• 418th FLTS completes 10-year support of NASA Orion parachute tests

    For a decade the 418th Flight Test Squadron has supported NASA by supplying C-17 Globemaster IIIs and personnel to assist with the testing and qualifying of the Orion spacecraft’s parachute system. That support ended Sept. 12 with the success of the final parachute system test over the U.S. Army’s Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona. The 34,000-pound
  • HAZMAT program streamlines, improves operations

    The 412th Civil Engineer Group Environmental Management Branch (CEV) Hazardous Materials Improvement Team is working to improve management processes to provide better and quicker support to Edwards Air Force Base, California.
  • October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

    Welcome to Cyber October. October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and the 412th Communications Squadron Wing Cybersecurity Office is here to help spread awareness of healthy and helpful computer security habits.  The intention is to spread information that will not only assist and secure you in your work operations, but in your day-to-day
  • Unleashed innovator creates automated ‘Admin Toolkit’

    Computers are the most important communications tool used by the 412th Test Wing’s workforce.  Software updates/changes are routinely applied to improve performance and security.  When these updates don’t go as planned, the 412th Communications Squadron provides the critical technical support to return our systems to service as quickly as
  • Flu shots available for military Oct. 4-5

    Flu season has begun. Are you ready?  The best way to prevent the flu is by getting vaccinated each year. The 412th Medical Group will hold a flu shot drive Oct. 4 and 5 for all military members -- active duty, Guard and Reserve, in Hangar 1600. Military members can simply come by from noon to 4 p.m. on Oct. 4 and from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 5.  Get
  • 412th Test Wing Warrior of the Week

    Unit: Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force Member: Alex ZaleskiJob Title: Autonomy EngineerCongratulations to Alex Zaleski, the 412th Test Wing’s Warrior of the Week. Zaleski is assigned to the Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force as an autonomy engineer. At the CTF he's part of a team that explores agile, innovative flight test
  • Air Force begins transition of hospitals, clinics to the Defense Health Agency

    The Defense Health Agency officially assumed administrative and management responsibilities of a handful of hospitals and clinics as part of the Military Health System reforms mandated by Congress. The transition of the facilities is part of a phased implementation plan developed by DHA and Services medical departments that begins on Oct. 1, 2018.
  • Edwards Airmen walk through darkness to fight suicide

    Airmen, veterans, family and friends participated in the Fight for Life Suicide Prevention and Awareness Event at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Sept. 28-29. The event was a 12-hour walk, run, or ruck march relay event.
  • As Fire Prevention Week approaches, Edwards AFB Fire Department encourages residents to ‘Look. Listen. Learn.’

    Today’s home fires burn faster than ever. In a typical home fire, you may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds. Knowing how to use that time wisely takes planning and practice.The Edwards AFB Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association ­— the official sponsor of
  • Big or small, time to submit innovative ideas is on the ‘horizon’

    Innovations are improvements, new concepts, or transformative ideas that can help make things run more efficiently or save time and money. Innovations can improve processes across the base, or can simply improve the way you carry out your daily tasks.The 412th Test Wing is expanding its definition of innovation to include all ideas, big and small,

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