Edwards Air Force Base Moves To HPCON-BRAVO Published Aug. 13, 2021 By 412th Public Affairs EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE -- Edwards AFB and AF Plant 42 has moved into HPCON-BRAVO effective 9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 13. At HPCON – BRAVO, base access is limited to personnel classified as Mission Critical (MC), Mission Essential (ME) and Operationally Necessary (ON). All personnel with questions regarding individual’s classification should defer to their chain of command. Access is suspended for retirees, retiree dependents, and veterans who do not perform MC, ME, and/or ON functions on all duty days except Wednesday. There are no restrictions to retiree, retiree dependents, and veterans on all non-duty days (weekends and Holidays). All visitors to Edwards AFB and AF Plant 42 require approval by the member’s unit commander or equivalent. Edwards AFB resident's immediate family members with a DoD Active Duty Dependent ID Card are ME visitors and are automatically approved. More information can be found at https://www.edwards.af.mil/coronavirus/ as it becomes available.