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Free MATLAB seminar March 25

Posted March 20, 2015 by Lt. Col. Timothy Jorris

MathWorks is sponsoring a free MATLAB seminar open to all base personnel March 25. A morning and afternoon session will be presented in the classrooms at Oasis Community Center. The seminar is intended for all engineers and data analysts interested in learning more about the capabilities of MATLAB. In addition to the group seminars below, individual…

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Health & Safety

Find your ‘happy place’ in yoga

Posted March 20, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Melissa Hoffman, a configuration manager at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center, first started doing yoga after high school.

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Team Edwards undergoes combined IG inspection

Posted March 20, 2015 by Jet Fabara

How do Air Force bases gauge whether they are up to par with Air Force standards on how to operate and function as an installation? That's where Inspector General Unit Effectiveness Inspections play an important role.

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Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted March 20, 2015 by

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community – Contemplation is a lost art. Most people can manage some type of prayer but contemplation is much harder to do.  Medieval teacher Hugh of St. Victor says that “what prayer asks, contemplation finds.” Contemplation then is marveling at the wonder,…

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Announcements – March 20, 2015

Posted March 20, 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 March 13, 2015

Posted March 13, 2015 by

SRB changes Effective March 12, a complete Selective Reenlistment Bonus listing is available from the myPERS website [https://mypers.af.mil/]. For detailed information, type “Selective Reenlistment Bonus” into the search bar on the home page. Airmen should contact the Military Personnel Section to determine their eligibility to reenlist with a SRB entitlement. SRB POCs can be contacted…

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March marks Brain Injury Awareness Month

Posted March 13, 2015 by Karen S. Guice, M.D., M.P.P.

Often called one of the "invisible wounds of war," traumatic brain injury is the result of a blow or jolt to the head that disrupts the normal function of the brain. Anyone can suffer a TBI, it can happen on the sports field, in your home, or on the job.

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Team Edwards welcomes 2015 Honorary Commanders

Posted March 13, 2015 by

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner The 412th Test Wing hosted its annual Honorary Commanders Induction Ceremony at Club Muroc March 4, 2015. The objective of the Honorary Commanders Program is to provide Edwards commanders with the capability to develop, promote and maintain a continuous working partnership with the surrounding communities. It helps to familiarize…

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Air Force waives renters insurance obligation in privatized housing

Posted March 13, 2015 by Breanne Smith

Airmen signing a lease to live in privatized homes on base may no longer be covered by a renters insurance provision, due to a recent Department of Defense change in basic allowance for housing. The Department of Defense opted to eliminate the renters insurance component of BAH, an average of $20 dollars each month per…

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Edwards AFB 2015 Pageant March 21

Posted March 13, 2015 by

The 2015 Edwards Pageant contestants invites everyone to come out and cheer them on as they vie for the titles of Miss, Junior Miss, Little Miss, Teen Miss and Tiny Miss Edwards Air Force Base. The pageant will be held at the Oasis Community Center in The Hangar (formerly Stripes Lounge) March 21, beginning at 1 p.m. Admission is…

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