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AFTC needs to be ‘agile, ready, right’

The Air Force Test Center added a page to its three-year history June 18 when Maj. Gen. David A. Harris stepped into the role of commander. Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, presided as the center transitioned to a new leader for the very first time.

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Students study Earth from NASA flying lab

Thirty-two undergraduate students are participating in an eight-week NASA Airborne Science field experience designed to immerse them in the agency's Earth science research.

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Diamond in the rough: An Airman’s recovery from his haunted past

Growing up, many of his childhood nights were spent staring through a gaping hole in his bedroom ceiling. He didn't know how it got there, but sometimes it served as a pleasant escape from the surrounding chaos.

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OG Immersion program brings flight test within sight

The 412th Operations Group is creating the "OG Immersion" program to directly involve organizations on base with the main flight mission.

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Commissaries serve as Feds Feed Families collection sites

Commissaries are serving as collection points for the Feds Feed Families campaign, which began June 1 and ends Aug. 31 at participating stateside military installations.


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Edwards youth ‘conquer’ the gift of giving, volunteering

Posted  May 22, 2015

A youth group from the Base Chapel's Catholic parish, called The Conquerors, is doing its best to exemplify the Air Force core value, "service before self," in all they do.

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JetHawks tickets donated for Military Appreciation Week

Posted  May 22, 2015

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Left to Right: Col. David Radomski, 412th Test Wing vice commander, Allison Hastings, Donald Collins, Chief Master Sgt. David Smith, 412th TW command chief, Carole Sarian and Jason Siegen. Donald Collins, Principal of Progress Farms, donated a suite in the Lancaster Municipal Stadium (The Hangar) for the May 22…

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NASA’S American Eatery Menu

Posted  May 22, 2015

May 26-29, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Bldg. 4825 Monday Closed Tuesday Spaghetti with meatballs Side salad & garlic bread Wednesday Taco salad Beef or turkey Thursday Teriyaki chicken Fried rice & egg roll Friday Meat loaf Mashed Potatoes w/ gravy Vegetables All Blue Plate specials: $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large $2.09

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Brig. Gen. Kirkland visits 412th MXG

Posted  May 22, 2015

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Brig. Gen. Donald Kirkland (center), director of logistics at Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, speaks to aircraft maintainers assigned to the 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron during his recent visit to Edwards May 18. During Kirkland’s visit, he was given a thorough tour of the 412th Maintenance Group and its…

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Speckled Trout lands new home in 418th FLTS

Posted  May 22, 2015

Team Edwards said 'good bye' to the 412th Flight Test Squadron May 15, after 21 years of caring for the KC-135 dubbed the "Speckled Trout." In that time, the trout has supported the 412th Test Wing in avionics testing, distinguished visitor airlifting and air refueling support.

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Salutes & Awards

TSgt promotion release delayed to allow system validation

Posted  May 22, 2015

Technical sergeant promotion selection results, originally scheduled for release May 28, will be delayed to enable the Air Force to continue to validate extensive system changes to the Weighted Airman Promotion System, officials announced. The 15E6 technical sergeant promotion cycle is the first to incorporate recent changes in the enlisted evaluation and promotion system. Recent…

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AAPI comittee hosts fire-breathing fun

Posted  May 22, 2015

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Dragon Land Race was open to any non-motorized vehicles.   In keeping with Ancient Chinese traditions, the Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Committee hosted a dragon land race May 1 at the Arnold Park BMX track. The race and burger burn…

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DOD brain injury experts give prevention tips for Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Posted  May 22, 2015

Timely advice focuses on motor vehicle collisions, leading cause of military brain injuries As part of efforts to promote safe driving during Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, experts from the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center’s A Head for the Future initiative remind drivers to protect their heads while on the road. Motor vehicle collisions are…

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2015 Memorial Day message from 412th TW/CC

Posted  May 22, 2015

Team Edwards, Thank you for the outstanding welcome!†These past two months have been dynamic and exciting and I am honored to work with each and every one of you.†I truly appreciate your dedicated service and tireless efforts spent developing the needed capabilities for our Air Force and joint partners. This is my third assignment here…

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Aloha AAPI month, see you next year

Posted  May 22, 2015

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The Edwards AFB Warriors performed a Haka that was so popular that they were asked to do an encore at the end of the program. Haka is a traditional ancestral war cry, dance, or challenge from the Maori people of New Zealand.   The Asian American-Pacific Islander Month celebration…

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