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AFMC Command News

  • 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.

  • Edwards 'Makerspace' augments STEM education

    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.

  • Military Working Dogs, handlers conduct joint training at NTC

    Military working dogs and their handlers conducted crucial helicopter training at the National Training Center on Fort Irwin, California, Dec. 11. Teams from Edwards Air Force Base, Marine Corps Logistics Base-Barstow, Fort Irwin and Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, descended upon the NTC aboard a

  • Orange Flag comes to STARBASE Edwards

    Students attending STARBASE received a lesson about Orange Flag and the importance of teamwork and coordination at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Dec. 10. The Orange Flag exercise tests the interoperability of 24 different aircraft from different branches or home bases. The 412th Test Wing

  • Fest tests Air Force systems in GPS-denied environment

    Global Positioning System, or GPS, has become a commonplace technology in today’s world since it first became fully operational in the mid-1990s. Its role as a force-enhancer have also made it a viable target in a contested cyber-space domain. To help prepare for an event in which GPS is denied or

  • Resiliency, drive keeps Airman focused on future goals

    Natural disasters and civil war: two life-altering events that would equate to monumental challenges for almost anyone. But for 23-year-old Team Edwards member Senior Airman Prince Jarbo, not only did he fight through those challenges, but he has also thrived and saw those events as opportunities to

  • 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