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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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412th Test Wing announces annual award winners

Posted February 8, 2019 by Giancarlo Casem

Air Force photograph Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert (left), the 412th Test Wing commander, and Command Chief Master Sergeant Roosevelt Jones, pose for a picture with the 2018 annual award winners during an awards banquet at Hangar 1600 on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Feb. 1. The 412th Test Wing hosted an awards banquet Feb….

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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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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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412th EWG member’s innovative idea lands $5,000 bonus

Posted October 19, 2018 by Crystal Linhardt

  Kyle Schaller of the 771st Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., created a new and unique data analysis method to close the gap on a current Air Force vulnerability. Due to his innovative efforts, Schaller received a Special Act in Service award that resulted in a $5,000 bonus. His efforts were further…

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