• Airmen celebrate Hispanic heritage

    Airmen, civilians and family members celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with a luncheon event at Club Muroc on Edwards Air Force Base, California, Sept. 25.

    According to an Air Combat Command Accident Investigation Board (AIB) report released today, an RQ-4B Global Hawk that crashed June 21, 2017, near Lone Pine, California, broke up mid-air after experiencing issues with one of its navigational data devices/ navigators. This caused the RQ-4B to enter an unusual flight altitude and experience airspeeds that exceeded structural limitations, from which the aircraft could not recover.
  • New mobile app puts Edwards at Airmen’s fingertips

    412th Test Wing commanding general, Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert announced the launch of the new Edwards Air Force Base mobile app, Sept. 26.
  • Kidney donor wanted; Team Edwards member needs help

    Jacque Konstan is in search of a kidney donor.   Konstan works for the 412th Test Engineering Group as a contract project specialist. She needs a kidney transplant due to deterioration of her kidneys caused by diabetes and is currently on peritoneal dialysis, a procedure that she does at home from the evening until 7 a.m. the next day.   “I thank
  • Follow Edwards Emergency Management

    Social media is an effective tool used to communicate and enables users to find information quickly. The Edwards Emergency Management Flight realized this and now has a Twitter and a Facebook page.Feel free to follow them at https://twitter.com/Edwards_AFB_EM and https://www.facebook.com/EdwardsEmergencyManagement/. They post daily facts about
  • Edwards team creates aerial refueling test tool to save time, money

    Leadership across the Air Force want their workforce to focus on innovation every day, whether it is making things better, more efficient, or saving money. A small team at Edwards can now check off all those boxes with their custom-built test tool designed to cut down test costs and time. Members from engineering and technical support company JT4,
  • Chaplain supports security forces through ‘ministry of presence’

    For Chaplain (Capt.) Richardson Honore, being where “the rubber hits the road,” means being out in the field with the 412th Security Forces Squadron’s Airmen. To him, being visible out at the gates or at training events at Edwards Air Force Base, California, with the Airmen helps facilitate a more resilient Air Force.
  • Gathering of Eagles event slated for Oct. 13

    The Flight Test Historical Foundation will host a Gathering of Eagles event Oct. 13. This year’s event is titled “2018 Gathering of Eagles Breaking Barriers, Expanding Horizons – Celebrating the Women of Flight Test." The event will take place in the H.W. Hunter Pavilion at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds in Lancaster, California. Social hour
  • National Preparedness Month tip

    The state of California has been ravaged by the worst fire season on record with over 1 million acres burned this year.  Several fires are in the top 10 largest fires in state history.  The Carr Fire is the sixth most destructive fire in California and destroyed 1604 structures, including 1077 homes.The Mendocino Complex Fire charred 389,967 acres
  • POWs and MIAs honored at wreath-laying ceremony

    Thousands of the nation’s prisoners of war and missing in action were honored during a wreath-laying ceremony at the Airman Leadership School Drill Pad at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Sept. 21.

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