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412th TW fourth quarter award winners unveiled

Posted February 19, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Like most test wing award ceremonies, the fourth quarter ceremony held in the base theater Feb. 11 had a theme. Winners received their award plaque from Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, and were then given a basketball to shoot. The 412th Test Wing recognized outstanding individual…

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Community networking spotlight: Tom Weil

Posted June 5, 2015 by by Rebecca Amber

Tom Weil, Air Force veteran and city manager for California City, has been part of the Air Force Materiel Command Community Liaison Program for just over two years. Weil’s position as chief administrator of a city with 14,000 residents makes him an ideal candidate for Kern County’s community liaison slot in the program. As a…

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21 new TPS grads sent into the test world

Posted December 11, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School Class 15A pose for a class photo in front of the NF-104 at the school house. Class 15A graduates Dec. 11. The comprehensive curriculum of TPS is fundamental to the success of flight test and evaluation. Upon graduating, graduates will have earned a Master of Science…

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Airman Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Joshua Basquez

Posted October 2, 2015 by 412th Operations Support Squadron,

Air Force photograph by Scott Dworkin Staff Sgt. Joshua Basquez fires a special noise-making pistol to scare away birds located around one of Edwards AFB’s runways. This is done to prevent birds from striking aircraft. Job description and its impact on the overall mission:  We touch every mission that flies out of Edwards.  Our biggest…

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First civilians graduate from Airman Leadership School

Posted February 19, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

Base leadership and attendees from all over Edwards congratulated a new class of Airman Leadership School graduates Feb. 11 during a ceremony at Club Muroc, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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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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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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Schaefer recognizes accomplishments at commander’s call

Posted October 9, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

The Oct. 5 commander's call in the base theater was all about Airmen. Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, has been in charge for six months now and every day he's been "blown away" with the work that comes out of the wing.

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412th TW 2015 Annual Awards showcases top performers

Posted February 26, 2016 by

The 412th Test Wing hosted its annual awards banquet at Club Muroc Feb. 18 where accolades and hardware were handed out to the wing’s top performing individuals and one team. Congratulations to all awardees for setting the standard in their respective categories! Airman of the Year — Senior Airman Raquel R. Caramanno, 412th Medical Group…

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