December 20, 2013

Announcements – December 20, 2013

Aero Club

320 Jones Road, South Base, Bldg 320, (661) 275-AERO

Polish Your IFR Skills: Dec. 28, 8 a.m.-noon Cost is $125 and pre-registration is required. Practical IFR flying seminar regulation and procedures review.

Flying Companion Seminar: Jan. 11, 8 a.m.-noon. Cost is $125. A class for non-pilots – be an informed passenger! Learn about charts, instruments, controls, navigation and radios.

Full Time Flight Instructor Needed: The Edwards AFB Aero Club currently has a position open for a full-time flight instructor, CFI or CFII, starting salary $30 per hour on a one -ear contract with option for renewal. Aero Club is an FAA Part 141 Flight Training Center and Cessna affiliate, teaching the Cessna King curriculum. The instructor must be available weekdays, weekends and holidays. Send resumes to

Learn to Fly: The sky is the limit at the Edwards AFB Aero Club. Experience the thrill of piloting an aircraft. Your local Aero Club provides many stages of flight training, from your first introductory flight through solo, then on to private, commercial and instructors’ ratings. The choice is yours. Whether your aim is recreational or a career path, your Aero Club will train you to the highest standard with safety always foremost.

Rentals: The Aero Club offers Cessna 172s and 182s for rent. Contact the Aero Club for reservations and costs.

Airman and Family Readiness

5 N. Seller Ave., Bldg. 3000, 277-0723

Women’s, Infants’ & Children’s Clinic: Dec. 16, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Closed for lunch, noon-1 p.m. Open for walk-ins and appointments. For an appointment or voucher information, call 1-866-327-3074 toll free.

First Term Officers’ Briefing: Jan 8, 10-11:30 a.m. This financial workshop is required for first term officers and discusses wise car-buying strategies, creating spending plans, budget analysis, debt management, and building and maintaining emergency funds. To sign up, call Linda Crump at (661) 277-4662 or e-mail

Newcomers’ Orientation: Jan. 9, 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Required for all active duty members and provides vital information regarding base resources and services, policies procedures, recreation opportunities and more. Spouses are encouraged to attend also. To sign up, call (661) 277-0723 or (661) 277-0230.

Department of Labor Five-day Employment Workshop: Dec. 9-13, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The Transition Assistance Program workshop is required for all separating and retiring military members and their spouses are welcome and encouraged to attend. Sign up by calling Glenn Arola at (661) 277-8451 or the front desk at (661) 277-0723.

Hearts Apart: This is a support group and social network for families of deployed members and an opportunity to meet with leadership. Sign-up is required. For more information, call (661) 277-0230.

The PLAYpass deadline has been extended through Dec. 31, 2013. If your spouse is deployed or you are a single Airman returning from a deployment, then come to the A&FRC to get your PLAYpass and register! PLAYpass discount cards are used for various activities and programs on base for adults and children. For more information contact the A&FRC.

Military Family Life Consultant: A Military Family Life Consultant is on board at the A&FRC to help military members, spouses, family members, friends and staff members address issues such as relationships, deployment, parenting, stress, grief and many other issues. Consultations are free and anonymous – no records are kept. Call (661) 742-4733 for an appointment.

SBP/Casualty Assistance Office: The SBP and Casualty Assistance Office is now combined and located in Bldg. 3000, Room 215. Please note: Every retiring member, married or single, must make a valid election prior to retiring. See the SBP counselor for more details. Retired military survivor assistance is available at the A&FRC. For more information, call the SBP/Casualty Assistance office at (661) 277-3757. Help is available to file claims through various agencies: DFAS, V.A., SSA, OPM.

Sponsorship Training: Attention Sponsors and Unit Training Managers, first impressions are lasting impressions! This training is mandatory for all first time sponsors or those who haven’t sponsored anyone for more than a year. There is a new online sponsorship training that replaces the classroom training. Access eSponsorship Application & Training at Training and resources can be found within this new comprehensive application. Certificate of completion must be turned-in to Tonya Eckles and/or your unit training manager for record keeping. For more information on this training or to get a few resources, contact Tonya Eckles at (661) 277-4709 or email

Spouse Employment/Volunteer Resources: The link to job search strategies and volunteer opportunities is through the Airman & Family Readiness Center. Individual consultation is also available by appointment to provide assistance with resumes and education opportunities. The A&FRC has established a distribution list that will allow job vacancies to be emailed to spouses as they become available. If you are interested in getting your email address added to this list, call Linda Crump at (661) 277-5433 or email

Air Force Aid Society: Air Force active duty/spouse (with power of attorney), retired, widow/widower with internet access and an email address will be able to apply for AFAS assistance using the new AFAS Online Application by registering and completing the application at Complete and submit the application to the Airman and Family Readiness Center or for more details, call 661 277-4662.

