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Community networking spotlight: Tom Weil

Posted June 5, 2015 by by Rebecca Amber

Tom Weil, Air Force veteran and city manager for California City, has been part of the Air Force Materiel Command Community Liaison Program for just over two years. Weil’s position as chief administrator of a city with 14,000 residents makes him an ideal candidate for Kern County’s community liaison slot in the program. As a…

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Air Force photograph by Steve Zapka
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The Greatest Generation

Posted November 3, 2017 by Steve Zapka

A modern bomber pilot and a vintage bomber pilot, along with local veterans gathered for a tour and luncheon honoring 92-year-old Capt. Bob Wood’s accomplishments, Oct. 28. 2017.

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Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson
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Pirates take title at 4th Quarter Weapons Load Competition

Posted January 13, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

The “Pirates” from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron are the winners of the 4th Quarter Weapons Load Competition held Jan. 3 and hosted by the 412th Maintenance Group, at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Photograph courtesy of Rick Buckreis
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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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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit
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Rose Parade float to honor Edwards pilot for giving gifts of life

Posted December 22, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

This New Year’s Day, former 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron pilot Maj. Benjamin Meier will be honored at the 129th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, Calif., for the gifts of life he gave to several people following the tragedy that took his life in 2015.

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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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Air Force photograph by Brad White
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What is a high performer, Alex?

Posted November 17, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Answers in the form of questions highlighted the “Jeopardy” themed 412th Test Wing Third Quarter Awards ceremony held at the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Base Theater Nov. 14, 2017.

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AFMC Maintenance Award Winners

Posted January 22, 2016 by

Congratulations to the 412th Test Wing members who are Air Force Materiel Command’s 2015 Maintenance Awards winners and Air Force nominees. They will now compete at the Air Force level. Daedalian Trophy: 412th Maintenance Group Lieutenant General Leo Marquez Award: Supervisor Manager Aircraft Maintenance — Senior Master Sgt. Jared M. Currie, 412th Maintenance Squadron Technician Supervisor…

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Top performers honored at 412th TW 2nd Quarter Awards Ceremony

Posted August 8, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Summer is a great time to get out and golf and that was the theme of the 412th Test Wing 2nd Quarter Awards Ceremony held Aug. 3 at the base theater.

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NASA Armstrong Exchange Council awards scholarship

Posted August 17, 2018 by

NASA photograph by Jim Ross Erin Askins, center, accepts the 2018 NASA Armstrong Exchange Harold W. Walker Memorial Scholarship from Center Director David McBride. Next to Erin Askins is her mother, Dana Askins. The NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center in California’s Employee Exchange Council has presented its 2018 Harold W. Walker Memorial Scholarship Award to…

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