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  • Breakfast, bacon bolsters base bonds

    Airmen and their families enjoyed breakfast for dinner during a Strong Family Program event at the Mojave Sky Community Center at Edwards Air Force Base, California, March 18.
  • Aerial refueling probe light evaluations flown with KC-135: Effort to clear Navy, USMC F-35 night refueling envelope

    The F-35 program recently completed testing on an improved lighting assembly with the KC-135 that will enable the Navy and Marine Corps F-35 variants to refuel behind the tanker at night. Flight testing of the redesigned light, which attaches to a refueling probe, was led by Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Maryland, and supported by Edwards Air
  • Time to help: AFAF season kicks off at Edwards

    Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, 412th Test Wing commander, kicks off this year's Air Force Assistance Fund campaign by signing the AFAF memorandum for Edwards AFB March 22. The AFAF is a charitable fund by Airmen for Airmen. All monies raised during the campaign go to supporting the Air Force's four charities: The Air Force Aid Society takes care of
  • Edwards Airman among AFMC's best

    Senior Airman Mutia M. Graham of the 412th Aerospace Medicine Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base is one of Air Force Materiel Command's top Airmen for 2018.The Annual Excellence Awards Banquet for the command was held March 6 in the Modern Flight Gallery of the National Museum of the United States Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base,
  • Air Force’s top NCO gets look at all things Edwards

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright received a whirlwind tour of the Center of the Aerospace Testing Universe March 18-19.The highest ranking enlisted member in the Air Force got a firsthand look at almost every squadron and unit on Edwards. Wright visited with everyone from security forces defenders to testers at the F-35 Joint
  • New VISTA paint scheme gets artist's approval

    Renowned aviation artist Mike Machat officially endorsed his latest work for the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School March 7 when he applied his signature to the school’s NF-16D VISTA in-flight simulator.The VISTA is sporting a new paint scheme designed by Machat. The one-of-a-kind aircraft is a staple of the school. VISTA is an acronym that stands
  • Federal tax changes could benefit Edwards AFB families

    Married couples on Edwards Air Force Base, California, could benefit from a change in the tax codes that took effect earlier this year.
  • Former 412th Test Wing commander embodies ‘Captain Marvel’ spirit

    In early February, roughly 80 female pilots gathered together on Edwards Air Force Base, California, to take part in the video filming of an Air Force Recruiting Service commercial. The commercial was made to coincide with the release of the new film “Captain Marvel,” which also involved filming at Edwards. One of the Airmen showcased in the recruiting video was Maj. Gen. Dawn Dunlop. Dunlop currently serves as the Director of Special Programs in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. She is also the highest ranking female fighter pilot in the Air Force today. Earlier in her career, Dunlop served right here as the 412th Test Wing vice commander and eventually the wing commander, the first woman ever to command a Test Wing.
  • Reasonable accommodations available to qualifying employees

    Reasonable accommodation under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended by the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, requires federal agencies to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment.Reasonable accommodations can apply to the duties of the job and/or where and
  • 461st FLTS lands two more F-35s for test

    The 461st Flight Test Squadron and F-35 Integrated Test Force received two additional F-35As to support continued developmental testing March 7.The fifth-generation fighters are on loan from the 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.“Air Combat Command, always a supporter of developmental flight test, recognized a
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