Volunteers Need to Register: All volunteers with Edwards AFB official organizations/units need to register with the A&FRC Volunteer Coordinator, Claudia Stover at (661) 277-4615. Organizations or agencies that need volunteers and folks looking for volunteer opportunities may also contact Stover to be included on a distribution list.

Arts and Crafts Center / Auto Hobby

200 Methusa Rd., (661) 275-ARTS / (661) 275-AUTO

Auto Hobby: Your Auto Hobby Center is new and improved! We now offer oil, oil filters, wiper blades and a variety of accessories – you can purchase these items to use yourself or Auto Hobby can do the work for you! We will match or beat any maintenance and repair prices (except for warranty work). We can also take care of special orders on parts.

Engraving: New and improved laser-engraver – the quality of our product will exceed your expectations! Our new machine can engrave on a variety of materials – glass, plastic, wood, metal, etc. We will match any price within the local AV community.

Smog Testing: Saturdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost is $48.25.

FREE Wi-Fi! FREE Wi-Fi while waiting on car repairs or classes at the Arts and Crafts Center.

Need new tires? Let us price new tires for your vehicle. We offer very competitive prices as well as services in mounting and balancing. Come visit Auto Hobby at Bldg. 2440 or call (661) 275-AUTO (2886) and ask for Jesse.

Towing Service Available through Auto Hobby: Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Call Auto Hobby for more information.

Club Muroc

275 Doolittle Parkway, (661) 275-CLUB

Club Muroc is closed on Saturdays and Sundays except for special functions or events. Club closed on Mondays after lunch. Call (661) 275-CLUB to book a special function with our catering department.

Club Member Only Lunch Special: Every Tuesday, our highlighted entry of the day will be $4.12 for members.

Fogleman’s Lounge

Opens at 4 p.m., Tuesday-Friday. Enjoy a nice lounge area and have fun with our PS3 and Wii game systems or just come in with your own computer and connect to our free Wi-Fi.

Boss ‘N’ Buddy Night: Every Wednesday, 4-8 p.m. Ten Wings for $6 for members, $8 for non-members

Evening Dining at Club Muroc

No evening dining on Fridays in December due to Holiday Parties. A short-order menu is available in Fogelman’s Lounge.

New Year’s Eve: Dec. 31, reservations required by 4 p.m., Dec. 27. Doors open at 8 p.m., DJ entertainment starts at 9 p.m. Heavy hors d’oeuvres, 9 p.m.-midnight. Breakfast after midnight: scrambled eggs, hash browns, sausage and toast. Champagne at midnight. Cost is $10 for members and guests, $20 for non-members (adults only).

Watch for new evening dining menu for Tuesday–Thursday coming in January!

No evening dining on Fridays in December due to Holiday Parties. A short order menu available in Fogelman’s Lounge.

Family Night Buffet – Fish Fry: Jan. 3, 5-8 p.m. Cost is $13.95 for adult members; $15.95 for adult non-members; and $6.95 for children 13 and under.

Members Only Special

Birthday Month Coupon: Happy Birthday from Club Muroc! Stop by Club Muroc during your birthday month and we’ll give you a coupon for a free meal! Offer valid for Edwards club members only. Pick up Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Education and Training

140 Methusa Ave., Bldg. 2453, (661) 277-2713

Complete Your CCAF Degree: The Education Center has CCAF advisers available to assist you with completion of your CCAF degree. Call (661) 277-2713, or stop by Bldg. 2435, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Don’t procrastinate, it’s easier than you think!

Webster University, an ACBSP regionally accredited university, is looking for potential faculty to teach graduate-level finance or human resource courses at our Edwards AFB campus. Minimum qualifications include a master’s degree in a related field (terminal degree preferred), professional experience, and preferably experience teaching at the graduate level. Applicants should send their resume/vita to For more information, call Karen Fudala at (661) 258-8501.

