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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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Airman of the year takes to the sky for incentive flight

Posted January 20, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

The cold weather and rain could not keep the smiles off the faces of Staff Sgt. Raquel Caramanno and her 412th Medical Group leadership as she prepared to jump into the cockpit of an F-16 Fighting Falcon Jan. 12, 2017, at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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News Briefs – November 6, 2015

Posted November 6, 2015 by

Combat Dining Out The 2015 412th Test Wing Combat Dining-Out, sponsored by the Edwards Top 3, is Nov. 21 in Hanger 1870. Obstacle course entry will be at 5 p.m. with the social beginning at 5:30 p.m. Dress for military and civilian is combat-related uniform; any combination is fine and can be creative. If using…

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Honorary Commanders get glimpse of electronic warfare

Posted November 27, 2017 by Steven Zapka

A group of community leaders and their guests visited Edwards Air Force Base in California recently to get a feel for the mission of the 412th Electronic Warfare Group Nov. 17, 2017.

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Chaplain supports security forces through ‘ministry of presence’

Posted September 28, 2018 by Giancarlo Casem

His voice can be heard through the hallways of the 412th Security Forces Squadron headquarters at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. It is loud and commanding. Though his voice doesn’t instill a feeling of uneasiness or dread, rather it invokes a smile. When Airmen hear his laugh, they know the chaplain is in.

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Agreement Allows Air Force to provide a boost to local school districts

Posted June 25, 2018 by Mindy Cooper

Several school districts near Edwards Air Force Base in California are benefitting from computer donations courtesy of the Air Force Test Center and the 412th Test Wing.

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News Briefs – April 29, 2016

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SpaceX aims to send ‘Red Dragon’ capsule to Mars in 2018 SpaceX is shooting for Mars. The company’s billionaire founder and chief executive Elon Musk says he plans to send a Dragon capsule to the red planet as early as 2018. He announced the news via Twitter. Musk is dubbing his Mars spacecraft Red Dragon….

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QF-16s help F-35 JOTT plan for future testing

Posted May 19, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photogpraph by Chris Higgins Three QF-16s from Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., and Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., sit on the Edwards AFB flightline April 28. The full-scale aerial targets were requested by the Joint Operational Test Team to assist with test design development for upcoming operational testing of the F-35 Joint Strike…

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Senior Air Force science exec visits rocket lab

Posted October 2, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Dr. Dave Walker (center), Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Science, Technology, and Engineering, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, is shown a composite polar boss by Dr. Greg Yandek (right), Air Force Research Laboratory chemical engineer. The composite polar boss made…

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10,000 years of Edwards history presented at luncheon

Posted November 20, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Team Edwards learned about the people who have had a presence at Edwards for the last 10,000 years during the Native American Indian Heritage Month Luncheon Nov. 12.

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