Face coverings are mandatory in all in-door settings!  All Civilian, Active Duty members and dependents are reminded to avoid visiting the Commissary, Base Exchange, Bldg 3000 and the Pharmacy on Wednesdays. Retirees are also being seen on Wednesdays at the CAC/DEERS office by appointment only.  Please call 661-277-4281 option 3, to make an appointment. Retirees may utilize base facilities on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Team Edwards conducts CBRNE exercise

    Team Edwards conduct a Chemical, Biological, Radioactive, Nuclear or Explosive Rodeo (CBRNE) Exercise to gauge their readiness to survive and operate in CBRNE environment.
  • AFMC successfully executes $66 billion portfolio in FY19

    The Air Force Materiel Command executed a more than $66.6 billion portfolio in Fiscal Year 2019, ensuring the delivery and sustainment of agile, cost-effective and war-winning capabilities to the warfighter. AFMC manages 34% of the Air Force overall budget, executing funds across six centers, multiple platforms and Air Force installations, with missions ranging from installation support and readiness to research and development, sustainment, technology acquisition and more, ensuring the service’s warfighting advantage across all mission domains.
  • Edwards AFB road rededicated honor of late test engineer

    A road on Edwards Air Force Base, California, was renamed to Zang Drive in honor of Patrick Zang, Oct. 9. Zang, an Edwards test engineer who passed away last year, worked for more than 30 years and is the first Air Force civilian to have a road dedicated in his memory on the base.
  • 420th Flight Test Squadron reactivated to support B-21 Raider testing at Edwards

    The 420th Flight Test Squadron was reactivated following an assumption of command ceremony here Oct. 4. The squadron will plan, test, analyze and report on all flight and ground testing of the B-21 Raider.
  • Plant 42 gets special visit

    Thomas M. Fischer, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Director of Engineering and Technical Management, headquartered at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, visits Edwards Air Force Base, California, and Plant 42, Oct. 3.
  • Drivers keep on lookout for tortoises

    The desert tortoise is one of the many animals found on Edwards Air Force Base, California. 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 desert tortoises, especially near or crossing roadways.
  • AFMC hosts command chief orientation

    Air Force Materiel Command held its first AFMC Command Chief Orientation, Sep. 30-Oct. 1 to familiarize new wing and center command chiefs with the overall organizational mission and how their units fit into the bigger picture. The event provided the new enlisted leaders a greater understanding of the wide range of AFMC missions and offered a broader perspective on the issues that impact Airmen, setting them up for success as they lead the next-generation of Airmen in the organization.
  • Edwards AFB Fire Department: plan and practice your escape

    The Edwards Air Force Base Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 6-12, with the campaign, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!”
  • Wingman Sports Day is coming

    To continue the conversations started during the Resiliency Tactical Pause and build connections with coworkers and colleagues, Edwards Air Force Base is hosting the Wingman Sports Day and Resiliency Check-In, Oct. 15.
  • Air Force’s Test Pilot School celebrates semi-sesquicentennial anniversary

    The U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School celebrated its 75th anniversary with multiple events that culminated in a dinner event attended by current students and alumni at Edwards Air Force Base, Sept. 21.
  • Facilities, IT top themes in AFMC We Need study

    Facility quality and information technology infrastructure topped the list of concerns identified through the Air Force Materiel Command’s AFMC We Need initiative, now in the survey analysis and implementation stage. The command-wide study launched by Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr. shortly after he took command in May, aims to identify ways to best posture the command to meet the demands of the National Defense Strategy and the Air Force of the future.
  • Team Edwards say goodbye to one of its own

    A memorial service for Staff Sgt. Adam Erickson was held at Chapel 1 on Edwards Air Force Base, California, Sept. 20.
  • Runners kick off Air Force birthday with 5k run

    Team Edwards members run the Air Force Birthday 5k Run at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Sept.
  • Edwards AFB celebrates Air Force birthday with Ball

    Team Edwards celebrated the Air Force's 72nd birthday by holding their annual Air Force Ball at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Sept. 14. Speakers at the event included Maj. Gen. Christopher Azzano, Air Force Test Center Commander, Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, 412th Test Wing Commander, and guest speaker Mark Stucky, Director of Flight Test and Lead Test Pilot, Virgin Galactic.
  • Prescribed burns keep Edwards safe from wildfires

    Prescribed burns near Piute Ponds help keep invasive species of grass at bay and mitigates risk of wildfires.
  • Air Force defends Alpha Warrior Inter-Service title

    Air Force defended and won the Warrior Inter-Service Battle for the second consecutive year against the Army and Navy.
  • Spouse employment fair brings business organizations to Edwards

    Team Edwards members, family members and friends attended the Spouse Employment Job Fair at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Sept. 13. The event drew more than 30 employers, which ranged from local businesses as well organizations on-base.
  • Airmen ‘battle’ in Alpha Warrior final; team set for inter-service showdown

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Twelve Airmen battled it out in a showdown of strength,
  • Team Edwards member loses life in parachute accident

    A member of Team Edwards lost his life here Sept. 10 during a training parachute accident.
  • Edwards goes on tactical pause for resiliency

    The Resilience Tactical Pause is an ongoing opportunity for leaders at all levels to respond to the matter of suicide. The current trend of suicides in the Air Force have surpassed last year’s numbers at the same point in the year. The Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Gen. David Goldfein, asked leaders at all levels across the Air Force to use this 45 day window, between Aug. 1 and Sept. 15, to discuss this issue with their Airmen and civilians and to report back what can be done differently to address and reduce suicides, said Julie Wilbanks, the base community support coordinator.