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‘Salad Wednesdays’ at Edwards AFB Exchange are good for the body, wallet

Posted January 15, 2016 by Rebecca R. Silva

Airmen wanting to eat right and save money can turn to restaurants at the Edwards AFB Exchange for “Salad Wednesday.” Every Wednesday, Edwards AFB diners can take $2 off any salad priced $4 or more at participating Exchange direct-operated restaurants. “Salad Wednesday” is part of the Edwards AFB Exchange’s BE FIT initiative, designed to promote…

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Air Force photograph by Chris Okula

NATO AGS arrives at Edwards

Posted December 21, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

NATO's first Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) aircraft arrived at Edwards Dec. 19 completing its first flight. The test flight marks the start of six months of ground and airborne testing at Edwards before the aircraft is sent to its new home in Sigonella, Italy.

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News Briefs – December 18, 2015

Posted December 18, 2015 by

Christmas meal The Joshua Tree Inn Dining Facility has announced the 2015 Christmas Day Meal will be served 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Dec. 25.  This meal is open to all active duty military, retirees and dependents.  Holiday favorites such as roasted turkey, baked ham, mashed potatoes, cornbread, and dressing will be served a la carte.  No…

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Holiday message from 412th Test Wing/CC

Posted December 18, 2015 by Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber From left: Chief Master Sgt. David Smith, 412th Test Wing command chief, Santa Claus, Father Christmas, and Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th TW commander, pose for a photo in front of the test wing command section Christmas Tree. They wish all of Team Edwards a Merry Christmas and a…

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BACN continues to sizzle for six more months

Posted December 18, 2015 by Justin Oakes

The Battlefield Airborne Communications Node program based at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass.,, commonly referred to as BACN, recently awarded Northrop Grumman a contract extension valued at more than $120 million, securing the system's future for months to come.

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