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October 26, 2012

News Briefs – October 26, 2012

Immunizations

 

The Immunizations Clinic will be holding a mass flu drive 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Oct. 30 at the Base Theater.

All active duty, reservist and civilian employees are eligible to receive the flu vaccine. Contractors who are also Tricare beneficiaries may attend. All other Tricare beneficiaries will be vaccinated at the Immunizations Clinic.

If there are any questions, call (661) 277-3427.

Immunization’s Clinic hours of operation are 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, and noon-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays. The clinic is closed noon-12:30 p.m. for lunch.

 

Commissary hours

 

The Edwards AFB Commissary will be open Veteran’s Day noon to 6 p.m.

 

Webster University

 

Webster University is offering a new Bachelor of Arts in Management – Spring 2013. Webster University would like to invite you to come and learn about their new Bachelor of Arts in Management program starting spring 2013. Nov. 13, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Webster Univ. will be holding a chili cook off so drop by the Education and Training Complex in Bldg. 2453 to have lunch and learn about the new B.A. of Management degree.

Let Webster become a part of you educational future today. For more information, call (661) 258-8501.

 

Federal Women’s Program Manager vacancy

 

The Equal Opportunity Office is accepting letters of interest from Air Force civilians who want to serve a two-year term as the Federal Women’s Program manager.

Letters should explain the basis of interest in the position and must be endorsed by the applicant’s immediate supervisor. The FWPM position is a collateral duty that requires up to 20 percent of the incumbent’s duty time.

For more information about this leadership opportunity, contact Brenda Watts at (661) 277-7985. Letters of interest must be submitted to brenda.watts@edwards.af.mil no later than Oct. 31, 2012.

 

AI/ANPM vacancy

 

The Equal Opportunity Office is accepting letters of interest from Air Force civilians who want to serve a two-year term as the American Indian/Alaskan Native Program manager.

Letters should explain the basis of interest in the position and must be endorsed by the applicant’s immediate supervisor. The AI/ANPM position is a collateral duty that requires up to 20 percent of the incumbent’s duty time.

For more information about this leadership opportunity, contact Brenda Watts at (661) 277-7985. Letters of interest must be submitted to brenda.watts@edwards.af.mil no later than Oct. 31, 2012.

 

Great News Fitness Fans!

 

The new Fitness on Request system is available for customer use. Stop by the Fitness Center for your orientation and to gain access to this new state-of-the-art system.

The Fitness Center is providing an initial schedule of classes for the remainder of the month while they gather customer preferences and requests to fine tune the scheduled classes and times to meet our customer’s specific needs and desires. The temporary class schedule will be available at the Fitness Center and posted at the Aerobics Center.

If a group is interested in starting its own specific time slot and/or fitness routine, or to find out more about Fitness on Request, contact the Rosburg Fitness center at (661) 275-4961.

 

Free concert

 

The Veterans Administration of Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and Greater Los Angeles Fisher House Foundation are hosting a free concert for veterans, military members and families featuring musical legend America at 5 p.m., Nov. 10 at the Wadsworth Theatre.

Veterans and their families can also enjoy a free barbecue prior to the concert from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Rose Garden. Both events take place at the West Los Angeles Medical Center Nov. 10 in honor of Veterans Day Weekend.

 




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