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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 October 23, 2015 by

Airman 1st Class Sarah Mehalic Aviation Resource Management apprentice 461st Flight Test Squadron (F-35 Integrated Test Force) Job description and its impact on the overall mission:   Aviation Resource Management Airmen coordinate flight operations resources, which include scheduling, standardization and evaluation, training, and aircrew flight records. They are gatekeepers who ensure aircrew are qualified, trained and medically cleared…

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Corvias achieves top honors in annual satisfaction awards

Posted April 1, 2016 by

Corvias Military Living, the military housing division of Corvias Group, announced March 28 it earned the highest resident satisfaction score for 2015 among companies with portfolios larger than 10,000 units from SatisFacts. This award marks the eighth year in a row that Corvias has ranked first nationally in the SatisFacts Annual Resident Survey and the…

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Edwards Airman Spotlight: Senior Airman Ariel Graham

Posted September 4, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Randy Young, supervisor

Unit: 412th Communications Squadron Job title: Server Operations Technician Job description and its impact on the overall mission: I administrate and manage enterprise servers and also troubleshoot day to day customer issues. Time in the military: Four years Time at Edwards AFB: Three and a half years Family: Mother, father, an older brother (retired Navy), and an older…

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Team Edwards member wins DOD’s 2016 Spirit of Hope Award

Posted October 5, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Timothy Bryant, Space Positioning Optical Radar Tracking operations chief, 412th Operations Support Group, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., was one of five people honored by the Department of Defense as a recipient of the 2016 Spirit of Hope Award, which is given for exemplary service and support to the troops.

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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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Local air traffic controller recognized for innovative excellence

Posted October 23, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

A Federal Aviation Administration air traffic controller on Edwards was recently honored with the FAA's Southwestern Regional Office's Award for Innovation Excellence.

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U.S. Test Pilot School graduates Class 15B

Posted June 12, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Twenty new test pilots and flight test engineers will enter the test world June 10 as Class 15B graduates from the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Edwards Airman Spotlight September 11, 2015

Posted September 11, 2015 by from 412th Mission Support Group

Name:  Senior Airman Nicholas Covello Unit:  412th Security Forces Squadron Job title:  Unit scheduler/trainer Job description and its impact on the overall mission: I am responsible for scheduling appointments for over 350 personnel and for conducting essential training such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, utility terrain vehicles, Defender’s Edge, self-aid buddy care including moulage, and other subjects…

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ALS Class 16-G graduates 27 Airmen

Posted October 14, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Joseph Gocong Senior Airman Brian Cozzie, 412th Maintenance Squadron, is Airman Leadership School Class 16-G’s John L. Levitow Award winner. The Levitow award is presented to the student that demonstrated the most outstanding leadership and scholastic qualities. Selection for the Levitow award is based on academic performance and assignment of points…

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