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F-35s begin Auto GCAS test flights

The 461st Flight Test Squadron recently began test flight missions with the F-35 aircraft and the Auto GCAS at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. “Auto-GCAS saves lives, it’s been proven in the F-16 and the F-22,” said Lt. Col. Tucker Hamilton, F-35 Integrated Test Force director and 461st FLTS commander.

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AFMC unleashes $4.6 million in FY18 Squadron Innovation Funds

When Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein asked leaders to “unleash the brilliance in our Airmen,” Air Force Materiel Command answered the call, executing more than $4.6 million in Squadron Innovation Funds in fiscal year 2018.

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Local

Team Edwards commemorates Battle of Britain

The United Kingdom Joint Strike Fighter Test and Evaluation Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., hosted the Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Night at Club Muroc Nov. 9, 2018.

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Air Force Test Center gets new top NCO

Chief Master Sgt. Michael Ditore is the new command chief for the Air Force Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Ditore comes to Edwards from Kadena Air Base, Japan, where he served as the 18th Wing command chief master sergeant.

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Combined, interagency medical training enhances care for Airmen

“Train as you fight, fight as you train,” is a military mantra that every Airman can implement in their training, and the Airmen of the 412th Medical Group is training to fight for their fellow Airmen’s lives.


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Honorary commanders blaze through tour of Rocket Lab

Posted  November 16, 2018

Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon Honorary commanders pose for a photo in front of rocket engine test stand during a tour of the Air Force Research Laboratory “Rocket Lab” at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Nov. 9, 2018 Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Honorary Commanders wrapped up the end of their assignment with a…

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Team Edwards commemorates Battle of Britain

Posted  November 16, 2018

The United Kingdom Joint Strike Fighter Test and Evaluation Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., hosted the Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Night at Club Muroc Nov. 9, 2018.

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Wanted: Volunteer income tax preparers

Posted  November 14, 2018

Air Force photograph by Kate Blais The Edwards AFB Tax Center at the Desert Mall will open next year to assist junior active duty members with filing their taxes. The Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Tax Center is looking for volunteers to help during the upcoming 2019 tax season. Each year, the U.S. Air Force…

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Innovative Team of quarter explores pilot workload

Posted  November 12, 2018

The Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Innovative Team of the Quarter — the 412th Operations Group’s Objective Measures of Pilot Workload Team –, is changing the way we test and evaluate the pilot workload experienced during flight operations.  The pilot workload team brought their idea to the XCITE Team for funding and with help from the…

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Health & Safety

Medical group promotes Lung Cancer Awareness Month with scavenger hunt

Posted  November 12, 2018

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and the third Thursday of November is also when the American Cancer Society promotes their annual Great American Smokeout — the one day a year where smokers across the nation can make a plan to quit … a step toward cancer risk reduction and a healthier lifestyle. This year’s…

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