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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 December 12, 2014

Commissary hours The Commissary will be closed Dec. 25 and 26. Regular hours will resume Dec. 27. The Commissary will be open regular hours Dec. 31, and closed Jan. 1, 2015. For more information, call 661-277-9175. MPF closure The Military Personnel Section in Bldg. 3000 will be closed for an official function Dec. 15 from...
 
 

From the palm of your hand, MyMC2 connects you to Edwards

Members of the Edwards community are reminded of a smartphone app that lets them know what’s going on around base. The My Military Communities is a mobile application that centralizes all of Edwards’ community events, organizations and services right in your pocket for smartphones, both Android and Apple. MyMC2 lists activities happening on base as well as...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber

Single Airmen get home-baked holiday goodies

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Senior Airman Chasaneya Jones, 412th Operations Support Squadron fills bags of cookies with the help of her son, Airess. Around 3,600 home-baked cookies were donated.The annual Airman’...
 

 

Thrift Savings Plan limits increase for 2015

The Internal Revenue Service has announced increased limits for 2015 Thrift Savings Plan contributions. “The maximum contribution amount for traditional and/or Roth TSP will be $18,000; this is an increase from the elective deferral limits of 2013 and 2014, which was $17,500,” said Erica Cathro, an AFPC Human Resources Specialist. “Additionally, the maximum amount of...
 
 

Exchange shoppers find extra savings during Saturday-only sales this month

As Soldiers, Airmen and their families tackle their holiday shopping, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is offering special deals every Saturday until Christmas, with up to 50 percent off select items. Deals on Dec. 13 include 50 percent off assorted accent furniture, 30 percent off a DeWalt 156-piece mechanics tool set and 25...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber

New 412th command chief introduces himself to Airmen

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber 412th Test Wing Command Chief, David Smith, invited Senior Airman Emily Torres to explain how the Airmen Against Drunk Driving program works at Edwards. Smith arrived last month as the new ...
 




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