Tag: Air Force Test Center
  • STARBASE Edwards distributes STEM kits to local school

    STARBASE Edwards distributed STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) kits to the Palmdale Aerospace Academy in Palmdale, California, Jan. 14.
  • Aircraft carrying supplies for emergency field hospital lands at Plant 42

    NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center received a special arrival Jan. 11; a DC-8 cargo aircraft from Samaritan’s Purse arrived carrying supplies for an Emergency Field Hospital at Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster, California.
  • The AFMC We Need: PMEL receives flooring repair

    A floor repair project recently wrapped up at the Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory on Edwards Air Force Base, California. The repair project was identified as mission need and was funded by the Air Force Materiel Command’s “AFMC We Need” initiative.
  • Coping with Social Isolation

    The COVID-19 pandemic has led to implementation of unprecedented “physical distancing” strategies crucial to limiting the spread of the virus. While the most immediate threat from COVID-19 is the physical health of those infected, the pandemic will also have wide-ranging effects on the social and mental health of others living through the crisis.
  • Edwards AFB’s Flight Commander and Flight Chief course first in AFMC to go virtual

    The Edwards Training and Education Center recently completed its first-ever virtual Flight Commander and Flight Chief Course, graduating five students, at Edwards Air Force Base, California.
  • B-1B Lancer completes successful external release demonstration

    The 419th Flight Test Squadron successfully conducted an external weapon release demonstration at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, Dec 4.
  • Global Power Bomber CTF conducts B-1B external captive carry demonstration

    The B-1B Lancer’s expanded carriage capabilities comes one step closer to fruition following an external captive carry flight over the skies of Edwards Air Force Base, California, Nov. 20.
  • AFTC commander, command chief visit Eglin

    Air Force Test Center leadership check in on 96th Test Wing Airmen and the status of the critical test mission at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.
  • Air Force Test Center, Air Force Research Laboratory collaborate during annual Summit

    The Air Force Materiel Command has built the most powerful Air Force in the world, and our nation is depending on us to build the Air Force we need to secure our nation’s future. Add on a pandemic and let’s face it, collaborating on various platforms has been either a success or successfully overwhelming. Two agencies under the MAJCOM met the challenge of “AFMC We Need” and held their 2nd annual Air Force Research Laboratory/Air Force Test Center Summit last month.
  • Preventing Seasonal Flu

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones against influenza is to get a flu vaccine every flu season. Flu vaccine has been shown in research studies to reduce flu related illnesses and the risk of serious flu complications that can result in hospitalization or even death.

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