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Spring season equals spring clean-up for Edwards

Posted April 9, 2018 by

Winter is finally over and spring has arrived! Despite the cold mornings or the blustery winds we have battled, the weather is definitely turning warmer. Just like the things we do every year at home, clearing winter debris blown into our yards or removing dead plants and weeds, at Edwards Air Force Base we have…

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Air Force’s top doc visits Edwards

Posted April 4, 2018 by Laura Motes

Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Mark A. Ediger, the surgeon general of the Air Force, visited Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., March 25-27, 2018. The purpose of his visit was to receive background on the 412th Test Wing mission and see how he can assist at his level with the mission.

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Clothing drive scheduled for victims of sexual assault

Posted April 4, 2018 by Ebony DeGrate-Graves

In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Sexual Assault Response Office is hosting a clothing drive April 27 from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Exchange lobby area. Many victims of sexual assault submit to a forensic examination in hopes of collecting DNA and evidence of their alleged assailant. They…

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Schaefer to take reins of AFTC

Posted April 2, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer, commander of the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, the 412th Test Wing commander at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., has been selected as the next commander of the Air Force Test Center at Edwards. Schaefer will replace Maj. Gen….

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AFAF campaign in full swing

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Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander (far left), signs his Air Force Assistance Fund donation form in his office March 28, 2018. This year’s AFAF campaign leads are Senior Master Sgt. Julimain Patterson (seated), 2nd Lt. Aaron Kakinami and 2nd Lt. Evan Amato (far right).   The 2018…

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Honorary commanders get glimpse of 412th MSG mission

Posted March 26, 2018 by Steve Zapka and Laura Motes

A group of community leaders and their guests visited Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., as part of the Honorary Commanders Program March 16.

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Edwards’ base theater awakens

Posted March 23, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Courtesy photograph by Kayla Fagan Col. George Tromba, 412th Mission Support commander, cut the ceremonial ribbon to officially reopen the base theater at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., as members of the 501st Legion looked on March 16, 2018. The Force is strong once again within the walls of the base theater at Edwards Air…

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Fueled by kindness, first sergeants pay for gas

Posted March 21, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Senior Airman Curtis Bradshaw, 412th Security Forces Squadron, gets a high five from Master Sgt. Venessa Brown, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron first sergeant, at the Express gas station March 14. Brown and her fellow first sergeants conducted a “random-act-of-kindness” event where they paid for and offered to pump gas…

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Schaefer talks people, mission, innovation at commander’s call

Posted March 19, 2018 by Laura Motes

Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.,, held his first commander’s calls of 2018 in the base theater March 13, sharing his personal priorities of faith, family, Air Force and the mission. He also shared his professional priorities of safety, security and mission.

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Field trip brings flight surgeons to Edwards

Posted March 19, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Matt Williams Tony Moore, a museum specialist with the Air Force Flight Test Museum (left) speaks to a group of Air Force flight surgeons at the X-1 Loading Pit at South Base where the famed Bell X-1 was loaded on to its mothership. The 412th Medical Group hosted a group of…

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