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October 12, 2012

News Briefs – October 12, 2012

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National Disability Employment Awareness luncheon

The Edwards AFB Disability Employment Awareness Month Observance Committee invites you to the National Disability Employment Awareness Month Luncheon 11 a.m., Oct. 25 at Club Muroc.
Keynote speaker will be Ron Govin from the California Department of Rehabilitation. The luncheon will feature a buffet style menu with spinach stuffed chicken, green beans and Rosemary roasted garlic potatoes, tossed salad, rolls, iced tea and water. Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free options available upon request. Cost is $11 for club members and $13 for non-club members. Credit Cards used for advance payments only with RSVP. The event is co-sponsored by the 412th Test Wing and NASA Dryden Flight Research Center. RSVP by Oct. 18.
For more information, contact Capt. EvaS Aklamatidarko at (661) 277-3214 or Staff Sgt. Davann Irons at (661) 277-2244.

Cerro Coso Community College

Cerro Coso Community College is currently announcing the eight-week course “Elements of Speech” beginning Oct. 15 to Dec. 6 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The course will be held in the on-base classroom “D” at the base Education and Training Complex, 140 Methusa Ave.
The course is a general education course which can be applied towards education credit for the Community College of the Air Force degree.
For more information about how to register for the course, contact our academic counselor, Tiesha Klundt at (661) 258-8644, or come by to visit our college base office located in the Education and
Training Bldg. 2543, Room 104.

2012 AFMC Civilian Workforce Influenza Campaign

Edwards Air Force Base annual FREE influenza vaccination for Appropriated
Funds civilian employees kicked 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. 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.

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.




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