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Bundles for Babies prepare new parents for baby

Posted June 13, 2018 by Laura Motes

Air Force photograph by Laura Motes Arlene Johnson, Family Advocacy outreach manager, has future father, Staff Sgt. Gregory Bolden, 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron, try on the empathy belly to simulate the weight that is carried during pregnancy. The Airman and Family Readiness Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., educates future parents on preparing…

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New commander introduced at mission support group

Posted June 11, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Col. Jeffry Hollman took the reins of the 412th Mission Support Group at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., during an assumption of command ceremony held at Club Muroc June 4, 2018.

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KC-46 Pegasus returns to Edwards for flight tests

Posted June 8, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

A KC-46A Pegasus aerial refueling aircraft touched down at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., May 23, 2018, for flight tests.

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Two escape plane crash during test flight in California desert

Posted June 6, 2018 by AP

A pilot and a passenger safely ejected before their single-engine turboprop crashed during a test flight June 4 in Southern California’s Mojave Desert, a spokesman for the plane’s developer said. Both occupants are OK after successfully deploying their parachutes before the GA10 aircraft crashed about 15 miles west of Edwards Air Force Base, according to…

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Civ-Mil group gets ‘up close’ look at Edwards

Posted June 1, 2018 by Linda KC Reynolds

Members of the Edwards Air Force Base Civ-Mil group visited the base May 18, 2018, for a day-long visit that combined a review of some of the projects the group has supported, with highlights of the base’s flight test mission.

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CDC breaks ground on new playground

Posted May 25, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Laura Motes From left: Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander; Col. George Tromba, former 412th Mission Support Group commander; and Janice Hollen, 412th Force Support Squadron director; break ground on a new playground for the Child Development Center May 15, 2018. Construction will begin June 1 and is projected…

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2018 Military Appreciation Day shows gratitude for all retirees

Posted May 23, 2018 by Laura Motes

Air Force photograph by Laura Motes The 2018 Military Retiree Appreciation Day took place in Hangar 1210 with a B-1 Lancer on display for the event this year. Military retirees and their guests visited Hangar 1210 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for the annual Retiree Appreciation Day May 19, 2018. Participants had the opportunity…

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AF recruiter steers effort to bring new engine to local high school

Posted May 23, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Auto shop students at Quartz Hill High School have a new learning tool courtesy of the Air Force. The Lancaster, Calif., Air Force recruiting office spearheaded the donation of a new 2018 Nissan Leaf engine, which was introduced during a small ceremony at the school May 21.

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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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Dream Chaser departs NASA Armstrong

Posted May 18, 2018 by

NASA photograph by Ken Ulbrich SNC Dream Chaser is lifted on to a truck in NASA Armstrong’s historic space shuttle hangar where the spacecraft stayed as it was being prepared for testing and flights. Dream Chaser is in Colorado at a SNC facility. After nearly 16 months at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California,…

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