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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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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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412th Test Wing announces 3rd Quarter award winners

Posted November 13, 2015 by

Team Edwards announced its 2015 3rd Quarter award winners in a ceremony in the base theater Nov. 10. Congratulations to all those who were recognized for their outstanding performance! Airman of the Quarter Senior Airman Kenneth J. Monteiro 412th Operations Group NCO of the Quarter Tech. Sgt. Rebecca J. Dudley 412th Medical Group SNCO of…

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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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Edwards honors December promotees

Posted December 4, 2015 by

Team Edwards held its monthly enlisted promotion ceremony Nov. 30. Congratulations to all Airmen who took the next step in their Air Force careers! To airman 1st class Thomas A. Thorpe III, 412th Comptroller Squadron Chance J. Wager, 412th Maintenance Squadron To senior airman Cameron N. Farrell, 812th Civil Engineering Squadron Ryan M. Foltz, 412th…

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412th TW fourth quarter award winners unveiled

Posted February 19, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Like most test wing award ceremonies, the fourth quarter ceremony held in the base theater Feb. 11 had a theme. Winners received their award plaque from Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, and were then given a basketball to shoot. The 412th Test Wing recognized outstanding individual…

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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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Caramanno ready to begin ‘outstanding’ journey

Posted August 12, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Last month, the Air Force announced that one Edwards Air Force Base’s own is one of 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2016.

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21 new TPS grads sent into the test world

Posted December 11, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School Class 15A pose for a class photo in front of the NF-104 at the school house. Class 15A graduates Dec. 11. The comprehensive curriculum of TPS is fundamental to the success of flight test and evaluation. Upon graduating, graduates will have earned a Master of Science…

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Airman Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Joshua Basquez

Posted October 2, 2015 by 412th Operations Support Squadron,

Air Force photograph by Scott Dworkin Staff Sgt. Joshua Basquez fires a special noise-making pistol to scare away birds located around one of Edwards AFB’s runways. This is done to prevent birds from striking aircraft. Job description and its impact on the overall mission:  We touch every mission that flies out of Edwards.  Our biggest…

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