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Team Edwards helps salute Antelope Valley youth

Posted October 17, 2018 by Giancarlo Casem

Various organizations from Edwards Air Force Base participated in the 27th annual Salute to Youth career fair at the Antelope Valley Fair and Event Center in Lancaster, Calif., Oct. 11, 2018.

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412th Logistics Readiness Squadron turns 5

Posted October 12, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Two days ago, Oct. 10, the 412th LRS celebrates its 5th birthday. The 412th LRS officially became a squadron Oct. 10, 2013 with a signed unit designation. The squadron was formerly called the 412th Logistics Readiness Division of the 412th Mission Support Group.

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Edwards’ squadron completes 10-year support of NASA Orion parachute tests

Posted October 10, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

For a decade, the 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., has supported NASA by supplying C-17 Globemaster IIIs and personnel to assist with the testing and qualifying of the Orion spacecraft’s parachute system.

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HAZMAT program streamlines, improves operations

Posted October 10, 2018 by Giancarlo Casem

Courtesy photograph The 412th Civil Engineer Group Environmental Branch Hazardous Materials Improve Team are: (left to right) Shawn Hyde, D. Malama Chock, Jeanette Van Norden, Jennifer Weber and Larry Echaves. The team has been responsible for improving HAZMAT processes that saved the U.S. Air Force time and money. The 412th Civil Engineer Group Environmental Management…

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Unleashed innovator creates automated ‘Admin Toolkit’

Posted October 8, 2018 by

Computers are the most important communications tool used by the 412th Test Wing’s workforce at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Software updates/changes are routinely applied to improve performance and security.  When these updates don’t go as planned, the 412th Communications Squadron provides the critical technical support to return our systems to service as quickly as…

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Edwards Airmen walk through darkness to fight suicide

Posted October 3, 2018 by Giancarlo Casem

According to the latest report from the Department of Veterans Affairs, 6,079 veterans committed suicide in 2016. Edwards Airmen are banding together to help stem the number, to “fight for life.”

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Airmen celebrate Hispanic heritage

Posted October 1, 2018 by Giancarlo Casem

Air Force photograph by Giancarlo Casem Dancers Andres Kabrera and Marci Herrera from the International Dance Fitness Academy perform at the Hispanic Heritage Month Luncheon at Club Muroc on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Sept. 25, 2018. Airmen, civilians and family members celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with a luncheon event Sept. 25, 2018, at Club…

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Kidney donor wanted; Team Edwards member needs help

Posted September 28, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Jacque Konstan sits in the 412th Test Engineering Group business office in Bldg. 1400, Sept. 26, 2018. Konstan has worked at Edwards AFB for 24 years and is asking her military family for help in finding a kidney donor for a transplant. Jacque Konstan is in search of a…

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Follow Edwards Emergency Management

Posted September 28, 2018 by Daven Solis

Air Force photograph by Giancarlo Casem Eddie Bee Ready slaps fives with an Airmen at the Exchange along with Bill Hopper, 812th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management Flight, Sept. 26, 2018. Members of Edwards Emergency Management have been at the Exchange throughout the month of September for National Preparedness Month. Social media is an effective…

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Chaplain supports security forces through ‘ministry of presence’

Posted September 28, 2018 by Giancarlo Casem

His voice can be heard through the hallways of the 412th Security Forces Squadron headquarters at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. It is loud and commanding. Though his voice doesn’t instill a feeling of uneasiness or dread, rather it invokes a smile. When Airmen hear his laugh, they know the chaplain is in.

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