• Virtual reality presentation ends with real-life proposal

    Everyone in the room knew what was about to happen except Staff Sgt. Nori Sannoh. The maintainer from the 432nd Maintenance Group out of Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, was on temporary duty at Edwards to help Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Neilson, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, with a presentation to base leadership on an innovative way to use virtual
  • Edwards breaks ground on new fire station

    Edwards Air Force Base received an early gift right before the holidays Dec. 14, 2018. Base leadership joined members of the 412th Civil Engineer Group and its firefighters, along with representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, to break ground on a new fire station on the flightline.The $22.4 million project was
  • Innovation: F-35 maintenance virtual reality/augmented reality initiative

    Leveraging new technologies is what innovation is all about. Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Neilson had a creative idea to establish an interactive virtual/augmented reality capability at the F-35 Integrated Test Force to conduct maintenance-related training.  Virtual reality training would enable operators to accomplish qualification or proficiency training
  • Holiday fire safety

    Decorating homes and businesses is a longstanding tradition around the holiday season. Unfortunately, these same decorations may increase your chances of fire. Based on data from the National Fire Protection Association, U.S. fire departments responded to an average of 170 home fires per each year, from 2012-2016, that started with Christmas trees.
  • Joining forces: Test team completes fourth Orange Flag of 2018

    In the skies above California, an F-35 and F-16 from Edwards Air Force Base are joined by an F-15E and F-22 from the 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron out of Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, along with a Navy F-18 from Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 31 out of Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, California.The Orange Flag Evaluation Team executed
  • 412th Test Wing commander holiday message

    Team,As we head into the holiday season, I want to thank you for your selfless dedication and commitment to one another and to the warfighter. You are the reason for our greatness and I am humbled to work alongside of you.  We follow a proud legacy and an unfailing dedication to our nation and to the cause of freedom. Please take a moment to
  • One-day event streamlines hiring process for maintainers

    Nathan Dixon needs maintainers.“I have the largest squadron on Edwards and I have 103 open positions,” said the director of the 412th Maintenance Squadron. Dixon added that it could take up to 225 days to get a new employee on board. With 80 aircraft of all different types and a busy flying mission, the 412th Test Wing needs qualified maintainers
  • Air Force base of preference initiative evolves to permanent program

    The Base of Preference enhanced assignment initiative begins Jan. 9, 2019, and provides enlisted Airmen who have 48 months’ time on station as of May 2019 the opportunity to apply for available Permanent Change of Station assignments in the Continental United States, or CONUS, through an immediate, straightforward and transparent process.
  • Edwards CAP Squadron 84 remembers, honors during Wreaths Across America Day

    Edwards Air Force Base Civil Air Patrol Composite Squadron 84 United States Air Force Auxiliary hosted a National Wreaths Across America Day at Flag Park on Edwards Dec. 15. According to the Wreaths Across America website, each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, the mission is to remember, honor and teach by coordinating wreath-laying
  • Commanders greet Team Edwards at base gates

    Base leadership greet personnel during their morning commute to Edwards Air Force Base, Dec. 17.

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