Veterans

November 9, 2012

Lancaster Veterans Day Parade honors those who served


Photograph courtesy of Ray Santana

Fifty Airmen from Edwards Air Force Base marched in the Lancaster Veterans Day Parade Nov. 3. The city celebrated this year’s Veterans Day a week before the National Veterans Day commemoration.




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Retiree Appreciation Day

All area military retirees should mark their calendars to attend the upcoming Edwards Retiree Appreciation Day 8 a.m.-noon, May at the Oasis Community Center. Keep an eye out here for program information and updates as they become available.†Updates will also be posted at www.facebook.com/EdwardsAirForceBase.
 
 

VA launches online tool to calculate Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits

WASHINGTON – The Veterans Affairs Department Feb. 4 launched a new online tool to make it easier for veterans, service members and family members to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits and learn more about VA’s approved colleges, universities and other education and training programs across the country. “We are pleased that Post-9/11 veterans are...
 
 

Eligible officers, enlisted members offered early retirement

Staff through senior master sergeants and captains through lieutenant colonels in certain Air Force Specialty Codes may apply to retire with fewer than 20 years of active service under the Temporary Early Retirement Authority, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced. Commonly referred to as the 15-year retirement, TERA will be implemented to help achieve manpower...
 

 
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Former AFFTC commander dies

Air Force photograph Retired Maj. Gen. Hugh Boyd Manson, former commander of the Air Force Flight Test Center, died Oct. 4 in Los Gatos, Calif. Manson’s final assignment was as AFFTC commander at Edwards AFB beginning in ...
 
 
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Farewell!

Air Force photographs James Judkins, 412th Civil Engineering Division director (left), presents Bob Wood with the Outstanding Civilian Career Service Award Feb. 27 at Woods retirement ceremony at Club Muroc. Wood has served as ...
 
 
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Share the love: Send Valentines to veterans

Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers can show their appreciation to military service members who came before them by sending free valentines through the Edwards Air Force Base Exchange through Feb. 8. Now in its thir...
 




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