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Innovative lab gives civil engineers place to manage infrastructure

The 412th Civil Engineer Squadron stood-up a new enabler for Industrial Control Systems; the ICS Innovation Lab is at full operational capability!

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Air Force Test Center command team outlines vision

As the lead agency in the realm of test and evaluation, the Air Force Test Center is tasked with testing tomorrow’s aerospace systems while keeping an eye on an ever-changing technological horizon.

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NexGen IT coming to 412th Civil Engineer Group

In order to more accurately track facility assets and make better risk management decisions with limited funding, the Air Force is replacing the facility legacy systems — Work Information Management System , Automated Civil Engineering System, and Maximo — with one comprehensive system known as NexGen IT.

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Test team verifies procedures to recover downed F-35

Even the most advanced aircraft in the world may not always have a successful landing. Or, it can just simply get stuck somewhere.

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Edwards AFB answers call for assistance in high-priority Navy, RAN test

Late last year, the Air Force Test Center and Team Edwards stepped up to help the U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Navy with a critical test off the coast of California.


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Community networking spotlight: Tom Weil

Posted  June 5, 2015

Tom Weil, Air Force veteran and city manager for California City, has been part of the Air Force Materiel Command Community Liaison Program for just over two years. Weil’s position as chief administrator of a city with 14,000 residents makes him an ideal candidate for Kern County’s community liaison slot in the program. As a…

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Northrop Grumman NATO AGS to be tested at Edwards

Posted  June 5, 2015

PALMDALE, Calif. — Northrop Grumman’s family of high-altitude long endurance unmanned aircraft systems welcomed its newest member June 4. The new Alliance Ground Surveillance system is the first of five being built for NATO. Northrop Grumman and their industrial partners joined community leaders at Northrop’s Site 3 facility at U.S. Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale for…

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DHS student awarded DAR bronze medal

Posted  June 5, 2015

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.  — The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) has presented awards to ROTC members since 1967. Each year, the Antelope Valley chapter works with eight high schools in the area to present JROTC students with a Bronze Medal. The medals are awarded to cadets that have demonstrated…

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Thank you and farewell

Posted  June 12, 2015

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.  — Team, Thank You!!! When I was told in January 2012 I would have the privilege to serve as the first Air Force Test Center Commander, I was elated. I thought I knew what a dedicated team of professional Airmen the new AFTC would be comprised of and how the…

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

Posted  June 19, 2015

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan (AFNS) — (This feature is part of the “Through Airmen’s Eyes” series on AF.mil. These stories focus on a single Airman, highlighting their Air Force story.) 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,…

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