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Former 412th Test Wing vice commander Schott retires

Base leadership, family and friends came together at Club Muroc at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to celebrate the career and accomplishments of Col. Jason Schott during his retirement ceremony June 14. The 412th Test Wing’s former vice commander retires after more than 25 years of active duty service.

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Edwards test squadron completes Joint Strike Missile test program

A team of U.S. Air Force engineers, test pilots and Norwegian government and industry personnel recently completed a large phase of testing for the Joint Strike Missile.

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Sample return technology successfully tested on Xodiac rocket

Honeybee Robotics in Pasadena, Calif., flight tested its pneumatic sampler collection system, PlanetVac, on Masten Space Systems’ Xodiac rocket on May 24, launching from Mojave, Calif., and landing to collect a sample of more than 320 grams of top soil from the surface of the desert floor.

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NASA flies large UAV in public airspace without chase plane for first time

NASA’s remotely-piloted Ikhana aircraft, based at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif., successfully flew its first mission in the National Airspace System without a safety chase aircraft June 12, 2018.

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New commander introduced at mission support group

Col. Jeffry Hollman took the reins of the 412th Mission Support Group at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., during an assumption of command ceremony held at Club Muroc June 4, 2018.


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Seniors at DHS score ‘hole-in-one’ with mini golf project

Posted  November 6, 2015

Desert High School Class of 2016 student Jasmine Palmer left her junior year with a vision for how to better her school. She wanted to restore a miniature golf course that was created as a legacy project in 2006 to its original glory.

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Salutes & Awards

Director of Financial Management retires after 30 years of federal service

Posted  November 6, 2015

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, presents Sandra Perry with the Air Force Outstanding Civilian Career Service Award at Club Muroc, Oct. 30. Perry retired after 30 years of federal service. Her last position was as 412th Test Wing Financial Management director. The 412th Test Wing and…

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Health & Safety

Time to get your flu shot

Posted  November 6, 2015

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, receives his annual flu shot from Senior Airman Jeffrey Rodriguez, 412th Medical Operations Squadron. It’s that time of year for all Airmen to receive their flu shot. Tricare beneficiaries can come to the Immunizations Clinic beginning Nov. 6 to receive their…

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Rocket Lab employee named AFRL Resource Adviser of the Year

Posted  November 6, 2015

Courtesy photograph Sara Betz, Air Force Research Laboratory, Aerospace Systems Directorate, was recently chosen as the Fiscal Year 15 Air Force Research Laboratory Financial Management and Comptroller Annual Award Winner, Resource Adviser of the Year, Installation Level. Betz is the Finance Management Division Reimbursement Budge Authority Team lead. According to her leadership, she worked long selfless hours…

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Sharing the road

Posted  November 6, 2015

Jogging, walking and bicycling on the roadways can be dangerous. When driving to and from Edwards we share the roadways with bicyclists, joggers and walkers. We all need to keep our eyes open and be prepared to share the roads with them.

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