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New class of Blue Eagles guardsmen ready for duty

Posted November 4, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Brad White The newest members of the Blue Eagles Honor Guard perform a mock funeral Oct. 28 at Chapel 1 in front of an audience. The funeral is part of the class’ graduation day. The 412th Force Support Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., graduated 27 new members of the…

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‘Mr. Disaster Preparedness’ wins top DOD award

Posted September 27, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

David Babcock of the 812th Civil Engineer Squadron’s Emergency Management Flight at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., was named the top individual award winner for an active duty component at the DOD’s 2016 National Preparedness Award Ceremony Sept. 21, 2017.

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AFMC Maintenance Award Winners

Posted January 22, 2016 by

Congratulations to the 412th Test Wing members who are Air Force Materiel Command’s 2015 Maintenance Awards winners and Air Force nominees. They will now compete at the Air Force level. Daedalian Trophy: 412th Maintenance Group Lieutenant General Leo Marquez Award: Supervisor Manager Aircraft Maintenance — Senior Master Sgt. Jared M. Currie, 412th Maintenance Squadron Technician Supervisor…

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Edwards ALS graduates largest class to date

Posted April 7, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Joseph Gocong Airman Leadership School Class 17C poses for a group photo in front of a B-1B Lancer March 14. The class is the largest ALS class to ever graduate from Edwards. The 412th Force Support Squadron’s Airman Leadership School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., graduated 45 senior airmen, one…

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Director of Financial Management retires after 30 years of federal service

Posted November 6, 2015 by

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, presents Sandra Perry with the Air Force Outstanding Civilian Career Service Award at Club Muroc, Oct. 30. Perry retired after 30 years of federal service. Her last position was as 412th Test Wing Financial Management director. The 412th Test Wing and…

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Airman Leadership School Class 16E graduates 30 future leaders

Posted July 9, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Thirty future NCOs and leaders graduated from Edwards AFB’s Airman Leadership School June 23, 2016. Class 16E also included one civilian and a Navy petty officer assigned to the base. ALS is a five-week-long, United States Air Force program designed to develop airmen and other eligible personnel into effective front-line supervisors. It is the first…

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Dozens of degrees handed out at CCAF graduation

Posted June 8, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit and Nancy Koch-Castillo

Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson Community College of the Air Force and higher education graduates pose for a photo following their graduation ceremony May 23, 2017, at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., held its annual Community College of the Air Force and higher education graduation ceremony May 23,…

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Two DHS students served with full-ride volleyball scholarships

Posted November 20, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

On Nov. 13, in front of Desert High School students and family, seniors Devyn Cross and Elizabeth Shelton signed National Letters of Intent to attend the University of Arizona next fall.

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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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AFMC commander presents TPS with AF-level award

Posted October 20, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

It takes a lot of hard work and a total team effort to send dozens of new flight test pilots and engineers into the world.

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