Face coverings at the MPF, CAC/DEERS, ID cards, Commissary, BX and Shopette are mandatory!  All Civilian, Active Duty members and dependents are reminded to avoid visiting the Commissary, Base Exchange, Bldg 3000 and the Pharmacy on Wednesdays. Retirees are also being seen on Wednesdays at the CAC/DEERS office by appointment only.  Please call 661-277-4281 option 3, to make an appointment. Retirees may also utilize base facilities on Sundays.
  • KNOW the Threat! RESPECT the Threat!! BEAT the Threat!!!

    The 412th Test Wing Commander, Brig. Gen. Matthew Higer, encourages Team Edwards to KNOW the Threat, RESPECT the Threat, and BEAT the Threat of COVID-19.
  • Worker distraction a precursor to mishaps

    The current pandemic has caused unprecedented changes to the way we are doing business. It involves a great deal more than split shifts, minimum manning and taking time to disinfect before doing anything else.
  • Our Nation Still Needs You To Compete

    Team Edwards,As of Monday 20 April 2020, it is precisely 75 days since I began my service to you, the AV community, the Air Force, and The Nation as the 412 Test Wing Commander.  I am as surprised as anyone where we find ourselves as individuals, families, a community, a service, and a Nation a short 2½ months later; but here we are… and the
  • COVID-19 Installation 412th TW Commander's Snapshot

    Team Edwards!As we continue to confront the COVID-19 threat to us, our families, our community, and our Nation, I’d like to take a few moments of your time to share a quick snapshot of what’s been on my mind as your Installation Commander.First, this unprecedented situation does not change the fundamental priorities I expect of any organization I
  • Grounded by COVID-19? You May Be Entitled to a Refund on Those Cancelled Flights, Hotels, and Events

    By now, many of you have become aware of the health risks associated with the novel coronavirus COVID-19, and the steps on helping prevent your and your loved ones from contracting it. This pandemic has also led governments at all levels to make hard decisions that affect the lives of millions of fellow Americans, from cancelling schools to banning large social gatherings. Plans that you may have previously made such as booking a flight or buying tickets to a theme park are likely now in disarray as everything is getting disrupted. However, there is a silver lining – you, as a United States Active Duty Airman may be entitled to a refund after making vacation plans or buying tickets to an amusement park and other facilities or events!
  • Dental health starts early

    Youth are where we can make lasting effects within our dental community. We cannot do this with more websites, papers, or simply preaching. We must be present and interactive. We must dispense it in a digestible manner that is fun and engaging.
  • Fire Safety during Winter Storms

    Winter storms can happen almost anywhere. They can cause us problems. Know what to do before, during and after a storm. This will help keep you and your family safe from a winter fire.
  • Ad Astra Per Aspera – A rough road leads to the stars

    On Jan. 30, the country honored the lives of 17 Astronauts who gave their life in pursuit of exploring the unknown. All three of the United States’ catastrophic space accidents occurred within six days of each other, over a span of 36 years
  • A Magnificent Movement

    Yesterday was the 246th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party.  On December 16, 1773, a group of colonists boarded three British boats and dumped 342 boxes of tea into Boston Harbor.  It was a tangible sign that demonstrated a frustration with the prevailing way of doing business and a willingness to jettison the status quo when it got in the way.
  • How (and Why) to Write a Waiver During “The Winter of Waivers”

    All members are encouraged to identify opportunities to seek waivers to improve mission effectiveness and quality of life at the Center of the Aerospace Testing Universe. As to why YOU; it’s because you are the living, breathing architect of your process. You tackle it every day, and even if you are the new one on the team, you have the fresh eyes to see things that others can’t. We can’t see what requirements might not be value added at your level, but you can.

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