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Traffic advisory

Posted August 14, 2017 by

N. Rosamond Blvd. pavement repair project begins Aug. 28 An upcoming pavement repair project will impact traffic on North Rosamond Blvd. from Lilly Ave. to North Base Road at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., beginning Aug. 28 and running until approximately Nov. 20.  The construction will be done in two phases. The first phase will repair…

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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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Edwards Exchange, H&R Block offer discount on tax preparation

Posted February 5, 2018 by Jennifer Coleman

The Internal Revenue Service expects more than 155 million tax returns to be filed this tax season, with more than 70 percent of taxpayers receiving refunds. To take the guesswork out of filing for military members and their families, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is teaming up with H&R Block to provide tax…

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Honorary commanders get behind-the-scene look into 412th Maintenance Group

Posted May 21, 2018 by Laura Motes

Air Force photograph by Matt Williams Edwards honorary commanders visited Hanger 1600 where a presentation was given about load crews by Senior Master Sgt. Joseph Armijo, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Wing Weapons manager. Community leaders and their guests visited Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California through the Honorary Commanders Program May 11, 2018. Every…

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Wing exercise focuses on full spectrum readiness

Posted August 17, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

The U.S. Air Force wants Airmen to be war-ready. That’s why from Aug. 7-9, approximately 80 Airmen at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., prepared to go to war in Test Wing Readiness Exercise 18-03.

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Edwards hosts AFMC energy assurance summit

Posted November 2, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Photograph courtesy of Dr. Rose Broderson John Shartzer, 412th Engineering Group (back), gives members of the Air Force Materiel Command Energy Assurance Working Group a tour of a hangar that was affixed with LED lighting to save energy costs. Edwards hosted the latest biannual AFMC energy assurance summit Oct. 23-25, 2018. Representatives from Air Force…

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Local artist revisits lost artwork after more than two decades

Posted October 2, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Shortly after a 23-year-old comic book-style mural was discovered during renovation in Dorm 2424, the artist was found to be living in the local Antelope Valley area. The artist, Gregory Wilson, was notified by a friend about the story of the art discovery, which was posted to the Edwards AFB website and in the Desert Wings newspaper.

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Local utilities, 412th CE enlighten public on energy savings

Posted November 6, 2015 by

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Southern California Edison brought out its Mobile Energy Unit from Long Beach, California, which has home appliances within along with tips to lower energy costs at home. The unit has energy-efficient home appliances all powered by solar energy. The unit was part of Edward AFB’s Energy Action Month, which…

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412th command chief emphasizes AF professionalism at enlisted calls

Posted December 11, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Chief Master Sgt. David Smith, 412th Test Wing command chief, held two enlisted calls at the base theater Dec. 7 emphasizing professionalism in the Air Force. He covered everything from what's being taught in basic training to the changes that are being implemented in the Enlisted Evaluation System.

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412th LRS executes F-35 ‘deployment’ plan

Posted February 12, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

The 412th Logistics Readiness Squadron "deployed" 81 personnel from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron to Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Feb. 9.

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