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AFTC needs to be ‘agile, ready, right’

The Air Force Test Center added a page to its three-year history June 18 when Maj. Gen. David A. Harris stepped into the role of commander. Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, presided as the center transitioned to a new leader for the very first time.

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Students study Earth from NASA flying lab

Thirty-two undergraduate students are participating in an eight-week NASA Airborne Science field experience designed to immerse them in the agency's Earth science research.

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Diamond in the rough: An Airman’s recovery from his haunted past

Growing up, many of his childhood nights were spent staring through a gaping hole in his bedroom ceiling. He didn't know how it got there, but sometimes it served as a pleasant escape from the surrounding chaos.

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OG Immersion program brings flight test within sight

The 412th Operations Group is creating the "OG Immersion" program to directly involve organizations on base with the main flight mission.

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Commissaries serve as Feds Feed Families collection sites

Commissaries are serving as collection points for the Feds Feed Families campaign, which began June 1 and ends Aug. 31 at participating stateside military installations.


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News Briefs May 29, 2015

Posted  May 29, 2015

SAPR annual training The next SAPR annual training class, “Respect the Red Line,” is 2 p.m., June 1 at 2.p.m. at the base theater. This training is mandatory for all active duty personnel and DOD civilians. Plan ono arriving early as everyone must sign-in to get credit. Unit training managers will be responsible for tracking…

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For good measure, base precision lab passes biannual evaluation

Posted  May 29, 2015

No one at Edwards is more exact in their work than the Precision Measuring Equipment Laboratory.

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F-16 test pilots hit the ‘road’ to help train USAFE pilots

Posted  May 29, 2015

Lockheed Martin photograph by Chad Bellay An F-16 from the 416th Flight Test Squadron parked at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., during a Red Flag exercise in 2012. Two F-16 test pilots from the 416th Flight Test Squadron recently returned from a “roadshow” to Europe where they provided High Angle of Attack academics to U.S….

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YF-22A brings in $25,000 for museum move

Posted  May 29, 2015

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Bechtel Corporation presented a check for $25,000 to the Flight Test Historical Foundation at the Air Force Flight Test Museum May 21 to sponsor the YF-22A. (Left to right) Dr. David Smith, 412th Test Wing Installation Support director, and Lisa Gray, FTHF chairwoman, accepted the donation from Brian Sheridan…

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Edwards historian awarded for study of deployed flight test

Posted  May 29, 2015

Developmental test and evaluation happens in the most controlled environments with many safety procedures in place.

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Veterans

Retirement

Posted  May 29, 2015

Air Force photograph Col. Rod Cregier retired May 21 at Hangar 1820. Cregier served as the F-35 program director for the 412th Test Wing, the highest profile program currently at Edwards. He was responsible for all Edwards-based support for the fifth generation fighter program. He graduated the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1985 earning honors…

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Health & Safety

Summer safety begins with risk management

Posted  May 29, 2015

Air Force graphic by Denise Stephens Increased travel and leisure activities that go hand-in-hand with the summer months require increased emphasis on risk management, said Air Force Chief of Ground Safety, Bill Parsons. Increased travel and leisure activities that go hand-in-hand with the summer months require increased emphasis on risk management, said Air Force Chief…

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Desert High Baseball

Posted  May 29, 2015

The Desert High School Scorpions softball team battled, but ultimately ended up one run short losing 11-10 in extra innings to Katella High School from Anaheim. The game was part of the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Division 6 playoffs. The Scorpions finished 15-9 on the season. Air Force photograph by Kim Lathrop Senior Katee…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted  May 29, 2015

June 1-4 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Country fried steak Mashed potatoes and gravy With side veggies Tuesday Beef stroganoff Over egg noodles With side veggies Wednesday Chicken enchiladas Refried beans And Spanish rice Thursday Kung pao chicken Fried rice and egg roll Friday CLOSED All Blue Plate Specials–$7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage,…

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Getting to the roots of the matter

Posted  May 29, 2015

An effective safety program means getting at the roots of the matter. Spring has sprung! Coming recently from the East Coast, I was full of desire to get out and see what damage the long and severe winter caused. Cleaning and raking, picking up broken limbs and the normal debris that winter brings. And then…

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