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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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Team Edwards to observe Women’s History Month

Posted  March 3, 2017

Public Law 100-9 established the Women’s History Month observance to recognize the contributions of women to American society on March 12, 1987. This observance runs throughout the month of March, highlighting both the struggles and achievements of women throughout American history. The Joint Resolution of the 100th Congress instituting Women’s History Month observed that women…

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Air Force, civilian law enforcement agencies collaborate to focus on youth safety

Posted  March 3, 2017

Air Force photo by Ethan Wagner Senior Airman Jacob Dent and his partner Ria, both with the 412th Security Forces Squadron, check a locker area at Desert Junior-Senior High School Feb. 16, 2017. The 412th SFS working dog team was joined by a K-9 team from Kern County Sheriff’s Office during the sweep. The operation…

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Recognizing contributions

Posted  March 3, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson Members of the 412th Security Forces Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., display the colors before the singing of the National Anthem at the African American History Month Observance Luncheon Feb. 28, 2017. The event was held in the NASA integrated support facility at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research…

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Edwards puts on show for stars of ‘Ultimate Beastmaster’

Posted  March 3, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Mixed martial arts fighter Anderson Silva (left) and actor Terry Crews pose for a photo with Airmen from the 412th Security Forces Squadron. The squadron put on a military working dog demonstration as part of the stars’ visit Feb. 24 to introduce the new Netflix show “Ultimate Beastmaster.” A…

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Around the Air Force: March 1

Posted  March 1, 2017

On this look around the Air Force, the Air Force plans to retire the MQ-1, the trials for the Air Force Warrior Games are underway, and a C-5 Galaxy transported Apache helicopters for the Army.

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