Local

May 17, 2013

True love discovered, returns to Edwards

U.S. Air Force photograph by Laura Mowry

There’s probably no better place to propose to the love of your life than the place where you first met.

That’s what Douglas Thonack did last November after leaving Edwards almost 20 years ago.

After reuniting with her six years ago, Thonack brought Jessica Cox back to Branch Elementary School, formerly Forbes Elementary, where they first met.

Thonack and Cox met when they were in the fifth grade at Forbes.

Thonack’s father, retired Chief Master Sgt. Kipp Thonack, was assigned to the 602nd Training Support Squadron at Edwards from 1991 to 1994. Cox’s father worked for the Air Force Flight Test Center on the B-2 Spirit program.

At 1:30 p.m., Nov. 13, 2012. Thonack proposed to Cox at the school and she said, “yes.”

Douglas and Jessica, who live in Sacramento now, plan to marry in August and will hold an engagement party next month.

 

U.S. Air Force photograph by Laura Mowry




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
commissary-cards

Ready for the holidays? Commissary cards help spread ‘gift of groceries’

The Edwards Commissary will be closed Thanksgiving Day and will reopen Nov. 28 with normal hours. As the calendar flips toward the holidays, the Commissary Gift Card is always a viable option for anyone wishing to support their...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber

Airman and Family Readiness Center says thank you

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber At a book reading Nov. 14 at the Base Library, AFRC staff and volunteers helped the children make fall crafts and served them a mini-Thanksgiving meal.   In the season for giving thank...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber

412th Ops Group deputy CC retires

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Lt. Col. Michael T. Morgan speaks to the audience during his retirement ceremony at the Air Force Flight Test Museum Nov. 21.   Members of the 412th Operations Group gathered at the Ai...
 

 
Army photograph

Team Edwards remembers Code Talkers during heritage month

Army photograph Pfc. Preston Toledo and Pfc. Frank Toledo, Navajo cousins in a Marine artillery regiment in the South Pacific, relay orders over a field radio in their native tongue in July 1943. In observation of National Amer...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber

Annual health fair highlights options, open enrollment season

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber More than 300 NASA and Edwards AFB employees attended the annual Federal Employee Health Fair Nov. 20 in Bldg. 3000.   The annual Edwards AFB Federal Employee Health Fair was held in B...
 
 

Gaining Altitude – Growth Opportunities for the Week

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community - This is the season to be thankful.  Most people could easily rattle of the top 10 “thankful” items in their lives.  But isn’t being thankful more than writing down a list of good items?  Thankfulness is a heart issue; it...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>