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Air Force Test Center welcomes new commanding general

Posted August 6, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

The world’s premier flight test organization is in the hands of a new leader. Brig. Gen. Christopher P. Azzano assumed command of the Air Force Test Center during a ceremony held Aug. 3 in Hangar 1600 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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412th OG chasing options for test support with Alpha Jet

Posted August 6, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

When a test aircraft takes to the sky, on many occasions it is accompanied by a chase airplane. The chase plane can provide safety support by giving visual feedback, serve as a flying target, and document the test sortie through photography and video taken by an additional crewmember.

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Edwards airman dies in accident

Posted July 30, 2018 by tomlear

A U.S. Air Force Airman based at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., has died as a result of a traffic accident near Victorville, Calif., July 25. Tech. Sgt. Justin Elledge, 33, was assigned to the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Rocket Lab at Edwards. He served as the non-commissioned officer in charge of the fabrication shop…

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Team Edwards learns about higher education opportunities

Posted July 27, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Dozens of colleges and university representatives packed Club Muroc’s Alliance Ballroom at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to talk to Team Edwards members about what they have to offer in the way of degrees, certificates and continued education. The 412th Force Support Squadron’s Edwards Education Center sponsored its annual Education Fair July 24. The fair brings…

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Annual Civ-Mil barbecue welcomes new commander

Posted July 27, 2018 by

Courtesy photograph by Kane Wickham Newly installed 412th Test Wing commander, Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, speaks at the 29th Annual Edwards Air Force Base Civilian-Military Support Group barbecue at the Hacienda Lane Ranch in Palmdale, Calif., July 20. More than 100 people from throughout the Antelope Valley, to include U.S. Congressman Steve Knight, and…

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Teichert takes command of 412th Test Wing

Posted July 20, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer passed the 412th Test Wing flag of leadership to Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert during a change of command ceremony in Hangar 1600 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., July 18, 2018.

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Student Airborne Earth Science Program celebrates 10th year

Posted July 20, 2018 by

NASA photograph Twenty-eight undergraduate students are participating in an eight-week NASA airborne science program field experience designed to immerse them in the agency’s Earth Science research. Embarking on its tenth year, NASA’s Student Airborne Research Program, provides a unique opportunity for undergraduate students majoring in the sciences, mathematics and engineering to participate in all aspects…

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Total Force effort brings needed improvements in two-week’s time

Posted July 13, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Civil engineer Airmen lay asphalt in front of Club Muroc as part of a complete repaving project. More than 80 Airmen from across the nation joined 412th Civil Engineer Squadron personnel to complete three large construction projects at Edwards. More than 80 Airmen from across the nation joined the…

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Blake becomes new commandant at U.S.A.F. Test Pilot School

Posted July 11, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Col. Ryan Blake took the helm as the new commandant of the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., during a change of command ceremony held in Hangar 1207, July 10.

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Desert tortoises up for adoption

Posted July 11, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit The Edwards Air Force Base (Calif.) Desert Tortoise Adoption Program is looking for base residents to foster captive desert tortoises. Members of the program say desert tortoises are low maintenance and make great pets. Adoptions through the program are free and no prior knowledge of reptiles is needed as…

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