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Edwards Airman wins $500 gift card to BX

Posted August 21, 2015 by Courtesy photograph

Senior Airman Victoria Corley (center), 412th Test Wing Judge Advocate Office, is presented with a $500 gift card by Edwards Exchange general manager, Charles Eaves, and Edwards Exchange Sales and Merchandise manager, Holly Elliott. Between May 22 and June 30, Edwards AFB Exchange customers were given the opportunity to enter for a chance to win a $500 Exchange Gift Card through…

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Library holds Summer Reading Program grand finale

Posted August 21, 2015 by

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The 2015 Summer Reading Program themed “Read to the Rhythm” came to a close Aug. 14. With Edwards AFB’s schools beginning Aug. 17, the Edwards Base Library ended this year’s Base Library Summer Reading Program with a grand finale Aug. 14. Children received a prize for every 10 books…

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Air Force adopts new dragon

Posted August 21, 2015 by

Lt. Gen. Bill Bender, the Air Force chief information officer, and Maj. Gen. Martin Whelan, the Air Force director of future operations, have partnered to increase awareness of the importance of operations security and cybersecurity to protect the Air Force mission, personnel and their families.

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Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted August 21, 2015 by Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Brendon O’Dowd

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community Facebook and Twitter allow us to communicate whatever we want, whenever we want.  We tend to respond to any issue that frustrates us and tugs at our emotional heart strings. One thing that our posts and blogs typically lack is civility….

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Announcements – August 21, 2015

Posted August 21, 2015 by

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000 Sponsorship Opportunities Attention local business operators; Reach your military market! Edwards Services is proud to provide businesses the opportunity to show support of our military members through the AF Commercial Sponsorship Program. From 4th of July’s Freedom Fest to the annual Children’s Holiday Party held in…

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412th SFS teaches first back to school lesson

Posted August 20, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

The 412th Security Forces Squadron took education from the classroom to the parking lot on the first day of school Aug. 17.

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418th FLTS does prerequisite testing for KC-46 program

Posted August 20, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

The 418th Flight Test Squadron is setting the stage for the arrival of the new KC-46 Pegasus aerial refueler with legacy tanker fuel surge testing conducted July 26 through Aug. 9.

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Honorary commander spotlight – Gary Chapman

Posted August 20, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

For many years Edwards Air Force Base has valued the support of the local community and one of the ways the base stays connected with the surrounding communities is through the Honorary Commanders Program.

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Separated but not alone

Posted August 14, 2015 by Senior Airman Lauren-Taylor Levin

As the dawn broke out over the mountains, I woke up to the sun peeping through my window. Once I got up I went straight to the kitchen to make my family breakfast yet in the back of my mind, all I could think about was, “how am I going to manage taking care of…

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AF welcomes new vice chief of staff

Posted August 14, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Dan DeCook

The Air Force welcomed an Airman to the rank of four-star general and announced the appointment of the new Air Force vice chief of staff during a ceremony at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C., Aug. 6.

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