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Joint Simulation Environment inches closer to reality

Posted January 21, 2019 by Giancarlo Casem

The 412th Electronic Warfare Group is one step closer to bringing the Joint Simulation Environment to life at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Refreshing local partnerships

Posted January 21, 2019 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Lt. Col. James Tehero, Secretary of the Air Force, Installation, Environment and Energy, discusses the importance of the Air Force Community Partnership program with more than 60 attendees at the Airman and Family Readiness Center Jan. 10. More than 60 people from around the Antelope Valley converged on Edwards…

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Feed the Dragon: 412th TW unveils next step in innovation campaign

Posted January 18, 2019 by Kenji Thuloweit

The 116 Day Innovation Blitz is complete and it’s time for the next leg of Team Edwards’ innovation journey. Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, 412th Test Wing commander, toured the base Jan. 15 where he discussed with several units the next step in the wing’s innovation campaign.

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A KC-46 milestone: Making history today at Edwards

Posted January 18, 2019 by Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert

Operationalizing a new military aircraft does not happen often, but when it does, it typically goes through Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., -- The Center of the Aerospace Testing Universe.

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Edwards gets ‘back in the saddle’ for 2019

Posted January 7, 2019 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, 412th Test Wing commander, addresses a packed base theater Jan. 2, 2018, for the wing’s annual Back in the Saddle event. Before heading into 2019 full throttle, the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., took a pause to remind its workforce…

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Future leader set to attend Air Force Academy

Posted January 7, 2019 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Lancaster High School student Enrique Arjona sits down for a talk with Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, 412th Test Wing commander, at 412th TW Headquarters Jan. 2, 2018. Arjona was congratulated on his acceptance to the U.S. Air Force Academy. Another local high school student is on his way…

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Edwards breaks ground on new fire station

Posted January 5, 2019 by Kenji Thuloweit

Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California received an early gift right before the holidays Dec. 14, 2018. Base leadership joined members of the 412th Civil Engineer Group and its firefighters, along with representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, to break ground on a new fire station on the flightline.

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Virtual reality presentation ends with real-life proposal

Posted January 5, 2019 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Neilson, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (right), and Staff Sgt. Nori Sannoh, 432nd Maintenance Group, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., discuss using virtual reality programs for training with Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, 412th Test Wing commander, Dec. 20, 2018. Everyone in the room knew what was…

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Varied holiday customs, traditions coexist at Edwards

Posted December 28, 2018 by Alisha Semchuck

Air Force photograph by Giancarlo Casem Maj. Christopher Campbell, his wife Melissa and their daughter Charlotte. Maybe they decorate a Christmas tree and maybe not because the Airmen working at Edwards Air Force Base in California represent numerous multicultural backgrounds, symbolic of their generational family traditions during the holiday season. A total of 2,266 military…

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One-day event streamlines hiring process for maintainers

Posted December 21, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Nathan Dixon needs maintainers. “I have the largest squadron at Edwards and I have 103 open positions,” said the director of the 412th Maintenance Squadron. Dixon added that it could take up to 225 days to get a new employee on board.

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