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DARPA nomination packages due March 16

Posted February 27, 2015 by Debbie Gildea

Commander-endorsed nomination packages for officers interested in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency fiscal year 2016 Service Chiefs Fellows Program are due to the Air Force Personnel Center March 16, officials announced. Nominees must be active duty major-selects, majors, lieutenant colonel-selects or lieutenant colonels who have a minimum secret security clearance and who are considered…

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Events

A fun and unique volunteer opportunity awaits you!

Posted February 27, 2015 by

Are you interested in providing children and adults with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and camaraderie through physical fitness? Our Special Olympics team is supporting Special Olympics Southern California, Boeing and the local community to host the 2015 Antelope Valley Area Special Olympics…

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Airmen missing from World War II accounted for

Posted February 27, 2015 by

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced Feb. 23 that the remains of U.S. servicemen, missing in action from World War II, have been accounted for and are being returned to their families for burial with full military honors. Army Air Forces 1st Lieutenants William D. Bernier of Augusta, Mont.; Bryant E. Poulsen of Salt Lake…

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Events

Holocaust survivor to speak at AFFT Museum

Posted February 27, 2015 by

Air Force photo by Jennifer R. Correa Holocaust survivor Albert Rosa talks about his life during the Nazi Germany occupation of his native Greece and being transported to a concentration camp in Poland during a previous visit to Edwards. Rosa will speak at the Air Force Flight Test Museum 10:30 a.m., March 6. Albert Rosa…

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Commentary

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

Posted February 27, 2015 by

- What captures your attention?  We look forward to better homes, better jobs, families that don’t fight.  We plan for retirement and hope to live out our days in peace.  But as one person so aptly states, “we plan for happiness, but we’re formed by suffering.”  A foundation that does not give way to the…

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Announcements – February 27, 2015

Posted February 27, 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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Local

News Briefs February 20, 2015

Posted February 20, 2015 by

Base Exchange Food Court closure Due to power issues the Base Exchange Food Court operations will be closed through Feb. 22. Unfortunately, the nature of the damage precludes the BX from providing temporary power. As a reminder, other facilities listed below are open for business with the addition of the two food trucks out front:…

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RUfit? Thriving outside the biodome

Posted February 20, 2015 by Senior Airman Erin O'Shea

Staying fit, sharpening our knowledge about suicide and building resiliency are all hot topics in today's Air Force. As all of these elements are crucial, resiliency encompasses almost everything that weighs heavy in our day-to-day missions.

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Carter takes office as 25th Defense secretary

Posted February 20, 2015 by Cheryl Pellerin

Ash Carter became the 25th secretary of Defense Feb. 17, after having served previously as deputy defense secretary, defense acquisition chief and assistant secretary for global strategic affairs.

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Salutes & Awards

Robotics teams recognized with flags

Posted February 20, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

The Scorpion Robotics teams at Desert Jr.-Sr. High School were recognized Feb. 12 with several flag presentations.

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