Family Child Care

1208 W. Fitzgerald Blvd., Bldg 6457, (661) 275-4322

Extended Duty Care: The Air Force offers the Extended Duty Care Program to assist parents who need additional child care beyond their normal arrangements due to mission related requirements. Children must already be enrolled in the Child Development Center, the School Age Program or the Family Child Care Program to qualify. To enroll in this FREE Extended Duty Program or for more information, please contact the Family Child Care office at (661) 275-4322.

Returning Home Care: Members are authorized 16 hours of hourly care within 30 days of their return from deployment. Contact the Family Child Care Coordinator for more details on the program at (661) 275-4322.

Family Child Care is seeking dedicated people who love working with children! If you live on base and want to care for children in your home or you are a military dependent and live off base, you may be eligible to be a licensed or affiliated provider! Make a positive difference in the lives of children! Most materials and training are provided free of charge!

High Desert Lanes Bowling Center

205 Fitzgerald, Bldg. 5214, (661) 275-BOWL

Youth Winter Break Special: Dec. 19-Jan. 3, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost is $1 per game and $1 shoe rental. Available to youth up to 18 years old.

Unit functions: Daily, all hours, with reservations. Cost is $5 per person and includes three games and shoe rentals.  Units may reserve lanes anytime during open bowl for parties, commander’s call, team-building events.

Mondays Lunch & Bowl: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., $1.25 per game. Shoe rental, $1 per adult.

Thursdays Family Game Night: 3-7 p.m. $1.50 per game per person, $1 shoe rental. Glow in the dark bowling, fun for the whole family.

Friday Night Early Bird Special Unlimited Bowling: 2-6 p.m. Cost is $5 per person, bowl as many games as you want. Shoe rental: $1.75 for adults, and $1.50 for youth.

Friday Colored Head Pin, Glow In The Dark Bowling: 6-10 p.m. Cost is $2.25 per game. Shoe rental is $1.50 for adults, $1.75 for youths.

Saturdays Family Dollar Day: Noon-4 p.m. Cost is $1 per game, $1 shoe rental.

Saturday Glow-In-The-Dark Bowling : 6-10 p.m. Cost is $10 per person, shoe rental included.

Honor Guard

148 Methusa Ave., Bldg. 2462, (661) 275-BLUE

If you need to request the Blue Eagles Honor Guard for your ceremonies please email, or call (661) 810-8039.

Information, Tickets and Travel

205 W. Popson Ave., Bldg. 2500, 275-TRIP

Have you always wanted to take a cruise? Opening Jan. 6, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Don’t wait!  Now is the time to book – cruising in the off-season offers huge discounts available NOW!  If you’re planning a cruise or tour for your summer vacation, book now to take advantage of lower rates and better choices for rooms!  Stop in to see all the services we can offer and pick up a beautiful, FREE 2014 Destination Paradise calendar while supplies last! Your ITT Travel Office is located inside the Oasis Community Center, 205 W. Popson, Bldg 2500, (661) 275-TRIP.

Tournament of Roses Parade: Jan. 1; depart the Oasis Community Center at 5 a.m., return at approximately 2 p.m. Tickets are $85 per person for all ages (reduced from last year), and includes grandstand seating and transportation. This popular tour sells out quickly, so reserve your seats today.

Mulligan Family Fun Center: All-day pass tickets are now available for $17 per person.

ITT Pricelist & Other Events: To see the current ITT price list for events, parks, hotels and discount information, visit For the most up-to-date information, press the F5 key to refresh page.


5 W. Yeager Blvd., Bldg. 2665, (661) 275-BOOK

Special Children’s Story Time: Christmas, Dec. 18, 10 a.m.

New Items: Visit the library every Tuesday to be the first one to borrow new released books, DVDs, Blu-ray, TV series, books on CD and more. We invite you to sign up for the Information Awareness Program, to receive a weekly email containing the complete list of new items. To enroll, email at or call (661) 275-BOOK.

