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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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Desert High wrestling team wins big

Posted  March 9, 2018

Courtesy photograph The Desert High School wrestling team. The Desert High School [Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.,] wrestling team just finished their season for the year. Eight of the team’s wrestlers competed at sectionals and qualified for the California Interscholastic Federation’s post season Feb. 16. The event was held at Sierra Pacific High School in Hanford,…

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Base dorms welcome new Airman leader

Posted  March 2, 2018

Photograph courtesy of R.C. Morgan Airman 1st Class Benjamin Kriz, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft Maintenance Unit (left), works with the new airman dorm leader, Staff Sgt. Marcos Martinez, to obtain a room for an arriving Airman. Staff Sgt. Marcos Martinez recently joined the 412th Civil Engineer Group’s Consolidated Dormitory Management Office…

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Upgraded facilities to keep Edwards vehicles running for years to come

Posted  March 2, 2018

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Center: Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Thompson, 412th Mission Support Group superintendent, and James Judkins, 412th Civil Engineer Group director, cut the ceremonial ribbon to celebrate the completion of major repairs and upgrades to the main base military gas station at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Feb. 26, 2018. The…

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AF executives, 418th testers discuss fuel-saving concepts

Posted  February 23, 2018

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit From left: Mike Penland, Roberto Guerrero, Lt. Col. Paul Calhoun and Tech. Sgt. Shane Powell discuss flying capabilities aboard a C-17 Globemaster III Feb. 13, 2018. Guerrero and Penland visited the 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., from Washington, D.C., where Guerrero serves as the…

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First command-wide exercise of 2018 ends, identifies key lessons

Posted  February 21, 2018

Teamwork, the commitment of Airmen, and ongoing observations of command processes were among the highlights of the week-long exercise that concluded throughout Air Force Materiel Command Feb. 2, 2018.

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