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Airman Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Jacob Cumbo

Posted January 22, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon Staff Sgt. Jacob Cumbo, 812th Civil Engineering Squadron, Explosive Ordnance Disposal, is assisted with donning a bomb suit. Unit:  812th Civil Engineering Squadron Job title:  Explosive Ordnance Disposal Journeyman Job description and its impact on the overall mission:  We do a variety of response and sustainment missions.  Anything from…

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Desert High student appointed to USAFA

Posted January 15, 2016 by

Courtesy photograph Congressman Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., 23rd District, announced his nominations to the United States Service Academies Jan. 8. One Desert High School student, Garron Ireton, received a Presidential nomination to the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. He was offered an appointment and accepted. Though the number of presidential nominations available…

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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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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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Airman Spotlight: Senior Airman Jessie Ralls

Posted January 8, 2016 by

Courtesy photograph Senior Airman Jessie Ralls, 812th Civil Engineering Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal. Name:  Senior Airman Jessie Ralls Unit:  812th Civil Engineering Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Job title:  EOD journeyman Job description and its impact on the overall mission:  I support Air Force Test Center aircraft weapons systems as well as providing emergency response capability…

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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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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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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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Two DHS students served with full-ride volleyball scholarships

Posted November 20, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

On Nov. 13, in front of Desert High School students and family, seniors Devyn Cross and Elizabeth Shelton signed National Letters of Intent to attend the University of Arizona next fall.

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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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