Events

March 30, 2012

Briefs March 30, 2012


Museum closed

The Air Force Flight Test Center Museum will be closed March 31 for a special museum project.

 

Graduate school

Webster University, an ACBSP regionally accredited university, is accepting applications for graduate school. Come get your degree in Management and Leadership, Human Resource, or MBA here at Edwards AFB or Online.

Webster is located at the Education Complex, Bldg. 2453, or call (661) 258-8501.

 

Summer employment 2012

Vacancy announcements will be open through March 30 and posted at www.usajobs.gov. Available positions are lifeguards and Lead Lifeguards.

All General Schedule positions will be recruited for and filled not to exceed 89 days. Applicants should carefully read each announcement to determine if they qualify and apply.

Resumes for the summer hire program must be submitted through the USAJOBS website. Resumes will not be accepted at the Edwards Civilian Personnel Office. Once the resume is uploaded with all required supporting documentation (i.e. Lifeguard certificates, school transcripts, etc.), applicants may apply for positions during the announcement period.

These positions are identified as designated Drug Testing Positions.

For more information, call the Civilian Personnel Office at (661) 277-3840.

 

Civilian education applicants

The goal of the Civilian Developmental Education program is to identify promising employees and select them for a developmental educational program that best suits their individual career goals as well as meeting the needs of the Air Force.

There are a wide variety of opportunities for civilians to develop leadership and management competencies. This year approximately 700 candidates in grades GS-07 thru GS-15 will be selected for the CDE schools and programs which will be funded by the Air Force Personnel Center Leadership Development Office.

Interested civilian employees can log on to the AFPC website that has been provided to your unit training manager or call Beth Hodge, Education and Training Center, at (661) 277-6972 for more guidance.

The deadline for submitting applications to AFPC is May 1, 2012.

 

Free country music concert

The Academy of Country Music invites you and your family to attend a free Salute to the Military concert at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, March 31.

The ACM Experience Outdoor Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Mandalay Bay Convention Center lot. No tickets are required for this concert. All military personnel and their families who show their ID will be able to enjoy the concert from a special viewing area close to the stage. There will be other activities going on at the ACM Experience including an expo that everyone is welcome to participate in. There is no cost involved. Open to All DOD ID Cardholders

The concert will feature Lee Brice, Larry Gatlin and The Gatlin Brothers, JT Hodges, Kip Moore, Craig Morgan, ACM Vocal Duo of the Year nominee Thompson Square and more.

It is recommended you take advantage of parking opportunities in the self-park of Mandalay Bay, Luxor and Excalibur. There is a train that runs from Excalibur to Mandalay Bay frequently. Please keep in mind this is an outdoor event.

 

AFAF campaign

The 2012 Air Force Assistance Fund campaign runs through April 13. This year’s campaign continues the proud heritage of Airmen taking care of Airmen for the 39th year.

The campaign’s “Commitment to Caring” theme reflects everyone’s support for the four Air Force charities – the Air Force Aid Society, Air Force Enlisted Village, Air Force Village and the General and Mrs. Curtis E. LeMay Foundation.

“Your personal interest and support to the campaign will be essential as we endeavor to achieve our Edwards AFB campaign goal of $58,400,” said Col. Gregory E. Schwab, 95th Air Base Wing commander.

Installation POCs for 2012 are Capt. Robert Elasegui at (661) 277-2052, and Capt. Scott Burrows at (661) 276-3094.

 

2012 community pageant

The reigning 2011 Edwards Community Queens: Miss Edwards, Cassandra Kruger; Junior Miss, Danika Blake and Little Miss, Kristy Mace, request your attendance at the 2012 Edwards AFB Community Pageant.

The pageant begins at 2 p.m., March 31 at the Oasis Community Center Stripes Lounge. Tickets are $5 per person in advance, $7 at the door (free admission for children 4 years of age and under).

For more information, call Glenda Chevis at (661) 277-6696.

 

Scholarships available

The Edwards Enlisted Spouses Club is accepting scholarship applications from military spouses and graduating, or graduated, high school dependent children until April 4.

Two scholarships in the amount of $1,000 and $500 each will be awarded in each category of spouse and dependent child. Applications can be picked up at Created Treasures Gift Shop in Bldg. 7210 or on our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/EdwardsESC.

For more information, contact Jusika Martinez-Guzman at (623) 377-8484 or by email at Jusika at jusika@me.com.




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