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September is National Preparedness Month

Posted September 5, 2018 by Daven Solis

National Preparedness month occurs every September and was created to educate communities on different types of disasters. It is important for everyone to know what to do before, during and after a disaster. At Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., we are under constant threat from several hazards and being prepared can save you and your…

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‘Customer Appreciation Month’ coming

Posted August 31, 2018 by

The 412th Force Support Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., recently announced “Customer Appreciation Month,” slated for Sept. 1-30 at Edwards. Airmen and their families can win great prizes in a variety of ways at 412th FSS facilities. “We want to make you smile” is the theme of Customer Appreciation Month and during the…

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Thousands celebrate Independence Day at Summer Bash 2018

Posted July 9, 2018 by Laura Motes

Air Force photograph by Laura Motes Fireworks light up the sky at the Summer Bash at Wings Field, July 4. Patriotic music such as the Air Force Song and the Star Spangled Banner accompanied the 20-minute show. This year’s Summer Bash, hosted by the 412th Force Support Squadron, drew thousands of active duty and civilian…

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Test wing commander speaks at Memorial Day ceremony in Bakersfield

Posted June 1, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Christopher Okula Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, was among several distinguished guests who came to honor the men and women who gave their lives in the fight for freedom at Bakersfield National Cemetery May 26, 2018. Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, commander of the 412th Test Wing at Edwards…

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Northrop Grumman to host special IT/cyber career fair

Posted May 18, 2018 by

America’s Job Center of California, located at 38510 Sierra Highway in Palmdale, Calif., will host a special hiring event for Northrop Grumman to support current openings in Palmdale. The event runs noon-5 p.m., Jun e8, and 9 a.m.-noon, June 9. Northrop Grumman is seeking talented IT professionals with active DOD clearances. Positions available include cyber security analysts,…

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412th SFS to hold Police Week events May 14-18

Posted May 9, 2018 by

Team Edwards and the 412th Security Forces Squadron will observe National Police Week with a slate of events May 14-18. Police Week is a time designated to remember and celebrate past and present civilian and military law enforcement officers, as well as the survivors of those who make the ultimate sacrifice.

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Edwards to recognize Earth Day May 3

Posted April 30, 2018 by James Papin

Plastic, a word coined by Leo Baekeland in 1907 to describe a malleable and/or moldable material of semi- or fully synthetic compounds, is one of 19th century’s miraculous discoveries.  However, it is the overabundance of products composed of this material that has become the bane for the Earth Day 2018 theme, “End Plastic Pollution.” Come…

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Military Retiree Appreciation Day slated for May 19

Posted April 27, 2018 by Laura Motes

Courtesy photograph Edwards AFB hosted more than 300 guests at last year’s Retiree Appreciation Day. The 2018 Retiree Appreciation Day is scheduled for May 19. Edwards Air Force Base’s 2018 Military Retiree Appreciation Day will be 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., May 19 in Hanger 1210. Parking will be available at the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot…

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May 7 Wingman Day events

Posted April 27, 2018 by

The next Wingman Day at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is May 7, and the theme for this special day is “Lean On Me.” Everyone is welcomed to come to the base theater to hear Chap. (Col.) Shon Neyland, Air Force Materiel Command chaplain, share this day with Team Edwards and conduct a presentation at…

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Edwards to commemorate Asian American, Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Posted April 23, 2018 by

Traditional dances and music performances accompanied Far East and Pacific foods at the Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month culture show and food tasting event at Stripes Lounge last May. This year’s finale will be held May 22 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. To…

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