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News Briefs August 14, 2015

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Resilience class The next Resilience class is 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Aug. 19 in Bldg. 2460, Room A. Those interested in attending should contact Nancy Koch-Castillo 661-277-6711 or email nancy.kochcastillo.1@us.af.mil. Through this course you will learn eleven life skills through PowerPoint presentations addressing resilience, which is the ability to withstand, recover and grow in the face…

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News Briefs August 7, 2015

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Resilience class The next Resilience class is 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Aug. 19 in Bldg. 2460, Room A. Those interested in attending should contact Nancy Koch-Castillo 661- 277-6711 or email nancy.kochcastillo.1@us.af.mil. Through this course you will learn eleven life skills through PowerPoint presentations addressing resilience, which is the ability to withstand, recover and grow in the…

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Edwards Civ-Mil holds 26th annual barbecue

Posted August 7, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The 26th Annual Edwards Air Force Base Civilian Military Support Group Barbecue was held July 30 at Hacienda Lane Ranch in Palmdale, California. Edwards Civ-Mil was first established in 1989 in response to the Base Realignment Closure Commissionís determination to close bases all over the country and world. Today,…

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Back to school safety, classes start Aug. 17

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Edwards Air Force Base school students return to the classroom Aug. 17. Base officials want to remind Team Edwards to obey posted speed limits and watch out for children walking to and from school. Traffic enforcement measures have been increased for this school year to include speed indicator signs…

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Davis takes charge of 412th Electronic Warfare Group

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Air Force photograph by Patric Lovato Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer (left), 412th Test Wing commander, hands Col. Leland Davis the 412th Electronic Warfare Group guidon as Davis assumes command of the group. Outgoing commander, Col. Kevin Muckerheide (right) is set to retire Aug. 5, 2015. Davis assumed command of the 412th Electronic Warfare Group†Aug. 3†during…

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AF implements restricted endorsement, stratification with July 31 SMSgt EPRs

Posted August 7, 2015 by Debbie Gildea

Restricted senior rater endorsement and stratification for senior noncommissioned officer enlisted performance reports will be implemented in conjunction with the July 31 senior master sergeant EPR closeout date. Endorsement and stratification restrictions for senior NCOs are part of ongoing Air Force enlisted evaluation and promotion system changes underway since July 2014. Announced in June, restrictions…

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SMSgt evaluations to be on new EPR form

Posted August 7, 2015 by Debbie Gildea

Senior master sergeant enlisted performance reports, which close out July 31, will be accomplished on the newly published Air Force Form 911 [http://static.e-publishing.af.mil/production/1/af_a1/form/af911/af911.pdf?source=GovD], “Enlisted Evaluation Report (MSgt Thru SMSgt), “available July 31 on the ePublishing website [http://www.e-publishing.af.mil/?source=GovD]. Development of new evaluation forms is part of ongoing Air Force enlisted evaluation and promotion process changes underway…

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412th TW commander implements policy prohibiting ‘lane splitting’ on installation

Posted August 7, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Jason Hoffman

In a policy letter issued in support of EAFBI 31-218, Motor Vehicle Traffic Supervision, the commander of the 412th Test Wing calls for the prohibited practice of “lane splitting” on all areas of Edwards. This includes surrounding and tenant installations, Air Force Research Laboratory Detachment 7 and U.S. Air Force Plant 42. This policy also…

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Majority leader McCarthy visits Edwards AFB

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Air Force photograph by Brad White Lt. Col. Eric Bippert, 418th Flight Test Squadron commander, shows Congressman Kevin McCarthy the cockpit of a C-17 Globemaster III. McCarthy visited Edwards AFB Aug. 5 and received mission updates on 412th Test Wing programs such as F-35 and KC-46. He also visited Ridley Mission Control. McCarthy serves California’s…

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Funeral Service for retired Master Sgt. Robert Wagnor Aug. 8

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A funeral service has been planned for long-time Edwards employee and retired Air Force Master Sgt. Robert ìBobî Wagnor who passed away July 9. †The service is Aug. 8 at the Community Church of California City; 21001 Conklin Ave. Viewing is 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., with the service beginning at 12:40 p.m. The reception will follow…

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