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412th MXG to host annual Load Crew of the Year Competition for 2015

The ability to safely and rapidly load weapons on an aircraft is critical in combat situations. The specific function of a weapons load crew is to load their aircraft in the most expeditious and safest method possible while ensuring the reliability of the munitions.

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Team Edwards aims to save lives at ‘Battle of Badges’

Team Edwards found another way to save lives Feb. 3 at the 10th Annual Battle of the Badges blood drive. Battle of the Badges is an annual Red Cross donation competition for all law enforcement and military agencies across Southern California to see who can bring in the most blood.

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31st TES departs for Mountain Home AFB to conduct F-35 testing

A much anticipated and important test mission for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program is underway with the "deployment" of six operational test and evaluation F-35s and more than 85 Airmen from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron, which took place Feb. 8 and 9.

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Range Safety officer to discover if base trails lead to Olympics

Sergio Reyes, 412th Test Wing Range Safety officer, has been running since he was a young boy. This Feb. 13, he'll run for a spot on the 2016 Summer Olympic Marathon Team at the trials in Los Angeles.

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412th LRS executes F-35 ‘deployment’ plan

The 412th Logistics Readiness Squadron "deployed" 81 personnel from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron to Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Feb. 9.


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Tis’ the season for STEM volunteering

Posted  November 25, 2015

The U.S. Air Force recognizes the critical role that Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics education plays in enabling the U.S. to remain the economic and technological leader of the global marketplace, and enabling the Department of Defense and Air Force in the security of the nation. Being the world’s greatest Air Force is not a…

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Health & Safety

AADD offers safe, free, anonymous alternative to drunk driving

Posted  November 25, 2015

Edwards cares about the safety of its Airmen both on and off duty. The Airman Against Drunk Driving program reduces drunk driving at Edwards AFB and in surrounding communities by offering people a safe, free, and anonymous alternative. Safe rides are offered to both military and DOD civilians. Individuals can call 661-277-AADD or 661-275-AADD to…

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Civilian workforce updated at 412th TW commander’s calls

Posted  November 25, 2015

Three commander's calls were held Nov. 19 at the base theater to give updates to Edwards AFB's civilian workforce and to address any questions or concerns that civilian employees may have.

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What are you thankful for? What are you favorite Thanksgiving traditions?

Posted  November 25, 2015

“What am I most thankful for this year? My family, God’s protection over them especially being split with my kids being in northern Virginia and then my wife and my youngest son here. And I’m thankful for this job and being able to take care of Edwards. It really is an honor and a blessing; I get up every day and thank God for this opportunity to serve.”

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Key Spouse Program connects units and families

Posted  November 25, 2015

The Edwards community is made up of two distinct groups, those who work for the Air Force and the families of those who work for the Air Force. Both have their own unique challenges and daily tasks. Then there are those volunteers who fall in between both worlds, Key Spouses. The Air Force Key Spouse…

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