At the Library: Available for a loan period of two weeks; each item may be renewed at the library only, if there are no pending requests by other customers:

  • Books
  • Books and CD Sets
  • MP3 (Playaway)
  • Rosetta Stone CD-ROM (Spanish and Russian only)

Universal Class Now Available: Get access to Universal Class today! This program offers more than 500 online courses on a wide range of subjects/levels, available 24/7, instructor led, self-paced. Universal Class courses are informational and designed to enhance student knowledge, increase skills and stimulate interest in a subject. Visit the Library for more information.

New Resources in the Children’s section: Playaway View, the first all-in-one video player of its kind, pre-loaded with multiple videos of the best educational programming, now available at the Main library. Try it out and select titles such as math, exploring space, U.S. history and more.

Children’s Story Time: Every Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m., base employees and community members volunteer their time to read stories and create a craft project designed for toddlers and preschool children.

Free Online Services

Learning Express: If you are taking tests for school, looking to get certified or licensed, or trying to improve your software skills, chances are LearningExpress Library has the resources you need. Self-paced courses and tutorials are available for anyone at any level, elementary school to adult education, in a wide variety of subject areas including: Microsoft Office Suite programs, Adobe applications, military and college test prep, civil service licensure prep, adult skills building, and resume writing. Additionally, LearningExpress is the only resource Air Force libraries provide that specifically helps with the U.S. Citizenship tests. Registration is available through the Ai ForceF Portal; afterwards, you’ll be able to access your LearningExpress account from anywhere. For more information, contact the library at (661) 275-BOOK.

Zinio: A leading full-service distributor of digital magazines, the Zinio newsstand has thousands of top magazines from around the world. Browse the list of subscriptions AF libraries own (currently 642 popular titles including Newsweek, National Geographic and Parenting), select and read anywhere, anytime using your computer, smartphone or tablet. To take advantage of this wonderful service, visit the Base Library or call (661) 275-BOOK for more information.

Muroc Lake Golf Course

111 Crest Dr., (661) 275-PUTT

Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve): Golf Course, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Carts need to be returned by 2 p.m. Sandbagger Grill, 7 a.m.-noon.

Dec. 25 (Christmas Day): Closed.

Jan. 1 (New Year’s Day): Open regular hours.

Get Golf Ready: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Jan. 6, 8, 10, 13, 15 and 17, 3-4:30 p.m. Cost is $99 per person and includes nine hours of instruction on the driving range, putting & chipping greens and on the golf course. Golf Instruction for beginners to include all aspects of the game and playing golf on the course. Golf clubs will be provided if needed. Limited to the first 10 players signed up. Sign up at the MLGC golf shop.

Three Blind Mice Golf Tournament: Jan. 11, 7 a.m. showtime; 8 a.m. shotgun start.
$25 per player (AGF Card Holder) – includes prize fund and lunch following play
$35 per player (Non-AGF Card Holder) – includes green fee prize fund and lunch
$10 cart fee per player (carts optional)
Format: Three (3) Person Best Ball, Blind Draw
Player’s record individual scores and teams will be picked by a blind draw after play begins and the best ball score will be determined after play is completed.
Limited to the first 144 players signed up.
Sign up by Wednesday, January 8 at the MLGC golf shop.

Football Frenzy is back with NFL Sunday Ticket at Muroc Lake Golf Course Every Sunday beginning Sept. 8, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Enjoy up to six games on our three brand new 60” Flat Screens! Visit Muroc Lake Golf Course during the week to enter your vote on which 6 games will be featured, then come out on Sunday with your family or friends to enjoy all the action! Get your FREE weekly Football Parlay Card – you could win $25 cash! Lots of other prizes and giveaways throughout the game. Club members can enter to win a trip to a regular season game and even a chance to win a trip to the Super Bowl! Food and beverage specials will be available throughout the day.

Didn’t get enough football on Sunday? Join us at The Hangar (formerly known as Stripes Lounge inside the Oasis Community Center) for Monday Night Football on our huge 16-foot movie screen, every Monday beginning Sept. 9! Free popcorn, billiards, darts and Texas Hold ‘em! We will also offer the free Football Parlay card with a $25 winner each week and prizes throughout the event. Club Members will get another chance to enter to win one of the trips to a regular season game or a trip to the Super Bowl. Domestic and import drafts, sodas, and snacks are available for purchase. Must be at least 18 years old to attend.

