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  • Team Edwards say goodbye to one of its own

    A memorial service for Staff Sgt. Adam Erickson was held at Chapel 1 on Edwards Air Force Base, California, Sept. 20.
  • Edwards AFB celebrates Air Force birthday with Ball

    Team Edwards celebrated the Air Force's 72nd birthday by holding their annual Air Force Ball at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Sept. 14. Speakers at the event included Maj. Gen. Christopher Azzano, Air Force Test Center Commander, Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, 412th Test Wing Commander, and guest speaker Mark Stucky, Director of Flight Test and Lead Test Pilot, Virgin Galactic.
  • Edwards goes on tactical pause for resiliency

    The Resilience Tactical Pause is an ongoing opportunity for leaders at all levels to respond to the matter of suicide. The current trend of suicides in the Air Force have surpassed last year’s numbers at the same point in the year. The Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Gen. David Goldfein, asked leaders at all levels across the Air Force to use this 45 day window, between Aug. 1 and Sept. 15, to discuss this issue with their Airmen and civilians and to report back what can be done differently to address and reduce suicides, said Julie Wilbanks, the base community support coordinator.
  • Expanded carriage demonstration showcases possible B-1B capability

    The 412th Test Wing, along with Air Force Global Strike Command and industry partners, held an expanded carriage demonstration with the B-1B Lancer bomber at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Aug. 28.
  • Precision Impact Range Area enhances test capabilities

    Winding roads snake through the desert and the hot summer sun scorches down on sandy expansions of land at Edwards Air Force Base, California. Within these twisting roads and sandy spaces lies one of the Air Force’s most valuable test resources, the Precision Impact Range Area (PIRA).
  • Edwards personnel honored during baseball game

    A pair of Edwards Air Force Base team members were honored for their service to the Air Force and the local community during a Lancaster JetHawks game at the Hanger baseball stadium at Lancaster, California, Aug. 24.
  • B-2 Spirit marks 30th anniversary of first flight

    The B-2’s manufacturer, Northrop Grumman, hosted an event to mark the B-2’s 30th anniversary of its first flight at an event at Plant 42, Aug. 20.
  • 412th Test Wing Warrior Spotlight

    Congratulations to Christopher Benner, this week’s 412th Test Wing’s Warrior Spotlight. Before coming to Edwards, Benner was a Marine combat engineer and served two combat deployments, Iraq in 2008 and Afghanistan in 2010. Benner was also previously at the Defense Logistics Agency in Barstow, California. Here at Edwards, Benner is assigned to the 412th CES as a munitions maintenance mechanic and is responsible for inspecting, maintaining and delivering munitions. He has an associate’s degree in fire technology and is looking forward to completing his bachelor’s degree in business management and becoming a certified munitions inspector. (U.S. Air Force photo by Dawn Waldman)
  • Edwards AFB holds active-shooter exercise

    Team Edwards emergency first-responders conducted an active-shooter exercise at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Aug. 9 & 12. Members of the 412th Security Forces Squadron were on the scene within moments of the call of an active shooter at Desert Junior-Senior High School. Security Forces plays an integral role in the opening minutes of a shooting incident.
  • Fix these broken wings – part fabrication saves Air Force time, money

    Team Edwards members worked together to save the Air Force more than $1 million in repair costs recently at Edwards Air Force Base, California. Airmen from the 412th Maintenance Squadron discovered damages on a T-38 Talon during a 225-hour inspection.
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