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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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AF selects 2017 all-Air Force marathon team

Posted  October 6, 2017

The Air Force recently selected candidates to represent the Air Force in the Armed Forces Marathon Championship in Washington D.C., Oct. 19-23, 2017. Congratulations to: Col. Douglas P. Wickert, Las Vegas (head coach) Lt. Col. Mark Cucuzzella, Martinsburg, W.Va. (athletic trainer) Maj. Brian A. Dumm, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va. Maj. Bryan S. Kelly, Edwards Air…

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Health & Safety

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Posted  October 6, 2017

Since 1981, October has been commemorated as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The observance serves to educate communities, individuals, couples and families about Family Advocacy Program services and other community resources that can help prevent, raise awareness of community responsibility and resources for addressing domestic abuse. Military OneSource has an all-inclusive tool kit (http://www.militaryonesource.mil/-/domestic-violence-awareness-month-tool-kit-2017) with information,…

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EOD proficiency training

Posted  October 4, 2017

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook The 56th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal team participated in proficiency training at the Gila Bend Air Force Auxiliary Field in Gila Bend, Ariz., Sept. 21, 2017. Proficiency training ensures that EOD Airmen remain capable in using explosives to disarm possible improvised explosive device threats…

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Around the Air Force: Oct. 4

Posted  October 4, 2017

On this look around the Air Force Airmen deliver supplies and a generator to support hurricane relief efforts, Air Education and Training Command will redesign how Airmen are trained, and the Air Force Association president, retired General Spencer, speaks on the partnership of industry and the Air Force.

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Speed record set 50 years ago

Posted  October 4, 2017

Fifty years ago on Oct. 3, 1967, Maj. William J. “Pete” Knight flew the modified X-15A-2 to a speed of Mach 6.72. The aircraft was flown with its full ablative coating and external fuel tanks. A dummy ramjet mounted on the lower ventral stub stabilizer fell away during the flight as a result of severe heat…

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