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Honorary commanders tour 412th Maintenance Group

Posted August 22, 2014 by

A group of honorary commanders toured the 412th Maintenance Group August 15 along with their pertinent squadron commander and base leaders.

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Prizes, pizza, close out summer reading program

Posted August 22, 2014 by Kenji Thuloweit

With Edwards’ schools beginning Aug. 18, the Edwards Base Library ended this year's Base Library Summer Reading Program with a grand finale Aug. 15.

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C-130 Hercules still going strong at 60

Posted August 22, 2014 by Air Force Test Center History Office and 412th Test Wing Public Affairs

Aug. 23 will mark the 60th anniversary of the C-130 Hercules’ first flight in 1954, from Burbank, Calif., to Edwards AFB.

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

Posted August 22, 2014 by

- In the late 1920s, in a Supreme Court decision, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes justified sterilizing a young girl.  He stated, “It is better for all the world, if instead of waiting to execute degenerate offspring for crime, or to let them starve for their imbecility, society can prevent those who are manifestly unfit from…

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Announcements – August 22, 2014

Posted August 22, 2014 by

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000 Family Day Hours: Aug. 29 The following facilities will be closed: Airman & Family Readiness Center, CAC/DEERS Office, Education Office, Human Resources, Library, and Military Personnel Section. The following facilities will be open with the listed adjusted hours: Club Muroc: 4-8 p.m. Fitness Center: 8 a.m.-4…

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Tobacco cessation in-person group classes

Posted August 15, 2014 by

Quitting tobacco use can be an uphill battle, but fortunately there are resources to help you overcome this battle. The Health and Wellness Center at Edwards AFB offers confidential small group cessation classes based on the American Cancer Society’s “Freshstart” program. The program runs for three consecutive weeks and is facilitated by a former tobacco…

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Education Center hosts 2014 annual education fair

Posted August 15, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Representatives from 59 colleges and universities gathered at Club Muroc in the Alliance Ballroom Aug. 13, for the base's annual Education Fair. The fair is open to all military, dependents, retirees and DOD civilians interested in furthering their education.

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TRICARE Nurse Advice Line offers health care guidance

Posted August 15, 2014 by

TRICARE beneficiaries in the continental U.S., Alaska and Hawaii can now access the Nurse Advice Line to receive health care guidance and advice. The service, launched in April 2014, offers professional help by phone at a moment’s notice, officials said. “Our mission at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center is to provide patient-friendly access to…

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The art of aircraft restoration requires collaboration

Posted August 15, 2014 by Jet Fabara

In the Air Force, aircraft boneyards are synonymous with places where decommissioned aircraft go to rest. At Edwards, the Air Force Flight Test Museum's boneyard is becoming a place where aircraft wait to be restored and history retold thanks to a team of volunteers.

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New commanders’ visit to CE a blast

Posted August 15, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

As PCS season winds down, there are a lot of new faces to see and meet on Edwards, and there's a lot for those new people to see.

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