Black 1999 Ford Ranger

It's crazy how a certain smell, sound, or even an image can take you back to a moment in time.  For me, that image is...

Service members, civilians bound by DOD rules during election campaigns

It's election season again, when federal, state and local political campaigns kick into high gear. Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper's latest ethics video...

Who am I?

Who am I? I am a Black man who happens to be the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force. I am George Floyd…I am Philando...

The Center of the Aerospace Testing Universe

Our nation still needs you to compete Team Edwards, As of April 20, it is precisely 75 days since I began my service to you, the...

COVID-19: Exploit what you can control

"Can't," "don't," "contain" and "restrict" are negative words present everywhere in the news, the media and conversation. The threat of the COVID-19 coronavirus will...

A magnificent movement

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — Dec. 16 was the 246th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party. On Dec. 16, 1773, a group of colonists...

In The Western Skies

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — Earlier this month, we marked two milestones in our nation’s history, both with a nexus here in the Aerospace...

Innovation: Fad or Foundation?

Air Force photograph Maj. Gen. Carl Schaefer (left), Air Force Materiel Command deputy commander, observes activities with a volunteer from the Columbus Zoo during...