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412th Test Wing launches Vanguard Leadership Program 412th Test Wing launches Vanguard Leadership Program
About 20 engineers and acquisition professionals from Edwards began a three-year journey to become better leaders last week. The first three-day training workshop for the 412th Test Wing’s Vanguard Leadership Program was held Sept. 13-15. The new wing-sponsored program aims at providing year-long training and coaching that consists of quarterly
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2017
Quick learning, ‘deployed mentality’ lead to LRASM’s successful launch Quick learning, ‘deployed mentality’ lead to LRASM’s successful launch
No test at Edwards can be considered simple, but when you add in numerous organizations with their own language and procedures, along with a test aircraft with engine problems, then that makes accomplishing the mission all that more challenging. But, those obstacles were overcome by the test professionals and maintainers of the 419th Flight Test
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AFMC commander speaks at AFA AFMC commander: Agility, innovation to fuel future of AF logistics
The future of Air Force logistics will find Airmen tapping into a secure digital network of archived additive manufacturing specifications, allowing for the 3D-printed creation of a weapons system component whenever and wherever needed. This agile manufacturing approach is just one way Air Force Materiel Command is working to advance Air Force logistics, said Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, AFMC commander, at the 2017 Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference Sept. 18, 2017.
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Tech. Sgt. Jessica King, Noncommissioned Officer in Charge of Materiel Control, 412th Logistics Readiness Squadron, is the 412th Test Wing's Warrior of the Week.
(U.S. Air Force photo by Joseph Pol Sebastian Gocong) 412th Test Wing Warrior of the Week
Group: 412th Mission Support Group Member: Tech. Sgt. Jessica King Unit: 412th Logistics Readiness Squadron Job Title: Noncommissioned Officer in Charge, Materiel Control Career Goal: Professional Military Education Instructor, Career Assistance Advisor    Congratulations Tech. Sgt. Jessica King, the 412th Test Wing’s Warrior of the Week. King
0 9/18
2017
Road work sign Road work project begins
Effective Sept. 14 and continuing for the next three weeks, workers from the 412th Civil Engineer Squadron will execute road shoulder maintenance and repair in 1-1/2 mile increments on both inbound and outbound lanes of Rosamond Blvd. from the intersection of Lancaster and Rosamond, and from the edge of Rosamond Dry Lake Bed to the West Gate.
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2017
Members of the Republic of Colombia's military pose for a photo in front of a B-1B Lancer as part of their visit to Edwards Sept. 12. (U.S. Air Force photo by Christopher Okula) Colombian military officers get insight into flight test at Edwards
Dozens of Republic of Colombia military officers dropped by Edwards Air Force Base for an up-close look at flight test Sept. 12. The group visited the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School, the 419th Flight Test Squadron and NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center. Col. Jason Schott, 412th Test Wing vice commander, briefed the officers on the history
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2017
(Photo by Boeing/Paul Weatherman) 737 MAX in skies over Edwards
A Boeing 737 MAX takes off after a touch-and-go landing at Edwards AFB. Boeing has been conducting flight tests with its fourth-generation, narrow-body 737 at Edwards recently. The company has also been testing its 787 Dreamliner here as well. Periodically, aviation industry companies are provided the opportunity to conduct flight tests at Edwards
0 9/13
2017
The 746th Test Squadron from Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, provided an array of GPS jamming equipment and support for DT NAVFEST at Edwards Air Force Base. The jammers provided a degraded GPS environment for testing multiple aerial platforms throughout the week. Testing was done from 1 to 6 a.m. each day to minimize impact on the community and civilian air traffic. (U.S. Air Force photo by Cole Johnson) Defense, academia test systems for GPS denial
Navigating the globe was once done using the sun, moon and stars as reference, but modern times bring modern methods, and the majority of the world now relies on GPS for its navigation needs.   But what happens when GPS isn’t available?   A collection of Department of Defense units and U.S. universities found out when they gathered at Edwards Air
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2017
XP-59 This week in Edwards history
On Sept. 15, 1942, contractor personnel were removed from the Materiel Center Flight Test Site prior to the arrival of the secret XP-59 and a group of 11 Bell Aircraft Corp. employees took over the site.
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2017
AF READY National Preparedness Month tip
September is National Preparedness Month and the Air Force wants everyone to be prepared and have a plan. Visit the Air Force Be Ready website for tips on how to plan for emergencies.
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