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33 Team Edwards captains make grade

Posted March 30, 2012 by by 95th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

Team Edwards congratulates the following captains on their selection for major: Schaeffer, Gregory Joseph – Air Force Flight Test Center Baker, Michael B. – 445th Flight Test Sq. Hines, Jennifer P. – 461st Flight Test Sq. Lamping, Logan Joseph – 445th Flight Test Sq. Laplant, Nicholas P. – 445th Flight Test Sq. Maramba, Ernest M….

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First quarter 2012 disciplinary actions

Posted May 25, 2012 by by AFFTC Judge Advocate

In the first quarter of 2012, several military justice actions occurred at Edwards Air Force Base. They are described below. Courts-Martial Over the July 4th weekend in 2011, a senior airman traveled to Phoenix, Ariz., and purchased and used various controlled substances. He brought the items back to his dormitory at Edwards AFB, where they…

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412th Test Wing CC: Your job matters

Posted August 24, 2012 by by Laura Mowry

The hard work and dedication from the 412th Test Wing has resulted in a seemingly endless list of aviation milestones and accomplishments from the Air Force's first jet-powered aircraft, the Bell XP-59 Airacomet, to the X-15....

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Tracking systems for Red Bull Stratos project tested at Edwards

Posted October 12, 2012 by Laura Mowry

Photograph by Dan Owen of FlightLine Films FlightLine Films tested their ground tracking system at Edwards Sept. 20 when Space Shuttle Endeavour landed for the final time at Edwards. The test was in preparation for the final jump of the Red Bull Stratos project, during which Felix Baumgartner will attempt to set four world records….

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Announcements – November 9, 2012

Posted November 9, 2012 by

The PLAYpass deadline has been extended through Dec. 31, 2012. If your spouse is deployed or you are a single Airman returning from a deployment, then come to the A&FRC to get your PLAYpass and register! PLAYpass discount cards are used for various activities and programs on base for adults and children. For more information…

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News Briefs December 21, 2012

Posted December 21, 2012 by

Last Desert Wings This is the last issue of Desert Wings for 2012. The first issue of 2013 will be published Jan. 11, 2013. The Desert Wings staff wish all our readers a safe and happy holiday. Commissary closure The Commissary will close at 4 p.m., Dec. 24 and remain closed until 9:30 a.m., Dec….

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Coming soon: Academic Year 2014 Civilian Developmental Education Call

Posted March 8, 2013 by

Air Force Personnel Center has sent out an Academic Year 2014 Civilian Developmental Education Call “heads up” that the program information is expected to be released sometime in March. Once AFPC releases the CDE call, the Education and Training Office will send out guidance to all base civilians ensuring that our customers are well advised…

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Summer employment opportunities!

Posted April 12, 2013 by

Vacancy announcements will be posted at www.usajobs.gov from April 9 to April 15. Available positions are lifeguards and lead lifeguards. All General Schedule positions will be recruited for and filled not to exceed 89 days. Applicants should carefully read each announcement to determine if they qualify and apply. Resumes for the summer hire program must…

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31st TES changes command

Posted May 17, 2013 by Ethan Wagner

Col. Robert Novotny (left), 53rd Test and Evaluation Group commander, and Lt. Col. Steven Tittel (right), applaud after Lt. Col. Brian O’Neill assumes command of the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron during a change of command ceremony in Bldg. 1810, May 10.  Tittel, who is headed towards an assignment overseas, relinquished command to O’Neill who…

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News Briefs June 21, 2013

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Airman passing The commander regrets to announce the passing of Senior Airman Patience M. Allen, 412th Medical Support Squadron. Allen passed away June 10, 2013. To settle the estate of the deceased, 2nd Lt. Jose Pagan, assigned to Edwards AFB, Calif., has been appointed as Summary Courts officer.†Any persons having a claim for or against…

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