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May 31, 2013

News Briefs May 31, 2013

Roadway drainage construction project

Beginning June 10 and continuing through Aug. 1, base motorists will encounter minor delays as work to improve roadway drainage is performed at the intersection of Rosamond and Muroc Avenue.
During this time, Rosamond will be reduced from two-lanes each way to one-lane each way and Muroc will be closed north of Rosamond near Popson and south of Rosamond at South Seller.  The entrance to the overflow parking near the Chapel will remain open.
Drivers should obey all signs and directions through the work area.
If you have any questions or concerns, contact Brian Sponsler at (661) 810-6792 or Anthony Tintelnot at (661) 212-0062.

Blood Drive

A Red Cross blood drive is scheduled for 10 a.m.-4 p.m., June 5 at Chapel 1. In addition to helping out a great cause the blood drive will be giving out a Cold Stone coupon and a L.A. Galaxy voucher for two games.
For questions and sign up, call (405) 496-2996If anyone would like sign up or has any questions, they can contact me at (405) 496-2996. Additionally, people can sign up by visiting www.redcrossblood.org/make-donation and using the sponsor code “chapel1.”

Change of command

Brig. Gen. Michael T. Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander, has invited Team Edwards to the 412th Operations Group change of command ceremony June 19. The ceremony will be held in Hangar 1600 and begins at 9 a.m. Col. Christopher P. Azzano will relinquish command of the 412th OG to Col. Rodney F. Todaro. A reception will follow the ceremony.

Retirement

The 412th Comptroller Squadron invites everyone to attend the retirement ceremony for Tech. Sgt. Robert Striverson June 14. The ceremony will be held at Bldg. 2800 in the Wolfe Yeager Conference Room at 2:30 p.m. For more information, call (661) 277-8449.

 

 

 

 




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