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September 28, 2012

News Briefs – September 28, 2012

Enlisted promotion ceremony

The next Team Edwards Enlisted Promotion Ceremony will be 3 p.m., Sept. 28 in Club Muroc. Promotees and their commanders will be in service dress. Attendees’ uniform will be uniform of the day.

Health Consumers’ Advisory Council

The next meeting of the Health Consumers’ Advisory Council is 9:30 a.m., Sept. 28 in the Galaxy Room at the Conference Center.

The HCAC is a town hall meeting hosted by the 412th Medical Group to provide valuable healthcare information to beneficiaries and receive vital feedback from our customers. This is a unique opportunity to speak directly with the 412th Medical Group commander, Col. Donaldson, about any concerns related to your healthcare benefits and/or medical operations and processes.

For questions or more information, contact 2nd Lt. Michael Estacion at (661) 277-8109.

2012 AFMC Civilian Workforce Influenza Campaign

Edwards Air Force Base annual FREE influenza vaccination for Appropriated Funds civilian employees kicks off Oct. 3. The supply of the flu vaccine for government employees is limited and will be given on a walk-in, first come, first serve basis. Dates and locations and locations are:

  • Oct. 3: Bldg. 3925 (Flight Surgeon’s Office), 1-6 p.m.
  • Oct. 4: Plant 42, 7-10 a.m.
  • Oct. 10: Cactus CafÈ (Subway), 7-11 a.m.
  • Oct. 16: AFRL, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Oct. 26: 412th Medical Group, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

For more information, call public health at (661) 277-2244.

Legal Office Closure

The Base Legal Office will be closed Oct. 3 due to a Staff Assisted
Visit. For more information, call (661) 277-4310.

Immunizations for Tricare beneficiaries, retirees

Flu vaccine will be available for Tri-care beneficiaries and Retirees beginning Oct. 1 at the Immunizations Clinic located in the Main Clinic in Bldg. 5525.

Hours of operation are:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday: 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Closed for lunch: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 12 p.m. to
12:30 p.m.

For more information, call (661) 277-3427.

Webster University

Webster University, an ACBSP regionally accredited university, is proud to present a B.A. in Management Completion Degree Program starting Spring 2013.

Webster is also accepting applications for Graduate Degree Programs in Management & Leadership, Human Resource, or MBA at Edwards AFB or online.

Webster is located at the Education Complex in Bldg. 2453.

For more information, call (661) 258-8501.

CFC stories

Do you have a personal story of benefit from a charity associated with the Combined Federal Campaign? Would you be willing to share this story in order to make this year’s CFC a success?

The 412th Test Wing CFC committee is currently planning this year’s campaign, and needs your help to spread the word. Most people are unaware about the great impact that the CFC has on local charities and the Team Edwards family.

Any personal story you could share would help raise awareness and ensure a successful campaign. If interested, contact Capt. Andrew Anderson at andrew.anderson@edwards.af.mil or call (661) 275-1066.

Catholic Parish Coordinator contract

The position of Catholic Parish Coordinator is open. Statements of Work can be picked up in the Chapel Two office. Bids on this contract are due by 4:30 p.m., Oct. 2, and interviews may be held Oct. 2-4. Bids will be opened Oct. 10 with an award date following.

For more information, contact Tech. Sgt. Steven Eckles, or Staff Sgt. Jonathan Sogka at (661) 277-2110.




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