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AFAF campaign in full swing

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Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander (far left), signs his Air Force Assistance Fund donation form in his office March 28, 2018. This year’s AFAF campaign leads are Senior Master Sgt. Julimain Patterson (seated), 2nd Lt. Aaron Kakinami and 2nd Lt. Evan Amato (far right).   The 2018…

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Honorary commanders get glimpse of 412th MSG mission

Posted March 26, 2018 by Steve Zapka and Laura Motes

A group of community leaders and their guests visited Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., as part of the Honorary Commanders Program March 16.

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Edwards’ base theater awakens

Posted March 23, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Courtesy photograph by Kayla Fagan Col. George Tromba, 412th Mission Support commander, cut the ceremonial ribbon to officially reopen the base theater at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., as members of the 501st Legion looked on March 16, 2018. The Force is strong once again within the walls of the base theater at Edwards Air…

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Fueled by kindness, first sergeants pay for gas

Posted March 21, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Senior Airman Curtis Bradshaw, 412th Security Forces Squadron, gets a high five from Master Sgt. Venessa Brown, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron first sergeant, at the Express gas station March 14. Brown and her fellow first sergeants conducted a “random-act-of-kindness” event where they paid for and offered to pump gas…

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Schaefer talks people, mission, innovation at commander’s call

Posted March 19, 2018 by Laura Motes

Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.,, held his first commander’s calls of 2018 in the base theater March 13, sharing his personal priorities of faith, family, Air Force and the mission. He also shared his professional priorities of safety, security and mission.

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Field trip brings flight surgeons to Edwards

Posted March 19, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Matt Williams Tony Moore, a museum specialist with the Air Force Flight Test Museum (left) speaks to a group of Air Force flight surgeons at the X-1 Loading Pit at South Base where the famed Bell X-1 was loaded on to its mothership. The 412th Medical Group hosted a group of…

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Desert tortoises: One of Edwards AFB’s natural residents

Posted March 19, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Courtesy photograph A desert tortoise sign installed by the 412th Civil Engineer Group on the side of North Rosamond Boulevard towards the North Gate of Edwards Air Force Base. The desert tortoise is one of the many animals found at Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California. Listed as threatened under the federal Endangered Species…

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Red Cross Dental Assistant Program returns to Edwards

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Air Force photograph by Joseph Pol Sebastian Gocong Staff Sgt. Brittney Fields, 412th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Dental Flight, works on a patient at the Edwards AFB, Calif., Dental Clinic. The American Red Cross, in conjunction with the 412th Medical Group Dental Flight at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., recently announced the next dental assistant training…

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Wing commander talks leadership at annual business conference

Posted March 9, 2018 by Michelle Thomas

The Antelope Valley Board of Trade held its 46th Annual Business Outlook Conference at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds in Lancaster, Calif., Mar. 2. This year’s theme, “Small Business, Big Results,” highlighted the plight of small businesses and how they and larger employers impact the Antelope Valley.

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Heads up: 418th FLTS wraps up new pilot display tests

Posted March 9, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

The 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is finishing up tests on a new head-up display for the C-17 Globemaster III this week.

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