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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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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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Edwards youth ‘conquer’ the gift of giving, volunteering

Posted May 22, 2015 by Jet Fabara

A youth group from the Base Chapel's Catholic parish, called The Conquerors, is doing its best to exemplify the Air Force core value, "service before self," in all they do.

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Speckled Trout lands new home in 418th FLTS

Posted May 22, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Team Edwards said 'good bye' to the 412th Flight Test Squadron May 15, after 21 years of caring for the KC-135 dubbed the "Speckled Trout." In that time, the trout has supported the 412th Test Wing in avionics testing, distinguished visitor airlifting and air refueling support.

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Events

AAPI comittee hosts fire-breathing fun

Posted May 22, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Dragon Land Race was open to any non-motorized vehicles.   In keeping with Ancient Chinese traditions, the Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Committee hosted a dragon land race May 1 at the Arnold Park BMX track. The race and burger burn…

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Aloha AAPI month, see you next year

Posted May 22, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The Edwards AFB Warriors performed a Haka that was so popular that they were asked to do an encore at the end of the program. Haka is a traditional ancestral war cry, dance, or challenge from the Maori people of New Zealand.   The Asian American-Pacific Islander Month celebration…

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

Posted May 22, 2015 by

- Memorial Day is a time to remember the men and women who died while serving in the country’s armed forces.  These brave Americans are part of a tradition of sacrifice, a theme highlighted in a recent book by Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz and Washington Post reporter Rajiv Chandrasekaran called “For Love of Country: What…

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Announcements – May 22, 2015

Posted May 22, 2015 by

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000 Family Down Day Hours–May 22 Hours of operation for all OPEN 412th FSS facilities: Aero Club: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Arts & Crafts: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Auto Hobby: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Child Development Center: 6:15 a.m.-6 p.m. High Desert Inn: open 7 days a week, 24 hours…

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

Posted May 15, 2015 by

“What do you do?”  That is the question most asked of people when they meet for the first time.  It implies that we are what we do. But deep down we know we are more than our job. Our character, personality, hobbies, and family life are not often considered when we meet. It would be…

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