 308,000 acres at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., resemble the same landscape deployed service members find in the Middle East and Southwest Asia.

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Wanted: Volunteer tax preparers

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The Tax Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., needs volunteers to help during the upcoming tax season. Each year, the U.S. Air Force assists military members and their families by providing free income tax preparation and filing. The upcoming tax season officially starts early February and ends around April 15, 2018. The Volunteer Income…

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Serving the troops again

Posted November 17, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Josie Green, Joshua Tree Inn Dining Facility staff member, serves up a to-go plate to an Airman Nov. 14, 2017. The dining facility reopened after an eight-month renovation project. Service members at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., can once again enjoy a quality meal at the Joshua Tree Inn…

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CE completes work without grounding Rocket Lab operations

Posted November 10, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Realizing the criticality of Air Force Research Laboratory’s Rocket Propulsion Division’s mission at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., the 412th Civil Engineer Squadron Infrastructure Flight and Heavy Repair Flight teamed up to replace two obsolete cooling towers and one 40-ton condensing unit.

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BAF team readying for stealth bomber testing

Posted November 10, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Last November, a B-2 Spirit entered the Benefield Anechoic Facility at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for the first time.

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AFTC vice, veterans share stories at annual ball

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Air Force photograph by Michelle Thomas Col. Angela Suplisson, Air Force Test Center vice commander, looks through old photographs from the rocket sled testing program at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., with retired Master Sgt. Marvin Houston during the annual Veteran’s Military Ball organized by Coffee4Vets at the University of Antelope Valley in Lancaster, Calif.,…

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Many participants at the Newcomer’s Orientation Briefing information fair Nov. 2 handed out free gifts as a way to welcome those new to Edwards AFB. The information fair was held in the Airman and Family Readiness Center Looking Glass Room.
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You don’t have to be a ‘newcomer’ to get base information

Posted November 8, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit A member the 412th Civil Engineer Group Environmental Management stands by her information booth, ready to answer questions, at the Airman and Family Readiness Center Nov. 2. Environmental Management was one of two dozen organizations invited to participate in an information fair put on by 412th Force Support Squadron…

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Harris praises workforce, gives insight on AFTC future

Posted November 6, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

People, mission, money and challenges set the tone for Maj. Gen. David Harris’ discussion at his latest commander’s call in the base theater Nov. 1.

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Recruiting efforts pay off in form of young, bright engineers

Posted November 3, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Each year, the 412th Test Engineering Group sends recruitment teams as far away as Georgia in search of young talent to pave the way for the future of flight test at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. This effort by the group seems to be paying off, with 63 new engineers hired in the past two years.

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Nose art pays tribute to B-52’s top secret past

Posted October 27, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

A B-52 Stratofortress from the 419th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is sporting new nose art to commemorate it’s storied past.

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