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Edwards boom operators set sight on future KC-46 testing

Earlier this year in Everett, Wash., workers from the 418th Flight Test Squadron, Detachment 1, and Boeing teamed to achieve major test milestones for the KC-46 Pegasus aerial refueling tanker, which resulted in the Department of Defense authorizing initial production in August.  

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Edwards AFB kicks off its 2016 Combined Federal Campaign

With a few strokes of their pens, Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Todd Simmons, 412th Test Wing command chief, kicked off this year’s Combined Federal Campaign at wing headquarters Oct. 24, 2016, at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Edwards NCO ‘joins’ the Marines for senior NCO training

When it came time for Master Sgt. Daniel Magas to attend the next step in his Professional Military Education -- the Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy -- he decided to take a different route.  

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VISTA gives TPS clearer view of new flight control system

Students at the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., recently completed testing of an innovative aircraft control system that is intended to add a margin of safety to aviation.

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New test force focuses on autonomy, unmanned aircraft, new technologies

The 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., has a new organization that will explore the Air Force warfighting capabilities of tomorrow.

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USO Show Troupe returning April 4

Posted  March 25, 2016

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit The USO brought out the USO Show Troupe to Edwards AFB April 6, 2015. The troupe mainly performed Top 40 hits to the delight of the audience. The show returns April 4, 2016, to the Oasis Community Center beginning at 5 p.m. The USO Show Troupe is returning to…

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2016 Women’s History Month facts #2

Posted  March 25, 2016

As Edwards AFB continues to celebrate Women’s History Month, a few more facts about women’s history for your enrichment. To gain further understanding of the impact these women had in history, a link regarding the fact is provided. Former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright was nominated for the position by President Clinton and was sworn in…

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Exchange’s ‘You Made the Grade’ program rewards military students

Posted  March 25, 2016

DALLAS–For military students, making multiple moves with their active-duty parents is just a part of life. In fact, military children typically move six to nine times by the time they’ve completed 12th grade, according to the Military Child Education Coalition. The Army & Air Force Exchange Service appreciates the sacrifices military students make and is…

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Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  March 25, 2016

“To everything there is a season …” Many of us are overjoyed that spring is here. The flowers are blooming and the cold of winter has passed. Spring, as a season, often provides the human spirit with feelings of hope, reminding us of the power of life. Even in the midst of the desert, we…

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Announcements – March 25, 2016

Posted  March 25, 2016

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000! Second Annual Run with History Half Marathon/10K/5K May 14, runs begin at 7 am Early Registration: Half — $50, 10K — $35, 5K — $25 Registration after April 1: Half — $60, 10K — $45, 5K — $35 Come out and run where history is made…

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