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Children prep for Women’s Equality Day

Posted July 23, 2016 by Taylor Steele

Air Force photograph by Taylor Steele On Aug. 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified enabling all American women to the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. Edwards Air Force Base in California is celebrating this milestone through a series of community events in July and August leading up to Women’s Equality Day…

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Summer Bash July 4th!

Posted June 24, 2016 by

Come out July 4th to this year’s Summer Bash at Wings and Roberts Fields at Edwards Air Force Base Calif. Festivities begin at 4:30 p.m. There will be live music, water fun and carnival rides including at 25 foot tidal wave water slide. Water bottles for children will be handed out while supplies last. Of…

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Sesame Street, USO, dazzle crowds at two shows

Posted June 15, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Everybody’s favorite Sesame Street characters including Elmo, Grover, Cookie Monster and Rosita, excited young audiences at two shows June 14, 2016, at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Children and parents packed the Oasis Community Center to watch the famous children show’s lineup sing, dance and inspire. The cast was…

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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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