• Patriot Day is a day of honor

    On Patriot Day, our Nation continues to honor, recognize and remember the nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives 17 years ago during the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001.  This day, which many refer to as simply "9-11,"  the American flag is flown at half-staff at homes, the White House, and all U.S. government buildings and establishments at home
  • Airmen send lead downrange once again

    Edwards Airmen christened the new base Small Arms Range the best way they know how, by shooting at it. The Small Arms Range at Edwards Air Force Base, California, was officially re-opened with a ribbon “shooting” ceremony, Sept. 6, 2018.
  • Wastewater plant ensures water doesn’t go to waste

    Part of being the new Edwards AFB commander is going on visits to different offices and locations around the base to meet his or her workforce and get to know their mission. Members of the 412th Civil Engineer Group brought Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, 412th Test Wing commander, to the southern part of the base Sept. 4 to show him how they turn
  • History office plays key role in OCP emblem-to-patch conversion

    Since early recorded history, warring tribes often carried banners or flags marked with emblems to represent factions and motivate their warriors to fight for the cause. It is to this historical tradition that we can trace the evolution of military emblems and patches. As the Air Force begins transitioning from the current Airman Battle Uniform to the Operational Camouflage Pattern, there is a renewed focus on emblems and patches across Air Force units, as Airmen will once again be able to wear unit patches on their sleeves, which had been phased out when the ABU was deployed in 2007.
  • September is National Preparedness Month

    National Preparedness month occurs every September and was created to educate communities on different types of disasters.  It is important for everyone to know what to do before, during and after a disaster. At Edwards Air Force Base, we are under constant threat from several hazards and being prepared can save you and your family stress, time,
  • Edwards Airman is pitch perfect

    Airman 1st Class Ikraam Khondaker, 412th Communications Squadron, throws out a ceremonial first pitch before the Lancaster JetHawks game Aug. 30. Khondaker delivered a strike to JetHawks mascot Kaboom, who was the catcher for the throw. The Edwards Airman was invited to the ballpark as part of an Edwards AFB and fan appreciation night. Khondaker
  • Oldest flying F-22 Raptor takes to sky again

    In Greek mythology, a phoenix is an extraordinary bird that is born again, rising from the ashes of its predecessor. A video aptly titled, “The Phoenix Rises,” played at a ceremony held Aug. 27 in Hangar 1635 to celebrate the rebirth of one of the original F-22 Raptors ever built. Base leadership joined the 411th Flight Test Squadron and F-22
  • “Customer Appreciation Month” coming

    The 412th Force Support Squadron is pleased to announce “Customer Appreciation Month” happening September 1-30 at Edwards Air Force Base, California.  Airmen and their families can win great prizes in a variety of ways at 412th FSS facilities. “We want to make you smile” is the theme of Customer Appreciation Month. During the month of September,
  • Attendees get info, prizes at Women’s Equality Day gathering

    Women’s Equality Day was celebrated across the country last Sunday with the Edwards community getting a head start to the commemorative weekend. The 412th Test Wing and NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center hosted an informative social event in observance of Women's Equality Day, Aug. 24 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. Guest volunteers
  • 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

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