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New leader for 416th FLTS

Posted July 9, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Chris Okula Col. Scott Cain (left), 412th Operations Group commander, hands the 416th Flight Test Squadron guidon to Lt. Col. Chris Keithley during a change of command ceremony June 24, 2016. Keithley takes over from Lt. Col. Darren Wees. Keithley comes to the 416th just down the road from the 461st…

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Engineers, technicians support KC-46 tanker testing on the ground

Posted July 1, 2016 by Christopher Ball

Refueling developmental testing with the Boeing KC-46A, are going on over 1,000 miles away in the Pacific Northwest, with Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., supporting with chase aircraft.

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772nd innovation team creates mobile, reconfigurable cockpit

Posted June 24, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

There's an old saying, "Necessity is the mother of invention." In flight test, needs are everywhere. Parts, scheduling, the need for maintainers; need for computers, the need for spectrum to transmit data, etc.

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Change of command for 412th Medical Operations Squadron

Posted June 22, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Col. Karen Cox-Dean (left), 412th Medical Group commander, passes the 412th Medical Operations Squadron guidon to Lt. Col. Catherine Callender, who succeeded Lt. Col. Corey Munro (right). The change of command ceremony was held at Club Muroc, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., June 13, 2016. The 412th MDOS oversees…

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Join 412th TW on its ‘innovation journey’

Posted June 20, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

One theme the Department of Defense is emphasizing is getting warfighters what they need, when they need it. Now and in the future.

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Introducing your new 412th TW command chief

Posted June 17, 2016 by

Chief Master Sgt. Todd Simmons is the new 412th Test Wing command chief at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Simmons hails from Hardeeville, S.C., and is a 21-year security forces defender. He will serve as the top enlisted adviser to Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, on matters regarding the Edwards enlisted force….

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AFMC’s new command chief focused on airmen and their families

Posted June 17, 2016 by Kim Bowden

Family and fellow airmen have been the keys to success in CMSgt. Jason France's Air Force career of 26 years and counting. As the new command chief of Air Force Materiel Command, France plans to keep them a priority.

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Middleton assumes command of 419th FLTS

Posted June 17, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Joseph Gocong Col. Scott Cain (left), 412th Operations Group commander, passes the 419th Flight Test Squadron guidon to Lt. Col. Miles Middleton during a change of command ceremony June 10, 2016, at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Middleton assumed command of the 419th FLTS, which encompasses the Global Power Bomber Combined…

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Pavement projects coming to golf course, lodging

Posted June 17, 2016 by

An upcoming pavement project will repair the parking lot for the golf course, the parking lot for Lodging (Bldg. 5601), and Crossfield Road at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The project will start June 20¬†and will last approximately¬†three weeks. Access and parking for the golf course will remain open although will be limited to half…

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Edwards EOD destroys hazardous chemical in Lancaster

Posted June 15, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Airmen from the 812th Civil Engineering Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., blew up 20 gallons of a hazardous chemical at an on-base range June 6.

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