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Base library goes on pirate adventure

Posted August 7, 2015 by Patric Lovato

Photograph by Rebecca Amber Princess Rachel searches for her dog before she is captured by pirate Jack Cannonball. Franklin Haynes Marionettes was featured as a part of the library’s summer reading program July 31. A show featuring more than eight different puppets called “The Princess & the Pirates” took the audience at the base library…

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Team Edwards says goodbye to Airman’s best friend

Posted August 7, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Born Oct. 18, 2005, Rex, 412th Security Forces Squadron, military working dog, served at Edwards Air Force Base from Feb. 1, 2008, until June 5, 2015, when he died of cancer.

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Team Edwards August enlisted promotions

Posted August 7, 2015 by

Airmen, commanders and members of the Edwards community dropped in on the base theater July 30 to watch more than a dozen enlisted Airmen pin on their next rank. Congratulations to all the Airmen who ascended to the next level in their Air Force careers! Air Force photograph by Chris Higgins Edwards Airmen reaffirm their oath…

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Women, men run for equality

Posted August 7, 2015 by

A 5K fun run kicked off the Women's Equality Day celebrations Aug. 5 at the Rosburg Fitness Center.

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Edwards Fire Department uses AFFT Museum-donated plane for aircraft fire training

Posted August 7, 2015 by Patric Lovato

Air Force photograph by Patric Lovato One firefighter supports another as their rescue saw reaches the top of a T-39 Sabreliner in a training exercise where the Air Force Flight Test Museum donated the plane from its boneyard to the fire department. The Edwards Air Force Base Fire Department and the Air Force Flight Test…

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Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted August 7, 2015 by Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Brendon O’Dowd

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community How powerful is technology? One author pondered it this way … “All technology, like all magic before it, craves godlikeness. Technology pursues the classical divine attributes of omniscience, omnipresence, and omnipotence — knowing everything, being everywhere, being capable of anything. Technology,…

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Announcements – August 7, 2015

Posted August 7, 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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Wright-Patt hosts rapid improvement event for Air Force civilian hiring initiative

Posted July 31, 2015 by

Participants in this initiative include Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Headquarters Air Force Personnel Center, installation civilian personnel offices, and Directorate of Personnel employees within AFMC.

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New CC at AFOTEC Det. 1

Posted July 31, 2015 by

Air Force photograph by Patric Lovato Maj. Gen. Matthew H. Molloy (left), Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center commander, poses for a photo with new AFOTEC Detachment 1 commander, Col. Steven M. Ross, after Ross accepted the unit flag for his new assignment during a change of command ceremony July 24. AFOTEC Det. 1…

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412th Test Wing names quarterly award winners

Posted July 31, 2015 by

The 412th Test Wing recognized outstanding individual performances of the last three months with its quarterly award ceremony held in the base theater July 30. Congratulations to all the second quarter award winners. Airman of the Quarter Senior Airman Michael J. Pierson, 412th Maintenance Group Non Commissioned Officer of the Quarter Tech. Sgt. Latresia Pugh,…

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