Events

July 27, 2012

Briefs July 27, 2012

Edwards education fair

The Edwards Education and Training Center will host the Annual 2012 Education Fair 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Aug. 15 in the Alliance Ballroom at Club Muroc.

More than 40 colleges and universities from across the United States will be represented.

Everyone is welcome to come and speak with college representatives and find the program that best fits their needs.

For more information, call Beth Hodge at (661) 277-6072.

 

Assumption of command

Col. William W. Gideon, deputy director for Agile Combat Support, Aeronautical Systems Center, cordially invites you to an Assumption of Leadership Ceremony where Lt. Col. Gene F. Cummins will assume leadership of Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Detachment 1, Air Force Plant 42, Palmdale, Calif.

The ceremony is at 8 a.m., July 31 at Fire Station 1. Entry Control Point is located at East Avenue P and 25th Street. RSVP by July 30.

Personnel without CACs should contact (661) 272-6641 or (661) 272-6713. Dress is uniform of the day for military and business casual for civilians. A reception will follow.

 

Change of command

Team Edwards is invited to a change of command ceremony honoring Col. Lawrence M. Hoffman, commandant, USAF Test Pilot School at 9 a.m., Aug. 3.

The ceremony will be in Hangar 1207, 215 South Flightline Drive.

A reception and open house will follow the ceremony.

For more information, call Tech. Sgt. Jennifer Lindner at (661) 277-8923 or email Jennifer.lindner@edwards.af.mil.

 

Fraudulent check increase

In the past few weeks, the Base Legal Office have seen a rise in check scams.

Checks will come in the mail with a correct address and name, appear to be real with routing numbers, business names, watermarks and perforations. The checks can come from companies or be in the name of some sweepstake or lottery. Sometimes the teller will not be able to determine if it is fraudulent. The Legal Office warns not to deposit the check, as bank customers are responsible for the checks they deposit.

For more information, call (661) 277-4310.

 

School district election

There will be an election Nov. 6 to fill four seats on the governing board of the Muroc Unified School District.

The four seats are:

  • North Edwards (four-year term)
  • Edwards AFB (two-year term)
  • Edwards AFB (four-year term)
  • Boron (four-year term)

Candidates must be registered voters living in the trustee area to be represented.

Declaration of Candidacy forms will be available beginning July 16, 2012, from the Kern County Elections Division, 1115 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, and shall be filed with the Elections Division no later than 5 p.m., Aug. 10, 2012.

Candidates may access the forms from the election division website at http://elections.co.kern.ca.us/elections/campaignfiling_public.

For more information about being a candidate, contact the Kern County Elections Division at (661) 868-3590 or toll free at 1-800-452-8683.

 

Off-road vehicle requirements

The Air Force requires all operators of off-road motorcycles, three-wheelers and ATVs to successfully complete safety training before operating their vehicles on a military installation.

That means anyone who wants to ride those vehicles in an off-road vehicle area at Edwards must be able to show proof of the successful completion of training from groups such as the Specialty Vehicle Institute of America or the Motorcycle Safety Foundation.

If there are costs to complete this training, they must be paid by the person completing the training.

The following link will provide the required training through the SVIA online at no cost – www.atvsafety.org.

 




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