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New vice commander for Air Force Test Center

Col. Angela Suplisson is the new vice commander of the Air Force Test Center headquartered at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Innovation challenge brings possible advancement in F-22 test capabilities

The 412th Test Wing’s Experimentation Center for Ideas/Technology Exploration team, known as XCITE, hosted a one-day innovation challenge July 10.

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Edwards Fire Dept. wants you to ‘ready, set, go’

Courtesy photograph Smoke fills the sky from a fire in San Bernadino County, Calif., last August. The summer season is upon us and the usual hot weather and fire can make a nasty combination that can cause serious injury and potential loss of life and property. How often do we show concern for fire safety?…

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Higer becomes new commandant at USAF Test Pilot School

Col. Matthew Higer is the new commandant of the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., following a change of command ceremony held in Hangar 1207 July 14, 2017.

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Test team looks at new parachute for ACES II ejection seat

Members of the 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., are testing a new parachute canopy for the Advanced Concept Ejection Seat II, or ACES II.


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Events

Family Fall Festival brings community together

Posted  October 23, 2015

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The Lancaster Sheriff’s Department set up a mat for self-defense demonstrations at the Family Fall Festival Oct. 15.   In observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Family Advocacy and 412th Test Wing Helping Agencies held its first annual Family Fall Festival Oct. 15 at Arnold Park. The festival had…

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Events

November Family Advocacy classes

Posted  October 23, 2015

Parenting Class:  This class will explore effective ways to discipline your child. We will address a variety of issues including sibling rivalry, how to deal with tantrums and lying. If you are the parent of a 2- to 12-year old, this class is for you! The class is held at the Child Development Center. These…

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Airman Spotlight

Posted  October 23, 2015

Airman 1st Class Sarah Mehalic Aviation Resource Management apprentice 461st Flight Test Squadron (F-35 Integrated Test Force) Job description and its impact on the overall mission:   Aviation Resource Management Airmen coordinate flight operations resources, which include scheduling, standardization and evaluation, training, and aircrew flight records. They are gatekeepers who ensure aircrew are qualified, trained and medically cleared…

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Combined Federal Campaign underway at Edwards

Posted  October 23, 2015

This year's Combined Federal Campaign is going on now at Edwards AFB and will continue until Nov. 20.

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Commentary

Feedback is essential to AF integrity

Posted  October 23, 2015

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany– I was going through some old files, and I found a few notes that were written to me by the comptroller of a major command on several different occasions. One letter conveyed his best wishes on my birthday. A second one thanked me and my unit for our hospitality during his…

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