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Innovation: Global Hawk testers raise their hand

Posted November 28, 2018 by Carlie Mensen

At the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., commander’s call Nov. 1, Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert stated that “Innovation is an Airmen, at any level, raising their hand to say, ‘I’ve got a better way to do business.’”

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Career adviser helps Airmen plot career roadmap

Posted November 26, 2018 by Giancarlo Casem

Air Force photograph by Giancarlo Casem Master Sgt. Jason Greenwell, Career Assistance Adviser, and Senior Airman Jacob Minter, 912th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, discuss possible career options at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Nov. 8, 2018. The Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Career Adviser wants to help. He wants to make sure Airmen at the base…

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FSS Thanksgiving week holiday hours

Posted November 21, 2018 by

The 412th Force Support Squadron has released its Thanksgiving holiday hours for the week. Thursday, Nov. 22 All 412th Force Support Squadron facilities will be CLOSED except the following: Aero Club is flying sunrise to sunset (office closed). High Desert Inn, Joshua Tree Dining Facility: Breakfast:  6 a.m.-8 a.m. Holiday Meal:  11 a.m.-1 p.m. Holiday…

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F-35s begin Auto GCAS test flights

Posted November 19, 2018 by Giancarlo Casem

The 461st Flight Test Squadron recently began test flight missions with the F-35 aircraft and the Auto GCAS at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. “Auto-GCAS saves lives, it’s been proven in the F-16 and the F-22,” said Lt. Col. Tucker Hamilton, F-35 Integrated Test Force director and 461st FLTS commander.

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Innovative customized tools for BAF customers

Posted November 19, 2018 by John Grigaliunas

Air Force photograph by Christian Turner A B-2 Spirit bomber sits in the Benefield Anechoic Facility at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., preparing to undergo environmental control systems checks. Each test customer at the Benefield Anechoic Facility [Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.] is unique, bringing in one-of-a-kind new challenges. Customer-driven test designs require our BAF…

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Honorary commanders blaze through tour of Rocket Lab

Posted November 16, 2018 by Giancarlo Casem

Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon Honorary commanders pose for a photo in front of rocket engine test stand during a tour of the Air Force Research Laboratory “Rocket Lab” at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Nov. 9, 2018 Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Honorary Commanders wrapped up the end of their assignment with a…

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Team Edwards commemorates Battle of Britain

Posted November 16, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

The United Kingdom Joint Strike Fighter Test and Evaluation Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., hosted the Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Night at Club Muroc Nov. 9, 2018.

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Wanted: Volunteer income tax preparers

Posted November 14, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Kate Blais The Edwards AFB Tax Center at the Desert Mall will open next year to assist junior active duty members with filing their taxes. The Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Tax Center is looking for volunteers to help during the upcoming 2019 tax season. Each year, the U.S. Air Force…

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Innovative Team of quarter explores pilot workload

Posted November 12, 2018 by Carlie Mensen

The Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Innovative Team of the Quarter — the 412th Operations Group’s Objective Measures of Pilot Workload Team –, is changing the way we test and evaluate the pilot workload experienced during flight operations.  The pilot workload team brought their idea to the XCITE Team for funding and with help from the…

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Air Force Test Center gets new top NCO

Posted November 9, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Chief Master Sgt. Michael Ditore is the new command chief for the Air Force Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Ditore comes to Edwards from Kadena Air Base, Japan, where he served as the 18th Wing command chief master sergeant.

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