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Gold Star families recognized here

Posted August 21, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, Col. Norm West, 412th Medical Group commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Donald Cook, 412th MDG superintendent, display the new Gold Star Family parking space in front of Edwards Main Clinic. On May 15, the Air Force introduced a service-wide Gold Star…

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Test team verifies procedures to recover downed F-35

Posted January 28, 2019 by

Even the most advanced aircraft in the world may not always have a successful landing. Or, it can just simply get stuck somewhere.

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Portion of Popson Ave. to close for road work

Posted January 15, 2016 by

West Popson Ave. will be closed to traffic between Spiro Avenue and Airman’s Drrive Jan. 20 and. 21. This will allow trenching to be done to install a new communications conduit in support of the renovation of Dorm 2423. East-bound and west-bound traffic will be able to use Methusa Roadd or Rosamond Boulevard as alternate routes….

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Top local brass meet at Edwards for annual Mojave Commanders’ Summit

Posted June 16, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Military leaders and stakeholders from around the region met at the Airman and Family Readiness Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., June 7, 2017, for this year’s Mojave Commanders’ Summit.

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U.K. personnel take walk to celebrate RAF’s 100 years

Posted July 28, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson British servicemen, women and family members walked from Club Muroc down Doolittle Parkway towards Fitz-Gerald Boulevard and back again July 21, 2017, at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The esprit de corps and charity event was conducted as part of preparation for the Royal Air Force’s 100-year anniversary next…

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Range Innovation Team and ‘Innovation Makerspace’

Posted December 14, 2018 by Maj. Dacia Sexton

Innovation starts with individuals who strive to make a difference.  Greg Myers led the Range Innovation Team, tracking all active innovation efforts in addition to pursuing his personal innovation project, the “Innovation Makerspace.” His efforts as an individual and team leader were recognized through 412th Test Wing quarterly award wins as the Innovator of the…

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418th Flight Test Squadron support enables MDA test success

Posted July 14, 2017 by

  A C-17 assigned to the 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., air-launched a ballistic missile target over the Pacific Ocean north of Hawaii July 11, 2017. A THAAD weapon system located at PSCA in Kodiak, Alaska, detected, tracked and intercepted the target. Preliminary indications are that planned flight test objectives…

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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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Marine wins $1,000 from H&R Block

Posted February 5, 2016 by

Courtesy photograph Lance Cpl. Jacob Bakemeyer, VMX-22, is presented a check worth $1,000 by H&R Block employee Amy Plieth. Bakemeyer was automatically entered for a chance to win when he scheduled an appointment with the Edwards H&R Block location in the Edwards Exchange. It’s tax season and H&R Block at the Edwards Exchange is off…

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JSF pilot ensemble designed to keep out CB agents

Posted February 6, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

After several tests over the past six months to contaminate and decontaminate an F-35 Joint Strike Fighter with simulated chemical and biological agents, the 461st Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., has now moved forward to testing a suit ensemble designed to protect the pilot from those threats.

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