• "Free Little Library" pops up in base neighborhoods

    To better serve the base community, the SparkED Innovation Team recently added more than 100 books donated to base neighborhoods at Edwards Air Force Base California.
  • Branch Elementary students get “Anchored4Life”

    Six students from Irving L. Branch Elementary School became the first-ever team leaders for the “Anchored4Life” program on Edwards Air Force Base, California, Nov. 17.
  • Edwards AFB participates in National Disability Employment Awareness Month

    Airmen from Edwards Air Force Base hosted a National Disability Employment Awareness Month observance at the Rosburg Fitness Center, Oct. 29, to pay tribute to the accomplishments of those with disabilities.
  • AFTC Airmen spark data solutions at hack-a-thon

    Various participants, also referred to as “hackers” from the 412th Test Wing in California, the 96th Test Wing in Florida, and Arnold Engineering Development Complex in Tennessee combined efforts to create an event that could potentially solve U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School sponsored data problems.
  • Edwards AFB hosts STEM virtual event to AV schools

    Students in the Antelope Valley studied with STEM professional Oct. 18-22 when the 412th Test Wing hosted a series of virtual presentations designed to showcase the world of possibilities available to the youth through their study of science, technology, engineering, and math.
  • Better together: J-PRIMES/BAF collaborate to meet test demands

    The Air Force Test Center operates two anechoic chambers with overlapping missions, Joint Preflight Integration of Munitions and Electronic Systems (J-PRIMES) at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., and the Benefield Anechoic Facility located at Edwards AFB, Calif. Recent chamber collaboration for a test at J-PRIMES demonstrated this mission overlap.
  • One App to Rule Them All: new Edwards Air Force Base App is here!

    The new base app is here! The 412th Test Wing Public Affairs Office announced the new Edwards Air Force Base app launch on Oct. 15. Personnel are invited to install the app from the App Store or Google Play.
  • Black, Emerald, Orange Flag combine for test event

    For the first time, the three Flag test events collaborated in real-time.
  • 412th Medical Group raises awareness, honors victims of breast cancer

    Airmen and civilians came out to the 5K Run/Walk and Mini Health Fair in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month at the Rosburg Fitness Center on Edwards Air Force Base, California, Oct. 20.
  • Edwards AFB Airman selected as AFMC’s Spark Tank finalist

    Air Force Materiel Command recently named its 2022 MAJCOM Spark Tank finalists during the command Senior Leader Conference, Oct. 8, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, and one Airman from the 412th Test Wing at Edwards AFB is among the two finalists.
  • Skyborg Demonstrates Unmanned-Unmanned Autonomous Teaming at Orange Flag

    The Skyborg team conducted a multi-hour flight test on October 26 of the Skyborg autonomy core system (ACS) aboard two General Atomics MQ-20 Avenger tactical unmanned vehicles during the Orange Flag (OF) 21-3 Large Force Test Event at Edwards AFB, California.
  • 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.
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