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Eddie’s Quest to the Benefield Anechoic Facility

As a new group commander to the 412th Test Wing, I was recently amazed by the incredible engineering talent resident within the 412th Electronic Warfare Group at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Innovation: Fad or Foundation?

“Innovation.” The word rolls off virtually every senior leader’s tongue. Your supervisors may have asked, “How are you innovating? How are we spending Air Force innovation funds? Has our organization connected with AFWERX? What are your teams doing to innovate?”

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Mentorship propels AFTC vice commander’s career

Have fun, try something new, and give back and mentor are three parts that make up Col. Angela Suplisson’s life mantra. “I try to have fun in everything I do — whether at work or at home. A little bit of fun and camaraderie at work makes the team more productive."

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Aerial refueling probe light evaluations flown with KC-135: Effort to clear F-35 night refueling envelope

The F-35 program recently completed testing on an improved lighting assembly with the KC-135 that will enable the Navy and Marine Corps F-35 variants to refuel behind the tanker at night. Flight testing of the redesigned light, which attaches to a refueling probe, was led by Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Md., and supported by Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

Air Force

2019 USAF Test Pilot School applications due May 29

Application packages for the 2019 U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School selection board are due by May 29. The board is set to convene at the Air Force’s Personnel Center July 29 through Aug. 2, and will consider Total Force officer and current Air Force civilian applicants to attend training as early as July 2020.


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Events

2019 Team Edwards Day set for April 12

Posted  April 8, 2019

Team Edwards Day and Kids’ Mock Deployment Line is scheduled for April 12 at Hangar 1623, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is open to Team Edwards members and their family. Aircraft, equipment and other military equipment will be on display, as well as Security Forces K-9 demonstrations. It’s a rare opportunity to…

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Mentorship propels AFTC vice commander’s career

Posted  April 5, 2019

Have fun, try something new, and give back and mentor are three parts that make up Col. Angela Suplisson’s life mantra. “I try to have fun in everything I do — whether at work or at home. A little bit of fun and camaraderie at work makes the team more productive."

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Team Edwards enjoy coffee with local veterans

Posted  April 5, 2019

Air Force photograph by Danny Bazzell Staff Sgt. Laronald Poston, 412th Security Forces Squadron, Col. Gwendolyn Foster, 412th Medical Group commander, Lt. Col. Matthew Keysor, 412th MDG chief of medical staff, Master Sgt. Nicholas Scott, 412th Medical Support Squadron, and Juan Blanco, Coffee4Vets president, pose for a photo at a Coffee4Vets event in Lancaster, Calif.,…

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Aerial refueling probe light evaluations flown with KC-135: Effort to clear F-35 night refueling envelope

Posted  March 27, 2019

The F-35 program recently completed testing on an improved lighting assembly with the KC-135 that will enable the Navy and Marine Corps F-35 variants to refuel behind the tanker at night. Flight testing of the redesigned light, which attaches to a refueling probe, was led by Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Md., and supported by Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Breakfast, bacon bolsters base bonds

Posted  March 27, 2019

Air Force photograph by Giancarlo Casem Chief Master Sgt. James Coleman, 412th Test Wing acting command chief, Airman 1st Class Cameron Hawthorne, 412th Aerospace Medicine Squadron, Staff Sgt. Akina Jones, 412th AMDS, and Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, 412th TW commander, pose for a photo during a Strong Family Program event at the Mojave Sky…

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