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Schaefer recognizes accomplishments at commander’s call

Posted October 9, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

The Oct. 5 commander's call in the base theater was all about Airmen. Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, has been in charge for six months now and every day he's been "blown away" with the work that comes out of the wing.

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412th TW 2015 Annual Awards showcases top performers

Posted February 26, 2016 by

The 412th Test Wing hosted its annual awards banquet at Club Muroc Feb. 18 where accolades and hardware were handed out to the wing’s top performing individuals and one team. Congratulations to all awardees for setting the standard in their respective categories! Airman of the Year — Senior Airman Raquel R. Caramanno, 412th Medical Group…

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Nineteen Airmen graduate from leadership school

Posted July 10, 2015 by adriennek

The Edwards Airman Leadership School Class 15-E recently graduated. Senior Airman Kenneth Monteiro, 412th Operations Support Squadron, received the John L. Levitow Award. The Levitow Award is the highest award presented at Airman Leadership School. The Levitow Award is presented to the student that demonstrated the most outstanding leadership and scholastic qualities. Selection for the…

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17 Airmen enter 2016 with new rank

Posted January 8, 2016 by

Team Edwards held its final 2015 enlisted promotion ceremony at the base theater Dec. 31. Seventeen Airmen got to enter 2016 with a new rank and new responsibilities. Congratulations to all! To staff sergeant Christian J. Bach, 412th Security Forces Squadron William G. Plumstead, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Jeffrey Rodriguez, 412th Medical Operations Squadron Michael…

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October enlisted promotions

Posted October 9, 2015 by

Team Edwards held its monthly enlisted promotion ceremony Sept. 30 at Club Muroc.

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40 enlisted promotees celebrated at ceremony

Posted March 4, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Joseph Gocong Airmen pose for a group photo following the monthly enlisted promotion ceremony held at the base theater Feb. 29. Team Edwards held its monthly enlisted promotion ceremony in the base theater Feb. 29. Forty Airmen pinned on their next rank and took another step forward in their Air Force careers. Congratulations…

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NASA Armstrong Exchange awards scholarship

Posted August 14, 2015 by adriennek

The NASA Armstrong Employee Exchange Council has presented its 2015 Joseph A. Walker Memorial Scholarship Award to Ted Kim. Walker was a former chief pilot who lost his life in an aircraft accident in 1966. “I am really excited,” Kim said. A graduate of the class of 2015 at Valencia High School, in Santa Clarita,…

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Airman Spotlight

Posted January 15, 2016 by

Name: Airman 1st Class Braedon Firkus Unit: 812th Civil Engineer Squadron Job title: Driver/Operator Job description and its impact on the overall mission: Respond to any emergency in my district whether it is dealing with in-flight [emergencies], structure and medical emergencies. Time in the military: one and a half years Time at Edwards AFB: one…

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Former loadmaster, tester to be inducted into hall of fame

Posted October 16, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Retired Master Sgt. Theodore Venturini will be inducted into the Airlift Tanker Association Hall of Fame Oct. 31. He is one of six C-17A Pathfinder Loadmasters that will be honored at an Air Mobility Command and ATA Symposium at the Orlando World Center Marriot in Florida.

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Rocket Site employee selected as AFMC civilian nominee

Posted March 18, 2016 by

Wayne Nelson, Air Force Research Laboratory, Aerospace Systems Directorate, was selected as the Air Force Materiel Command nominee for the 2015 National Defense Industrial Association Civilian Tester of the Year award.

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