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June 13, 2014

News Briefs June 13, 2014

Palace Chase briefing

A Palace Chase Briefing will be held 2-3 p.m., June 19 at the Consolidated Support Facility, Bldg. 3000, Room 123. To reserve a seat, call Tech. Sgt. Sam Flynn at (661) 277-3582 or e-mail samuel.flynn.1@us.af.mil.

The Palace Chase program allows active duty officers and Airmen to voluntarily transfer from active duty in the United States Air Force to the Air Force Reserve. The member’s remaining active duty service commitment or term of enlistment may be waived, for approved applicants, in exchange for the member’s agreement to participate in a Selected Reserve program in the Air Reserve Component. Personnel transitioning to an ARC billet also remain eligible for acceptance into the full-time Reserve and Air Reserve Technician programs.

Father’s Day Breakfast

Come treat dad to a Father’s Day Breakfast at Club Muroc June 15. Breakfast will be from 7:30-10:30 a.m. All your favorite breakfast items will be served. Cost is $6 for members and $8 for non-members. To view the menu, go to www.edwardsfss.com. For more information, call (661) 275-2582.

Freedom Fest 2014

This year’s Freedom Fest celebration is 4:30-10 p.m., July 4 at Wings and Roberts Fields. Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m. Come out and enjoy live bands, water fun and more. The event is free and open to the entire Edwards AFB Community.

Officers’ Spouses Club summer events

The Edwards Officers’ Spouses Club offers an opportunity to forge new friendships and develop existing ones, while giving back to the Edwards Community. The EOSC is excited to welcome new members and will be hosting social events for current and potential members in July and August. Please “like” them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/EdwardsOSC to make sure you’re up to date on all announcements. Info can also be found on www.edwardsOSC.com. For more information, call (661) 277-4294 or email info@EdwardsOSC.com.

Thrift Store closed

The Edwards Officers’ Spouses Club Thrift Store will be closed June and July, and will reopen August. Donations are always appreciated and may be left in the bin on the dock behind the store.

Splash Nights are back!

Cook your own club entrÈe on the poolside grill patio at Club Muroc 5-8 p.m., Fridays. Cost is $8 for members and $10 for non-members. Free hot dogs for the kids. Price includes choice of sirloin steak or chicken breast. Entrees are served with baked beans, salad, lemonade or water. For more information, call (661) 275-CLUB.

Changes of command

Col. Rodney F. Todaro, 412th Operations Group commander, is inviting Team Edwards to attend the 412th Operations Support Squadron change of command ceremony June 27. Lt. Col. Jeffrey T. Geraghty will assume command from Lt. Col. Ryan K. Osteroos. The ceremony will be at 9 a.m. in Bldg. 1202. R.S.V.P. to Larinda Sanders at (661) 277-9831/2446. Uniform of the day for military and business casual for civilians.

Retirement

Tech. Sgt Joseph Sellers Jr.: You are cordially invited to the retirement ceremony of Tech. Sgt. Joseph W. Sellers Jr., 412th Maintenance Squadron, after 20 years of faithful and honorable active duty military service. The retirement ceremony is 10 a.m., June 20 in Bldg. 1450. For more information, call Daniel Tibayan at (661) 277-4291.

Resilience training

The next Resilience class is 7:30 a.m., June 18 in Bldg 2560, Room A. Those attending should call Nancy Koch-Castillo at (661)277-6711 or email nancy.kochcastillo.1@us.af.mil. Resilience information as well as the Wingman Day “Falling In Love” videos are posted on the Edwards Portal in the middle of the page. If you click on the Helping Agency ICON you will find information to include a resilience folder with all the PowerPoint presentations posted.

TPS graduation

The U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School invites you to attend the graduation of Class 13B at 1 p.m., June 13 in the base theater. Dress is uniform of the day for military guests and business casual for civilian guests. For graduates, and those involved in the ceremony, dress is service dress for military, business attire for civilians. All are welcome to attend. Seating is limited to theater capacity. The parking lot in front of the theater will be reserved for base commanders and directors, TPS faculty, TPS students and their families, and all those requiring handicapped parking. General base attendees are asked to park in the lot across from Chapel 1 on the corner of Popson Ave. and Muroc Drive. Civilian personnel may attend without charge to leave; however, their attendance is subject to supervisory approval and workload considerations. For more information, call the TPS Administration Office at (661) 277-3000.




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