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TPS Class 16A Test Eagles ready to soar to new heights

Posted December 12, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner United States Air Force Test Pilot School Class 16A poses in front of the NF-104 display in front of the school house. USAF TPS Class 16A graduated Dec. 9 sending 20 new aviators into the flight test world. Twenty new test pilots, flight test engineers and combat systems officers…

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Edwards ALS graduates largest class ever

Posted December 16, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

The 412th Force Support Squadron’s Airman Leadership School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., ended 2016 on a high note by graduating 44 senior airmen and one civilian Dec. 8.

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Airman recognized for peaceful end to potentially deadly situation

Posted August 9, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

After 16 years as a U.S. Air Force Security Forces member, Master Sgt. Maurice Lucas II had never needed to pull his duty weapon out of his holster while serving at his home base.

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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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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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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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DHS student awarded DAR bronze medal

Posted June 5, 2015 by by Rebecca Amber

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.  — The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) has presented awards to ROTC members since 1967. Each year, the Antelope Valley chapter works with eight high schools in the area to present JROTC students with a Bronze Medal. The medals are awarded to cadets that have demonstrated…

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Biomedical Sciences Corps Appreciation Week 2016

Posted January 22, 2016 by Lt. Col. Corey Munro

The Air Force recognizes the achievements of the men and women who comprise the Biomedical Sciences Corps by designating Jan. 25-29 as BSC Appreciation Week.

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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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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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