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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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AF team talks space with Edwards test experts

There’s no better way to learn about testing complex things than visiting Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California. That’s why the 412th Test Wing hosted a forum to discuss space test and evaluation Oct. 29, 2018.

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AV Wall display to honor local veterans

The City of Palmdale and Point Man Antelope Valley will host the Antelope Valley’s Mobile Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall from 5 p.m., Nov. 8 until 8 a.m., Nov. 13 at the Palmdale Amphitheater, 2723 Rancho Vista Blvd., under the theme of “Welcome Home Antelope Valley Vietnam Veterans.”

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New BAF innovative technology goes LIVE

Recently, innovators working in the Bene?eld Anechoic Facility at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., teamed with Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Electronic Warfare and Avionics Division of the Agile Combat Support Directorate to execute the Closed Loop Operational Test Vertical Testability Demonstration using the Laboratory Intelligence Validated Emulator (LIVE) here.


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New BAF innovative technology goes LIVE

Posted  November 5, 2018

Recently, innovators working in the Bene?eld Anechoic Facility at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., teamed with Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Electronic Warfare and Avionics Division of the Agile Combat Support Directorate to execute the Closed Loop Operational Test Vertical Testability Demonstration using the Laboratory Intelligence Validated Emulator (LIVE) here.

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Edwards hosts AFMC energy assurance summit

Posted  November 2, 2018

Photograph courtesy of Dr. Rose Broderson John Shartzer, 412th Engineering Group (back), gives members of the Air Force Materiel Command Energy Assurance Working Group a tour of a hangar that was affixed with LED lighting to save energy costs. Edwards hosted the latest biannual AFMC energy assurance summit Oct. 23-25, 2018. Representatives from Air Force…

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412th Test Wing releases fiscal 2019 Strategic Action Plan

Posted  October 31, 2018

In August, base leadership at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., came together for its annual strategic planning meeting where each organization was represented to provide inputs and come up with a path forward to meet goals of the Air Force and the National Defense Strategy for the new fiscal year. The resulting product from that…

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Desert tortoises: One of Edwards AFB’s natural residents

Posted  October 31, 2018

Courtesy photograph A desert tortoise sign installed by the 412th Civil Engineer Group on the side of North Rosamond Blvd. towards the North Gate of Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The desert tortoise is one of the many animals found on Edwards Air Force Base in California’s High Desert. Listed as threatened under the federal…

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‘White space’ can lead to innovation

Posted  October 29, 2018

Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, 412th Test Wing commander, has put out the call to find white space — free time — for innovation. White space is freed up within your workday to focus on solving problems and innovating. But how do you find white space?  What if your idea does not seem big enough…

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