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November 2, 2012

News Briefs – November 2, 2012

Written by: tomlear
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Museum closure

 

The 412th Test Wing Museum will be closed this weekend, Nov. 3, while curator staff research potential new display aircraft and components. The museum will re-open for normal business on Nov. 6.

For more information, call (661) 277-8050.

 

Third quarter awards

 

The 412th Test Wing Third Quarter Award Ceremony will be 10 a.m., Nov. 8 in the Base Theater. This ceremony is dedicated to highlighting career and quarterly accomplishments of the men and women of the 412th Test Wing so please help us recognize our award nominees and winners with your unit flags, bullhorns, chants and noise makers.

A show of unit spirit and friendly rivalry is encouraged as we recognize 412th’s top performers with this quarter’s “Football” themed ceremony.

 

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.

 

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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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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