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.
  • KC-46 undergoes WARPs testing

    One of the KC-46 Pegasus’ key features was successfully tested recently at Edwards Air Force Base, California. The Wing Aerial Refueling Pods (WARPs) were successfully tested with an AV-8B, F-18D, and F-18G. The WARPs allows the Pegasus to simultaneously refuel two aircraft at the same time which makes it a force multiplier.
  • National Test Center opens on Edwards

    The 412th Test Wing, in conjunction with the University of Phoenix, officially opened the National Test Center following a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Education and Training Center on Edwards Air Force Base, California, Nov. 20.
  • Team Edwards welcomes newest mission partner

    Detachment 1, 47th Cyberspace Test Squadron, 96th Cyberspace Test Group, 96th Test Wing, was officially activated during a ceremony at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Nov. 19. The detachment provides the Air Force Test Center with a secure avionics cyber test laboratory and fields cyber test capabilities to evaluate the Air Force’s premiere weapons systems.
  • American Red Cross representatives visit Edwards AFB

    Local representatives from the American Red Cross met with members of Edwards Emergency Management during a visit to, and tour of, Edwards Air Force Base, California, Nov. 18. The 412th Test Wing hosted the visit which focused on establishing relationships between the Edwards Emergency Management personnel and local American Red Cross agencies.
  • AFMC to host Virtual Career Fair

    The Air Force Materiel Command, in conjunction with the Air Force Personnel Center, will host a Virtual Career Fair Dec. 17, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST. The event will focus on filling more than 100 vacancies across the command in career fields to include contracting, financial management, force support, information technology, intelligence, logistics, medical, program management, public affairs, safety and security.
  • First TEDx Edwards AFB sparks innovation discussion

    The 412th Test Wing hosted its first-ever TEDx talks in the Benefield Anechoic Facility at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Nov. 12.
  • Base engineers gather for technology symposium

    The 412th Test Wing hosted a technology symposium at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Nov. 15. The symposium is a way for personnel in the engineering field to further educate themselves on other aspects of their field from around the base.
  • Empower, encourage, embrace: Inaugural Women’s Leadership Symposium inspires growth, diversity

    The Air Force Materiel Command hosted the inaugural Women’s Leadership Symposium Nov. 13-14, with the theme of “Empower, Encourage, and Embrace,” to focus on women leadership and diversity in the workplace. The two-day event drew more than 250 attendees from across the command, with keynote speakers, issue-focused panels and collaborative networking discussions designed to empower women to help foster workplace environments that embrace diversity and promote leadership growth throughout the organization.
  • New innovation challenge launches at Edwards

    The 412th Test Wing’s SparkED innovation team conducted a road-trip around the Edwards Air Force Base, California, to launch their new innovation challenge, Nov. 8. This year’s challenge, dubbed Eddie’s Challenge 19.2, is taking aim at innovative ways to increase work flow efficiency and also new test capabilities.
  • AFMC civilian Airmen excel in CDE Academic Year 2020 application cycle

    More than 735 Air Force Materiel Command Civilian Airmen were selected for Academic Year 2020 Civilian Developmental Education opportunities, filling nearly 49% of the Air Force program allocations for the academic year.
  • Edwards AFB kicks off its 2019 Combined Federal Campaign

    This week, Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, 412th Test Wing Commander, Col. Kirk Reagan, 412th TW Vice Commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Ian Eishen, 412th TW Command Chief, kicked off this year’s Combined Federal Campaign at wing headquarters on Edwards Air Force Base, California, Nov. 4.
  • Adopt-A-Lot Program helps keep Edwards clean

    Edwards Air Force Base, California, has an active Adopt-A-Lot program to maintain large unimproved areas of the base. You may have noticed signage in many areas on base stating who is responsible for the areas. The Adopt-A-Lot Program is a joint effort between military, civilian, and private groups located in and around the Edwards AFB Community. The Adopt-A-Lot Program is voluntary and open to any and all groups currently having business on or utilizing the base.
  • Edwards Airman plays soccer on world stage

    Elite military soccer players from around the globe competed in Wuhan, China, to determine the best of the best at the 2019 CISM Military World Games.
  • Goodbye Edwards, hello Nellis

    Edwards Air Force Base, California, said farewell to six of its F-35 Lightning II’s in October. The F-35s were transferred to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, to continue initial operational testing.
  • Murderball comes to Edwards during NDEAM

    A special demonstration event for wheelchair rugby was held at the base gym at Edwards Air Force Base, Oct. 24, to celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Wheelchair rugby, also known as murderball, is a team event closely resembling rugby, however it is played entirely in modified wheelchairs. The demonstration was spearheaded by Andrew Skinner, the founder of the Triumph Foundation.
  • Edwards AFB partners with CATIE

    Local civic and business leaders attend the Space Responsiveness Workshop & Exhibit at the John P.
  • STARBASE graduates local students

    Fifth graders from the STARBASE Edwards program were honored during a graduation ceremony at the Idea Academy at Cottonwood Elementary School in Palmdale, California, Oct. 23. STARBASE Edwards is a joint program between the Department of Defense, the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, local educators, non-profit organizations and industry partners. The goal of STARBASE is to increase children’s interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
  • Air Force Demonstrates Rocket Engine Preburner for Advanced Liquid Rocket Engines

    EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – The Air Force Research Laboratory has successfully tested a
  • Air Force Demonstrates Rocket Engine Preburner for Advanced Liquid Rocket Engines

    EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – The Air Force Research Laboratory has successfully tested a
  • AFMC commander visits Edwards AFB

    Gen. Arnold Bunch, Command, Air Force Materiel Command, visited Edwards Air Force Base, California, Oct. 18.