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Default Air Force Logo Air Force updates to AFI-36-2903, Dress and Personal Appearance
The Air Force announced a series of uniform updates to Air Force Instruction 36-2903, Dress and Personal Appearance of Air Force Personnel, effective July 13, 2018.
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2018
Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein visits Boeing Field in Seattle, where the KC-46 Pegasus tanker is under development. The KC-46 program achieved an important milestone July 6, 2018, at Boeing Field, with completion of the final flight tests required for first aircraft delivery to the U.S. Air Force. (Courtesy photo) KC-46 completes flight testing required for October first aircraft delivery
The KC-46 Pegasus program achieved an important milestone July 6, 2018, at Boeing Field, Seattle, with completion of the final flight tests required for first aircraft delivery planned in late October.
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2018
Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert III, gives his first salute to his workforce after assuming command of the 412th Test Wing July 18 in Hangar 1600 at Edwards Air Force Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kenji Thuloweit) Teichert takes command of 412th Test Wing
Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer passed the 412th Test Wing flag of leadership to Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert during a change of command ceremony in Hangar 1600 at Edwards AFB, July 18. Maj. Gen. David Harris, Air Force Test Center commander, officiated the ceremony held in front of the Edwards workforce, base leadership and friends and families. Teichert
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2018
B-2 Spirit Makes First Flight This week in Edwards history
On July 17, 1989, the Northrop B-2 Spirit made its first flight, a two-hour sortie from U.S. Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, California, to Edwards Air Force Base. Northrop test pilot Bruce Hinds and Col. Richard S. Couch, the B-2 Combined Test Force director, flew the “stealth” bomber. This marked the first time that a flying wing aircraft had
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2018
More than 80 Airmen from across the nation joined the 412th Civil Engineer Squadron to complete three large construction projects at Edwards. Total Force effort brings needed improvements in two-week’s time
More than 80 Airmen from across the nation joined the 412th Civil Engineer Squadron to complete three large construction projects at Edwards. The projects allowed the Airmen, mostly from Air Force Reserve Command and Air National Guard, to get hands-on training during their annual two-week-long drill while the 412th CES provided expertise and
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2018
Desert Tortoise Adoption Desert tortoises up for adoption
The Edwards Air Force Base Desert Tortoise Adoption Program is looking for base residents to foster captive desert tortoises. Members of the program say desert tortoises are low maintenance and make great pets. Adoptions through the program are free and no prior knowledge of reptiles is needed as all caretaking instructions will be provided. For
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2018
Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander (left), and new U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School commandant, Col. Ryan Blake, pose with the school’s guidon during a change of command ceremony in Hangar 1207 July 10. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kenji Thuloweit) Blake becomes new commandant at U.S.A.F. Test Pilot School
Col. Ryan Blake took the helm as the new commandant of the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School during a change of command ceremony held in Hangar 1207 July 10. As commandant of TPS, Blake will drive the school’s strategic vision, set organizational objectives and direct a $32.5 million budget overseeing the day-to-day operations of the world’s
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2018
F-4E Phantom II This week in Edwards history
On July 10, 1968, the high drag loading phase of the McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II Category II Stability and Control evaluation was completed. The loading consisted of 10 M-117 general-purpose retarded bombs and six LAU-3A rocket launchers.
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2018
Fireworks light up the sky at the Summer Bash at Wings Field, July 4. Patriotic music such as the Air Force Song and the Star Spangled Banner accompanied the 20-minute show.(U.S. Air Force photo by Laura Motes) Thousands celebrate Independence Day at Summer Bash 2018
This year’s annual Summer Bash brought more than 2,500 people to Wings Field at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.
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2018
Shuttle Columbia landed in view of President Ronald Reagan, First Lady Nancy Reagan, and some 500,000 visitors and guests. The Shuttle’s fourth orbital flight was its first landing on a concrete runway and marked the end of its formal flight test program. 
Later that very same day, the nation’s second Space Shuttle, Challenger, departed Edwards for Florida atop its 747 carrier aircraft while President Reagan was addressing the crowd.
Challenger was the first of the orbiters to be configured for operational missions in its original design. This week in Edwards history
On July 4, 1982, Space Shuttle Columbia landed in view of President Ronald Reagan, First Lady Nancy Reagan and some 500,000 visitors and guests. The shuttle’s fourth orbital flight was its first landing on a concrete runway and marked the end of its formal flight test program. Later that very same day, the nation’s second space shuttle, Challenger,
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2018
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