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July 11, 2014

News Briefs July 11, 2014

Change of command

Col. Robert Lepper Jr., will assume command of the 412th MXG from Col. Robert Weaver II at 9 a.m., July 10 in Hangar 1600.

Lt. Col. select promotion party

Team Edwards is invited to a promotion party 4:30 p.m., July 11 at Pancho’s in Club Muroc. Come celebrate with Edwards’ newest lieutenant colonel selectees. Selectees are: Christopher Buechler, 53 TEG/Det. 1; Daryl Corneille, 445th FLTS; Michael Deaver, 53rd TEG/Det. 1; Frederick Dohnke, 412th FLTS; Bryan Duke, 412th TW/SET; Joshua Egan, TPS; Matthew Farley, 53rd TEG/Det. 1; Richard Lyon, 419th FLTS; Andrew Martin, 416th FLTS; Anthony Masset, TPS; Brian Owen, 53rd TEG/Det. 1; Carlos Perazza, 53rd TEG/Det. 1; Todd Stinchfield, OGV; Nicholas Sweeney, TPS; and Heather Toews, 416th FLTS.

Global Leadership Summit

The Edwards Chapel has seats available for the Global Leadership Summit global telecast Aug. 14-15 at Desert Vineyard Church in Lancaster. Featured participants include Bill Hybels, Tyler Perry,†President and CEO of GE Jeffrey Immelt and best-selling author Susan Cain.
Cost is free for military members. Currently there are 25 slots for mid-level NCOs, senior captains and new majors. Civilians can receive a $99 promo price – regularly $249. If you want to attend, contact Chaplain (Capt.) Graham Baily at (661) 277-1954 or the Chapel 2 office at (661) 277-2111.

Resilience class

The next Resilience class will be 7:30 a.m., July 16 in Bldg. 2460, Room A. Those interested in attending should contact 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.

Airman’s Attic

The Airman’s Attic is in need of volunteers. †Any time that you can give to assist would be greatly appreciated. Stop by the Airman’s Attic 10 a.m-1 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday, and 3-5 p.m., Wednesday.




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News Briefs September 12, 2014

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Vandalism

Vandalism costs school district $12,000

Several base schools have been vandalized since Aug. 25 incurring over $12,000 in damages to the Muroc Joint Unified School District. The majority of the destruction has occurred at Bailey Elementary School where windows, ceili...
 
 

Air Force revamps AEF

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — The Air Force will deploy Agile Combat Support Airmen under its redesigned air expeditionary force construct October 1. The primary purpose of the redesign was to look at ways to deploy more ACS Airmen with their units and standardize dwell times across the Air Force as much as possible to present a...
 

 
U.S. Air Force photo by Ethan Wagner

C-17 treads into new territory

U.S. Air Force photo by Ethan Wagner Since Dunlop Tire was selected as the supplier for the C-17 as the replacement tire, the C-17 Global Reach Integrated Test Team at Edwards AFB has been putting the C-17’s new Dunlop tires ...
 
 

Shoplifting at Edwards Exchange down in 2013

According to the National Association for Shoplifting Prevention, there are approximately 27 million shoplifters in America, accounting for more than $35 million a day in losses. This fact is not lost on retailers such as the Army & Air Force Exchange Service. While it may not be evident to the naked eye, the Edwards Air...
 
 
U.S. Air Force photo by Rebecca Amber

412th CE leads way in water conservation

U.S. Air Force photo by Rebecca Amber Xeriscaping can take on many forms, ranging from decomposed granite that looks like dirt, to rocks with desert shrubs and low-water-use trees. Edwards has chosen to stick with a low-mainten...
 




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