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Dozens of degrees handed out at CCAF graduation

Posted June 8, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit and Nancy Koch-Castillo

Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson Community College of the Air Force and higher education graduates pose for a photo following their graduation ceremony May 23, 2017, at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., held its annual Community College of the Air Force and higher education graduation ceremony May 23,…

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Edwards boom operators tops in the Air Force

Posted June 2, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Boom operators from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., were recognized as the top air refueling section in the Air Force after being presented the Senior Master Sgt. Albert L. Evans Award at the 38th Annual Boom Operator Symposium held May 12-13 at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.

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Nine Edwards majors selected for lieutenant colonel

Posted May 31, 2017 by

The 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., announced last week that nine majors assigned here have been selected for promotion to lieutenant colonel. Congratulations to the selectees who have achieved the next rank. Lieutenant colonel selectees Maj. Daniel Alix, 461st Flight Test Squadron Maj. Clifton Bell, 419th Flight Test Squadron Maj. David…

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New master sergeants celebrate

Posted May 31, 2017 by

Edwards Air Force Base personnel gathered at Stripes Lounge to congratulate and celebrate the base’s newest master sergeants May 24, 2017. “The good news is we promoted above the Air Force average,” Chief Master Sgt. Todd Simmons, 412th Test Wing command chief. “I can say we have one of the largest master sergeant promotions for…

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412th TW recognizes 2017 first quarter awardees

Posted May 19, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Don Allen Airman 1st Class Latoya Person, 412th Maintenance Group, gets to play a game like on “The Price is Right” game show at the 412th Test Wing First Quarter Award Ceremony May 16, 2017, at the Edwards Air Force Base, Claif., base theater. The game show host was Senior Master…

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Police Week honors fallen officers, defenders

Posted May 12, 2017 by Chief Master Sgt. Michael Young

National Police Week is a time when we honor those police officers who have sacrificed their lives in service to their communities.

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Volunteers honored for their vital role to the Edwards mission

Posted April 28, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit and Airman 1st Class Jeurel Barton

Air Force photograph by Christopher Higgins Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, and Megan Rosario hold up a giant check showing how much volunteering has helped Edwards. Volunteer efforts at Edwards in the past year totaled 23,784 hours, which translated to a dollar amount totaling $561,517. Team Edwards held its annual Volunteer Appreciation…

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Officers’ Spouses Club hands out scholarships

Posted April 21, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

The Edwards Officers’ Spouses Club held their annual scholarship dinner and award ceremony April 12, 2017, at Stripes Lounge in the Oasis Community Center. Eight local high school students were recognized and presented scholarships that will help pay for some of their college expenses. The EOSC provided scholarships to seven of the students while the…

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Surprise! You’re promoted!

Posted April 21, 2017 by

From left: Maj. Gen. David Harris, Air Force Test Center commander; Staff Sgt. Jacob Cumbo, 812th Civil Engineering Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight; and Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Lantagne, AFTC command chief; pose for a photo after Cumbo was presented with a promotion certificate to technical sergeant April 14, 2017. Cumbo was promoted through the…

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Chief test pilot wins AIAA Chanute Flight Test Award

Posted April 15, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Bill Gray, the chief test pilot at the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., has been awarded the Chanute Flight Test Award for a career full of accomplishments by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

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