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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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Local AFSA chapter wins big

Posted April 15, 2017 by

Courtesy photograph Members of Team Edwards at the AFSA Division 6 Convention in Las Vegas. Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 1328 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., dominated the competition at the AFSA Division 6 Convention held in Las Vegas April 2-4, 2017. As 1 of 21 chapters within the division, eight award nominations were…

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Edwards ALS graduates largest class to date

Posted April 7, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Joseph Gocong Airman Leadership School Class 17C poses for a group photo in front of a B-1B Lancer March 14. The class is the largest ALS class to ever graduate from Edwards. The 412th Force Support Squadron’s Airman Leadership School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., graduated 45 senior airmen, one…

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Two Airmen get a surprise from the top

Posted March 20, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson From left: Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, presented Airman 1st Class Sergio Cuevas, 412th Maintenance Squadron, with a below-the-zone promotion March 16, 2017, along with Chief Master Sgt. Todd Simmons, 412th TW command chief. Two outstanding Airmen got a big surprise March 16, 2017, when Brig….

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AFMC honors, announces annual award winners

Posted March 20, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by R.J. Oriez Air Force Materiel Command annual award winners are joined on stage by Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, AFMC commander; Chief Master Sgt. Jason L. France, AFMC command chief; and, Patricia M. Young, AFMC executive director, at the end of the command’s annual awards banquet March 8, 2017, in the National…

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ALS enjoys success as it sees another large class graduate

Posted February 24, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson Left to right:: Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, presents an Airman Leadership School graduation certificate to Cpl. Johnathan Miller, U.S. Marine Corps VMX-22, along with Chief Master Sgt. Todd Simmons, 412th TW command chief. Miller also won the John L. Levitow Award for ALS Class 17B,…

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412th TW recognizes 4th quarter, yearly award winners

Posted February 17, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Football season is over and it’s time for sports fans to focus on the basketball season and that was the theme of the 412th Test Wing 4th Quarter Awards Ceremony at the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., theater Feb. 13, 2017. Quarterly award winners were announced along with several major command and functional area awardees…

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2017 nominations sought for 12 OAY Award

Posted February 13, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons

Air Force officials are seeking 2017 nominations for the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year Award. There are three categories for this award: airman, NCO and senior NCO. Major commands and the Air Force District of Washington may each nominate three candidates (one per category) to the Air Force OAY selection board, which will select…

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412th MXG recognizes 2016 maintenance pros of the year

Posted February 10, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Joseph Gocong Left to right:: Col. Stephen Grotjohn, 412th Maintenance Group commander, presents the 2016 Weapons Load Crew of the Year Award to Senior Airman Billy Webb and Senior Airman Michael Meyer along with wing weapons manager, Chief Master Sgt. Andrew Carling Feb. 6, 2017, in Hangar 1600. The 412th Maintenance…

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Top performers honored at 412th TW Annual Awards

Posted February 10, 2017 by

The 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., hosted its annual awards banquet at Hangar 1600 Feb. 3, 2017, where accolades and hardware were handed out to the wing's top performing individuals and teams.

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