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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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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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October enlisted promotions

Posted October 9, 2015 by

Team Edwards held its monthly enlisted promotion ceremony Sept. 30 at Club Muroc.

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Fire chief retires after 42 years of service

Posted December 17, 2018 by Timothy Johnson

Air Force photograph by Giancarlo Casem Retiring Fire Chief, Michael Hurles, presents flowers to his wife, Tammy, thanking her for her support during his retirement ceremony at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Dec. 14, 2018. Hurles retired after 42 years of service. Installation Fire Chief Michael Hurles retired after 42 years of service during a…

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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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Rose Parade float to honor Edwards pilot for giving gifts of life

Posted December 22, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

This New Year’s Day, former 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron pilot Maj. Benjamin Meier will be honored at the 129th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, Calif., for the gifts of life he gave to several people following the tragedy that took his life in 2015.

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Airman Spotlight: Senior Airman Bradley Hartnett

Posted January 29, 2016 by

Unit:  812th Civil Engineer Squadron Job title:  Driver/Operator Job description and its impact on the overall mission:  Fire apparatus driver/operator, charged with safely transporting firefighting crews to and from the scene of the emergencies and supplying water for firefighting actions. Time in the military: Three years Time at Edwards AFB: One year will be March…

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Civilian takes top honor at Airman Leadership School

Posted November 22, 2017 by Christopher Ball

Edwards Air Force Base in California’s High Desert is well-known for its firsts; first flights of aircraft, first time breaking the sound barrier, first shuttle landing site, and the list goes on.

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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 NCO steps up to next rank

Posted September 14, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Joseph Pol Sebastian Gocong Staff Sgt. Delores Otte (center), 412th Medical Support Squadron, poses for a photo with her technical sergeant promotion certificate along with Lt. Col. Neva Vanderschaegen, 412th MDSS commander, and Tech. Sgt. Rhonda Russell, 412th MDSS Pharmacy technician. Otte was promoted through the Stripes for Exceptional Performance program,…

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