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412th Test Wing Warrior of the Week 412th Test Wing Warrior of the Week
Group: 412th Mission Support Group Member: Staff Sgt. Michael Natan Unit: 412th Logistics Readiness Squadron Job Title: Mission generation vehicle and equipment mechanic Career Goal: Attain the rank of master sergeant Staff Sgt. Natan is the NCOIC of the Customer Service Section at 412th LRS. He is responsible for providing fast and dependable
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2018
Cheerleaders showcase their Air Force spirit during the Academy’s win against Idaho State Sept. 1, 2012. Academy cheerleaders practice two hours every day to develop chants, stunts and routines for every football and basketball game. (U.S. Air Force photo/Liz Copan) Commentary: Flipping for safety
In pediatrics, we regularly emphasize how exercise is key to a healthy lifestyle and maintaining a healthy weight. In children and adolescents, physical activity is commonly accomplished by participation in organized sports.   March is National Cheerleading Safety Month. It’s a great opportunity to remind people that cheerleading, while continuing
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2018
Pain medications can be dangerous opioids The Dangers of Opioid Pain Medications
Pain is the most common reason people seek medical treatment. According to the National Institutes of Health, more than 1 in 10 Americans have chronic pain or pain every day for the preceding three months. When used as directed by your physician, opioid medications safely help control acute pain, such as pain you experience after surgery. However,
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2018
Col. George Tromba, 412th Mission Support commander, cut the ceremonial ribbon to officially reopen the base theater as members of the 501st Legion looked on March 16. (Courtesy photo by Kayla Fagan) The theater awakens
The Force is strong once again within the walls of the base theater. The theater officially reopened for business March 16. Col. George Tromba, 412th Mission Support commander, cut the ceremonial ribbon as members of the 501st Legion looked on. “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” was the featured movie for the evening. The theater had been closed for
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2018
Lockheed YC-121F (Edwards History Office photo) This week in Edwards history
On March 20, 1956, a test team completed a safety of flight evaluation of the Lockheed YC-121F. The aircraft was a modified 1249 series Constellation that was configured as a high-speed cargo and personnel transport.
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Senior Airman Curtis Bradshaw, 412th Security Forces Squadron, gets a high five from Master Sgt. Venessa Brown, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron first sergeant, at the Express gas station March 14. Brown and her fellow first sergeants conducted a "random-act-of-kindness" event where they paid for and offered to pump gas for junior servicemembers and spouses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kenji Thuloweit) Fueled by kindness, first sergeants pay for gas
Several lucky servicemembers and spouses received surprises at the Express gas station March 14. The Edwards First Sergeant Council conducted what they call a “random-act-of-kindness event.” The first sergeants offered to pay for a fill-up and to pump gas for junior servicemembers who happened to be visiting the gas station with excellent timing.
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Command Chief Master Sgt. Ericka E. Kelly (left) hands Staff Sgt. Raven Calloway, 412th Logistics Readiness Squadron, an Air Force Reserve Command coin for a job well done March 9. Kelly is the U.S. Air Force Reserve Command’s highest ranking enlisted member. Calloway is an Air Force Reserve Airmen on temporary duty from Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia, assigned to the 412th LRS. (U.S. Air Force photo by John Perry) Top reservist visits troops at Edwards
Command Chief Master Sergeant for Air Force Reserve Command, Chief Master Sgt. Ericka E. Kelly, visited Edwards AFB March 9 for a base familiarization tour and to meet with local Reserve Airmen. Kelly is the U.S. Air Force Reserve Command’s highest ranking enlisted member and is stationed at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. She also serves as the
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Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, held his first commander’s calls of 2018 in the base theater March 13. Two sessions were held with one in the morning the other in the afternoon. (U.S. Air Force photo by Matt Williams) Schaefer talks people, mission, innovation at commander’s call
Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, held his first commander’s calls of 2018 in the base theater March 13. During both the morning and afternoon sessions, he began by thanking everyone for their continued support and expressed how honored he is to be part of such an “amazing group of people.” “Everyone’s of value and deserves to be
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2018
Desert tortoises: One of Edwards AFB’s natural residents Desert tortoises: One of Edwards AFB’s natural residents
The desert tortoise is one of the many animals found on Edwards Air Force Base. Listed as threatened under the federal Endangered Species Act of 1973, desert tortoises are protected from unwarranted harassment or injury. The 412th Civil Engineer Group’s Environmental Management Division wants to remind base residents to be on the lookout for
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2018
One of the nine flight surgeons who visited Edwards walks to a "lookout spot" to see Rogers Dry Lake and the base. The officers received briefings and tours at the 412th MDG facilities, NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center, Joint Strike Fighter units, the Benefield Anechoic Facility, U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School and finally a tour of the Air Force Flight Test Museum. (U.S. Air Force photo by Matt Williams) Field trip brings flight surgeons to Edwards
The 412th Medical Group hosted a group of Air Force flight surgeons who visited Edwards AFB March 8-9. The flight surgeons are part of the Air Force Residency in Aerospace Medicine program based out of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. They are touring Edwards and other Air Force bases around the globe to gain a deeper understanding of the
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