Annual Membership: Are you a frequent visitor to the Muroc Lake Golf Course? Save money by purchasing an annual membership. Memberships run from April 1 through March 31 but you can join now with these pro-rated rates:

E1-E4: $183.28
E5 and above/Retirees/DOD Civlians: $250
Contractor/Civilian Guest: $316.64
*Prices pro-rated as of Aug. 1, 2013

Twilight Golf: Daily, 2:30 p.m.-sunset. Had a long day at work? Take a little time to relax and enjoy some golf!  Our ‘Twilight Special’ is a great way to end the day, get a few holes in before dark and save money!

E1-E4; $4.50 green fees

E5-O3; $6.50 green fees

O4-above; $7.50 green fees

DOD, Contractors and guests; $8.50 green fees

Carts are $5.00 per person

Monday-Friday Special: 7 a.m.-1 p.m. $25 for 18 holes of golf, a cart and lunch.

Want to learn how to play golf: Come learn from our club pros, Ricky Lanning and Chelsea Orozco can teach you everything you will need to know at your convenience. From longer drives to make more putts and everything in between, our pros can bring you from amateur to pro!

Wi-Fi is now available at the Muroc Lake Golf Course Clubhouse.

Golf Pro Shop: Our pro shop offers special orders and yellow tag sales – stop by and check it out.

Sandbagger Grill: Muroc Lake Golf Course
The Sandbagger offers a large variety of meal options from our breakfast menu, Angus beef hamburgers, sandwiches, focaccia’s, Panini’s and salads. Call for more information, reservations or special functions!  Daily specials are served with a side of French fries or salad and small soda:

Monday and Tuesday: $6 lunch special; choices range from teriyaki chicken bowl, quesadillas, lasagna, pasta and more.

Wednesday: Build your own taco salad with the choice of homemade chicken or beef and a various selection of toppings (fries and salad are not available as a side with this meal); $8.25.

Thursday: Tri tip slow cooked and marinated in tequila, thinly sliced on toasted ciabatta bread, topped with Swiss cheese and sautÈed mushrooms; $8.95.

Friday: Nine-ounce fish fillet and chips, with a side of homemade tartar sauce and malt vinegar; $8.95.

Oasis Community Center

205 W. Popson Ave., (661) 275-CNTR

Edwards Annual Children’s Holiday Party: Dec. 20, 2-5 p.m. The Edwards’ youth community is invited to our FREE children’s Holiday Party. Meet Santa, visit Santa’s face painters and balloon artist for balloon characters. Enjoy live entertainment on stage, hot dogs, chips, holiday cookies and beverages and everything is FREE and FUN.

Lunch Hour Bragging Rights Ping Pong Tournament: Jan. 10, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $5 entry fee, fees go to overall winner.

Fitness Classes available at the Oasis Community Center:

Zumba: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 7-7:55 p.m.
Monday and Wednesday, 10-10:55 a.m.
Cost is $3 per person, per class and there is a 25 percent discount if you purchase a 10-class punch card.

Monthly Instructional Classes: All classes are conducted at the Oasis Community Center. Call (661) 275-2687 for additional information. Use your PLAYpass here!

  • Classical Guitar Lessons: Cost $28 per half hour lesson, per student. Call for available lesson days/times.
  • Basic/Beginning Drum Lessons: Cost $28 per half hour lesson, per student. Call for available lesson days/times.
  • Piano Lessons: Cost $28 per half hour lesson, per student. Call for available lesson days/times.
  • Kinderfiddle (beginning violin): Cost $28 per half hour lesson, per student. Call for available lesson days/times.
  • Karate Class: Monday and Wednesday, 5-7 p.m. Cost is $55 per month, per person, ages 7 and up.
  • Hula Lessons: Thursdays, $20 per month for beginners, $25 per month for intermediate and advanced.

Outdoor Recreation

Kincheloe Ave., (661) 275-CAMP

The Most Unlikely Underwater Holiday Tree: Dec. 21, 2-4 p.m., at the Oasis Aquatic Center. Pre-register at ODR, sign-ups available now. Cost is $10 per child; $25 for family of three; and $5 per additional child. Open to ages 6 months and up. Minimum of 20 participants. Design a holiday greeting card, color/draw the most unlikely holiday tree for the season, decorate a holiday cup, float fun, play tree ball, and dive for supplies to make your ornament to decorate our underwater tree; then take an underwater picture with our wonderful holiday tree!

