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AFTC major awarded two Air Medals

Posted October 17, 2014 by Kenji Thuloweit

Family members and fellow Air Force Test Center staff watched as Maj. Gen. Arnold Bunch Jr., AFTC commander, pinned on the U.S. Armed Forces Air Medal to Maj. Todd Abshire's flight suit in front of Bldg. 1, Oct. 14.

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Sept. enlisted promotions

Posted October 10, 2014 by

More than 40 Airmen pinned on their next ranks in September and many participated in the monthly enlisted promotion ceremony Sept. 30 at the base theater. Congratulations to all Team Edwards promotees! To airman 1st class Gil Johansen, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron To senior airman Keneshia Tinniehill, 412th Security Forces Squadron Robert Hernandez, 412th SFS…

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Airmen help save life at Lancaster gym

Posted October 10, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber From left: Tech. Sgt. Elie Pe┬Ěn and Tech. Sgt. Maurice Lucas II, flight sergeants from the 412th Security Forces Squadron, prepared the Automated External Defibrillator when a man went into cardiac arrest at a Lancaster gym saving his life. Several Edwards AFB Airmen were at the 24 Hour Fitness…

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412th MSG CC pins on colonel

Posted October 10, 2014 by

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Eric Leshinsky, 412th Mission Support Group commander, has his colonel shoulder boards applied to his uniform by daughter Sophia and son, Benjamin, during his promotion ceremony Oct. 1 in Hangar 1600. Leshinsky joined Team Edwards in July after an assignment at the Pentagon. The 412th Mission Support Group provides…

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Local NCO honored by Dodgers

Posted September 26, 2014 by Kenji Thuloweit

Courtesy photograph Tech. Sgt. Robert Sumner, 412th Security Forces Squadron, sits in the Los Angeles Dodgers dugout Aug. 23 before a game against the New York Mets. Sumner was honored as the Veteran of the Game that day. The L.A. Dodgers along with Bank of America honor active duty and retired military members at every…

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Project84 going strong

Posted September 26, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Since the launch of Project84 last October by Brig. Gen. Michael Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander, base leadership has received countless ideas on ways to save money. The top ideas are now recognized at each quarterly awards ceremony.

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Edwards, local AFSA chapter honors POW/MIA servicemembers

Posted September 26, 2014 by Jet Fabara

National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed the third Friday in September each year and this year's annual event was hosted by the Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 1328 at Edwards Sept. 19.

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2014 second quarter award winners unveiled

Posted September 19, 2014 by

Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon Brig. Gen. Michael T. Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander, poses with the Team of the Quarter, the 412th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog Section. The 412th Test Wing honored second quarter award winners during a ceremony Sept. 11 at the Base Theater. Congratulations to all! Airman of the…

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Monthly enlisted promotions

Posted September 5, 2014 by

Team Edwards celebrated their monthly enlisted promotees with a ceremony in the Base Theater Aug. 28. The Airmen pinned on their next rank Sept. 1. Congratulations on taking the next step! To Airman 1st Class: Quinlan G. Johansen, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron To Senior Airman: Keneshia Q. Tinniehill, 412th Security Forces Squadron Robert D. Hernandez,…

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Former NASA Astronaut Steven Nagel, veteran of four shuttle flights, dies at 67

Posted August 28, 2014 by

Former NASA astronaut Steven R. Nagel, who served as a mission specialist on his first space shuttle flight, pilot on his second and commanded his final two, died Aug. 21 after a long illness. He was 67 years old.

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