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June 7, 2013

News Briefs June 7, 2013

Airman passing

The commander regrets to announce the passing of Senior Airman Fernando R. Flores, assigned to 412th Security Forces Squadron, Edwards AFB, Calif. Flores passed away May 23, 2013.†To settle the estate of the deceased, 1st Lt. Kathryn Stewart, assigned to Edwards, has been appointed as Summary Courts Officer.†Any persons having a claim for or against the estate of Flores should contact Stewart at (661) 277-6765 or e-mail at kathryn.stewart@us.af.mil.

NAF Human Resource Office is relocating

NAF Human Resource Office will relocate their offices from the first to the second floor of Bldg. 3000 June 6 and 7.†The office will remain open during normal duty hours – 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. – but may have limited services during the move.

The NAF HRO Customer Service line is (661) 275-9675 and POC is Serena Lunsford. If there is no answer, and you have an urgent matter, contact Capt. Karena Faust, Military Personnel, at (661) 277-5290.

A&FRC ribbon cutting ceremony

The Airman and Family Readiness Center invites everyone to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate their new location at 90 Farrell Drive, Bldg. 5620 (Formerly the Air Force Test Center Conference Center) 10 a.m., June 18. Uniform of the Day for military and business attire for civilians. Refreshments and a reception will immediately follow the ceremony. Please RSVP by June 17.

For more information and to RSVP, call (661) 277-3210.

Road delays

June 10 through Aug. 1, 2013, base motorists will encounter minor delays as work to improve roadway drainage is performed at the intersection of Rosamond Boulevard 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. Motorists need to obey all signs and directions through the work area.

For more information, call (661) 810-6792 or (661) 212-0062.

Retirement

Col. Robert F. Weaver II, 412th Maintenance Group, invites everyone to the retirement ceremony and luncheon honoring Jorge Villarreal, an Industrial Equipment repairer, assigned to the 412th Maintenance Squadron, Aerospace Ground Equipment Flight, for his 33 years of outstanding Federal Civilian Service 11 a.m, June 27 in the Alliance Ballroom of Club Muroc. RSVP by June 14.

Call (661) 277-9899 for the E-Invitation link or e-mail Brenda.davis@edwards.af.mil.




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