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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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461st FLTS tests U.K. weapons for F-35B

Posted March 20, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

The 461st Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., recently conducted weapon delivery accuracy tests with two United Kingdom weapons.

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Members of 419th FLTS, 912th AMS thanked for AFMC commander visit

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Air Force photograph by Christopher Okula Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer (second from left), 412th Test Wing commander, poses for a group photo after presenting challenge coins to 912th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron personnel on behalf of Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command. Pawlikowski issued the coins as thanks for efforts undertaken…

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B-52 testers complete leaflet bomb drops

Posted July 26, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

An important part of U.S. military operations overseas is communicating with the local population. This can be done in a number of ways including something as simple as distributing leaflets.

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EOD proficiency training

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook The 56th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal team participated in proficiency training at the Gila Bend Air Force Auxiliary Field in Gila Bend, Ariz., Sept. 21, 2017. Proficiency training ensures that EOD Airmen remain capable in using explosives to disarm possible improvised explosive device threats…

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418th FLTS supports NASA in Orion spacecraft parachute test

Posted December 22, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Christopher A. Okula A mockup of an Orion spacecraft is released from a C-17 Globemaster III Dec. 15, 2017, over the Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona. Airmen and testers from the 418th Flight Test Squadron joined Army, NASA and contractor personnel to participate in the test of the Orion’s parachute landing…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted October 30, 2015 by

Nov. 2–6 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Three pieces of fried chicken Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Meat loaf Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday Closed All Blue Plate Specials–$7.89 Drink not included. Medium Beverage $1.99, Large $2.09 Robin Hood &…

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News Briefs – November 25, 2015

Posted November 25, 2015 by

Edwards Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony The annual tree lighting ceremony, along with the judging of the holiday card contest, is 5:30 p.m., Dec. 4 in the Main Exchange parking lot. Enjoy holiday music, cookies and hot chocolate, snow and Santa. Webster University ending program at Edwards On Dec. 31, 2015, Webster University will no longer…

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See what the new vision center has to offer

Posted January 29, 2016 by

Members of the Exchange staff and Vista Optical pose for a photo before cutting the grand opening cake Jan. 15. The shop is available to anyone with access to the base. Vista Optical officially opened Jan. 15 in the Edwards AFB Exchange Mall area. The optical center celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon cutting…

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This week in Edwards flight test history

Posted April 8, 2016 by

Air Force photograph April 4, 2003: The CV-22 Osprey test team reached a milestone when the tilt-rotor aircraft successfully completed a terrain-following radar exercise. The event took place during the multi-mode radar test plan segment of its test plan.

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