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Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community

Posted May 29, 2015 by

- Less than one percent of today’s U.S. population has ever served in the military, and that one percent has carried the weight of America’s longest military engagement. Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz wrote in a recent book that “for too long too many of us have paid scant attention to the commitment of the brave few…

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For good measure, base precision lab passes biannual evaluation

Posted May 29, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

No one at Edwards is more exact in their work than the Precision Measuring Equipment Laboratory.

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Edwards historian awarded for study of deployed flight test

Posted May 29, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Developmental test and evaluation happens in the most controlled environments with many safety procedures in place.

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Sports

Desert High Baseball

Posted May 29, 2015 by

The Desert High School Scorpions softball team battled, but ultimately ended up one run short losing 11-10 in extra innings to Katella High School from Anaheim. The game was part of the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Division 6 playoffs. The Scorpions finished 15-9 on the season. Air Force photograph by Kim Lathrop Senior Katee…

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Branch Elementary students have successful launch

Posted May 29, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Branch Elementary School students cheered as rockets they built were launched in the school's third annual Intermediate Space Challenge May 26.

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Base Supply Centers celebrate 20 years of service, promoting opportunities

Posted May 29, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

A cozy ceremony was held inside the Base Supply Center May 19 where 412th Mission Support Group leadership joined BSC employees and executives of IB Express to celebrate the company's 20 years of service to the military and for their role in promoting opportunities for the sight-impaired and people with other disabilities.

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Announcements – May 22, 2015

Posted May 29, 2015 by

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000 MPS operating hours In order to stay aligned to new and existing personnel program processes, the Military Personnel Section will be changing its customer service hours beginning 1 May, 2015. The new hours will be 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Fridays, and closed the first…

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News Briefs May 22, 2015

Posted May 22, 2015 by

North Gate safety alert SAFETY ALERT! Due to mechanical issues with the North Gate, there have been large metal plates installed over gaps in the roadway while repair operations are being scheduled. Drivers should exercise caution and reduce speeds in these areas. In inclement weather and blowing dust, the plates may become slippery and vehicles,…

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Health & Safety

Don’t be a no show

Posted May 22, 2015 by

The 412th Medical Group is dedicated to meeting the health care needs of you and your family by providing access to its services and the best possible medical care.

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Veterans

Team Edwards hosts Military Retiree Appreciation Day

Posted May 22, 2015 by Jet Fabara

Approximately 400 military retirees, their families and surviving spouses were invited to attend the 2015 Military Retiree Appreciation Day event held at the Oasis Community Center May 16.

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