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412th Test Wing Warrior of the Week

Posted November 21, 2018 by

Airman 1st Class Parris Gonzalez is the 412th Test Wing Warrior of the Week. Gonzalez is an aviation resource manager at the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School where she helps manage the school’s busy flight operations. She hails from Dallas, Texas, where she enlisted in the U.S. Air Force while a senior in high…

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Edwards test team wins ITEA award

Posted October 3, 2016 by

The HAVE LIGHT Test Team, comprised of local members from the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School and 775th Test Squadron has been selected as the winner for the 2016 International Test and Evaluation Association Awards, in the Technical Achievement Category. This team was a compilation of professionals from across the Air Force Test Center,…

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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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Edwards CAP Squadron 84 remembers, honors during Wreaths Across America Day

Posted December 19, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Civil Air Patrol Composite Squadron 84 United States Air Force Auxiliary from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., hosted a National Wreaths Across America Day at Flag Park on Edwards Dec. 15, 2018.

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Plant 42 police officers recognized for stopping gate runner

Posted May 23, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit From right:: Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, presents officers Randy Plata and Miguel Madrid test wing coins May 22 to thank them for actions they took during a “gate runner” incident in April. Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, dropped by U.S. Air Force…

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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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Measurement lab passes evaluation with precision

Posted August 25, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

The Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory passed a recent evaluation that ensures the lab performs measurements that are safe, accurate, reliable and traceable.

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What is a high performer, Alex?

Posted November 17, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Answers in the form of questions highlighted the “Jeopardy” themed 412th Test Wing Third Quarter Awards ceremony held at the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Base Theater Nov. 14, 2017.

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Volunteers honored for their vital role to the Edwards mission

Posted April 28, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit and Airman 1st Class Jeurel Barton

Air Force photograph by Christopher Higgins Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, and Megan Rosario hold up a giant check showing how much volunteering has helped Edwards. Volunteer efforts at Edwards in the past year totaled 23,784 hours, which translated to a dollar amount totaling $561,517. Team Edwards held its annual Volunteer Appreciation…

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AFTC’s top civilian up for DOD award

Posted January 11, 2019 by Kenji Thuloweit

A “diversity of experience” is what David K. Robertson attributes to his rise from a GS-07 entry-level engineer to a member of the U.S. Government’s Senior Executive Service. He began his career at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., straight out of Fresno State University in 1986 and today he helps oversee a $31 billion test…

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