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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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AV Wall display to honor local veterans

The City of Palmdale and Point Man Antelope Valley will host the Antelope Valley’s Mobile Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall from 5 p.m., Nov. 8 until 8 a.m., Nov. 13 at the Palmdale Amphitheater, 2723 Rancho Vista Blvd., under the theme of “Welcome Home Antelope Valley Vietnam Veterans.”

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New BAF innovative technology goes LIVE

Recently, innovators working in the Bene?eld Anechoic Facility at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., teamed with Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Electronic Warfare and Avionics Division of the Agile Combat Support Directorate to execute the Closed Loop Operational Test Vertical Testability Demonstration using the Laboratory Intelligence Validated Emulator (LIVE) here.


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Follow Edwards Emergency Management

Posted  September 28, 2018

Air Force photograph by Giancarlo Casem Eddie Bee Ready slaps fives with an Airmen at the Exchange along with Bill Hopper, 812th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management Flight, Sept. 26, 2018. Members of Edwards Emergency Management have been at the Exchange throughout the month of September for National Preparedness Month. Social media is an effective…

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Chaplain supports security forces through ‘ministry of presence’

Posted  September 28, 2018

His voice can be heard through the hallways of the 412th Security Forces Squadron headquarters at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. It is loud and commanding. Though his voice doesn’t instill a feeling of uneasiness or dread, rather it invokes a smile. When Airmen hear his laugh, they know the chaplain is in.

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New mobile app puts Edwards at Airmen’s fingertips

Posted  September 28, 2018

Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, commander of the 412th Test Wing, announced the launch of the new Edwards Air Force Base mobile app, Sept. 26, 2018. “I am excited to announce a new, innovative capability of communication for Edwards AFB! Introducing our new mobile app for smartphones, available for both the Apple and Android platforms,”…

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Gathering of Eagles event slated for Oct. 13

Posted  September 26, 2018

The Flight Test Historical Foundation will host a Gathering of Eagles event Oct. 13, 2018. This year’s event is titled “2018 Gathering of Eagles Breaking Barriers, Expanding Horizons — Celebrating the Women of Flight Test.” The event will take place in the H.W. Hunter Pavilion at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds in Lancaster, Calif. Social hour begins…

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Major financial changes could affect your security clearance

Posted  September 26, 2018

As of July 27, the Department of Defense will continuously monitor individuals’ security eligibility through the new Continuous Evaluation Program. This new policy mandates that individuals who hold a security clearance will be continuously evaluated to determine if they meet the requirements to maintain that clearance. The security clearance renewal due every six to 10…

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