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  As Team Edwards pushes through the end of 2017 and leans forward into 2018, I am energized and excited for the challenges that lie ahead. I almost feel like a kid at Christmastime as we prepare for new programs and continue to deliver combat capabilities across the globe. In the coming year, we will be expanding missions and capabilities to stay
0 12/06
2017
Col. Norman West, commander of the 412th Medical Group,  and his wife Michelle greet the crowds on Lancaster Boulevard during the Lancaster Christmas Parade Dec. 2.
Driving the Humvee is Senior Airman Nathan Dunn, an explosive ordnance technician with the 812th Civil Engineer Group. (U.S. Air Force photo by Christopher Ball) Holiday greetings
Col. Norman West, commander of the 412th Medical Group, and his wife Michelle greet the crowds on Lancaster Boulevard during the Lancaster Christmas Parade Dec. 2. West was representing the 412th Test Wing and Edwards Air Force Base.Driving the Humvee is Senior Airman Nathan Dunn, an explosive ordnance technician with the 812th Civil Engineer
0 12/06
2017
Staff Sgt. Bret Dean, an Air Transportation Specialist assigned to the 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: Staff Sgt. Bret Dean Unit: 412th Logistics Readiness Squadron Job Title: Air Transportation Specialist Career Goal: To become a very influential first sergeant Congratulations Staff Sgt. Bret Dean, the 412th Test Wing’s Warrior of the Week. Dean is assigned to the 412th Logistics Readiness Squadron, as an
0 12/06
2017
Cal City VFW post refreshes flag at flying wing crash site Cal City VFW post refreshes flag at flying wing crash site
North of Edwards Air Force Base and California Highway 58, a small patch of barren desert marks the final flight of one of only two Northrop YB-49s used for flight test. Remnants of the YB-49 flying-wing experimental aircraft are still strewn along the desert floor, which crashed June 5, 1948, killing all five crew members. Years ago, members of
0 12/06
2017
Buzz driving AFMC encourages sober driving during the holiday season
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --The holiday season is a time of year for family gatherings, office parties, and socializing with friends, but the holiday season is also known for being the deadliest season when it comes to buzzed driving. A driver’s license mixed with a few alcoholic beverages is dangerous. No one intends for
0 12/05
2017
Dr. (Lt. Col.) Richard Baird, an optometrist with the 412th Medical Group, examines a patients eyes. Baird was recently selected as both the Air Force Optometrist of the Year as well as the Armed Forces Optometrist of the Year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Christopher Ball) Air Force sees a lot in Edwards optometrist
All eyes were on an Edwards officer recently as he received top-level recognition for his work in the field of optometry.Dr. (Lt. Col.) Richard Baird of the 412th Medical Group was recently selected as both the Air Force Optometrist of the Year as well as the Armed Forces Optometrist of the Year. The award was presented in October at the annual Air
0 11/29
2017
F-35s and F-16s taxi to the end of the runway at Edwards Air Force Base for for a multiple aircraft test event called Orange Flag. The test aircraft, outfitted with data-gathering gear, launched from Edwards Air Force Base, Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, Naval Air Station Point Mugu, and Nellis AFB, Nevada.
 Orange Flag tests the interoperability of the Air Force, Navy and Marine fighters, bombers, and Command-and-Control aircraft. 
(Photo by Darin Russel/Lockheed Martin) Orange Flag evaluates teamwork, interoperability across services
It takes a team to get things done. Last month, team Edwards, along with Navy and Marine teammates, came together for a coordinated, multi-service flight test event known as Orange Flag. Twenty-eight aircraft gathered in the skies above the Mojave Desert during the three-hour test event named after the symbolic color of flight test—orange.  The
0 11/28
2017
Tech. Sgt. Christopher Quiba,  assigned to the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron, and at the same time actively serving as Green Dot trainer for the Base Green Dot classes, is the 412th Test Wing’s Warrior of the Week. 412th Test Wing Warrior of the Week
Member: Tech. Sgt. Christopher Quiba Unit: 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron Job Title: Remotely Piloted Aircraft Maintenance Analysis & Base Green Dot Implementer Career Goal: To learn more! Congratulations Tech. Sgt. Christopher Quiba, the 412th Test Wing’s Warrior of the Week. Quiba is assigned to the 31st TES and at the same time actively
0 11/27
2017
A group of honorary commanders and their guests join a cadre of unit commanders from Edwards for a tour and briefing of the Benefield Anechoic Facility. The group learned about the mission of the 412th Electronic Warfare Group by visiting the BAF, the Integrated Facility for Avionics Systems Testing, and the F-22 Raptor compound. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kyle Larsen) Honorary Commanders get glimpse of electronic warfare
A group of community leaders and their guests visited Edwards Air Force Base recently to get a feel for the mission of the 412th Electronic Warfare Group Nov. 17.The Honorary Commanders Program pairs community leaders with Air Force commanders at Edwards AFB, which fosters a better working relationship between the base and its neighboring
0 11/22
2017
Robert Topp, a maintenance mechanic with the 412th Civil Engineer Group, inspects a piece of equipment at the beginning of his shift. Topp was the first civilian to earn the John L. Levitow Award at Airman Leadership School. (U.S. Air Force photo by Christopher Ball) Civilian takes top honor at Airman Leadership School
Edwards Air Force Base is well-known for its firsts; first flights of aircraft, first time breaking the sound barrier, first shuttle landing site, and the list goes on.This week, another first happened at Edwards Air Force Base, but it wasn’t in the sky, it was in the classroom; a civilian employee here took the top honor for Edwards Airman
0 11/21
2017
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