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  • CCAF Graduates 20 Edwards AFB Airmen

    Team Edwards held its annual Community College of the Air Force and Recognition of Higher Degree ceremony in front of the 412th Test Wing headquarters building on Edwards Air Force Base, Oct. 14.
  • 412 TW commander voices support for DOD’s total force vaccination requirements

    Brig. Gen. Matthew W. Higer, Commander of the 412th Test Wing at Edwards AFB today voiced his support for directives requiring all DOD employees – active duty members, reservists, civilians and contract workers – to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus.
  • Edwards AFB remembers first super-sonic flight, 74 years ago today

    When the experimental XS-1 rocket-plane dropped away from the B-29 that carried it aloft on an October morning 74 years ago today, then Capt. Charles “Chuck” Yeager fired its liquid oxygen rocket chambers to exceed the speed of sound.
  • Emergency response teams conduct ‘Broken Arrow’ training exercise

    Airmen, firefighters, Emergency Management personnel, conducted a Broken Arrow training exercise on Edwards Air Force Base, Sept. 28.
  • AFTC, USSF: a critical link to the future of Space Test

    Space capabilities intended to survive and operate in a warfighting domain require significant changes to how systems are designed, tested and fielded. Because of this, the Air Force Test Center and U.S. Space Force are dedicated partners in leveraging Test Center resources, plans, and processes to help build the space test enterprise of the recently created US Space Force.
  • Sweet success: Vanilla Unmanned completes 8-day record flight

    The Vanilla Unmanned aircraft continues to make history on Edwards Air Force Base, California, following the success of an eight-day long continuous flight, Oct. 2. The official flight time was 8 days, 50 minutes, and 47 seconds, and covered 12,200 miles in continuous flight, breaking the world record for unrefueled, internal combustion endurance of an unmanned aircraft.
  • Makerspace allows Airmen to accelerate change

    "A makerspace is a place in which Airmen, military or civilian, with shared mindsets, especially in computing or technology, can gather to work on projects while sharing skills and knowledge,” said Britney Reed, 412th Test Wing Plans and Operations, Continuous Process Improvement Manager.
  • Edwards AFB celebrates Air Force's 74th birthday

    Airmen, civilians, and family members attended a picnic event to celebrate the Air Force's 74th birthday at Wings Field on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. On Sept. 17.
  • AFGSC wraps up divestiture of 17 B-1 aircraft, moving toward B-21

    Air Force Global Strike Command concluded its divestiture of 17 B-1B bombers Sept. 23, as the last aircraft departed Edwards Air Force Base, California, to fly to the boneyard at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona.
  • Edwards AFB Math Tutoring Club kicks off; volunteers needed

    Irving L. Branch Elementary School and Edwards Air Force Base, California, announced the launch of an afterschool Math Tutoring Club, Sept. 13. Students, at all grade levels, are able to receive valuable help from volunteers, including subject-matter experts in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).
  • VFW honors former "Hanoi Hilton" POW during memorial ceremony

    The memorial service for retired Air Force Col. Robert F. Waggoner was organized by local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8988, of which Waggoner was a life member. The event was highlighted by a two-ship T-38 Talon flyover piloted by crews from the 416th and 419th Flight Test Squadrons, 412th Test Wing, Edwards AFB, California, while the Nellis Honor Guard, 99th Air Base Wing, Nellis AFB, Nevada, rendered honors.
  • Edwards AFB chaplains to test CAP partnership, virtual services

    412th Test Wing leadership announced a partnership with the Civil Air Patrol to provide more chaplains to the Wing and to test a new virtual reality-based counseling platform at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Sept. 10.
  • Suicide Prevention: reaching out is a sign of strength

    Airmen, civilians and family members attended a Suicide Prevention training event at the base theater on Edwards Air Force Base, California, Sept. 1.
  • Former POW speaks at POW/MIA Remembrance dinner

    Former Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Ramirez recounted his time as a prisoner of war in 1999 during a POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony and dinner at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Sept. 10.
  • Edward AFB experiences storm conditions; minor impact on facilities and services

    On Sept 9, Edwards Air Force Base experienced a storm that dropped 1.5 inches of rainfall within an hour and a half, and peak winds that approached about 58 mph.
  • AFRL Detachment 7 welcomes new commander

    Lt. Col. Robert Volesky assumed command of Air Force Research Laboratory Detachment 7 during an assumption of command ceremony at the AFRL Rocket Lab on Edwards Air Force Base, California, on 27 Aug. 27.
  • MAJBAWG bridges gap between Air Force, installation barrier analysis efforts

    To bridge the gap between Air Force and installation-level efforts, the Air Force Materiel Command has established a Major Command Barrier Analysis Working Group as part of ongoing efforts to drive greater diversity and inclusion across the enterprise.
  • 412th Test Wing Commander Speaks To Local Veterans Group

    The commander of the 412th Test Wing, Edwards Air Force Base, California, visited the weekly Coffee4VETS breakfast at a local diner in Lancaster, Calif. Aug 31.
  • Engineer’s side hustle could fly BAF data capture to new heights

    Aleksandr Yarovinskiy, an electronics engineer with the 772nd Test Squadron’s Benefield Anechoic Facility radio frequency measurement team, is building an unmanned aircraft system from scratch in his spare time. This drone will have the capability to position a radio receiver or emitter – or both – at virtually any point inside the BAF without first having to wait for hours while test teams reconfigure sections of the BAF by moving equipment and the radar absorbing material that’s an essential part of running successful tests there.
  • CHPS promotes ‘Move More’ physical activity challenge

    Improve the way you feel and function by participating in the Air Force Move More Challenge. During September and October, Civilian Health Promotion Services will promote and conduct its Move More physical activity challenge. Being physically active is essential to prevent and reduce risks of many diseases and improve physical and mental health. Participants will receive a FREE CHPS performance training t-shirt at the initial check-in with CHPS staff.
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