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2018 4th quarter award winners

Posted February 8, 2019 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Joe Jones Brig. Gen. E. John Teicert, 412th Test Wing commander (left), poses for a photo with the 412th Medical Group’s Family Health Flight and Chief Master Sgt. Roosevelt Jones, 412th TW command chief (right), at the 2018 412th TW 4th Quarter Awards Ceremony held in the base theater Jan. 31,…

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412th Test Wing announces annual award winners

Posted February 8, 2019 by Giancarlo Casem

Air Force photograph Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert (left), the 412th Test Wing commander, and Command Chief Master Sergeant Roosevelt Jones, pose for a picture with the 2018 annual award winners during an awards banquet at Hangar 1600 on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Feb. 1. The 412th Test Wing hosted an awards banquet Feb….

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412th Test Wing Warrior of the Week

Posted January 23, 2019 by

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Airman 1st Class Joseph Pollack is the 412th Test Wing Warrior of the Week. Airman 1st Class Joseph Pollack is the 412th Test Wing Warrior of the Week. Pollack works in the 412th Communications Squadron. He hails from El Dorado Springs, Mo., where he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force….

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AFTC’s top civilian up for DOD award

Posted January 11, 2019 by Kenji Thuloweit

A “diversity of experience” is what David K. Robertson attributes to his rise from a GS-07 entry-level engineer to a member of the U.S. Government’s Senior Executive Service. He began his career at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., straight out of Fresno State University in 1986 and today he helps oversee a $31 billion test…

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461st FLTS pilot makes history

Posted January 7, 2019 by

History was made once again at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., when Maj. Rachael Winiecki became the first female F-35 developmental test pilot as she successfully completed her first flight test mission, Dec. 14, 2018.

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Edwards CAP Squadron 84 remembers, honors during Wreaths Across America Day

Posted December 19, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Civil Air Patrol Composite Squadron 84 United States Air Force Auxiliary from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., hosted a National Wreaths Across America Day at Flag Park on Edwards Dec. 15, 2018.

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Fire chief retires after 42 years of service

Posted December 17, 2018 by Timothy Johnson

Air Force photograph by Giancarlo Casem Retiring Fire Chief, Michael Hurles, presents flowers to his wife, Tammy, thanking her for her support during his retirement ceremony at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Dec. 14, 2018. Hurles retired after 42 years of service. Installation Fire Chief Michael Hurles retired after 42 years of service during a…

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412th Test Wing Warrior of the Week

Posted December 14, 2018 by

Airman 1st Class Johnny Cote is the 412th Test Wing Warrior of the Week. Cote works in the 412th Test Wing Command Section as an administrative specialist. He hails from Bangor, Maine, where he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in February 2017. Edwards AFB is his first assignment. Cote hopes to be promoted to…

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TPS Class 18A graduates 23 new flight test professionals

Posted December 12, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

United States Air Force Test Pilot School Class 18A stood proudly before friends, families, base leadership and fellow testers at Club Muroc at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., as they received their Master of Science Degree in Flight Test Engineering Dec. 7, 2018.

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Desert High senior gets congressional endorsement for AF Academy

Posted November 30, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Desert High School senior Amanda Rodriguez receives a round of applause from Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, 412th Test Wing commander (far left), and Chief Master Sgt. Roosevelt Jones, 412th TW command chief, after she learned that Kern County Congressman Kevin McCarthy (R-CA 23rd District) has endorsed her for…

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