Edwards Air Force Base Moves To HPCON C
  • 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.

  • AFTC Airmen armed with tools for mental wellness

    As Mental Health Awareness Month comes to a close 31 May, there has never been a more appropriate time to gauge the mental health of yourself and others. Base helping agencies across the Air Force Test Center are here to help.

  • Local Eagle Scout Blazing Trails

    Now is a great time to dust off your mountain bike or hiking boots and take advantage of the roughly 30 miles of mapped, single and double-track trails on Edwards Air Force Base. The trails have existed here for many years but recently, thanks to the efforts of 14 year old Eagle Scout William Fann,

  • 412 MDG Pauses to Celebrate Nurses and Med Techs

    The COVID-19 pandemic shinned a bright light on the medical field in 2020 and highlighted just how crucial medical personnel are to our society. None was truer at Edwards Air Force Base when the ever-busy 412th Medical Group administered an astounding 213,027 COVID vaccines to Edwards AFB personnel,

  • AF Plant 42 Supports Earth Day

    More than 40 civilian Airmen from Operating Location Air Force Plant 42 at Palmdale, California, participated in an environmental cleanup at the plant during a base-wide sponsored event that coincided with Earth Day, April 22.

  • 412th TW integrates with 2nd BW

    United States Air Force Test Pilot School students from the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, California, visited Barksdale to study the B-52H Stratofortress.The USAF TPS is where the Air Force's top pilots, navigators and engineers learn how to conduct flight tests and generate the data

  • EAFB Civ/Mil Donates for ALS Upgrades

    The Edwards Air Force Base Civilian/Military Support Group announced at their monthly board meeting on April 8 that the organization has made a donation of funds towards the first phase of upgrades at the Edwards AFB Airman Leadership School.

  • DoDEA Launches Expanded Eligibility Pilot Program

    The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) is launching a new program aimed at expanding eligibility for dependents of active-duty members of the armed forces to register for the DoDEA Virtual High School (DVHS). The Expanded Eligibility Pilot Program, which will begin in school year

  • Avoiding Burnout

    The COVID-19 pandemic may make you feel like you’re just waiting – life on hold – feeling frustrated that there’s no end in sight. Pandemic fatigue is a very real feeling of exhaustion as a result of COVID-19’s impact on our lives – from financial stress, to loneliness, to the fears of getting sick.

  • Reserve Airman makes history with innovative Project FoX/F-35 development

    For the first time ever, Air Force personnel livestreamed F-35 data directly from the aircraft’s mission systems computers to a connected computer tablet during a ground test March 31, 2021, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. The event was a milestone for the Fighter Optimization eXperiment (FoX), a

  • TEST Kids: AFTC Salutes the Military Child

    Military children are constantly being tested as to how flexible they can be while supporting their parents. They move every few years, have to make new friends, and try to keep up with their favorite activities that may not be at the next duty station. Seven Air Force Test Center children here at

  • Edwards AFB schools reopen for in-person learning

    School bells rang and students clamored into their classrooms for the first time in about a year when schools reopened for in-person learning at Edwards Air Force Base, California, April 12.