Open Paintball/Airsoft: Dec. 7, 10 a.m.- 4p.m.
$40 Paintball package includes 500 rounds, air, and equipment rental and field fees
$35 Airsoft package Includes 2,000 rounds, equipment rental and field fees
$30 Package includes air, equipment rental and field fees
$15 Field fee
$5 All day air
Beginner thru Advanced is welcome. No reservation required, bring lunch and water.

Big Bear Shuttle: Dec. 28, depart at 8 a.m., return at approximately 8 p.m. Cost is $20 with no gear, $30 with gear. Minimum of eight participants, maximum of 12. Let ODR do the driving and get a deal on the gear! Come and ride/ski the slopes at big bear/snow summit! Just 2.5 hours away, big bear/snow summit is one of the premier mountains in southern California.
**Price does NOT include ticket – discounted tickets are available through our ITT office.

Ski/Snowboard Special: Pick up your ski/snowboarding gear after 3 p.m., that day is FREE! Ride the next day and return the third day, by normal drop off time (Noon or 1 pm on Sunday), all for a one-day charge. $20, gets you, your boots, board/skis, bindings, helmet and poles. Call ODR for more details.

SCUBA: Class is Jan. 6 and 7; pool is Jan. 8 and 9; beach is Jan. 11; and boat is Jan. 12. Class and pool runs 4-7 p.m. Cost is $472 per person; family discount available. Minimum of two participants, maximum of eight. A wide variety of other SCUBA courses are also available. Our instructor is flexible on class times and willing to work with your schedule. Call ODR for more information.

Bluefins Swim Club: Tuesday and Thursday. 4:45-6:45 p.m., at the Oasis Indoor Pool. Cost is $70 per child (monthly fee). Improve your basics; work on progressive skills, stroke correction and refinement. Pre-test required for age 8 years and up.

Private Swimming Lessons: Cost is $10 for up to 30 minute lesson, $15 for up to a 45 minute lesson, and $20 for up to an hour, any age. Children learn safety, fundamental breathing and stroke techniques taught by American Red Cross certified Water Safety Instructors at Oasis Pool. Talk to our seasoned lifeguard staff about what you want to learn and let them help you accomplish your goals, today!

Pools Hours:
Oasis Aquatic Center
Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Lap Swim Only
Monday-Friday, 3-7 p.m. Open Swim
Closed Weekends and Holidays

Horseback Riding Lessons: Variety of lessons offered. Call Outdoor Recreation for more information.

Cooking Equipment: We have oil less infrared cookers and traditional fryers for only $5 a day!

Stables: Did you know that Outdoor Recreation has riding stables where you can board your horse? For $25 a month with a $25 a month membership fee you can board your horse at Outdoor Recreations Riding Stables. Call Outdoor Recreation for more details.

Overnight Camping at Branch Park: Cost is $5 for a campsite for up to four people. Come and get a “wilderness experience” right here on base. This will be primitive camping (no potable water, no telephones, and no RVs).

Private Parties: Rod & Gun, Paintball, and other Outdoor Recreation activities are available for squadron functions and private parties. In addition to using our facilities, let us plan a trip for you! Interested in going somewhere with your squadron or a group of friends? Tell us and we’ll do the legwork for you. Let us know how many people, where you want to go, and what your budget is and we’ll do the rest!

Team Building: Does your office, element or group need some team building? Come talk to us! We have instructors and the facilities to make it a great afternoon/day for you and your staff. Prices vary depending on the activity and group size. Call us today and let’s plan an event!

RV Storage: Numerous openings are available in RV Storage! Come over and park your equipment for our low prices and have access to them anytime you need! 20′ Active Duty and Retiree – $15; 20′ All Others – $20; 25′-30′ Active Duty and Retiree – $20; 25′-30′ All Others – $25; 35′-50′ Active Duty and Retiree – $25, 35′-50′ All Others – $30.

Rod & Gun

210 Adams Way, (661) 275-CAMP

December Special: E-4 and below receive first two rounds free and a free gun rental!

January First Time Shooter Special: Free rental of shot gun and first round free!

