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.
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VX-9 Det Edwards

Welcome to the Home Page of the Air Test and Evaluation Squadron NINE Det Edwards

Mission Statement

Support of our National Military Strategy by providing new warfighting capability to the fleet by testing aircraft, weapons, and weapon systems in an operationally relevant environment. Develop advanced warfighting tactics for the fleet operator to enable him/her to lay waste to our enemies with violent prejudice.

VX-9 Team: Leadership, Lethality, Learning




Charles Escher

CDR Charles Escher


CDR James Reynolds


AMCS Richard Dunaway


Contact Us

Duty Phone: 661-860-1540

Administration: 661-277-0396

Ombudsman: Mrs. Jennie Buchner - vx9detedwombudsman@yahoo.com

Sponsor Coordinator: AT1 Gilbert - 661-277-6481

Command Career Counselor: AZ1 Pigford - 661-277-2715

Email: vx9detedwsponsorship@us.af.mil

VX-9 Base Map

Base Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Information: www.edwards.af.mil/Units/SAPR

Points of Contact

Phone List

  • DAPA: 661-277-6244  
  • CMEO: 661-277-2676                                                             
  • LEGAL ASSISTANCE: 661-277-4310
  • MEDICAL: 661-277-7118                                    
  • DENTAL: 661-277-2872
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SAPR Contacts

  • VX-9 DET Edwards: 661-524-4812
  • SAPR VA: 760-218-9031
  • DET Edwards SARC: 760-382-4008