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August 2, 2013

News Briefs August 2, 2103

E-5 promotion celebration

Join us at Club Muroc in the Alliance Ballroom to celebrate our newest staff sergeant selects 4 p.m., Aug. 2. †Uniform of the day is ABUs. †There will be refreshments provided.
For more information, call (661) 275-2670 or e-mail sedric.whitaker@us.af.mil.

A&FRC NCO needed

The Airman and Family Readiness Center is accepting applications for the AFRC Readiness NCO position. Responsibilities of this position include providing both military and civilian families assistance and support before, during and after times of local or national emergency or disasters, mobilization, deployment separation or evacuation. Additional duties of the Readiness NCO include alternate Casualty Assistance Representative/Survivor Benefit Plan Counselor. A full listing of duties and responsibilities and qualifications are available upon request. Application packets will be accepted until close of business Aug. 12. Interested candidates please contact the AFRC Director, Tawania Kovacs, at (661) 277-4615.

Retirement

Team Edwards is invited to join Lt. Col. Robert “B6″ Poremski in celebrating his retirement from the U.S. Air Force. The ceremony is 2 p.m., Aug. 9 in Bldg. 1623 (418th Flight Test Squadron) in Conference Room 329.
For more information and to RSVP, call (661) 275-7686.

Kids Craft Night

The Exchange Food Court is hosting a Kids Craft Night, 5-6 p.m., Aug. 8. The Exchange will offer $1.99 kids meals at Popeye’s and 99 cent scoops of ice cream at Baskin Robins. For more information, call (661) 258-1078, Ext. 226.

Fashion show

The Exchange is hosting its Annual Back to School Fashion Show 5:30 p.m., Aug. 9. The Exchange is looking for 24 volunteers to participate in modeling your choice in two outfits. Participants will receive a 25 percent discount on the overall cost of the outfits if they choose to purchase their modeled outfits. To sign up for the Back to School Fashion Show please stop by the Jewelry Counter at the Main Exchange. During the show, two backpacks filled with school supplies will be given out to those who register during the fashion show. Specials will be offered at all food court restaurants, 4-8 p.m.
For more information, call (661) 258-1078, Ext. 213.




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