Face coverings are mandatory in all in-door settings!  All Civilian, Active Duty members and dependents are reminded to avoid visiting the Commissary, Base Exchange, Bldg 3000 and the Pharmacy on Wednesdays. Retirees are also being seen on Wednesdays at the CAC/DEERS office by appointment only.  Please call 661-277-4281 option 3, to make an appointment. Retirees may utilize base facilities on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays.
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  • Edwards Air Force Base Changes Base Access During HPCON C

    Effective Mar. 28, 2020 at 12:01 am, per the base commander, retirees, retiree dependents, and
  • AFMC commander provides COVID-19 mission update

    Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., Commander, Air Force Materiel Command, provides an update to the force on AFMC missions and readiness during COVID-19.
  • Edwards Air Force Base Raises Health Protection Condition Level to Charlie

    In compliance with Secretary of Defense direction, the 412th Test Wing commander has announced Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Charlie at Edwards Air Force Base on March 26 to combat the spread of COVID-19 across the Department of Defense and our local communities.
  • 412th Test Wing Confirms 4th Case Of COVID-19

    As of 4 p.m. on March 25, 2020, Edwards AFB has 4 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (one active duty member and three family members); all four members reside off base.
  • 412th Test Wing announces first COVID-19 case

    An active duty member, assigned to the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, is being treated and evaluated by health care professionals at an off-installation medical facility and is the first confirmed case of COVID-19 among the base population. The member does not reside on Edwards Air Force Base and was quarantined at an off-base residence after showing signs during a vacation.
  • Edwards AFB and Plant 42 move to "mission-essential only"

    The 412th Test Wing Commander, Col. Matthew Higer, announced that Edwards Air Force Base,
  • AFMC top Airmen honored

    Air Force Materiel Command’s top Airmen for 2019 were recognized during the Annual Excellence Awards
  • Edwards Robotics teams succeed at competition, STEM outreach

    Members of the Scorpion Robotics Club competed at a robotics competition earlier this year where one of the teams won the FIRST Tech Challenge Interleague Competition for the second year in a row.
  • AFTC Executive Director helps preserve Flight Test history with personal donation

    The Flight Test Museum Foundation (FTMF) announced a generous contribution from Dr. Eileen Bjorkman, Executive Director, Air Force Test Center. Bjorkman recently contributed $50,000 to the FTMF to sponsor the RF-4C (#004) and help directly fund construction of the new Flight Test Museum being built outside the West Gate at Edwards Air Force Base.
  • Adopt-a-Class program allows Edwards personnel volunteer opportunities

    The Muroc Joint Unified School District and Edwards Air Force Base announced the opportunity for base units to partner with classroom teachers with their Adapt-a-Class Program.
  • Edwards maintainers conduct hands-on test with new tool

    Airmen from the 412th Maintenance Group tested a new scanning tool that could reduce troubleshooting time and costs for aircraft maintenance at Edwards Air Force Base, California, recently.
  • Plant 42 security forces now officially part of Team Edwards

    Team Edwards welcomed its newest members during an activation ceremony for Detachment 1, 412th Security Forces Squadron at the 412th Test Wing Operation Location Plant 42 in Palmdale, California, Feb. 13.
  • Edwards AFB teams with community partners for active shooter exercise

    Emergency first responders descended upon the 412th Medical Group clinic in support of an active shooter exercise at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Feb. 11.
  • Mobile app supports new hire process

    A new mobile application feature aims to make the on-boarding process and first days of work easier for civilian new hires across the Air Force Materiel Command. The “Newcomers” feature on the AFMC instance of the Air Force Connect mobile application provides new employees with step-by-step pre-employment and on-boarding process information, checklists, installation maps, pay and benefits data, and more, making the first days of work easier for the newest members of the AFMC team.
  • 412th Test Wing changes leadership

    Col. Matthew Higer assumed command of the 412th Test Wing from Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert during a change of command ceremony at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Feb. 5.
  • AFMC virtual town hall updates command, focuses on readiness

    The theme of readiness wove throughout the Air Force Materiel Command Virtual Town Hall, Feb. 3. Resiliency, fitness, the AFMC We Need, Space Force and more among the topics of focus during the hour-long event. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., AFMC commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Stan Cadell, AFMC senior enlisted advisor, fielded dozens of questions from across the command during the event which was livestreamed on the AFMC Facebook page.
  • 'High Rollers' recognized during annual awards banquet

    The 412th Test Wing’s Annual Award winners were announced during a banquet ceremony at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Jan. 31.
  • Edwards Launches Makerspace Targeting High School Students

    The 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base introduced its first TechEd High School Makerspace specifically geared for students during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Edwards AFB, January 29.
  • Spark Tank Showcase highlights innovative ideas

    The 412th Test Wing’s SparkED Innovation Team hosted Spark Tank Live at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Jan. 29.
  • 412th Test Wing Commander to bid farewell to Team Edwards

    The 412th Test Wing Commander, Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, recently announced that he will relinquish command of the Wing and be departing Edwards Air Force Base, California, for a deployment to Iraq.
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