• Air Force conducts latest hypersonic flight test

    Test demonstrated several first-time events for the program.
  • AFMC funds $5 million in additional AFMC We Need efforts

    The Air Force Materiel Command has released an additional $5 million for projects across the enterprise, continuing the drive towards the goals of the AFMC We Need initiative launched in 2019.
  • AFMC funds $5 million in additional AFMC We Need efforts

    The Air Force Materiel Command has released an additional $5 million for projects across the enterprise, continuing the drive towards the goals of the AFMC We Need initiative launched in 2019.
  • Innovation – Edwards ALS pioneers AF smart watch effort to help future leaders be better faster

    The Ellington Airman Leadership School is pioneering the use of smart watches in an innovative Air Force effort to train tomorrow’s leaders to be more efficient, effective and ready in a realm of ever-escalating demands.
  • STARBASE announces new MiSS afterschool program

    STARBASE Edwards is proud to present a new after school STEM program directed to girls from Kern County funded by The Women’s and Girls Fund and supported by Kern Community Foundation. The aim of the STARBASE 2.0 MiSS program is to provide girls with leadership initiatives, foster positive social change, and create STEM awareness and opportunities unmet by current strategies.
  • 412th MDG conducts “Dustoff” training with Fort Irwin helicopters

    Medical personnel from the 412th Medical Group conducted vital life-saving training on “dustoff” procedures at Edwards Air Force Base, California, July 15.
  • CSAF delivers powerful message in new Air Force commercial

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. delivers a powerful message about air power and diversity in a new Air Force commercial titled “Helmet.”
  • SparkED, innovative mindset fuel problem solving techniques through robotics

    In 2020, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr. stated that his vision for the service is to “Accelerate Change or Lose.” So Airmen from all over the force have charged forward to embrace and further the Air Force culture as innovators.
  • Biologists help desert tortoise defy odds, rehab, return to desert after car collision

    On a recent warm sunny day, Kali the desert tortoise defied the odds. Just six months earlier her continued existence was in doubt. She had been struck by a car on Rosamond Boulevard in the sometimes frenetic traffic near the West Gate, and her life hung in the balance. She was bleeding and her shell had been cracked, exposing the soft tissue beneath
  • Biologists offer crash course in keeping desert tortoises safe from, well, crashes

    In an effort to prevent as many of those collisions as possible, base biologists put together something of a crash course in auto-tortoise safety. With desert tortoises being federally listed as a threatened species, it is important for base workers and residents to be aware that they are likely to be found on or near roadways. Tortoises are attracted to roads because they provide easy transportation routes and are places that collect and concentrate scattered rainfall in puddles, biologists say.
  • New era for Multi-Domain Test Force

    The Air Force Test Center ushered in a new era of the Multi-Domain Test Force, appointing its first military commander, Lt. Col. David Levene, at the AFTC Detachment 1 and MDTF Assumption of Command ceremony July 9. The MDTF will take residence at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, with future employees set to additionally operate out of Edwards and Eglin AFB. 
  • Air Force releases new B-21 Raider artist rendering

    The Air Force released a new B-21 Raider artist rendering graphic with an accompanying fact sheet today. As with past renderings, this rendering is an artist’s interpretation of the B-21 design.
  • CMSAF visits Team Edwards

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass arrived at Edwards Air Force Base, California, June 28, for a two-day base tour and met with the Airmen, families and civilians who make up Team Edwards.
  • Air Force, local leaders address traffic safety around Plant 42

    Operating Location Plant 42 hosted local civic leaders, law enforcement and mission partners to address traffic safety around the facility in Palmdale, California, June 30.
  • 412th EWG holds Family Day

    The 412th Electronic Warfare Group celebrated its first Family Day in nearly two years at Edwards Air Force Base, California, June 18.
  • 812th CES Exercises sUAS Capabilities

    The 812th Civil Engineering Squadron’s quarterly exercise kicked-off June 4 in North Base at Edwards Air Force Base, California, with a goal to increase interoperability and to hone emergency response capabilities between the three flights of CES: Ordnance Disposal, Fire Department and Emergency Management.
  • Space Test Class descends on Tehachapi

    Students from the United States Test Pilot School Space Test Fundamentals Course Class 21-2 gathered at Mountain Valley Airport’s glider school in Tehachapi, Calif., June 3, 2021, to strengthen their understanding of time-compressed data collection practices in unfamiliar environments.
  • AFMC designates $5 million for AFMC We Need efforts

    The Air Force Materiel Command released $5 million in funding for projects across the mission as it continues to drive towards the goals of the AFMC We Need.
  • Desert Junior-Senior High School teacher wins Teacher of the Year Award

    Desert Junior-Senior High School teacher, Jason Spitzer, has been named as the 2021 Kern County Teacher of the Year.
  • B-1B Lancer Undergoes Electronic Warfare Testing in the BAF

    A B-1B Lancer was rolled into the Benefield Anechoic Facility (BAF) at Edwards Air Force Base, California, on May 20. The aircraft will undergo testing of a portion of the B-1B Defensive Software suite, Pre-processor Flight Software (PFS) 6.42.
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