Rifle and Pistol Range: Dec. 14, 10 a.m-1 p.m. Open for Rod & Gun patrons. Pistol rentals are available at the Rod & Gun Club, Bldg. 210.

Big 50: Thursdays. The “Big 50” is an ATA Registered shoot in which each participant shoots 50 single. Targets, 50 double targets and 50 targets from their handicapped position.

Rosburg Fitness Center

210 W. Popson Ave., (661) 275-GYM1

Holiday Hours of Operation: Open Dec. 23-Jan. 3, 8 a.m.-4 p.m . Closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.

Healthy Weight Class: Thursdays, noon-1:30 p.m. Call the HAWC for more information.

Tae Kwon Do: Cost: A children’s monthly pass is $65, an adult monthly pass is $70, and a daily pss is $9 per day.
For more information, call Kumye Moore at (661) 860-9292.
Use your PLAYpass here!

Personal Trainers: Cost is $40 per hour session, $25 for a half-hour session. Call to schedule your appointment and start reaching those fitness goals. For appointments, call Jeff Walden at (210) 723-2052, Johnny Johnson at (660) 233-2141 or Lauren Brandin at (210) 723-2052.
Use your PLAYpass here!

Massage Therapy: Cost is $40 for 30 minutes, $70 for an hour, or $100 one and a half hours. Available 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, by appointment only. Couples massage is also offered. For more information and appointments, call Brittni Albrechti at (661) 317-2139. Use your PLAYpass here!

Lunchtime Disc Golf at Mojave Greens: Wednesdays, noon, Mojave Greens Disc Golf Course, Hole 1. Join us for a round of lunchtime golf. Players of all skill levels are invited to attend. Experienced golfers will be on hand to offer advice and work with beginners. Equipment will be available for loan. Take this opportunity to meet other disc golfers on base and challenge each other on the course!

Equipment Orientation Classes: Tuesday, 10-11 a.m., Wednesday, 4-5 p.m., and Thursday, 7-8 p.m. Not sure how to use equipment or what it does for you? Stop by the front desk and sign up for this one-hour class. We are here to help you get the most out of your fitness routine.

Teen Center

100 Kincheloe Ave., Bldg. 7211, (661) 275-8336

Holiday Hours: The Teen Center will be closed Dec. 19-Jan. 3. The Center will reopen Jan. 6.

Teen Center Video Contest: Thanks to all those who voted for the Edwards Teen Center Tour video. Edwards amassed more than 1,000 votes and won second place in the voting which was worth $2000. What a great group effort to earn the teen center some badly needed money. The money will be spent on upgrades for the Teen Center. The sponsors of the video contests have already announced the next video contest which will be a holiday music video dedicated to deployed service members. The Edward’s teens are already working on it and hope they can count on you for more votes. Watch for base wide emails and other announcements for more information.

Youth & Teen Sponsorship: Are you new to the area? Will you be PCS’ing soon? Wouldn’t it be nice to have a friend to show your kids around base? The Air Force Youth Centers offer sponsorship for kids & teens so that every move is a seamless transition. For more information about Youth or Teen Sponsorship contact the Main Youth Center, (661) 275-5437.

Super Sitters Course: Cost is $40 for course and registration, at Youth Center (Bldg. 5210). Super Sitters courses are held every so often when at least six students are on the list. The classes are taught in two, four-hour segments, location and times will vary on availability. The course is open for youth and teens ages 11-18. Once registered, student will be notified of the next available course.

Keystone Club: Tuesdays, 4:15 p.m. The Keystone Club is a leadership group for high school students to learn and practice leadership skills through the management of community service projects and fund raising activities.

Youth Programs

24 Lathrop Dr., (661) 275-5437

Holiday Hours: The Youth Center Open Rec Program will be closed Dec. 19-Jan. 3. We will reopen Jan. 6.

4-H Photography Club: Jan. 8, 3:30-5 p.m. Learn basic photography skills. See Ms. sarah for details and Ms. Heather to sign up.

Creative Kids Art: Daily, 3-5 p.m. Join us in the art area as we create all types of cool arts and crafts. No cost!

Boys & Girls Club Power Hour/Project Learn – Join today: Monday-Thursday, 2:45-4 p.m. Power Hour: making minutes count helps club members (ages 6-12) become successful in school by providing homework help/ tutoring while encouraging members to become self-directed learners. See Ms. Jasmine for details and to sign up.

