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Rocket launches ignite cheers from Branch Elementary students

Posted May 20, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit One after another, rockets blasted off from Desert High School’s junior varsity baseball field for Branch Elementary School’s 4th Annual Intermediate Space Challenge held May 12. Students at the school on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., cheered as the rockets they built were launched into the sky. The competition…

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Police week recognizes sacrifice

Posted May 20, 2016 by Christopher Ball

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week.

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2016 Military Retiree Appreciation Day scheduled for May 7

Posted April 15, 2016 by

Edwards AFB will hold its 2016 Military Retiree Appreciation Day May 7. The event will be 8 a.m.-noon at the Oasis Community Center in Bldg. 2500 at 205 West Popson Ave. All military retirees and their spouses are invited to attend. After the opening ceremony, attendees will have the opportunity to visit a variety of…

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Edwards to celebrate Earth Day 2016

Posted April 15, 2016 by Linnea Norby

Edwards AFB will celebrate Earth Day April 22 and this year’s theme is “Earth is in Our Hands.” The theme for this years’ celebration was chosen by school children on base. The event this year is an elementary student-focused event but is also open to all. It will take palce 10 a.m-2 p.m. at the…

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Announcements – April 15, 2016

Posted April 15, 2016 by

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000! Second Annual Run with History Half Marathon/10K/5K May 14, runs begin at 7 am Early Registration: Half — $50, 10K — $35, 5K — $25 Registration after April 1: Half — $60, 10K — $45, 5K — $35 Come out and run where history is made…

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Family Advocacy offers classes, events during April

Posted April 8, 2016 by

The Family Advocacy Program has scheduled several classes and events throughout the month of April to help people living and working at Edwards Air Force Base. Classes are open to all active duty, civilian, contractors and their family members.   P.R.E.P. (Couple’s Relationship Enhancement Workshop) This six-week workshop is intended to address issues such as…

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Team Edwards closes out Women’s History Month

Posted April 8, 2016 by

Courtesy photograph A flight of women from all backgrounds held a retreat ceremony at Bldg. 1 March 30 to officially end Edwards AFB’s Women’s History Month observance. Women’s History Month had its origins as a national celebration in 1981 when Congress passed Pub. L. 97-28, which authorized and requested the president to proclaim the week…

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Edwards hosts Color Run

Posted April 8, 2016 by

The Sexual Assault Awareness, Alcohol and Drug Awareness, and Child Abuse Awareness Color Splash 5K Fun Walk/Run was April 6. The run was an example of activities in which Family Advocacy brings awareness to the issue of Child Abuse and Neglect during Child Abuse Awareness Month. Everyone from Team Edwards can play a part in…

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April is 2016 National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Posted April 8, 2016 by President Barack Obama

All children deserve to grow up in a caring and loving environment, yet across America, hundreds of thousands of children are neglected or abused each year, often causing lasting consequences. Although effectively intervening in the lives of these children and their families is an important responsibility at all levels of government, preventing abuse and neglect…

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Announcements – April 8, 2016

Posted April 8, 2016 by

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000! Second Annual Run with History Half Marathon/10K/5K May 14, runs begin at 7 am Early Registration: Half — $50, 10K — $35, 5K — $25 Registration after April 1: Half — $60, 10K — $45, 5K — $35 Come out and run where history is made…

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