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November 21, 2012

News Briefs – November 21, 2012

Combined Protestant service

The Protestant Chapel Community will hold a combined service Nov. 25, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel 2 Sanctuary.

Commissary closure

The Edwards Commissary will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22. All hours through the rest of the weekend will remain the same.

Dorm Dwellers Cookie Drive

It’s that time of the year again for our annual Dorm Dweller’s Cookie Drive! Each year the Edward’s community supports its unaccompanied Airmen during the holiday season by giving each Airman “A Taste of Home” by providing yummy homemade cookies.

Cookies can be dropped off in disposable containers at the Airman & Family Readiness Center in Bldg. 3000 Dec. 5 or the day before. Drop off time is 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

For more information, call Linda Crump at (619) 277-4662.

 

Rosamond Old Town Merchants

The Rosamond Old Town Merchants will host the 17th Annual Rosamond Parade of Lights on Diamond Street Dec. 1. Entertainment will start at 5:15 p.m. with the parade beginning at 6 p.m. Come out and see the beautifully decorated floats from across the Antelope Valley. A trophy presentation will be presented at the end. For more information, call (661) 256-8141.

 

December Training Day change

The December training day for Edwards AFB has been moved from Dec. 3 to Dec. 10. In conjunction with this change, the 412th Medical Group will be open for normal business Dec. 3 and closed Dec. 10.

 

Retirement Ceremony for Donna Satterlee

Donna Satterlee is retiring Nov. 30 after 36 years of federal service. An informal ceremony for her will be Nov. 29 in Bldg 1600’s conference room 101 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. for anyone wishing to stop by and wish her well in her retirement. Cake and punch will be served. For more information, call Mike Conn at (661) 277-6375.

 

California City Little League signups

Early bird sign-ups for Cal City Little League will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Dec. 1. The cost is $70, and sign-ups will be held at the ACE Hardware store. Parents must bring three types of appropriate identification of residency and birth certificate of player. For more information, call Scott at (760) 677-9021 or (661) 810-7187.

 




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Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber

Single Airmen get home-baked holiday goodies

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Senior Airman Chasaneya Jones, 412th Operations Support Squadron fills bags of cookies with the help of her son, Airess. Around 3,600 home-baked cookies were donated.The annual Airman’...
 

 

Thrift Savings Plan limits increase for 2015

The Internal Revenue Service has announced increased limits for 2015 Thrift Savings Plan contributions. “The maximum contribution amount for traditional and/or Roth TSP will be $18,000; this is an increase from the elective deferral limits of 2013 and 2014, which was $17,500,” said Erica Cathro, an AFPC Human Resources Specialist. “Additionally, the maximum amount of...
 
 

Exchange shoppers find extra savings during Saturday-only sales this month

As Soldiers, Airmen and their families tackle their holiday shopping, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is offering special deals every Saturday until Christmas, with up to 50 percent off select items. Deals on Dec. 13 include 50 percent off assorted accent furniture, 30 percent off a DeWalt 156-piece mechanics tool set and 25...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber

New 412th command chief introduces himself to Airmen

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber 412th Test Wing Command Chief, David Smith, invited Senior Airman Emily Torres to explain how the Airmen Against Drunk Driving program works at Edwards. Smith arrived last month as the new ...
 




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