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

Posted July 17, 2015 by

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

Posted July 10, 2015 by

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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Chari takes over JSF test squadron

Posted July 10, 2015 by

Lockheed Martin photograph by Chad Bellay Lt. Col. Raja Chari (right) accepts the 461st Flight Test Squadron guidon from former 412th Operations Group commander, Col. Rodney Todaro, during the squadron’s change of command ceremony June 26. Chari assumed command from Lt. Col. Andrew Allen. The 461st FLTS†conducts developmental testing for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter….

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Nineteen Airmen graduate from leadership school

Posted July 10, 2015 by

Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon Senior Airman Kenneth Monteiro (center), 412th Operations Support Squadron, is presented the John L. Levitow Award by Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer (left), and Chief Master Sgt. David Smith, 412th TW command chief. The award is presented to the top Airman of their ALS class. The Edwards Airman Leadership School…

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Keeping Airmen healthy and informed through Operation Supplement Safety

Posted July 10, 2015 by

For peak performance, Airmen should eat healthy and exercise regularly. But in the quest to gain an “edge,” many Airmen resort to dietary supplements. Enter Operation Supplement Safety, or OPSS. This Defense Department educational campaign, accessible at www.hprc-online.org/opss, educates the warfighter and healthcare provider on responsible dietary supplement use. While some supplements, such as multivitamins,…

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Who am I? Who are you? Who are we?

Posted July 10, 2015 by Master Sgt. Loren Cossette

What’s your job? Over the years, I’ve been asked this question countless times whether it be while in-processing new units, deploying, attending professional military education, or while participating in various panels. The answers are as numerous and varied as the titles in the Air Force. For most of us, the answer is easy. I am…

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AF revolutionizes study material delivery for FY16

Posted July 10, 2015 by

Airmen studying for career development and promotion opportunities will begin to receive study materials solely online by Oct. 1, 2017. Electronic delivery of Career Development Course volumes and Weighted Airman Promotion System study references have been in place for several years with a majority of the materials accessible on Air Education and Training Command websites….

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Civilian Health Promotion Services seeks to ensure healthy, productive workforce

Posted July 10, 2015 by Patric Lovato

Air Force photograph by Patric Lovato Air Force Materiel Command’s Civilian Health Promotion Services offers a wide range of health and fitness tools from health screenings to fitness classes. Edwards CHPS is located next to the base gym. A program created with the Air Force Materiel Command DOD civilian in mind, Civilian Health Promotion Services…

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