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In memoriam

Posted June 5, 2015 by

James ‘Jim’ Thomas Doss passed away in a car accident May 19. Doss worked for the 412th Engineering Group, 412th Range Squadron, Engineering Flight, and was also retired from the U.S. Army as a sergeant first class. He served as a communications supervisor in the Army during the Desert Shield and Desert Storm campaigns, where…

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Family Advocacy hosts June classes

Posted June 5, 2015 by

P.R.E.P. (Couple’s Relationship Enhancement Workshop) This six-week workshop is intended to address issues such as negotiating and resolving conflict, power struggles, communication challenges, and trust issues. Whether your relationship is need of some “fine tuning” or a major overhaul, this workshop is sure to enhance your understanding of your partner and the way you relate…

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Are you MAD or SAD?

Posted June 5, 2015 by Master Sgt. Henry D. Strozier

There are two distinct types of Airmen who serve: those who are here to make a difference (MAD) and those who are selfish and distracting (SAD). Each of us was equipped to be MAD once we graduated initial military training and our various technical training schools; we had the basic skills in our respective career…

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Massaro introduced as new 412th OSS CC

Posted June 5, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Lt. Col. Mark Massaro speaks to his new squadron after taking command. The 412th Operations Support Squadron welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony June 1 at the Developmental Airdrop rigging shop. Lt. Col. Jeffrey Geraghty passed the 412th OSS guidon to incoming commander Lt. Col….

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Community networking spotlight – Part 3

Posted June 5, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Tom Weil, Air Force veteran and city manager for California City, has been part of the Air Force Materiel Command Community Liaison Program for just over two years. Weil’s position as chief administrator of a city with 14,000 residents makes him an ideal candidate for Kern County’s community liaison slot in the program. As a…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted June 5, 2015 by

June 8-12 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Pork shank Baked potato Coleslaw Tuesday Chicken cordon bleu Mashed potatoes and gravy With vegetables Wednesday Taco salad Beef or turkey Thursday Orange chicken Fried rice & egg roll Friday Baked cod Macaroni & cheese Broccoli All Blue Plate Specials: $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage, $1.99,…

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News Briefs June 5, 2015

Posted June 5, 2015 by

Home buyers seminar The Housing Management Office is holding a Home Buyers Seminar 1-4 p.m., June 17 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. Whether you are a first time home buyer or looking to purchase an investment property, this seminar will offer beneficial information. A VA loan specialist and representative from the AV Board…

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Community networking spotlight – Part 3

Posted June 3, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.–Tom Weil, Air Force veteran and city manager for California City, has been part of the Air Force Materiel Command Community Liaison Program for just over two years. Weil’s position as chief administrator of a city with 14,000 residents makes him an ideal candidate for Kern County’s community liaison slot in…

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Bunch readies for departure with ‘fini flight’

Posted June 3, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Bobbi Zapka Maj. Gen. Arnold Bunch Jr., Air Force Test Center commander, poses for a photo with his wife, Carolyn, following his last proficiency flight at Edwards May 27. Maj. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr., Air Force Test Center commander, took to the skies one last time over Edwards AFB May…

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News Briefs May 29, 2015

Posted May 29, 2015 by

SAPR annual training The next SAPR annual training class, “Respect the Red Line,” is 2 p.m., June 1 at 2.p.m. at the base theater. This training is mandatory for all active duty personnel and DOD civilians. Plan ono arriving early as everyone must sign-in to get credit. Unit training managers will be responsible for tracking…

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