Salutes & Awards

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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Team Edwards members win top DOD maintenance award

Posted December 18, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Members of the 412th Test Wing Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force and maintainers from the 412th Maintenance Group use a quadcopter to inspect the exterior of a C-17 Globemaster III. Team Edwards members were recognized by the Department of Defense for their use of a small unmanned aircraft system…

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October enlisted promotions

Posted October 9, 2015 by

Team Edwards held its monthly enlisted promotion ceremony Sept. 30 at Club Muroc.

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40 enlisted promotees celebrated at ceremony

Posted March 4, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Joseph Gocong Airmen pose for a group photo following the monthly enlisted promotion ceremony held at the base theater Feb. 29. Team Edwards held its monthly enlisted promotion ceremony in the base theater Feb. 29. Forty Airmen pinned on their next rank and took another step forward in their Air Force careers. Congratulations…

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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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NASA Armstrong Exchange awards scholarship

Posted August 14, 2015 by adriennek

The NASA Armstrong Employee Exchange Council has presented its 2015 Joseph A. Walker Memorial Scholarship Award to Ted Kim. Walker was a former chief pilot who lost his life in an aircraft accident in 1966. “I am really excited,” Kim said. A graduate of the class of 2015 at Valencia High School, in Santa Clarita,…

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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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Rocket Lab worker honored with lifetime achievement award

Posted July 28, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Photograph courtesy of Rick Buckreis David Hill receiving his Call to Service Award, from California State Senator Jean Fuller in May. The award is a lifetime achievement award that is part of the President’s Volunteer Service Award Program. Earlier this year, David Hill, a technician at the Air Force Research Laboratory Rocket Propulsion Division at…

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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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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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