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Rocket Lab employee named AFRL Resource Adviser of the Year

Posted November 6, 2015 by

Courtesy photograph Sara Betz, Air Force Research Laboratory, Aerospace Systems Directorate, was recently chosen as the Fiscal Year 15 Air Force Research Laboratory Financial Management and Comptroller Annual Award Winner, Resource Adviser of the Year, Installation Level. Betz is the Finance Management Division Reimbursement Budge Authority Team lead. According to her leadership, she worked long selfless hours…

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Raptor SNCO wins AFMC award

Posted July 25, 2016 by Arely Silva

MSgt. Richard Knarreborg from 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (F-22) at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is Air Force Materiel Command’s 2016 Gen. Lew Allen Jr. Trophy Winner in the SNCO Category.

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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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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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2016 AFA Aerospace Award nominations sought

Posted November 25, 2015 by Janis El Shabazz

Air Force Personnel Center officials will accept nominations through Jan. 7 for the 2016 Air Force Association Aerospace Awards for outstanding contributions to national defense in a variety of fields.  Available awards include the following: * Theodore Von Karman Award — for contributions in the field of science and engineering relating to aerospace activity by…

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Edwards ALS graduates largest class ever

Posted December 16, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

The 412th Force Support Squadron’s Airman Leadership School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., ended 2016 on a high note by graduating 44 senior airmen and one civilian Dec. 8.

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Generation of heroes

Posted October 30, 2017 by

Photograph courtesy of Juan Blanco Col. Angela Suplisson, Air Force Test Center vice commander (left), speaks to military veterans at a monthly meeting of Coffee4Vets, a non-profit veterans support organization. The meeting was held at Crazy Otto’s restaurant in Lancaster, Calif., Oct. 24, 2017. Suplisson said she was so impressed by all the stories each…

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Twenty-eight promoted in February ceremony

Posted February 5, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon Standing in between Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander (far left), and Chief Master Sgt. David Smith, 412th TW command chief, are some of February 2016’s enlisted promotees. The monthly promotion ceremony was held Jan. 29 at the base theater. Congratulations to all the Edwards Airmen who…

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Chief test pilot wins AIAA Chanute Flight Test Award

Posted April 15, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Bill Gray, the chief test pilot at the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., has been awarded the Chanute Flight Test Award for a career full of accomplishments by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

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Former 412th Test Wing vice commander Schott retires

Posted June 20, 2018 by Laura Motes

Base leadership, family and friends came together at Club Muroc at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to celebrate the career and accomplishments of Col. Jason Schott during his retirement ceremony June 14. The 412th Test Wing’s former vice commander retires after more than 25 years of active duty service.

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