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Volunteers needed

Posted July 24, 2015 by

There will be a luncheon at the Barstow Veterans Home of California Aug. 15 and the home needs 20-30 volunteers to help serve food items and spend time with the residents. The home is offering free lunch to all those who come and support this event.†Those who would like to help out would need to…

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New AFMC mission, vision statements emphasize agility

Posted July 24, 2015 by timchisham

New mission and vision statements are the foundation of a new command strategy designed to push Air Force Materiel Command to be more agile as it delivers war-winning support to the warfighter. The command’s new mission statement is succinct but declarative: “deliver and support agile war-winning capabilities.”†The mission statement encompasses the entire spectrum of AFMC’s…

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Exchange doubles gas savings July 24-26

Posted July 24, 2015 by

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara The Edwards AFB Exchange Express Gas Station. In honor of its 120th anniversary, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is pumping up gas savings by doubling the discount for MILITARY STAR cardholders. From July 24 to July 26, drivers fueling up with a MILITARY STAR card at Army…

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Never underestimate your impact

Posted July 24, 2015 by Chief Master Sgt. Zachary Capogna

Every day I visit our great Airmen and every day I come across more than one that underestimates their impact to the mission. There’s the one-stripe maintainer, “just repaneling an aircraft,” for the next day’s flight, or the young personalist, “just issuing another identification card,” or the defender, “just guarding the gate.” The list could…

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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

Posted July 17, 2015 by

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

Posted July 17, 2015 by

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

Posted July 17, 2015 by

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)

Posted July 17, 2015 by

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

Posted July 17, 2015 by

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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