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Team Edwards members win top DOD maintenance award

Posted December 18, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Members of the 412th Test Wing Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force and maintainers from the 412th Maintenance Group use a quadcopter to inspect the exterior of a C-17 Globemaster III. Team Edwards members were recognized by the Department of Defense for their use of a small unmanned aircraft system…

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Civilian takes top honor at Airman Leadership School

Posted November 22, 2017 by Christopher Ball

Edwards Air Force Base in California’s High Desert is well-known for its firsts; first flights of aircraft, first time breaking the sound barrier, first shuttle landing site, and the list goes on.

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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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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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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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AFMC commander presents TPS with AF-level award

Posted October 20, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

It takes a lot of hard work and a total team effort to send dozens of new flight test pilots and engineers into the world.

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‘Mr. Disaster Preparedness’ wins top DOD award

Posted September 27, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

David Babcock of the 812th Civil Engineer Squadron’s Emergency Management Flight at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., was named the top individual award winner for an active duty component at the DOD’s 2016 National Preparedness Award Ceremony Sept. 21, 2017.

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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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