Torch Club: Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m., in the Torch Room. Torch clubs are charter, small-group leadership and service clubs for boys and girls ages 9-12.  It is a powerful vehicle through which club staff can help meet the special character development needs of younger adolescents at a critical stage in their development. See Mr. Andrew for details.

Youth & Teen Centers Memberships: For about a dollar a day, you could have peace of mind knowing that your son or daughter is in a safe environment – an environment that fosters development in many different areas and offers constant supervision, tutoring and fun! Did you know that the most dangerous time for youth, especially teens, are between the hours of 3 pm and 6 pm? The Youth and Teen Centers offer social opportunities and structured programming from affiliated agencies such as the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the 4-H Club. For more information about youth & teen memberships, contact the main youth center at (661) 275-5437.

Youth & Teen Sponsorship: Are you new to the area? Will you be PCS’ing soon? Wouldn’t it be nice to have a friend to show your kids around base? The Air Force Youth Centers offer sponsorship for kids & teens so that every move is a seamless transition. For more information about Youth or Teen Sponsorship contact the Main Youth Center, (661) 275-5437.

Super Sitters Course: Cost is $40 for course and registration, at Youth Center (Bldg. 5210). Super Sitters courses are held every so often when at least six students are on the list. The classes are taught in two, four-hour segments, location and times will vary on availability. The course is open for youth and teens ages 11-18. Once registered, student will be notified of the next available course.

Toddler Learning Center: Toddler classes at the Creative Arts Center (JZ) for ages 1-4 (older siblings are welcome). Are you looking for a class that you & your toddler can share in? If so this is the class for you! TLC is a Mom, Pop & Tot class that allows families to learn while playing! Classes are filling fast. For more information, call Youth Programs at (661) 275-KIDS or Ms. Amy (325) 829-5101.

Youth Sports

Contact Emil Graves, (661) 277-8961

Calling all 3 and 4 year olds: Smart Start Basketball registration begins Dec. 9. Cost is $35 per child. Smart Start Basketball season startsJan. 15.

Basketball Coaches: Youth Sports & Fitness is looking for highly motivated volunteers to coach basketball this year. The season starts in January. Register at the Youth Center.

FitFactor Fridays, 3:15-5 p.m. Join us in the Gym! Be Active and Eat Healthy to reach the FitFactor Levels and Earn Prizes! You can find more information at

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News Briefs March 27, 2015

Enlisted promotion ceremony The Edwards Enlisted Promotion Ceremony is 3 p.m., March 31 in the base theater. Promotees and commanders will be in service dress. Uniform of the day for all other attendees will be uniform of the day or business casual. CPTS delayed opening The 412th Comptroller Squadron will delay opening until 11 a.m.,...

Pursuing dreams to fly, fight and win

Have you ever been told you didn’t have what it takes while pursuing a goal? Did you believe it? I did. My final year in college, the Reserve Officer Training Corps detachment commander met with each senior to discuss our Air Force future. When asked what I hoped to do, like most of my peers...
Lockheed Martin photograph by Tom Reynolds

Edwards joint maintenance team completes significant JSF propulsion verification event

Lockheed Martin photograph by Tom Reynolds A joint team of U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy maintainers, DOD employees and Pratt and Whitney contractors work on an F135 engine March 17 as part of a week-long to provide verified tec...

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara

Edwards heroes save coworker’s life

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Left to right: Moses Zamora, Neil Edwards, Robin “Bubba” Hairston, and Derrick Shannon are heavy equipment operators with the 412th Civil Engineer Group who saved the life of their...

Edwards CAP squadron to host open house

Edwards AFB’s Civil Air Patrol Squadron will host an open house will be held at the Oasis Community Center 6-8 p.m., March 31. The public is invited to attend and enjoy the squadron cadet program demonstrations. Cadets will be sharing their CAP training experience in the following cadet programs: * Aerospace Education including remotely controlled aircraft and...

2015 Edwards Royalty crowned

Courtesy photograph The new Edwards Community Queens were crowned March 21 during the 2015 pageant held at the Oasis Community Center. They are (back row from left) Miss (Danika Blake), Teen Miss (Ariana Medina), Junior Miss (H...


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