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Airman 1st Class Kadar Stapleton, a Civil Law Paralegal with the 412th Test Wing Legal Office, is the 412th Test Wing’s Warrior of the Week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Joseph Pol Gocong) 412th Test Wing Warrior of the Week
Member:  Airman 1st Class Kadar Stapleton Job Title:  Civil Law Paralegal Unit:  412th Test Wing Judge Advocate’s Office Career Goal:  to go to law school and become an Air Force JAG Congratulations Airman 1st Class Kadar Stapleton, the 412th Test Wing’s Warrior of the Week. Stapleton is assigned to the 412th Test Wing Legal Office, as a Civil Law
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2017
Members of the F-22 Flying Test Bed team pose for a photo in front of the highly modified Boeing 757 May 3. The FTB routinely flies with real Raptors both at Edwards and Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada in order to gain an early look at F-22 mission software before the software is released to developmental flight test, mainly at Edwards. The FTB can fly up to 30 crewmembers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ethan Wagner) F-22 Flying Test Bed is tip of the spear for Raptor mission systems
From time to time, the F-22 Raptor Combined Test Force at the 411th Flight Test Squadron gets a visit from an old friend. A highly modified and instrumented Boeing 757 called the F-22 Flying Test Bed is an F-22 avionics laboratory. The experimental FTB is the very first Boeing 757 ever produced and has been retrofitted in order to perform flight
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2017
Default Air Force Logo What 412th Medical Group wants you to know about Valley Fever
The 412th Medical Group has reported four cases of Valley Fever in the last 12 months. Valley Fever (Coccidioidomycosis) is a fungal illness that usually affects the lungs. It is spread through spores in the air when the dirt is disturbed. People can get Valley Fever if they breathe in the dust from the dirt that contains fungal spores. Fungal
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2017
Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer (second from left), 412th Test Wing commander, poses for a group photo after presenting challenge coins to 912th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron personnel on behalf of Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command. Pawlikowski issued the coins as thanks for efforts undertaken to make her flight possible aboard a B-52 Stratofortress during a sortie earlier in May. (U.S. Air Force photo by Christopher Okula) Members of 419th FLTS, 912th AMS thanked for AFMC commander visit
Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, presented challenge coins to members of the 419th Flight Test Squadron and 912th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron personnel on behalf of Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command. Pawlikowski issued the coins as thanks for efforts undertaken to make her flight possible
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Default Air Force Logo AF proposes 1,600 personnel increase to command support staffs
The Air Force plans to increase commander support staff manning across the force by 1,600 by fiscal year 2022 increasing total authorizations to more than 6,300. Currently, the personnel increase calls for 170 officers, 469 enlisted and 961 civilians with all civilian hires authorized for fiscal 2018.
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2017
(Edwards History Office file photo) This week in Edwards flight test history
On May 25, 1999, the F-117 test force completed the Single Configuration Fleet program. The SCF provided a uniform radar absorbing material coating for the entire F-117 fleet, significantly reducing costs and maintenance hours.
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2017
The Sonic Splash Pool at Edwards Air Force Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jet Fabara) Base summer pool hours
It’s that time to head to the pool to stay cool. The 412th Force Support Squadron is scheduled to open the base pools June 2. Check out the hours below for this summer’s fun in the sun!   Oasis Aquatic Center Open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 6-8 a.m. for lap swimming.   Sonic Splash Pool Open Wednesday-Friday from 1 p.m.-6. Saturdays and
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2017
Staff Sgt. Carlos Aguiniga is assigned to the 412th Medical Support Squadron as the NCOIC of Medical Logistics Customer Service. (U.S. Air Force photo by Joseph Gocong) 412th Test Wing Warrior of the Week
Group: 412th Medical GroupMember: Staff Sgt. Carlos AguinigaUnit: 412th Medical Support SquadronJob Title: NCOIC, Customer ServiceCareer Goal:  Complete degreeBlurb: Congratulations Staff Sgt. Aguiniga, this week’s Test Warrior of the Week.Staff Sgt. Aguiniga is assigned to the 412th Medical Support Squadron, as the NCOIC of Medical Logistics
0 5/18
2017
Three QF-16s from Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, and Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, sit on the Edwards AFB flightline April 28. The full-scale aerial targets were requested by the Joint Operational Test Team to assist with test design development for upcoming operational testing of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Chris Higgins) QF-16s help F-35 JOTT plan for future testing
Three QF-16s descended on Edwards recently to aid the F-35 Joint Operational Test Team with test planning. The QF-16 is a full-scale aerial target that has been modified to be flown with a pilot in the cockpit for training and also without a pilot as a target for live missile testing. The unique jets are from the 82nd Aerial Targets Squadron from
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Maj. Timothy Lau, 419th Flight Test Squadron, takes Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, around a B-52 Stratofortress used for flight test missions before taking off on an orientation flight May 12. (U.S. Air Force photo by Christian Turner) AFMC commander Pawlikowski visits Edwards
Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, visited Edwards Air Force Base May 11-12. The general met with Edwards leadership and received updates on the Air Force Test Center and 412th Test Wing missions. On the second day of her visit, Pawlikowski was given an orientation flight aboard a B-52 Stratofortress used for flight
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