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Civilian takes top honor at Airman Leadership School

Edwards Air Force Base in California’s High Desert is well-known for its firsts; first flights of aircraft, first time breaking the sound barrier, first shuttle landing site, and the list goes on.

Air Force photograph by Christopher Okula Local

Planes, aviation legends, highlight 70th anniversary

Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., held its 70th Anniversary of Supersonic Flight event Oct. 13-14. Famed test pilots, retired Brig. Generals Chuck Yeager and Robert Cardenas, were on hand for the celebration that honored their achievement Oct. 14, 1947.

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Edwards EOD hosts realistic training for fellow bomb squad members

It may not sound that attractive, but a lot of the 308,000 acres at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., resemble the same landscape deployed service members find in the Middle East and Southwest Asia.

Air Force photograph by Brad White Salutes & Awards

What is a high performer, Alex?

Answers in the form of questions highlighted the “Jeopardy” themed 412th Test Wing Third Quarter Awards ceremony held at the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Base Theater Nov. 14, 2017.

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CE completes work without grounding Rocket Lab operations

Realizing the criticality of Air Force Research Laboratory’s Rocket Propulsion Division’s mission at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., the 412th Civil Engineer Squadron Infrastructure Flight and Heavy Repair Flight teamed up to replace two obsolete cooling towers and one 40-ton condensing unit.


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Air Force

Around the Air Force: Feb. 24

Posted  February 27, 2017

On this look around the Air Force, the 17th Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force, James A. Cody retires and his replacement, CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright, shares some of his tenure goals and the QF-16 takes flight at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M.

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Air Force photograph by Christopher Okula
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Navy E6-B completes test mission at Edwards

Posted  February 24, 2017

A U.S. Navy E6-B recently completed testing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and returned to Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., Feb. 7, 2017.

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Air Force photograph by Christopher Higgins
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Love for flying kept last KC-135 flight engineer flying for decades

Posted  February 24, 2017

Air Force photograph by Christopher Higgins Master Sgt. Robert Self, 370th Flight Test Squadron, following his final flight Jan. 18, 2017. After a career that has spanned almost four decades, the last Air Force flight engineer for the KC-135 Stratotanker is set to retire at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Master Sgt. Robert Self joined…

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Team tests ground equipment concept demonstrator here

Posted  February 24, 2017

A team working with the 412th Logistics Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., recently completed tests on an all-electric aircraft power supply unit here.

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Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson
Salutes & Awards

ALS enjoys success as it sees another large class graduate

Posted  February 24, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson Left to right:: Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, presents an Airman Leadership School graduation certificate to Cpl. Johnathan Miller, U.S. Marine Corps VMX-22, along with Chief Master Sgt. Todd Simmons, 412th TW command chief. Miller also won the John L. Levitow Award for ALS Class 17B,…

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