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NASA ‘salutes’ Team Edwards

Posted March 6, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center opened its doors to Team Edwards March 2 during its first ever SALUTE event.

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Vince Vaughn treats troops at Edwards to advance USO screening of new film ‘Unfinished Business’

Posted March 6, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

Actor Vince Vaughn treated Team Edwards to an advance USO movie screening of his upcoming film "Unfinished Business."

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Gaining Altitude – Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted March 6, 2015 by

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community – If you could purchase anything what would it be?  A new car or maybe the Harley you have dreamed of riding?  Maybe it is something as simple as a new kitchen appliance or as elaborate as the latest home theater…

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Announcements – March 6, 2015

Posted March 6, 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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News Briefs February 27, 2015

Posted February 27, 2015 by

Library closure The Base Library will be closing early Feb. 28 for an official function. Hours of operation will be 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. that day. For more information, call 661-275-2665. Blood drive The next American Red Cross Blood Drive on Edwards AFB is 10 a.m.-4 p.m., March 4 in the Chapel 1 Annex. Both…

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Just American: A century of Black life

Posted February 27, 2015 by Daisy Jones-Brown

Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history. The event grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted Harvard-trained historian Carter Woodson. Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially…

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Leadership development program nominations due March 16

Posted February 27, 2015 by Debbie Gildea

Nomination packages for majors and major-selects interested in the Defense Department 2015-2016 Executive Leadership Development Program are due to the Air Force Personnel Center by March 16, officials announced. The program, designed specifically for highly motivated officers who have demonstrated outstanding leadership ability, commitment to public service and integrity, and who have an interest in…

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C-12 pilots take to skies at Edwards

Posted February 27, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

In the midst of all the test missions here in the High Desert, Edwards is also home to the U.S. Air Force C-12 school house. Actually, it's a split school house.

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AF senior leaders caution against sequestration

Posted February 27, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Torri Ingalsbe

The Air Force’s top two leaders justified their service’s funding proposal in the fiscal year 2016 President’s Budget request to members of the Senate Appropriations Committee during an Air Force posture hearing Feb. 25, in Washington, D.C.

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Soldier, retirees win big with Exchange’s ‘Your Holiday Bill Is On Us’ contest

Posted February 27, 2015 by

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service made dreams come true for three grand-prize winners of the MILITARY STAR® “Your Holiday Bill Is On Us” sweepstakes—and for one young Soldier from Fort Bliss, winning has changed her life. As a grand-prize winner, Sgt. Kakala Loketi had her MILITARY STAR® account paid in full. During a…

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