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Edwards test pilot, TPS grad, selected as Air Force Fellows at Argonne National Laboratory

Posted June 21, 2017 by Ron Walli

Science, technology and national security come together in a personal and powerful way through the U.S. Air Force Fellows program at Argonne National Laboratory, which on July 10 will become a second home to Lt. Col. Chris Snyder and Maj. Sean Richardson.

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Raptor testers recognized for contributions to national defense

Posted June 19, 2017 by Christopher Ball

The U.S. Air Force announced June 14, 2017, that the 412th Test Wing’s F-22 Modernization Flight Test Team at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., won the 2017 Air Force Association Citation of Honor Award for their outstanding contributions to national defense.

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Test Pilot School graduates Class 16B

Posted June 16, 2017 by

Air Force photograph Twenty officers from the Air Force, Navy, Marines, and from Singapore, the United Kingdom and Australia, completed the one year curriculum at the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to graduate as Class 16B June 9, 2017. Class 16B includes 11 experimental test pilots, seven flight…

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Dozens of degrees handed out at CCAF graduation

Posted June 8, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit and Nancy Koch-Castillo

Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson Community College of the Air Force and higher education graduates pose for a photo following their graduation ceremony May 23, 2017, at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., held its annual Community College of the Air Force and higher education graduation ceremony May 23,…

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Edwards boom operators tops in the Air Force

Posted June 2, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Boom operators from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., were recognized as the top air refueling section in the Air Force after being presented the Senior Master Sgt. Albert L. Evans Award at the 38th Annual Boom Operator Symposium held May 12-13 at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.

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Nine Edwards majors selected for lieutenant colonel

Posted May 31, 2017 by

The 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., announced last week that nine majors assigned here have been selected for promotion to lieutenant colonel. Congratulations to the selectees who have achieved the next rank. Lieutenant colonel selectees Maj. Daniel Alix, 461st Flight Test Squadron Maj. Clifton Bell, 419th Flight Test Squadron Maj. David…

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New master sergeants celebrate

Posted May 31, 2017 by

Edwards Air Force Base personnel gathered at Stripes Lounge to congratulate and celebrate the base’s newest master sergeants May 24, 2017. “The good news is we promoted above the Air Force average,” Chief Master Sgt. Todd Simmons, 412th Test Wing command chief. “I can say we have one of the largest master sergeant promotions for…

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412th TW recognizes 2017 first quarter awardees

Posted May 19, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Don Allen Airman 1st Class Latoya Person, 412th Maintenance Group, gets to play a game like on “The Price is Right” game show at the 412th Test Wing First Quarter Award Ceremony May 16, 2017, at the Edwards Air Force Base, Claif., base theater. The game show host was Senior Master…

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Police Week honors fallen officers, defenders

Posted May 12, 2017 by Chief Master Sgt. Michael Young

National Police Week is a time when we honor those police officers who have sacrificed their lives in service to their communities.

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Volunteers honored for their vital role to the Edwards mission

Posted April 28, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit and Airman 1st Class Jeurel Barton

Air Force photograph by Christopher Higgins Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, and Megan Rosario hold up a giant check showing how much volunteering has helped Edwards. Volunteer efforts at Edwards in the past year totaled 23,784 hours, which translated to a dollar amount totaling $561,517. Team Edwards held its annual Volunteer Appreciation…

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