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News Briefs September 4, 2015

Posted September 4, 2015 by

Run with History postponed Edwards Air Force Base’s 2nd Annual Run with History half marathon, 10K and 5K run has been postponed until further notice. For more information, call the Rosburg Fitness Center at 661-275-GYM1 (4961). CAC/DEERS Office closure The CAC and DEERS Office will be closed Sept. 11 and Sept. 14 to replace the carpeting….

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Money, manpower and minutes

Posted September 4, 2015 by Capt. David Liapis

I believe anything physically possible can be accomplished with the right amount of money, manpower and minutes. That's right. Anything.

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SecAF, CSAF, CMSAF present new ‘little blue book’

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Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody delivered the initial handout of the pamphlet, "America's Air Force: A Profession of Arms," Aug. 27 to the Air Force's newest Airmen at Airmen's Week.

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Suicide Prevention Month

Posted September 4, 2015 by Jonathan Stock

A reminder of our 24/7/365 responsibility to ourselves, each other All Airmen have a responsibility that last much longer than a one-month campaign. This responsibility extends beyond ourselves and includes our work environment, our families, friends, fellow Airmen and our communities. While Suicide Prevention Month is observed across the United States in September, the month-long…

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Top F-35 program officer visits Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force

Posted September 4, 2015 by Darin Russell

Staff Sgt. Brittany Lehr, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (F-35), shows Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan a maintenance program used for work on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. Bogdan visited the Integrated Test Force to receive a 461st Flight Test Squadron test progress update and discuss future test events at Edwards AFB. He also held an all…

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National Preparedness Month Tip: Active shooter awareness

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September is National Preparedness Month and Edwards’ Emergency Management Office has as series of events lined up to create awareness and help prepare the base community for potential emergencies that can happen at any time.

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Edwards Airman Spotlight: Senior Airman Ariel Graham

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Name: Senior Airman Ariel Graham Unit: 412th Communications Squadron Job title: Server Operations Technician Job description and its impact on the overall mission: I administrate and manage enterprise servers and also troubleshoot day to day customer issues. Time in the military: Four years Time at Edwards AFB: Three and a half years Family: Mother, father, an older brother (retired…

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Commissary patrons can save on their emergency supplies

Posted September 4, 2015 by Kevin L. Robinson,

Ten years ago on Aug. 25, Hurricane Katrina began its historic path of destruction through the Gulf Coast, making landfall near Miami. When its rampage through southeast Louisiana, coastal Mississippi, Florida, Alabama and Georgia was done, Katrina would become one of the five deadliest hurricanes and the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history, causing nearly…

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September enlisted promotions

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Team Edwards held its monthly enlisted promotion ceremony Aug. 31 at the base theater. Dozens of Edwards Airmen will wear their new ranks beginning Sept. 1. Congratulations to all promotees! To senior airman Jacob N. Ray, 412th Force Support Squadron Peggy J. Henley, 412th FSS Alexandria L. Nelson, 412th Maintenance Squadron Ashley C. Hookey, 412th…

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Stay safe this Labor Day

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Base leadership wants to remind Team Edwards to have a fun and safe Labor Day weekend. Reminder: DON’T DRINK AND DRIVE. If you need a ride call Airmen Against Drunk Driving at (661) 277-AADD(2233). The AADD program provides a free, anonymous ride to all servicemembers, Department of Defense civilians, base contractors and family members. Pick-up…

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