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Former 412th Test Wing vice commander Schott retires

Base leadership, family and friends came together at Club Muroc at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to celebrate the career and accomplishments of Col. Jason Schott during his retirement ceremony June 14. The 412th Test Wing’s former vice commander retires after more than 25 years of active duty service.

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Edwards test squadron completes Joint Strike Missile test program

A team of U.S. Air Force engineers, test pilots and Norwegian government and industry personnel recently completed a large phase of testing for the Joint Strike Missile.

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Sample return technology successfully tested on Xodiac rocket

Honeybee Robotics in Pasadena, Calif., flight tested its pneumatic sampler collection system, PlanetVac, on Masten Space Systems’ Xodiac rocket on May 24, launching from Mojave, Calif., and landing to collect a sample of more than 320 grams of top soil from the surface of the desert floor.

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NASA flies large UAV in public airspace without chase plane for first time

NASA’s remotely-piloted Ikhana aircraft, based at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif., successfully flew its first mission in the National Airspace System without a safety chase aircraft June 12, 2018.

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New commander introduced at mission support group

Col. Jeffry Hollman took the reins of the 412th Mission Support Group at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., during an assumption of command ceremony held at Club Muroc June 4, 2018.


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U.S. Air Force service member dies at Edwards

Posted  August 25, 2017

The U.S. Air Force is investigating the death of an Airman assigned to Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The deceased is identified as Senior Airman Joseph Connors of the 812th Civil Engineer Squadron, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight. The incident occurred at approximately 6:30 p.m., Aug. 23, near the base’s north gate on Edwards AFB property….

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Salutes & Awards

Measurement lab passes evaluation with precision

Posted  August 25, 2017

The Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory passed a recent evaluation that ensures the lab performs measurements that are safe, accurate, reliable and traceable.

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Health & Safety

Virtual medical appointments offered on family days

Posted  August 25, 2017

The 412th Medical Group at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., continually seeks to improve access to medical care for beneficiaries. The group has several ongoing improvement projects to increase access to appointments. For example, the number of appointments providers offer on a daily basis has been increased.  Additionally, virtual appointments, which allow patients with certain…

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Sports

Alpha Warrior tour visits Edwards

Posted  August 25, 2017

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball Krishtof Korda, 412th Test Engineering Group, powers his way through the Alpha Warrior Battle Rig during the timed competition. Korda was the first Team Edwards member to complete the course. Dozens of Team Edwards members gathered at the Rosburg Fitness Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Aug. 23,…

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Sports

LPGA pro swings by Muroc Lake Golf Course

Posted  August 23, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Professional golfer Katelyn Sepmoree demonstrates a proper golf swing at Muroc Lake Golf Course’s driving range Aug. 18, 2017. Professional golfer Katelyn Sepmoree was invited to drop by Muroc Lake Golf Course at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and conduct some one-on-one lessons Aug. 18-19. Sepmoree is a Ladies…

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