• One weekend at The Center of the Aerospace Testing Universe

    This past weekend was not particularly different than the norm here at Edwards Air Force Base. Yet, our routine provided another stark example of how we are making history here today at the Center of the Aerospace Testing Universe as our mission has global and lasting impact: We celebrated our annual and amazing Winterfest on base with over
  • U.K.’s Secretary of State for Defence visits countrymen at Edwards

    The United Kingdom’s top military official received an up-close look at his country’s new fifth-generation fighter Dec. 2.Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson CBE (Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) visited the U.K. component of the F-35 Joint Operational Test Team at Edwards AFB for a program brief on U.K. F-35
  • Innovative UAS solution for BAF RF measurement

    The Benefield Anechoic Facility tests installed radio frequency systems. But testing in the BAF has some operational limitations: duration can be dominated by setup and calibration time; there are RF coverage limitations over the backbones of large aircraft; and dynamic antenna transmission restrictions.  Shea Watson and Aleksandr Yarovinskiy,
  • Canuck Chinook in BAF

    A Royal Canadian Air Force CH-147F Chinook became another airframe to undergo electronic warfare testing in the Benefield Anechoic Facility recently. The BAF, operated by the 772nd Test Squadron, is the largest anechoic chamber in the world and can fit any aircraft inside. It provides a "free space" so electronic warfare tests can be conducted
  • Desert High senior gets congressional endorsement for AF Academy

    A visit to the general’s office turned into a life-changing event for one Desert High School senior Nov. 27. Amanda Rodriguez thought she was going to meet with Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, 412th Test Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Roosevelt Jones, 412th TW command chief, to discuss more tips and options on achieving her goal to attend the
  • Innovation: Global Hawk testers raise their hand

    At the Edwards AFB commander’s call Nov. 1, Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert stated that “Innovation is an Airmen, at any level, raising their hand to say, ‘I’ve got a better way to do business.’” The 452nd Flight Test Squadron is currently in the process of challenging the way the base performs flight test.  Originally, remotely piloted aircraft used
  • Open season enrollment for FEDVIP Dental and Vision

    Open season enrollment for FEDVIP Dental and Vision is currently running through Dec. 10. Quick Facts: Retirees and their family members currently covered by TRICARE Retiree Dental Program must enroll to maintain coverage FEDVIP Vision is supplementary and optional to Active Duty Family Members FEDVIP Dental is not available to active duty
  • Spouses club bringing holiday cheer to Edwards

    The Edwards Spouses Club will host three holiday events for the base community beginning Nov. 29. Their annual Mistletoe Bazaar is Nov. 29-30 at Club Muroc. The event is a one-stop holiday shopping boutique and also serves as a fundraiser for the ESC. Teaming with the Edwards First Sergeant Council, the ESC is holding its annual cookie drive for
  • Career advisor helps Airmen plot career roadmap

    The Edwards Air Force Base Career Advisor wants to help. He wants to make sure Airmen at the base are given the opportunity to carefully plan out their careers.Master Sgt. Jason Greenwell serves as a Career Assistance Advisor and aims to reach out and connect with as many Airmen he can by being visible and easily accessible.
  • 412th Test Wing Warrior of the Week

    Airman 1st Class Parris Gonzalez is the 412th Test Wing Warrior of the Week. Gonzalez is an aviation resource manager at the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School where she helps manage the school's busy flight operations.She hails from Dallas, Texas, where she enlisted in the U.S. Air Force while a senior in high school. She left for Basic Military

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