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AFMC unleashes $4.6 million in FY18 Squadron Innovation Funds

When Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein asked leaders to “unleash the brilliance in our Airmen,” Air Force Materiel Command answered the call, executing more than $4.6 million in Squadron Innovation Funds in fiscal year 2018.

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Team Edwards commemorates Battle of Britain

The United Kingdom Joint Strike Fighter Test and Evaluation Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., hosted the Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Night at Club Muroc Nov. 9, 2018.

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Air Force Test Center gets new top NCO

Chief Master Sgt. Michael Ditore is the new command chief for the Air Force Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Ditore comes to Edwards from Kadena Air Base, Japan, where he served as the 18th Wing command chief master sergeant.

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Combined, interagency medical training enhances care for Airmen

“Train as you fight, fight as you train,” is a military mantra that every Airman can implement in their training, and the Airmen of the 412th Medical Group is training to fight for their fellow Airmen’s lives.

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AF team talks space with Edwards test experts

There’s no better way to learn about testing complex things than visiting Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California. That’s why the 412th Test Wing hosted a forum to discuss space test and evaluation Oct. 29, 2018.


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Astronaut, cosmonaut safe after abort during launch to ISS

Posted  October 11, 2018

American astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin resting comfortably in the city of Baikonur, Kazakhstan, after an anomaly shortly after their launch. The Soyuz-10 spacecraft launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station at 4:40 a.m., EDT, Oct. 10 carrying Hague and Ovchinin. Shortly after launch, there was an…

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Edwards’ squadron completes 10-year support of NASA Orion parachute tests

Posted  October 10, 2018

For a decade, the 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., has supported NASA by supplying C-17 Globemaster IIIs and personnel to assist with the testing and qualifying of the Orion spacecraft’s parachute system.

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HAZMAT program streamlines, improves operations

Posted  October 10, 2018

Courtesy photograph The 412th Civil Engineer Group Environmental Branch Hazardous Materials Improve Team are: (left to right) Shawn Hyde, D. Malama Chock, Jeanette Van Norden, Jennifer Weber and Larry Echaves. The team has been responsible for improving HAZMAT processes that saved the U.S. Air Force time and money. The 412th Civil Engineer Group Environmental Management…

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Unleashed innovator creates automated ‘Admin Toolkit’

Posted  October 8, 2018

Computers are the most important communications tool used by the 412th Test Wing’s workforce at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Software updates/changes are routinely applied to improve performance and security.  When these updates don’t go as planned, the 412th Communications Squadron provides the critical technical support to return our systems to service as quickly as…

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October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Posted  October 8, 2018

Welcome to Cyber October! October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and the 412th Communications Squadron Wing Cybersecurity Office at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is here to help spread awareness of healthy and helpful computer security habits.  The intention is to spread information that will not only assist and secure you in your work operations, but…

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