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Technical workforce gets taste of everything on Edwards

Posted June 14, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Leaders often say the number one asset for the U.S. military is people.

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Outgoing 461st FLTS commander selected for astronaut training

Posted June 9, 2017 by

Lt. Col. Raja Chari, commander of the 461st Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., has been selected by NASA to join the 2017 Astronaut Candidate Class. He will report for duty this August.

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Team Edwards expands testing of commercial drones

Posted June 8, 2017 by Christopher Ball

The diminutive, but increasingly useful, quadcopter was put to another challenge June 2, 2017, when it flew over a small building near the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., flightline to give members of 412th Civil Engineer Group an idea of its capabilities as a building inspection tool.

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Edwards boom operators tops in the Air Force

Posted June 2, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Boom operators from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., were recognized as the top air refueling section in the Air Force after being presented the Senior Master Sgt. Albert L. Evans Award at the 38th Annual Boom Operator Symposium held May 12-13 at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.

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Innovation for dummies pays off for parachute testing

Posted June 2, 2017 by Christopher Ball

Two teams collaborated for the first-ever test of a remotely piloted parachute system on the range at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., May 23, 2017.

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