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Small suggestion leads to big help for hungry Airmen

Posted September 20, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Plastic bags are now available at the Joshua Tree Inn Dining Facility thanks to Airman 1st Class Gabriel Osirus III (left), 412th Medical Group Mental Health technician, who proposed the idea to Chief Master Sgt. Todd Simmons, 412th Test Wing command chief (right). It was easy for Airman 1st…

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‘Tis the season

Posted December 2, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Everyone is invited to come out to the Main Exchange parking lot at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Dec. 2 for an evening of fun as Team Edwards kicks off the holiday season. Festivities begin at 4 p.m. Enjoy holiday music, the Holiday Lane Card contest, vendors, snow, Santa…

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Not so quiet on the set

Posted February 15, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball Chief Master Sergeant Todd Simmons (left), 412th Test Wing command chief, uses social media to be sure his voice is heard far and wide Feb. 8 during a Facebook Live broadcast titled “From the Top” from the Higher Grounds internet café in the dormitory complex. Edwards top enlisted leader…

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New hypoxia trainer saves time, money and lives

Posted April 28, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Pilots and aircrew members at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., may be able to breathe easier knowing they don’t have to go to another base anymore for required hypoxia training.

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SCHAEF Talks

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The 412th Test Wing commander, Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, has recorded a new edition of SCHAEF Talks. In this episode the general talks about a culture of compliance, not only across the workforce, but with everything we do.

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Dream Chaser undergoes captive carry test at Edwards

Posted September 1, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Dream Chaser Captive carry test Aug. 30 at Edwards AFB, Calif. Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser underwent a captive carry test at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif., Aug. 30. The test was part of the spacecraft’s Phase Two flight test efforts to advance the orbiter closer to…

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B-52 gets mapped for laser operations with new LITENING Targeting Pod

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The 419th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards AFB recently executed ground laser testing on the B-52H aircraft. 

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Dorm renovation leads to artistic discovery

Posted September 11, 2015 by by Rebecca Amber

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.  — Roughly five weeks ago, a Marvel-style comic mural dedicated to the men and women of Edwards AFB’s Civil Engineering sections was uncovered during construction in Dorm 2424. The mural, which was under metal studs and drywall, is roughly eight-feet tall by 20-feet wide. Next to the artist signature is a…

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Half day

Posted December 18, 2015 by

Team Edwards, President Barack Obama has signed an Executive Order excusing federal employees from duty for half a day Dec. 24. In conjunction with the Executive Order, Dec. 24 is designated as an AFMC Family Day.  412th Test Wing commander, Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, has authorized this as a down day for 412th TW military…

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F-35As from Edwards test readiness at Mountain Home AFB

Posted February 26, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Jessica H. Evans

Six F-35As arrived at Mountain Home AFB, Idaho, Feb. 8, 2016, from Edwards AFB, Calif., to begin an operational deployment test at a nearby range complex. The test will help develop the concept of operations as well as validate the aircraft's capability to deploy.

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