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A pair of Edwards Air Force Base team members were honored for their service to the Air Force and the local community during a Lancaster JetHawks game at the Hanger baseball stadium. The 412th Medical Group’s Tech. Sgt. Janna Ybarra was recognized for her work in spearheading Operation Strong Hearts, a non-profit organization that provides care boxes for members of the community. The boxes include books designed to strengthen and boost morale of those who may be struggling through hard times. 812th Civil Engineer Squadron’s Lead Firefighter James Levell was recognized for his work as a firefighter on Edwards and his dedication to keeping the community safe. https://go.usa.gov/xVj8z #ForTheWarFighter #Innovation #StrongHearts #EAFB #FireFighter #ThankYou
Change of Command Ceremony of the 412th Test Wing Operations Group. Col. Timothy J. Spaulding takes command over from Christopher J. Spinelli. (U.S. Air Force Photos By Ethan Wagner)
Thank you to all the amazing airmen who helped support #EAFB at the Antelope Valley Fair STEM Expo! (U.S. Air Force Photos by Danny "Buzz" Bazzell)
Here are a few photos from Military Appreciation Night at the Antelope Valley Fair with Col. Ryan Blake, USAF Test Pilot School commandant. There are only 3 days left at the Antelope Valley Fair. Come check out the Edwards Team at the STEM Expo Tent.
Brig. Gen. "Dragon" Teichert, a 1994 MIT alum, addressed the Los Angeles High Table MIT/Yale/Princeton alumni group in El Segundo, CA. He discussed Edward's role at "The Center of the Aerospace Testing Universe." He also responded to questions about the future roadmap of American aviation, the methodology of world-class risk management, the application of the NDS, and the importance of questioning underlying assumptions as a leader and a tester.
We had an awesome flyby at the #AVFair2019 today courtesy of our 418th FLTS C-17 team!
"What we do in this command each and every day is critically important to the success of the United States Air Force," says AFMC commander, Gen Arnold W. Bunch, Jr. #TuesdayThoughts
Yesterday there was only one #F35 and we thought that wasn't enough. So we brought in two for tonight! These 2 F35s out of #EAFB buzzed the Antelope Valley Fair. If you haven't made your travel plans yet, you've got plenty of time as there will be a lot more of this come 2020 at the Aerospace Valley Air Show and Los Angeles County Air Show! (U.S. Air Force Video By Danny "Buzz" Bazzell)
KABC is reporting that a deputy was shot in the shoulder at the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station. Officials said that the deputy suffered a through and through wound to the shoulder and that he is expected to be okay.
Thirty years ago, on July 17, 1989, an oddly-shaped and dark-colored new plane took to the sky for the first time at the legendary #Plant42 in Palmdale, California. That plane, the #B2 Spirit #stealth #bomber, went on to join the U.S. Air Force’s fleet and has been a staple of the nation’s global air power dominance ever since. The B-2’s manufacturer, Northrop Grumman Corporation, hosted an event to mark the B-2’s 30th anniversary of its first flight at an event at Plant 42, Aug. 20. Hundreds of employees, local leaders and military guests were on hand on the event, which included Maj. Gen. James Dawkins, 8th Air Force and Joint-Global Strike Operations commander. https://go.usa.gov/xV4jv #ForTheWarFighter #StealthBomber #B2 (U.S. Air Force Photos By Giancarlo Casem)
Check out this #F35 out of #EAFB that flew over the Antelope Valley Fair tonight. Sneak peek at some of the amazing aircraft you'll see at the Aerospace Valley Air Show and Los Angeles County Air Show in 2020! (U.S. Air Force Video By Danny "Buzz" Bazzell) That afterburner 🔥
Congratulations and a hearty welcome to Team Edwards newest civilian Airmen who joined our awesome mission this week. 412th Test Wing Installation Director, Dr. David Smith, presented a briefing and issued the oath to our newest team members on August 19. Check out www.usajobs.gov for job opportunities here at #EdwardsAirForceBase! #TheCenterOfTheAerospaceTestingUniverse! (U.S. Air Force photos by Harley Huntington)
Don't forget to visit the Aerospace Valley #STEM Expo at the #AVFair2019 featuring members of Team Edwards and hosted by our LA County Air Show community partners. This first-ever expo is available now through August 25.
**NEWLY RELEASED VIDEO** The ability for the F-35 to receive fuel from the KC-46 is a tremendous capability for the warfighter,” Lt. Col. Tucker Hamilton, 461st FLTS commander and F-35 Integrated Test Force director said. “Through our combined test effort, the F-35 will soon gain clearance that is the foundation of an aircraft pairing, F-35 and KC-46, that will define the battlespace for decades to come. https://go.usa.gov/xVYV8 #ForTheWarFighter #F35 #KC46 #FighterJets #Mountains #Desert #Fuel
Twenty "Culture Wall Tiles" are on display in our Test Wing headquarters. Each tile focuses on challenges we will face as we continue to innovate across the Wing to support the warfighter. Culture Wall Tile #13. #EdwardsAirForceBase #TheCenterOfTheAerospaceTestingUniverse Eddie 'The Dragon' - 412 Test Wing Innovation
If you're at the Antelope Valley Fair we'd love to see you and show you some of the cool stuff we brought! Stop by the STEM-themed tents and check it all out!
Sending out our sincere condolences upon the news of the passing of Ms. Aida O'Connor. Throughout the years she has done so much for our Team Edwards family and the community. She will be very missed. Rest in peace.
RT @usairforce: Check out what's happening around the #AirForce this week! https://t.co/MCM1NiVAEN
The 412th Test Wing Commander, Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, recently announced that he will relinquish command of t… https://t.co/T5Zho2OJg3
RT @AirmanMagazine: A little #AirPower to roll into your weekend!
RT @173rdFW: ✅ it out! So is this like the equivalent of a cherry Ferrari pulling up to the gas staton? You just have to take the 📸. Thank…
RT @AFResearchLab: The Management Outreach Committee of the @aiaa are meeting with our teams @EdwardsAFB in February with guest speakers:…
@49ers @packers Check out the behind the scenes video of the flyover --- https://t.co/c6gkV4mWO9
Get a behind the scenes look as airmen from Edwards Air Force Base flyover @LevisStadium for the #NFCChampionship g… https://t.co/u1Jlajp4HI
"Welcome to the inside of Ridley Mission Control Center... We execute our flight test to ensure safety and effectiv… https://t.co/Yfs180VxLP
RT @usairforce: A KC-135 and three F-16s from @EdwardsAFB conduct a flyover above @levisstadium during the #NFCChampionship. Flyovers ar…
RT @HQ_AFMC: Our Vision: One AFMC--Collaborative, #innovative, trusted and empowered...indispensable to our Nation, disruptive to our adve…
@eg720 @theF35JPO Joking aside, of course you can use it! :) https://t.co/mVCHYueRf1
RT @theF35JPO: Because we all love a bit of F-35 #slowmo. Watch an #F35 release flares in #slowmotion at @EdwardsAFB. ⚡ https://t.co/AIRCGL…
A gorgeous shot of an F-16 at Edwards Air Force Base! (US Air Force Photos By Ethan “Evac” Wagner)… https://t.co/o4Xfcg7P41
RT @NBCSports: It's not every day you see the flyover from the NFC Championship game at THIS angle 😯 @49ers @LevisStadium (🎥 @EdwardsAFB)…