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Double Dutch over Edwards

Posted April 8, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Chris Okula A Royal Netherlands Air Force KDC-10 from RNLAF 334 Squadron connects with a RNLAF F-35 Joint Strike Fighter over Edwards Air Force Base March 31. The tanker and fifth-generation fighter took to the skies over Edwards and California to certify the KDC-10’s ability to conduct aerial refueling with the…

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412th Test Wing command chief retires after nearly 30 years

Posted June 8, 2016 by Christopher Ball

The 412th Test Wing's command chief master sergeant retired after more than 29 years of service with a ceremony in Hangar 1600 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., June 3.

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Desert Medics get new commander

Posted August 31, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Joseph Gocong Col. Norman West poses for a photograph with his wife, Michelle, and one of his daughters, Allie, following a change of command ceremony held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center Aug. 26, 2016, at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. West takes over the 412th Medical Group from Col….

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B-52 grounded at Edwards

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Air Force photograph by Joseph Pol Gocong A wrecker dismantles B-52 56-0585 in front of the Air Force Flight Test Museum Oct. 27. The aircraft arrived at the AFFT Museum in 1983, and over the years the condition of the aircraft had deteriorated. Returning it to museum standards was not cost-effective. The Vietnam-era combat aircraft’s…

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Civilian aircraft crash kills Edwards pilot

Posted January 30, 2017 by

An officer assigned to the 419th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., lost his life when the privately owned aircraft he was operating crashed near San Antonio, Texas, the afternoon of Jan. 25. Maj. Lee Berra, 32, a B-1 Test Pilot with the 419th FLTS, was flying a single-engine Cirrus SR22 from…

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America’s PrepareAthon!

Posted March 31, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Russell Warner (left), 812th Civil Engineering Squadron, Emergency Management specialist, lets a young woman spin the Air Force Emergency Management Wheel to get a prize and answer an emergency preparedness trivia question at the Exchange. Edwards is taking part in America’s PrepareAthon Month events throughout April. The Edwards Office…

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Professional development

Posted June 9, 2017 by

Courtesy photograph The May 2017 First Term Airman’s Center Class at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., poses for a group photo on the rooftop patio area of Club Muroc May 26, 2017. FTAC is a five-day course that provides informative briefings and training for newly assigned Airmen who have just arrived at their first permanent duty…

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Latest exercise tests base response to active shooter at high school

Posted August 9, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

A disgruntled drama student took her frustrations out on her fellow students by opening fire on them with a 9mm pistol at Desert High School’s Scorpatorium multipurpose building.

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AFTC announces its fall logistics professional development

Posted November 6, 2015 by Michele Chebahtah

Professional certifications are climbing throughout the 412th Maintenance Group. During the Professional Maintenance Certification Program 2015 Spring Open Season, Air Force Test Center employees submitted 35 applications for PMxCP and all 35 applicants earned certification.

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Gift cards help support service members

Posted December 11, 2015 by Rebecca R Silva

Edwards AFB Exchange shoppers can send a little holiday cheer to military service members this year by purchasing an Exchange gift card. Service members can use Exchange gift cards to purchase snacks, electronics, books, clothing or even jewelry at any Army, Air Force, Navy or Marine Corps Exchange. “Purchasing an Exchange gift card for a…

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