• A KC-46 milestone: Making history today at Edwards

    Fielding began last week on America’s newest air refueling tanker aircraft – the KC-46 Pegasus.  Operationalizing a new military aircraft does not happen often, but when it does, it typically goes through Edwards Air Force Base – The Center of the Aerospace Testing Universe. Regardless of whether it is a frequent or a rare occurrence, hitting a
  • AFMC mobile app now available on USAF Connect

    The Air Force Materiel Command is excited to announce the launch of the AFMC command mobile application in USAF Connect.
  • January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

    January is Cervical Health Awareness Month and the 412th Medical Group wants people to know that there’s a lot they can do to prevent cervical cancer. Each year, more than 11,000 women in the United States get cervical cancer.Human papillomavirus is a very common infection that spreads through sexual activity, and it causes almost all cases of
  • AFTC’s top civilian up for DOD award

    A “diversity of experience” is what David K. Robertson attributes to his rise from a GS-07 entry-level engineer to a member of the U.S. Government’s Senior Executive Service. He began his career at Edwards AFB straight out of Fresno State University in 1986 and today he helps oversee a $31 billion test enterprise as the Air Force Test Center’s
  • Arnold Air Force Base hosts 2018 Air Force Test Center Strategic Offsite

    The mission of the Air Force Test Center is to “conduct Developmental Test and Evaluation of air, space and cyber systems to provide timely, objective and accurate information to decision makers.”Arnold Engineering Development Complex is expected to continue playing a vital role in this mission, said Brig. Gen. Christopher Azzano as he and other
  • MLK march, ceremony Jan. 17

    All are invited to the Edwards Air Force Base Martin Luther King Celebration on Thursday, Jan. 17. There will be a 9:45 a.m. MLK march from building 2750 to Chapel 1 followed by a 10 a.m. MLK Commemorative Service at Chapel 1. Light refreshments will be served immediately following the program at the Chapel 1 Annex.
  • 461st FLTS pilot makes history

    History was made once again at Edwards Air Force Base, California, when Maj. Rachael Winiecki became the first female F-35 developmental test pilot as she successfully completed her first flight test mission, Dec. 14. Winiecki, from the 461st Flight Test Squadron, took off that morning in her F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, she was then greeted by
  • Edwards gets ‘back in the saddle’ for 2019

    Before heading into 2019 full throttle, the 412th Test Wing took a pause to remind its workforce to be safe while conducting its test mission.Everything from aircraft in-flight emergencies to workplace injuries were examined at the base theater during the annual Back in the Saddle briefing held Jan. 2.Back in the Saddle combines mishap reviews from
  • Future leader set to attend Air Force Academy

    Another local high school student is on his way to the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado. Enrique Arjona of Lancaster High School has been accepted to the service academy and will leave for school after he graduates this spring. Arjona, along with his mother, Monica Mancera, were invited to 412th Test Wing Headquarters to be congratulated by Brig.
  • Uniform code of military justice changes

    Effective Jan. 1, 2019, the Military Justice Act of 2016 will instate the most reform to the Uniform Code of Military Justice and Manual for Courts-Martial in decades, modernizing dated aspects of the military justice system while also providing transparency.

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