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Command chief drops by 412th MXG to try out some weapons loading

Posted May 19, 2017 by Senior Master Sgt. Thomas Rowe

Air Force photograph by Christopher Okula Holding the missile, from left to right: Chief Master Sgt. Todd Simmons, 412th Test Wing command chief; Tech. Sgt. Monique Fernandez, 412th TW; and Chief Master Sgt. Roosevelt Jones, 412th Maintenance Group; loaded an AIM-9X Sidewinder short-range air-to-air missile onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon May 11, 2017, at Hangar…

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Plant 42 honors fallen deputy

Posted July 21, 2017 by

Courtesy photograph On July 18, 2017, leadership from U.S. Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, Calif., presented members of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Lancaster Station a plaque honoring LASD Sgt. Steve Owen, who was killed in the line of duty Oct. 5, 2016. The commemoration was part of a 2017 National Police Week…

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Volunteer groups raise funds helping exchange shoppers wrap gifts

Posted October 23, 2015 by Rebecca R. Silva

Community groups can raise funds for their worthy causes while spreading some holiday cheer as the Edwards AFB Exchange is actively soliciting partners for the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s annual community gift wrap program.  “To make the holidays a little easier, we partner with local groups to ensure gifts purchased at the Exchange…

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Civilian workforce updated at 412th TW commander’s calls

Posted November 25, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Three commander's calls were held Nov. 19 at the base theater to give updates to Edwards AFB's civilian workforce and to address any questions or concerns that civilian employees may have.

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First combat Raptor, Maloney’s Pony, rides into Edwards

Posted January 15, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

The 411th Flight Test Squadron got a first-hand look at a legend in June and November of 2015 when F-22 tail number 09-0174 "Maloney's Pony" landed at Edwards.

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New dorm complete for Edwards Airmen

Posted April 1, 2016 by Jeanette J. White

Some Airmen stationed at Edwards are now moving into a long anticipated new home.

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Benefield Anechoic Facility hosts first Royal Canadian Air Force plane

Posted June 8, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

For the first time ever, a Royal Canadian Air Force plane has entered the Benefield Anechoic Facility at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Former AFMC commander talks innovation, third offset

Posted August 26, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Innovation and the Third U.S. Offset Strategy were the topics brought forth by retired Air Force Gen. Gregory S. Martin, who spoke to members of Team Edwards Aug. 24 in the base theater.

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Edwards CivMil installs new officers, directors

Posted November 4, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Edwards Air Force Base Civilian-Military Support Group held its annual installation banquet at the University of the Antelope Valley, where Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, installed the new officers and directors for the coming year.

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Benefield Anechoic Facility hosts B-52 for HERO testing

Posted January 27, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner A B-52 from the 96th Bomb Squadron at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., is backed into the Benefield Anechoic Facility Jan. 9. 2017. A B-52 Stratofortress from the 96th Bomb Squadron at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., is undergoing Hazards of Electromagnetic Radiation to Ordnance testing in the Benefield…

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