Events

August 10, 2012

Edwards makes appearance at Lancaster JetHawks Aerospace Appreciation event

Brig. Gen. Michael T. Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander throws the ceremonial first pitch Aug. 4 in celebration of the Lancaster JetHawks’ Aerospace Appreciation Night.

 

Brig. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Air Force Test center commander, takes a few minutes to talk with a young boy before throwing a ceremonial first pitch at JetHawk stadium in honor of Aerospace Appreciation Night.

 

Brig. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Air Force Test center commander, along with Brig. Gen. Michael T. Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander, celebrate Aerospace Appreciation NIght with historic X-15 pilot, Joe Engle and Lockheed Martin communications director, Dianne Knippel (left side) before the start of the Lancaster JetHawks game.

 

NASA Dryden Flight Research Center provided the F-18 Hornet flyover for Aerospace Appreciation Night at JetHawk Stadium Aug. 4. The aircraft was flown by Troy Asher, NASA DFRC research test pilot, with Tom Jones, NASA DFRC supersonics project manager and flight test engineer, also onboard the aircraft.




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Holiday Hours

Special holiday hours will be in force for 412th Force Support Squadron facilities. The hours are: Thanksgiving Day – Nov. 27 All 412th FSS facilities will be CLOSED except the following: * Aero Club: Flying sunrise to sunset, office closed * Joshua Tree Dining Facility: Brunch 6 a.m.-1 p.m., Dinner 4:30-7 p.m., and Midnight Meal...
 
 

New allotment rule protects troops from lending scams

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has directed a policy change in new paycheck allotments to prevent unscrupulous commercial lenders from taking advantage of troops and their families, Pentagon officials said Nov. 21. According to a Defense Department news release, effective Jan. 1, 2015, the change in DOD’s financial management regulation will prohibit service members from allotting...
 
 

Exchange gift cards personalize holiday care packages

According to a recent National Retail Federation survey, gift cards will be the most requested gift this year with 62 percent preferring a gift card over any other item. For Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines, their gift card of choice is the one that can be redeemed at military exchanges from Okinawa to Oklahoma. The...
 

 

AF closes FY14 force management programs

Airmen who met the service’s reduction in force board were notified of the board’s results Nov. 19, bringing the fiscal year 2014 force management programs to an end. The RIF board selected 354 captains and majors across the Air Force for non-retention, half of the number the service previously projected it would separate. Line of...
 
 

Protecting your identity online

With the internet ever evolving, it has become a great source of communication and a convenient tool. While there are many advantages in using the internet, like online shopping or making charitable donations, there are also countless numbers of unknown, lurking threats. One of luxuries of the internet, and a great service for busy parents,...
 
 

Eagle Eyes promotes community’s involvement in security

Security forces defend the base, but everyone can help ensure Edwards Air Force Base is safe and sound through the Air Force Office of Special Investigations Eagle Eyes program. Law enforcement officers rely on the eyes and ears of the entire community. If Airmen or citizens notice anything out of the norm or suspicious, either...
 




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