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Test Pilot School graduates Class 16B

Posted June 16, 2017 by

Air Force photograph Twenty officers from the Air Force, Navy, Marines, and from Singapore, the United Kingdom and Australia, completed the one year curriculum at the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to graduate as Class 16B June 9, 2017. Class 16B includes 11 experimental test pilots, seven flight…

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2016 AFA Aerospace Award nominations sought

Posted November 25, 2015 by Janis El Shabazz

Air Force Personnel Center officials will accept nominations through Jan. 7 for the 2016 Air Force Association Aerospace Awards for outstanding contributions to national defense in a variety of fields.  Available awards include the following: * Theodore Von Karman Award — for contributions in the field of science and engineering relating to aerospace activity by…

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Edwards ALS graduates largest class ever

Posted December 16, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

The 412th Force Support Squadron’s Airman Leadership School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., ended 2016 on a high note by graduating 44 senior airmen and one civilian Dec. 8.

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Generation of heroes

Posted October 30, 2017 by

Photograph courtesy of Juan Blanco Col. Angela Suplisson, Air Force Test Center vice commander (left), speaks to military veterans at a monthly meeting of Coffee4Vets, a non-profit veterans support organization. The meeting was held at Crazy Otto’s restaurant in Lancaster, Calif., Oct. 24, 2017. Suplisson said she was so impressed by all the stories each…

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Twenty-eight promoted in February ceremony

Posted February 5, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon Standing in between Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander (far left), and Chief Master Sgt. David Smith, 412th TW command chief, are some of February 2016’s enlisted promotees. The monthly promotion ceremony was held Jan. 29 at the base theater. Congratulations to all the Edwards Airmen who…

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Chief test pilot wins AIAA Chanute Flight Test Award

Posted April 15, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Bill Gray, the chief test pilot at the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., has been awarded the Chanute Flight Test Award for a career full of accomplishments by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

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412th Test Wing announces 3rd Quarter award winners

Posted November 13, 2015 by

Team Edwards announced its 2015 3rd Quarter award winners in a ceremony in the base theater Nov. 10. Congratulations to all those who were recognized for their outstanding performance! Airman of the Quarter Senior Airman Kenneth J. Monteiro 412th Operations Group NCO of the Quarter Tech. Sgt. Rebecca J. Dudley 412th Medical Group SNCO of…

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Top performers honored at 412th TW 2nd Quarter Awards Ceremony

Posted August 8, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Summer is a great time to get out and golf and that was the theme of the 412th Test Wing 2nd Quarter Awards Ceremony held Aug. 3 at the base theater.

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Raptor testers recognized for contributions to national defense

Posted June 19, 2017 by Christopher Ball

The U.S. Air Force announced June 14, 2017, that the 412th Test Wing’s F-22 Modernization Flight Test Team at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., won the 2017 Air Force Association Citation of Honor Award for their outstanding contributions to national defense.

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Edwards honors December promotees

Posted December 4, 2015 by

Team Edwards held its monthly enlisted promotion ceremony Nov. 30. Congratulations to all Airmen who took the next step in their Air Force careers! To airman 1st class Thomas A. Thorpe III, 412th Comptroller Squadron Chance J. Wager, 412th Maintenance Squadron To senior airman Cameron N. Farrell, 812th Civil Engineering Squadron Ryan M. Foltz, 412th…

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