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News Briefs August 28, 2015

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Run with History postponed Edwards Air Force Base’s 2nd Annual†Run with History half marathon, 10K and 5K run has been postponed until further notice. For more information, call the Rosburg Fitness Center at 661-275-GYM1 (4961). Mandatory Chief’s Panel The Chief’s Panel (enlisted call) originally scheduled for Aug. 28 has been moved to Oct. 5. The…

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Edwards AFB Express drives for value at the pump

Posted August 28, 2015 by Rebecca Silva

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara The Edwards AFB Exchange Express Gas Station. According to gasbuddy.com, gas prices could dip to below $2 a gallon by Thanksgiving. As the cost of gas continues to plummet, the Exchange wants to ensure drivers are aware of the procedures in place to determine pump prices at Edwards and…

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Local efforts help keep Dragon Lady flying at 60

Posted August 28, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

In 1955, Disneyland opened its doors for the first time, Elvis made his first TV appearance, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her bus seat to a white passenger, and the Vietnam War began with fighting between the South and North Vietnam Armies.

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A-4 Skyhawks support F-35 operational testing

Posted August 28, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

A-4 Skyhawks have taken to the skies over Edwards in support of operational test of the F-35A for the Royal Netherlands Air Force.

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NASA’S American Eatery

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(Bldg. 4825) Aug. 31-Sept. 4 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Lasagna Side salad and garlic bread Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Meatloaf Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Thursday Orange chicken Fried rice and egg roll Friday Baked cod Rice Pilaf and vegetables All Blue Plate Specials–$7.89 Drink not included. Medium Beverage, $1.99; Large $2.09…

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News Briefs August 21. 2015

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Women’s Equality Day Luncheon Be sure to reserve your seat for the upcoming Womenís Equality Day Luncheon! The guest speaker is Juliana de Beers, owner of J.B. Whitney & Associates, who also teaches communication courses at Edwards. Additionally, Jon Ghent from Lockheed Martin will present a short speech on ìWomen in STEM.î Aug. 26 has…

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Annual orientation trains new key spouses

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Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The Airman and Family Readiness Center hosted an annual Key Spouse Program Orientation Aug. 18 for newly appointed and returning Key Spouses. The Airman and Family Readiness Center hosted an annual Key Spouse Program Orientation Aug. 18 for newly appointed and returning key spouses. The Key Spouse Program is…

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Shopping the Edwards Exchange pays dividends

Posted August 21, 2015 by Rebecca R. Silva

Airmen and their families shopping and dining at Army & Air Force Exchange Service stores and restaurants on Edwards generated $480,196.04 last year for Air Force quality-of-life programs. Over the past 10 years, the Exchange has provided more than $2.4 billion in dividends to military programs including the bowling alley, golf course and fitness center….

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Edwards Airman wins $500 gift card to BX

Posted August 21, 2015 by Courtesy photograph

Senior Airman Victoria Corley (center), 412th Test Wing Judge Advocate Office, is presented with a $500 gift card by Edwards Exchange general manager, Charles Eaves, and Edwards Exchange Sales and Merchandise manager, Holly Elliott. Between May 22 and June 30, Edwards AFB Exchange customers were given the opportunity to enter for a chance to win a $500 Exchange Gift Card through…

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Library holds Summer Reading Program grand finale

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Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The 2015 Summer Reading Program themed “Read to the Rhythm” came to a close Aug. 14. With Edwards AFB’s schools beginning Aug. 17, the Edwards Base Library ended this year’s Base Library Summer Reading Program with a grand finale Aug. 14. Children received a prize for every 10 books…

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