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Hard work earns commission for Edwards staff sergeant

Posted September 28, 2016 by 1st Lt. Amaro Mascarenhas

An Airman with the 412th Medical Group at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., was recently selected to commission as a second lieutenant in the Medical Service Corps. 

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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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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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Former loadmaster, tester to be inducted into hall of fame

Posted October 16, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Retired Master Sgt. Theodore Venturini will be inducted into the Airlift Tanker Association Hall of Fame Oct. 31. He is one of six C-17A Pathfinder Loadmasters that will be honored at an Air Mobility Command and ATA Symposium at the Orlando World Center Marriot in Florida.

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Rocket Site employee selected as AFMC civilian nominee

Posted March 18, 2016 by

Wayne Nelson, Air Force Research Laboratory, Aerospace Systems Directorate, was selected as the Air Force Materiel Command nominee for the 2015 National Defense Industrial Association Civilian Tester of the Year award.

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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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Bob White Drive dedicated to historic test, fighter pilot

Posted August 14, 2015 by by Rebecca Amber

On Aug. 7, at the intersection of Wolfe Ave. and South Muroc Dr., a street dedication ceremony was held in honor of X-51 pilot, Maj. Gen. Robert M. White. With Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander presiding, the street formerly known by the name Muroc was renamed Bob White Drive. In attendance were…

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Edwards test team wins ITEA award

Posted October 3, 2016 by

The HAVE LIGHT Test Team, comprised of local members from the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School and 775th Test Squadron has been selected as the winner for the 2016 International Test and Evaluation Association Awards, in the Technical Achievement Category. This team was a compilation of professionals from across the Air Force Test Center,…

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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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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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