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New vice commander for Air Force Test Center

Col. Angela Suplisson is the new vice commander of the Air Force Test Center headquartered at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Innovation challenge brings possible advancement in F-22 test capabilities

The 412th Test Wing’s Experimentation Center for Ideas/Technology Exploration team, known as XCITE, hosted a one-day innovation challenge July 10.

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Edwards Fire Dept. wants you to ‘ready, set, go’

Courtesy photograph Smoke fills the sky from a fire in San Bernadino County, Calif., last August. The summer season is upon us and the usual hot weather and fire can make a nasty combination that can cause serious injury and potential loss of life and property. How often do we show concern for fire safety?…

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Higer becomes new commandant at USAF Test Pilot School

Col. Matthew Higer is the new commandant of the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., following a change of command ceremony held in Hangar 1207 July 14, 2017.

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Test team looks at new parachute for ACES II ejection seat

Members of the 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., are testing a new parachute canopy for the Advanced Concept Ejection Seat II, or ACES II.


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Local STEM clubs receive grants courtesy of ITEA

Posted  April 28, 2016

Desert High School's Scorpion Robotics club was joined by names like the Science Jets, Cyberpatriots and Team 399 Eagles Robotics, for the 2016 Antelope Valley Chapter of the International Test and Evaluation Association Grants Luncheon held April 21.

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Local schoolchildren enjoy Earth Day presentations

Posted  April 25, 2016

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball Edwards schoolchildren approach a Kern County Fire Department UH-1N firefighting and rescue helicopter to learn about the fire department’s role in protecting the local environment. The helicopter was flown in as part of the Earth Day presentations at Bailey Elementary School Friday. Several base organizations from Edwards Air Force…

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News Briefs – April 20, 2016

Posted  April 20, 2016

Spring 2016 America’s PrepareAthon Come out to the Exchange 10 a.m.-3 p.m., April 27 and May 5 for Air Force Emergency Management’s Spring 2016 America’s PrepareAthon events on Edwards. Edwards AFB’s Office of Emergency Management will be at the Exchange’s main lobby playing “Spin the Wheel, Answer a Question, Win a Prize!” The event will…

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Edwards introduces new and improved fuel storage system

Posted  April 20, 2016

The 412th Civil Engineering Group introduced the installation's new state-of-the-art Bulk Fuel Storage System on East Forbes Avenue at a ribbon-cutting ceremony here today.

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The Final Edition

Posted  April 15, 2016

The current contract for The Desert Wings has come to an end. Therefore this is the final edition.  Until a new contract is secured, news and information about Edwards Air Force Base may be obtained online at either www.edwards.af.mil or www.Facebook.com/EdwardsAirForceBase.

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