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U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School Class 17A pose for a group photo on the graduation stage in Hangar 1623 Dec. 8. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ethan Wagner) Class 17A ready to ‘shock’ test world
The test world received several gifts early this holiday season. The U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School gave the test world 20 new experimental test pilots and flight test engineers Dec. 8. The “Shockers” of Class 17A stood proudly before friends, families, base leadership and fellow testers in Hangar 1623 as they received their Master of Science
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2017
B-1B Lancer testing This week in Edwards history
On Dec. 12, 1987, flight testing of the B-1B Lancer automatic terrain-following system began.
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2017
Holiday cookies for Edwards Airmen Sweet treats for Edwards Airmen
Members of the Edwards Enlisted and Officers' Spouses Clubs got together with the Edwards First Sergeant Council to gather and distribute more than 300 dozen holiday cookies to young Edwards Airmen Dec. 12. Volunteers got up bright and early to work a cookie bag assembly line next to the Higher Grounds in the dorm area; sorting, packing and
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412th CES supports Winterfest 2017 412th CES lights up Winterfest 2017
The Christmas tree lighting ceremony has been a tradition at Edwards for years, but recently the event has grown two-fold. According to Murray Westley, 412th Civil Engineer Squadron director, it all began a couple of years ago with base civil engineer James Judkins challenging the 412th CES to make the tree lighting ceremony bigger and better than
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2017
A holiday tree and 25 tons of man-made snow provide the centerpiece for Winterfest 2017, held at Edwards Air Force Base Dec. 1.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Jennifer Correa) Winterfest wows Team Edwards
Big smiles, snowball fights and screams of delight seemed to be the order of the day as Team Edwards, children and adults alike, enjoyed Edwards’ Winterfest celebration held in the Exchange parking lot Dec. 1. This year's Winterfest was bigger and better than anything in recent memory, and was well received by the crowds in attendance.  “I've been
0 12/07
2017
Default Air Force Logo Budget key to amplifying mission in year ahead
  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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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2017
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