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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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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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New master sergeants celebrate

Posted May 31, 2017 by

Edwards Air Force Base personnel gathered at Stripes Lounge to congratulate and celebrate the base’s newest master sergeants May 24, 2017. “The good news is we promoted above the Air Force average,” Chief Master Sgt. Todd Simmons, 412th Test Wing command chief. “I can say we have one of the largest master sergeant promotions for…

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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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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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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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