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Australian KC-30A successfully refuels C-17 for first time

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The first air-to-air refueling from a Royal Australian Air Force KC-30A Multi Role Tanker Transport to a C-17A Globemaster III occurred Feb. 10. The five-hour sortie was conducted by members of the RAAF's Air Warfare Centre Aircraft Research and Development Unit, 86 Wing and the 418th Flight Test Squadron.

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Test wing commander says Air Force is ‘fired up’

Posted March 3, 2017 by Diane Betzler

Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer, commander of the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., spoke to a full house at the Antelope Valley Board of Trade’s 45th Annual Business Outlook Conference Feb 24, and told the audience the U.S. Air Force is “fired” up about its future.

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Road work project begins

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Effective Sept. 14 and continuing for the next three weeks, workers from the 412th Civil Engineer Squadron will execute road shoulder maintenance and repair in 1-1/2 mile increments on both inbound and outbound lanes of Rosamond Blvd. at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., from the intersection of Lancaster and…

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Gary Sinise, Lt. Dan Band rock the hangar

Posted February 14, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Pol Sebastian Gocong Hollywood actor Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band performed a free Gary Sinise Foundation concert for the Edwards workforce in Hangar 1600 Feb. 11, 2018. Hollywood actor Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band performed a free Gary Sinise Foundation concert for the workforce at Edwards Air Force Base,…

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Test team aims at new machine gun for Pave Hawk

Posted January 13, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

Arriving in the rain, an HH-60G Pave Hawk landed Jan. 5 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to begin testing the ballistic dispersion of a GAU-21 .50-caliber machine gun.

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Schaefer highlights accomplishments of 412th TW at commander’s call

Posted February 10, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, commander of the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., updated Team Edwards on test programs, highlighted recent accomplishments and thanked everyone on base for their hard work and dedication in accomplishing the mission at two commander’s calls held Feb. 1 in the base theater.

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STARBASE is hiring

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Edwards Air Force Base in California is now hiring government civilian positions for its STARBASE program. The base has openings for two teachers and one director. For more information, email Maj. Yvette Bivins at Yvette.bivins@us.af.mil or call 661-277-6323.  The Department of Defense’s STARBASE is a premier educational program sponsored by the Office of the Assistant Secretary…

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Local law enforcement joins Edwards defenders for training

Posted February 3, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Law enforcement representatives from the region met up with 412th Security Forces Squadron members for Behavior Detection and Analysis training at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Two iterations of three-day classes occurred Jan. 18-20 and 23-25.

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Exchange senior enlisted adviser focuses on serving Edwards AFB

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Chief Master Sgt. Luis Reyes, Army and Air Force Exchange Service’s senior enlisted adviser, poses for a photo with Exchange employee Rikkie DeMary after Reyes presented her with an AAFES coin for a job well done Aug. 1. Reyes visited the Edwards Exchange and also met with 412th Mission…

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Court martial finds NCO guilty

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On Nov. 6, 2015, Staff Sgt. Richard Coleman of the 412th Security Forces Squadron was found guilty by general court-martial of one charge and two specifications of indecent exposure, in violation of Article 120c, Uniform Code of Military Justice, as well as one charge and one specification of making a false official statement in violation…

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