• Cyber security engineer discusses potential threats during ITEA luncheon

    Members of the International Test and Evaluation Association Antelope Valley Chapter held their quarterly luncheon at Club Muroc on Edwards Air Force Base, Aug. 23. The luncheon was a way for testing and evaluation professionals in the community to exchange lessons learned and enhanced techniques to better accomplish the Edwards mission.   The ITEA
  • Golf pro Aronsson swings by Muroc Lake Golf Course

    Professional golfer Molly Aronsson swung by Muroc Lake Golf Course and conducted some one-on-one lessons Aug. 24-25. Aronsson plays on the Symetra Tour, which is the official developmental tour for the Ladies Professional Golf Association. She played college golf at the University of Washington. Aronsson came out to Edwards for two days as part of
  • Supporting warfighters, innovation, key themes at Teichert’s first commander’s calls

    For continued success at “the center of the aerospace testing universe,” the Edwards workforce must maintain its focus on what it does for the warfighter and inspire innovation. That message was delivered at two commander’s calls held by Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert Aug. 23 at the base theater. Teichert took command of the 412th Test Wing last
  • Mercury Blvd. closure

    Due to Edwards AFB flight test operations, Mercury Blvd. at the southern portion of the base will be closed Monday, Aug. 27, through Thursday, August 30, from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Motorists are advised to plan accordingly.
  • TW announces 2018 second quarter awardees

    The 412th Test Wing held its 2018 second quarter awards ceremony in the base theater in conjunction with a commander’s call Aug. 23. Top performers were announced and brought up on stage in front of a cheering audience to be handed their award by Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, 412th Test Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Roosevelt Jones, 412th TW
  • Air Force blue meets Dodger blue

    Majors Craig and Catherine Christ went on to the field at Dodger Stadium Aug. 20 to be recognized by the team and fans. Craig is a KC-135 Stratotanker pilot with the 370th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards, while Catherine is an admissions liaison officer for the Air Force Academy and flies for a civilian airline. The couple signed up for the
  • Base students return to school Aug. 20

    Edwards Air Force Base school students return to the classroom Aug. 20. Base leaders want to remind Team Edwards to obey posted speed limits and watch out for children walking to and from school. Traffic enforcement measures will be increased for this school year to include speed indicator signs and increased patrolling by the 412th Security Forces
  • School Age Annex reopens after seven-month renovation

    Children at Edwards Air Force Base have a newly renovated place to spend quality time before and after school. Team Edwards celebrated the reopening of the School Age Annex with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Aug. 15. Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, 412th Test Wing commander, took hold of the oversized ceremonial scissors and cut the red ribbon alongside
  • Wing exercise focuses on full spectrum readiness

    The Air Force wants Airmen to be war-ready. That’s why from Aug. 7-9, approximately 80 Airmen prepared to go to war in Test Wing Readiness Exercise 18-03. While many Edwards Airmen are not strangers to deploying, this exercise focused on full spectrum combat readiness, according to exercise planners, which is a theme in the 2018 National Defense
  • This week in Edwards history

    On Aug. 16, 1970, a Lockheed C-5A completed an unrefueled flight of 20 hours and 29 minutes. The lengthy flight, which began and ended at Edwards, covered much of the perimeter of the continental United States.

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