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Bowers inspires students to be their best

Al Bowers, who is the chief scientist at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, loves to hear about the successes of people he has mentored. For decades he has been a strong supporter of education and seeding young minds.

NASA photograph by Ryan Dibley Technology

Wi-Fi in space, spacecraft technologies launched on Blue Origin rocket

A company vying to be the first internet service provider in space as well as a NASA monitoring system for testing technologies on suborbital vehicles were both carried into space when Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket successfully launched April 29.

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Local

Edwards Air Force Base engineers search for future innovators

Companies from all innovative disciplines often send engineers to career fairs all over the nation to search for future go-getters; and the Air Force test mission is no different.

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Events

412th SFS to hold Police Week events May 14-18

Team Edwards and the 412th Security Forces Squadron will observe National Police Week with a slate of events May 14-18. Police Week is a time designated to remember and celebrate past and present civilian and military law enforcement officers, as well as the survivors of those who make the ultimate sacrifice.

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Katherine Spessa Air Force

BACN goes global after delivering CENTCOM comms for 9 years

The people who manage the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node want to keep a sense of urgency as the system transitions from Joint Urgent Operational Need to Program of Record.


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Schaefer talks people, mission, innovation at commander’s call

Posted  March 19, 2018

Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.,, held his first commander’s calls of 2018 in the base theater March 13, sharing his personal priorities of faith, family, Air Force and the mission. He also shared his professional priorities of safety, security and mission.

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Field trip brings flight surgeons to Edwards

Posted  March 19, 2018

Air Force photograph by Matt Williams Tony Moore, a museum specialist with the Air Force Flight Test Museum (left) speaks to a group of Air Force flight surgeons at the X-1 Loading Pit at South Base where the famed Bell X-1 was loaded on to its mothership. The 412th Medical Group hosted a group of…

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Desert tortoises: One of Edwards AFB’s natural residents

Posted  March 19, 2018

Courtesy photograph A desert tortoise sign installed by the 412th Civil Engineer Group on the side of North Rosamond Boulevard towards the North Gate of Edwards Air Force Base. The desert tortoise is one of the many animals found at Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California. Listed as threatened under the federal Endangered Species…

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AFAF campaign begins March 26

Posted  March 16, 2018

The Air Force Assistance Fund campaign kicks off at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., March 26, and will run until May 4.  Contributions to the AFAF can lend a helping hand to Airmen and their families–active duty and retired, officers and enlisted. The gifts can help with emergency needs, educational assistance, family support, and provide…

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Salutes & Awards

AFMC Excellence Award winners recognized

Posted  March 14, 2018

The Annual Excellence Award Banquet on March 7, 2018, served as the venue to honor Air Force Materiel Command’s top Airmen for 2017. Four airmen from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., were honored as part of the evenings festivities.

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