Tag: Edwards AFB
  • Police Week honors Defenders, police officers

    Team Edwards honored local Defenders as well as police officers during Police Week May 13-17, with various events at Edwards Air Force Base, California.
  • 412th MDG offers volunteer opportunity

    The 412th Medical Group, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, recently announced a unique opportunity for local high school students: to serve their very own community in the medical field.
  • New school project now officially underway

    The school renovation project at Edwards Air Force Base, California, is one step closer to fruition after a ground breaking ceremony at the site of the old Branch Elementary School, May 13. Kevin Cordes, Muroc Joint Unified School District Superintendent, hosted the event and invited Edwards leadership, local civic leaders as well as future students of the school.
  • Base says ‘Thank you’ to child care providers

    Parents and children from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., have the opportunity to thank their child care providers this week during Provider Appreciation Week. The kickoff event saw leaders from the base personally thank child care providers at the Child Development Center, May 6.
  • F-35 AGCAS recommended for fielding

    The 412th Test Wing recently published the technical report on the F-35 Automatic Ground and Collision Avoidance System and have recommended it for fielding; seven years ahead of schedule.
  • Autonomous vehicles coming to PIRA

    Self-driving vehicles may not be commonplace on city streets yet, but they are headed to the Precision Impact Range Area on Edwards Air Force Base, California. Autonomous Solutions Inc. conducted a site survey to gather information needed to provide their autonomous services to the PIRA, April 16-17.
  • Mentorship propels AFTC vice commander’s career

    Later this year, Col. Angela Suplisson is set to retire and bid farewell to her Air Force family after almost 30 years of service. She said her final assignment as the AFCT vice commander at Edwards Air Force Base, California, was fitting considering it had been a launching pad for her career into the testing world.
  • Breakfast, bacon bolsters base bonds

    Airmen and their families enjoyed breakfast for dinner during a Strong Family Program event at the Mojave Sky Community Center at Edwards Air Force Base, California, March 18.
  • Former 412th Test Wing commander embodies ‘Captain Marvel’ spirit

    In early February, roughly 80 female pilots gathered together on Edwards Air Force Base, California, to take part in the video filming of an Air Force Recruiting Service commercial. The commercial was made to coincide with the release of the new film “Captain Marvel,” which also involved filming at Edwards. One of the Airmen showcased in the recruiting video was Maj. Gen. Dawn Dunlop. Dunlop currently serves as the Director of Special Programs in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. She is also the highest ranking female fighter pilot in the Air Force today. Earlier in her career, Dunlop served right here as the 412th Test Wing vice commander and eventually the wing commander, the first woman ever to command a Test Wing.
  • Former Edwards test pilot, now astronaut makes second launch to ISS

    Col. Nick Hague, an astronaut, is scheduled for a second mission to the International Space Station aboard a Soyuz MS-12, March 14, 2019, from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

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