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AtHoc info needs to be updated to stay alert, alive

Posted May 17, 2013 by timchisham

U.S. Air Force graphic The AtHoc icon should be located in the bottom right of your workstation desktop. If it’s not there, and needs to be installed, call the 412th Communications Squadron at (661) 277-3444. Team Edwards members are urged to ensure that their AtHoc personal information is updated on their workstations. AtHoc is a…

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‘We promise, it will only hurt a little’

Posted November 1, 2013 by Jet Fabara

Chief Master Sgt. Brian Randolph, 412th Test Wing┬ácommander chief, receives his annual flu shot from Senior Airman┬áJessica Poss, 412th Medical Group medical technician Oct. 30. The Immunizations Clinic is offering the flu mist (nasal formulation) or injection to all pediatric patients 17 years of age and younger. Patients 18 years of age and older may…

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Increased TRICARE beneficiary use of online, phone customer service leads to end of walk-in service April 1

Posted March 21, 2014 by

Keeping up with the rapidly increasing number of TRICARE beneficiaries who most often turn to a laptop or cell phone when they have questions, TRICARE Service Centers will no longer provide walk-in services at 189 TSCs in the United States as of April 1. Find out more at www.tricare.mil/TSC. In our ongoing efforts to provide…

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Winter fire safety tips

Posted November 21, 2014 by Leonard Lopez

Air Force photograph by Brad White The aftermath of a resident fire in the Edwards AFB housing area last month. Recently, Edwards AFB encountered a fire in the housing area that could have been devastating to all involved. The Fire Department’s quick response led to the home being saved. The occupants were able to return…

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DOD brain injury experts give prevention tips for Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

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Timely advice focuses on motor vehicle collisions, leading cause of military brain injuries As part of efforts to promote safe driving during Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, experts from the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center’s A Head for the Future initiative remind drivers to protect their heads while on the road. Motor vehicle collisions are…

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Edwards AFB Exchange ‘Takes a Bite Out of Crime’

Posted August 10, 2012 by by Brittany Power

According to the National Association for Shoplifting Prevention, losses due to thefts from retail stores alone amount to more than $35 million a day. The Army & Air Force Exchange Service, which has contributed more than $2.4 billion to morale, welfare and recreation programs in the past 10 years, continues to focus its efforts on…

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Flu Season: What you need to know

Posted February 1, 2013 by

Today, it's more important than ever to get your facts straight about the flu - and the vaccines available to prevent it.

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Water safety tips

Posted July 26, 2013 by

Wear flotation devices while boating, water skiing or kayaking just to name a few. Always keep them buckled, snapped or zipped, so if you fall in, they will stay on. Do not mix drinking and swimming or boating at picnics or outings. More than 10 percent of all drowning victims had consumed alcoholic beverages. Alcoholic…

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I just want to celebrate

Posted December 13, 2013 by

It’s party time! From Thanksgiving to New Year’s, the holiday celebrations are happening everywhere. We all think of this time as one of the most joyful seasons, but it’s also the time to pay greater attention to safety. During the past two holiday campaign seasons, 75 percent of the fatalities were private motor vehicle related….

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412th Safety Office reminds drivers to be on lookout for motorcycles

Posted May 23, 2014 by Jet Fabara

It's known that summer is the best season for motorcycle riders.

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