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Supporting war fighters, innovation, key themes at Teichert’s first commander’s calls

Posted August 27, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

For continued success at “the center of the aerospace testing universe,” the workforce at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., must maintain its focus on what it does for the war fighter and inspire innovation.

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Mercury Blvd. closure

Posted August 27, 2018 by

Due to flight test operations at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Mercury Blvd. at the southern portion of the base will be closed 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Aug. 27 through Aug. 30. Motorists are advised to plan accordingly.

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Air Force blue meets Dodger blue

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Los Angeles Dodgers photograph by Jon Soohoo Majors Craig and Catherine Christ on the field at Dodger Stadium Aug. 20 to be recognized by the team and fans. Craig is a KC-135 Stratotanker pilot with the 370th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., while Catherine is an admissions liaison officer for the…

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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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School Age Annex reopens after seven-month renovation

Posted August 17, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit From left: Murray Westley, 412th Civil Engineer Squadron director; Gwyneth Bown, 412th Force Support Squadron Child and Youth Programs Flight chief; Colleen Evangelista-Weeks, 412th FSS; Kristen Burks, 412th FSS; Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert; 412th Test Wing commander; Janice Hollen, 412th FSS director; and Col. Jeffry Hollman, 412th Mission…

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Student-developed aircraft system provides key data

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Abbigail Waddell leaned over bundles of wires and circuit boards to see if a system she had helped develop with other interns for two summers at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California was ready for testing.

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Base students return to school Aug. 20

Posted August 17, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

School students at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., return to the classroom Aug. 20. Base leaders want to remind Team Edwards to obey posted speed limits and watch out for children walking to and from school. Traffic enforcement measures will be increased for this school year to include speed indicator signs and increased patrolling by…

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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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