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Toward the Unknown: Edwards AFB meets Hollywood

Up late the other night and looking at late night viewing options on the small screen, I saw that the movie Toward the Unknown was on offer at midnight on TCM. “What the heck,” I thought — sleep is overrated and I needed a fix of good old American aviation movie making!

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Hybrid generator could make aircraft maintenance more efficient, effective, user friendly

You can’t have air power without ground power says Senior Master Sgt. Jason Tilley, who is the Air Force’s lead for its Aerospace Ground Support Equipment Working Group.

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F-35 completes most comprehensive flight test program in aviation history

The F-35 program has accomplished the final developmental test flight of the System Development and Demonstration phase of the program. The F-35 Integrated Test Force is based at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md.

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Arnold AFB hosts annual meeting of AFRL chief engineers

For the first time ever, Arnold AFB has hosted the Systems Engineering Program Management meeting, an annual gathering of Chief Engineers across the Air Force Research Laboratory.

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Air Force’s top doc visits Edwards

Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Mark A. Ediger, the surgeon general of the Air Force, visited Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., March 25-27, 2018. The purpose of his visit was to receive background on the 412th Test Wing mission and see how he can assist at his level with the mission.


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Health & Safety

Fit for duty

Posted  January 29, 2018

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Staff Sgt. Andrew Travis, 412th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Bioenvironmental Engineering Team (left), observes Staff Sgt. Kenroy Steele, 412th Maintenance Squadron, testing the respirator filter cartridge on a mask at the 412th MXS Fabrication Flight Jan. 23, 2018. Airmen from Bioenvironmental dropped by on their annual check to make sure…

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Mike Super mystifies

Posted  January 29, 2018

Photograph courtesy Kayla Fagan From left: Edison Ruland, Oasis Community Center director; Damion Jones, Community Services Flight chief; 2nd Lt. Kamillia Murchison, 412th Force Support Squadron; Mike Super and Janice Hollen, 412th FSS director; pose for a photo Jan. 20 at Club Muroc. Super is the winner of NBC’s hit TV show “Phenomenon” and  the…

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David Letterman drops by Edwards

Posted  January 22, 2018

Air Force photograph by Dawn Waldman Television host and comedian David Letterman talks with members of the 412th Security Forces Squadron, along with Chief Master Sgt. Roosevelt Jones, 412th Test Wing command chief, at the B-52 static display at the North Gate Jan. 18, 2018.   Air Force photograph by Dawn Waldman Air Force Flight…

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Health & Safety

Fire safety guide to spring cleaning

Posted  January 19, 2018

FEMA photograph Smoke detectors should be tested at least monthly and should have batteries replaced twice a year. A simple way to remember to change smoke detector batteries is to change the battery when changing clocks for daylight saving. A good spring housecleaning can significantly help promote fire safety in your home. Spring cleaning can…

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Health & Safety

Ways to make it through this flu season

Posted  January 19, 2018

Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson Staff Sgt. Moana Bailey, 412th Medical Operations Squadron, administers an annual flu shot to Col. Jason Schott, 412th Test Wing vice commander, last year at test wing headquarters. The flu season is in full swing and wreaking havoc across the United States as 46 states have reported widespread activity…

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