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Former 412th Test Wing commander embodies ‘Captain Marvel’ spirit

Posted March 20, 2019 by Giancarlo Casem

In early February, roughly 80 female pilots gathered together on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to take part in the video filming of an Air Force Recruiting Service commercial.

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LACAS, Team Edwards combine forces to bring world-class air shows to Aerospace Valley

Posted March 14, 2019 by Paul Kinison

With a slap on the table and an emphatic “This is happening!” Brig. Gen. E. John “Dragon” Teichert, 412th Test Wing commander, made official the partnership between Edwards Air Force Base and the Los Angeles County Air Show, Inc. board of directors, which will bring a major STEM Expo to the Antelope Valley Fair in…

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U.S. military says service members killed in Syria blast

Posted January 17, 2019 by by Bassem Mroue

Two U.S. service members, one Department of Defense civilian and one contractor supporting DOD were killed and three service members were injured while conducting a local engagement in Manbij, Syria, Jan. 16, 2019. The troops were killed in an explosion while conducting a routine patrol in Syria, the U.S. military said, an attack that came…

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After crash, Pentagon says temporary pause in F-35 flights

Posted October 11, 2018 by by Lolita C. Baldor

The Pentagon on Oct. 11 ordered a temporary pause in all F-35 fighter jet flights in order to inspect the fleet in the wake of a crash last month in South Carolina. The decision involves a potentially bad fuel tube and affects more than 250 U.S.-owned jets, as well as nearly 100 that belong to…

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Posted September 14, 2018 by

Decorate your Sombrero 5K The Decorate Your Sombrero 5K, marking Hispanic Heritage Month, is set for 8 a.m., Sept. 15. The entry fee covers a t-shirt and a cold beer. A reduced entry fee is available for a t-shirt. For more information, contact Staff Sgt. Rosalva Rojas at 661-277-8817, or Tech. Sgt. Castillo at 661-277-6934….

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Top reservist visits troops at Edwards

Posted March 21, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Command Chief Master Sergeant for Air Force Reserve Command, Chief Master Sgt. Ericka E. Kelly, visited Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., March 9, 2018, for a base familiarization tour and to meet with local Reserve Airmen.

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Driver who broke land-speed record at Edwards killed in helicopter crash

Posted January 29, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Courtesy photograph The British steam car performs its basic operational trial April 1, 2009, at former World War II Royal Air Force Base Thorney Island in England. Steam heated by liquid petroleum powered the car. The car was brought to Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to use the lake bed as a natural environment to…

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F-22 CTF celebrates 20th birthday of Raptor first flight

Posted October 30, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

The F-22 Combined Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., held a ceremony Oct. 19 to commemorate the first flight of the F-22 Raptor.

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U.S. Air Force service member dies at Edwards

Posted August 25, 2017 by

The U.S. Air Force is investigating the death of an Airman assigned to Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The deceased is identified as Senior Airman Joseph Connors of the 812th Civil Engineer Squadron, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight. The incident occurred at approximately 6:30 p.m., Aug. 23, near the base’s north gate on Edwards AFB property….

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Posted April 7, 2017 by

412th Medical Group Patient Advisory Council meets April 13 The 412th Medical Group’s Patient Advisory Council at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., will meet at 11 a.m., April 13 at the Main Clinic. The MDG’s PAC serves to promote relationships between the 412th MDG and active duty members, retirees and family members to provide guidance…

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