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Measurement lab passes evaluation with precision

Posted August 25, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

The Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory passed a recent evaluation that ensures the lab performs measurements that are safe, accurate, reliable and traceable.

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Team Edwards recognizes 2nd quarter top performers

Posted August 16, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Sebastian Gocong Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander (far left), and Chief Master Sgt. Roosevelt Jones, 412th TW interim command chief (far right), pose for a photo with the 418th Flight Test Squadron Electronic Warfare Team who won the Team of the Quarter category for the 2nd quarter. The…

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Airman recognized for peaceful end to potentially deadly situation

Posted August 9, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

After 16 years as a U.S. Air Force Security Forces member, Master Sgt. Maurice Lucas II had never needed to pull his duty weapon out of his holster while serving at his home base.

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Rocket Lab worker honored with lifetime achievement award

Posted July 28, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Photograph courtesy of Rick Buckreis David Hill receiving his Call to Service Award, from California State Senator Jean Fuller in May. The award is a lifetime achievement award that is part of the President’s Volunteer Service Award Program. Earlier this year, David Hill, a technician at the Air Force Research Laboratory Rocket Propulsion Division at…

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ALS Class 17E graduates, returns to workforce with new tools

Posted June 28, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Jennifer Correa Airman Leadership School Class 17E pose for a group photo following their graduation ceremony at Club Muroc June 22, 2017. The 412th Test Wing’s Airman Leadership School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., held its latest graduation ceremony June 22, 2017, at Club Muroc. Base leadership and attendees watched…

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Where history is made: Edwards historian wins top award

Posted June 28, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Joseph Sebastian Pol Gocong Dr. Stephanie M. Smith, Air Force Test Center, receives the 2017 Air Force Materiel Command Dennis F. Casey Award for Excellence in Periodic History from Maj. Gen. David Harris, Air Force Test Center commander, at a ceremony in May. Smith has since won the Air Force-level version…

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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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