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412th Test Wing 1st Quarter Award Winners

Air Force photograph by Chris Higgins Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, watches Jeanette White, 412th Civil Engineering Group, absolutely smash a foam baseball into the audience after accepting her 30-year government service award May 14 during the 412th Test Wing’s 1st Quarter Awards ceremony. 30 Years of Government Service Pin Jerry…

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The 412th Medical Group is dedicated to meeting the health care needs of you and your family by providing access to its services and the best possible medical care.

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Team Edwards hosts Military Retiree Appreciation Day

Approximately 400 military retirees, their families and surviving spouses were invited to attend the 2015 Military Retiree Appreciation Day event held at the Oasis Community Center May 16.

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Edwards youth ‘conquer’ the gift of giving, volunteering

A youth group from the Base Chapel's Catholic parish, called The Conquerors, is doing its best to exemplify the Air Force core value, "service before self," in all they do.

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JetHawks tickets donated for Military Appreciation Week

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Left to Right: Col. David Radomski, 412th Test Wing vice commander, Allison Hastings, Donald Collins, Chief Master Sgt. David Smith, 412th TW command chief, Carole Sarian and Jason Siegen. Donald Collins, Principal of Progress Farms, donated a suite in the Lancaster Municipal Stadium (The Hangar) for the May 22…


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News Briefs May 8, 2015

Posted  May 8, 2015

Education Center Office closure The Edwards Education and Training Center will be closed for a formal function from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., May 13. The on-base college offices for Cerro Coso Community College, Webster University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will be open for business as normal. For more information, contact the Education and Training…

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Religious Diversity: Stew or Ambrosia?

Posted  May 8, 2015

The metaphor of the ‘Great Melting Pot’ has been used to describe U.S. culture since the early twentieth century. The idea is that people from diverse countries, languages, and religious traditions all blend together to form a new identity – Americans. Sort of like a well-cooked stew where everything is boiled-down to the point where…

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Test Ops bids farewell, consolidates into three other units

Posted  May 8, 2015

Since 2014, efforts have been underway to consolidate the 445th Flight Test Squadron into three other Combined Test Forces, and May 1, base leadership and 445th FLTS personnel were on hand to finally bid farewell to the historic squadron known as "Test Operations" during an inactivation ceremony at Club Muroc.

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Deployed Airman’s rosy return to Edwards

Posted  May 8, 2015

Araceli Martinez, a military spouse and Commissary employee, expected an ordinary day on the job May 5.

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Raptor test force enters new phase of AIM-9X testing

Posted  May 8, 2015

The 411th Flight Test Squadron and F-22 Combined Test Force successfully test fired two guided AIM-9X Sidewinder missiles this year as part of the latest phase in getting the Raptor closer to using the missile operationally.

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Why I served

Posted  May 8, 2015

As my 32 year Air Force career comes to a rapid close I’ve found myself growing increasingly sentimental and reflective. I’ve spent considerable time pondering, savoring and squirreling away the memories of the places I’ve been, the people I’ve worked with and the achievements we’ve made over the past three decades. What was it that…

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412th Logistics Readiness Squadron welcomes new leader

Posted  May 8, 2015

The 412th Logistics Readiness Squadron welcomed a new director April 29 during an appointment to leadership ceremony at the Airman and Family Readiness Center.

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Winning text could net ‘sweet’ trip in military-exclusive contest

Posted  May 8, 2015

Orlando, Las Vegas or even New York City. The winner of the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s latest contest can take their pick for an all-expense paid trip for two to Florida, Nevada or New York. The Mars M&M World Sweepstakes grand prize winner will receive airfare, lodging and spending money for one of…

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Retiree Appreciation Day set for May 16

Posted  May 8, 2015

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Master Sgt. Erik Robbins (right), 412th Force Support Squadron base career assistance adviser, speaks with retired Air Force Staff Sgt. Thomas White during the 2014 Retiree Appreciation Day. Edwards AFB will host its 2015 Military Retiree Appreciation Day 8-11 a.m., May 16. The event will be held at the…

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Exchange to reward military pets with $900 in shopping sprees

Posted  May 8, 2015

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is “throwing a bone” to military pets and their owners in the Patriot Pet contest. Through May 29, authorized Exchange shoppers can submit a photo of their pet along with a short description of their four-legged friend. “Pets are a very important part of our lives,” said Air…

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