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Memorial Service for Angus Hunter Claytor Aug. 12

Posted August 7, 2015 by

Angus Hunter Claytor III passed away June 27, 2015. Claytor worked in the 412th Maintenance Squadron, Component Repair Flight, Mechanical Element, Armament Section. He retired from the U.S. Air Force as a senior master sergeant. He was a nuclear weapons specialist and was on both the Common Strategic Rotary Launcher test program and the B-2…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted August 7, 2015 by

Aug. 10ñ14 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Pork shank Mashed potato and gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Chicken Parmesan Over egg noodles Vegetables Thursday Teriyaki chicken Fried rice and egg roll Friday Closed All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium Beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Menu subject to change

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Veterans

Understanding your Federal Employees Retirement System

Posted August 7, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Since 1987, federal civilian employees have prepared for their non-working years through FERS, the Federal Employees Retirement System. FERS, created by Congress, is a three-tiered system that provides benefits through Social Security, a FERS Basic Benefit Plan and the Thrift Savings Plan. Following retirement at the assigned age, the employee will receive annuity payments each…

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AF launches MyVector, mentorship resources for Airmen

Posted August 7, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Torri Hendrix

The Air Force recently launched an improved and re-branded Career Path Tool, called MyVector, which encourages mentorship between Airmen at all levels. The first step in the success of MyVector is for Airmen to volunteer to be mentors and share their experience and expertise with other Airmen. Mentoring and networking are two of the most…

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Defining moments

Posted August 7, 2015 by Master Sgt. Angela Blue

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz.–The word character has many meanings according to the dictionary…a feature or trait characteristic, moral or ethical quality, qualities of honesty, courage, and to no surprise….integrity. Since it has so many different meanings, it can be made to adapt to so many different types of people. Courage is not the absence…

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How Many Pieces of Military Flair are on Your Social Media?

Posted August 7, 2015 by Staff Reports

Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho–Being a member of the United States Air Force should without question be a source of pride. The service you render to the United States is a vital one and retired Air Force members and family members take an equal pride in the service they have and do render to…

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Separated but not alone

Posted July 31, 2015 by Senior Airman Lauren-Taylor Levin

MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho–As the dawn broke out over the mountains, I woke up to the sun peeping through my window. Once I got up I went straight to the kitchen to make my family breakfast yet in the back of my mind, all I could think about was, how am I going…

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Duck blind drawing slated for Aug. 8

Posted July 31, 2015 by

Waterfowl hunters can participate in the annual duck blind drawing scheduled Aug. 8 at the Rod and Gun Activity, Bldg. 210. Base hunting permits may be submitted to drawing officials from 9 a.m. until the actual drawing begins, which will be at approximately 10 a.m. Duck blind reservations are required for all base affiliated waterfowl…

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Free golf clinics with LPGA tour player

Posted July 31, 2015 by

Air Force photographs by Rebecca Amber Ladies Professional Golf Association tour player Stephanie Louden demonstrates how to correctly use three golf clubs, a wedge, a 7-iron and a driver during the free golf clinic July 24. Louden shared her expertise July 24-26 at the Muroc Lake Golf Course. The free golf clinics offered Edwards ëcommunity…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted July 31, 2015 by

Aug. 3-7 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Beef taco salad Tuesday Lasagna Side salad and garlic bread Wednesday Country fried steak Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Thursday Orange chicken Fried rice and egg roll Friday Baked cod Macaroni and cheese Broccoli All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium Beverage, $1.99; Large,…

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