• 412th Test Wing releases FY19 Strategic Action Plan

    In August, base leadership came together for its annual strategic planning meeting where each organization was represented to provide inputs and come up with a path forward to meet goals of the Air Force and the National Defense Strategy for the new fiscal year. The resulting product from that meeting is the Fiscal Year 2019 Test Wing Strategic
  • Fall back: Goodbye daylight saving

    Daylight saving time ends Nov. 4. Time will be set back one hour at 2 a.m. to standard time.Beginning in 2007, Congress established that daylight saving time begins on the second Sunday in March and ends on the first Sunday in November. Before then, daylight saving time dates have varied as Congress passed new statutes several times since the Act
  • Desert tortoises: One of Edwards AFB’s natural residents

    The desert tortoise is one of the many animals found on Edwards Air Force Base. 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
  • AFMC civilian hiring pilot program targets efficiency, timeliness

    A two-year pilot program to test strategies to improve the Air Force civilian hiring process will begin Oct. 28. The ultimate goal is to improve civilian hiring timeliness and throughput across the Air Force by providing the Air Force Materiel Command wider opportunities to implement agile and innovative hiring processes throughout the command, with lessons shared for implementation across the enterprise.
  • 412th Test Wing Warrior of the Week

    Unit: 812th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal FlightMember: Master Sgt. Brian HernandezJob Title: EOD Section ChiefCongratulations to Master Sgt. Brian Hernandez, the 412th Test Wing’s Warrior of the Week. Hernandez is a section chief with Edwards EOD, a unit that is constantly busy with disposing old unexploded ordnance both in
  • 'White space' can lead to innovation

    Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, 412th Test Wing commander, has put out the call to find white space (free time) for innovation.  White space is freed up within your workday to focus on solving problems and innovating. But how do you find white space?  What if your idea does not seem big enough to make a difference? Collaborate with others to share
  • Air Force extends high year of tenure for E-4s through E-6s

    The Air Force is extending the high year of tenure for senior airmen through technical sergeants beginning Feb. 1, 2019.
  • Team Edwards bands together to raise breast cancer awareness

    Team Edwards members participated in a Breast Cancer Awareness Health Fair and 5k Run/Walk on Edwards Air Force Base, California, Oct. 23.
  • Trick-or-treating hours, tips

    The Pumpkin Patrol is here. It's time once again for some trick-or-treat fun. This year's Pumpkin Patrol will be Oct. 31 from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. While everyone is out in costume getting some tasty treats, please keep in mind the following safety tips:  Travel in groups. Parents/guardians should accompany children at all times. Use a flashlight (or
  • AFFT Museum volunteers give makeover to C-7A Caribou

    A C-7A Caribou that has been sitting at South Base for years is now sporting its old look thanks to help from volunteers of the Air Force Flight Test Museum. The troop and supply carrier was pulled out of Hangar 1634 after getting the new paint job and some sheet metal work. It travelled across Rogers Dry Lakebed to the AFFT Museum’s restoration

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