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News Briefs July 17, 2015

Posted July 17, 2015 by

School enrollment Do you work on base but live off base? Do you have school age children? If the answer is ìyes,î your child/children may be able to attend the schools [Branch Elementary and Desert Junior-Senior High] on Edwards AFB. To learn more, contact the school liaison officer, Donna Eichling, at 661-277-2456; or visit www.muroc.k12.ca.us/….

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New commander online with 412th Communications Squadron

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Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon From left: Col. Eric Leshinsky, 412th Mission Support Group commander, and Lt. Col. J. Scott Fuller pose for a photo as Lt. Col. Christopher Budde looks on. Budde relinquished command of the 412th Communications Squadron to Fuller during a change of command ceremony at Club Muroc July 10. Fuller…

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Project84 migrating to API

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Wing participation in the Project84 program has brought many cost saving ideas to the attention of leadership here at Edwards AFB. Many of the ideas submitted were aimed at reducing consumption of materials, water and electricity. Some cost savings require time before being realized, but others such as Xeriscaping and printer right-sizing have had an…

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Concepts into capability squadron gets new commander

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Air Force photograph by Patric Lovado Lt. Col. Jose R. Gutierrez del Arroyo assumed command of the 771st Test Squadron during a formal ceremony July 14 at Club Muroc. Gutierrez previously served as the director of Curriculum Standards at the United States Air Force Test Pilot School. He was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico,…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

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July 20-24 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday Beef taco salad Tuesday Spaghetti with meat balls Side salad and garlic bread Wednesday Meatloaf Mashed potatoes with gravy Vegetables Thursday Teriyaki chicken Fried rice and egg roll Friday Bake cod Macaroni and cheese Broccoli All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included; medium beverage, $1.99; large $2.09…

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Sign up now for Desert High School Robotics camps

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Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Do you have a student interested in learning about robotics? The Desert High Robotics Team is sponsoring two camps this summer for rising 7-12th graders. The camps will be held at the Center of Excellence next to DHS. Summer Camps: July 18 — Hardware Camp, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Learn…

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Welcome to the jungle: Moms, Pops and Tots try out new location

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Air Force photograph by Patric Lovato The Moms, Pops and Tots playgroup moved into their new location for the foreseeable future. Children and their parents gathered for playtime at the Jungle Zone in the Desert Mall. Their program was held there for the first time; they were previously located in the Youth Center Gym. Children…

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Challenge yourself: Never give up, never quit

Posted July 17, 2015 by Chief Master Sgt. Wendi L. McLean

I once read that newly created cells in our bodies do one of two things: they either begin to decay or they become more vital. These cells choose their path based on what we demand of them. If we are sedentary, our brains signal our cells to decay; but if we exercise, our cells get…

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News Briefs July 10, 2015

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Environmental Management closure Through July 17, the Environmental Management Division will be relocating their offices from Bldg. 4231 (North Base) to Bldg. 3735 on Main Base. During this time, every effort will be made to minimize customer impact. Call ahead before visiting to ensure your respective individual is set-up and running. If you have any…

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Break out those running shoes and get ready to ‘run with history’

Posted July 10, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

The second annual Edwards Run with History 5K, 10K and Half Marathon is coming Oct. 3. Gates will open at 5 a.m. for registered runners and the event will start promptly at 7 a.m. on ramp†six on the flightline. Half marathon runners will go past the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center onto the dry lakebed,…

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