Events

June 1, 2012

Briefs June 1, 2012

Air Force Ball committee

The Edwards Company Grade Officers Council is forming the 65th Air Force Birthday Ball Planning Committee.

Although hosted by the CGOC, the committee is looking for volunteers from all Team Edwards members and private organizations on base to create an unforgettable 65th Air Force Ball.

The initial meeting is 3:30 p.m., June 5 on the 95th ABW Justin Conference Room, Bldg. 3000.

During this meeting, the committee will solicit venue ideas, themes and committee leads.

For more information, contact the 2nd Lt. Kathryn Stewart, CGOC president, at (661) 277-6004.
 

Lithium batteries

Effective May 16,the United States Postal Service will longer accept packages containing lithium batteries or electronic devices containing lithium batteries addressed to international destinations.

This includes mail destined to or from APO/FPO/DPO locations.

This change will not apply to packages containing batteries when mailed within the United States.
 

Clothing Drive

There will be a clothing drive for victims of sexual assault 11 a.m.-1 p.m., June 8 and 22 in the BX lobby.

Any slightly worn or new items are appreciated.

Many victims of sexual assault submit to a forensic examination in hopes of collecting DNA and evidence of their alleged assailant. They must give up all clothing during the procedure. Any evidence found is helpful in the conviction of the alleged assailant.

The Antelope Valley Forensic Services Unit, the office that performs the examinations, is in need of clothing items. They can only accept unisex, plain colored T-shirts (no logos, pictures or words) all sizes, unisex slip-on pants (sweatpants, jogging pants or scrubs sets (no logs or words) – all sizes.

No jeans, slacks, trousers, blouses or buttons up shirts will be accepted.

For more information, contact Kim Shirley, Edwards Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, at (661) 277-7272 or Katelin Sprague, (661) 277-4988.

 

TFSC-San Antonio unavailable during maintenance

The myPers Total Force Service Center-San Antonio will be closed from 6 a.m. June 2 to 10 p.m., June 3, PDT.

Members calling the TFSC-SA during this period will hear a system maintenance recording. The myPers website will still be available and the Air Force Personnel Center’s public website at http://www.afpc.af.mil will be online for general personnel news and information. The virtual Personnel Center-Guard Reserve, or vPC-GR, application will continue to be accessible to customers.

For general information about personnel services and programs, visit the myPers website at https://mypers.af.mil.

 

Retirement

Lt. Col. Anthony Antoline, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron commander, invites everyone to the retirement ceremony of Master Sgt. Randall George 1 p.m., June 8 in Hangar 1870 (F-22 CTF). There will be a reception following.

 

Dogs must be leashed in the housing area

Residents of Edwards Air Force Base are reminded that when outside the confines of their home all dogs must be on a leash. In public areas, all pets will remain on leash at all times with the exception of service animals and military working dogs. The only authorized public off-leash areas are at the Dog Park, located on Bailey Avenue near Yeager Blvd.

For more information about keeping dogs and pets on base, refer to Edwards Air Force Base Pamphlet 32-6001, Family Housing Brochure.




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