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News Briefs October 17, 2014

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M4/M9 Firing Range closure The Edwards AFB Combat Arms Firing Range is closed for M4 and M9 firing until further notice. Any required firing for PCS or deployments will temporarily be accomplished at March ARB, Calif. To schedule training, contact the Combat Arms section at 661-277-2103. It is strongly recommended that all firing be scheduled as soon…

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Bunch encourages one enterprise mindset at commanders call

Posted October 17, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Maj. Gen. Arnie Bunch, Air Force Test Center commander, discussed his six strategic goals for the test center at a commander's call Oct. 14 in the base theater. His first goal is continuing to work towards a single enterprise team within the test center.

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Edwards raises awareness of domestic violence, prevention

Posted October 17, 2014 by Jet Fabara

In conjunction with Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, Edwards welcomed founder, CEO and director of the Two-Lifestyles Women Empowerment Program, La Toyia Conway-Hampton, to host a unique and interactive workshop Oct. 9 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center.

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412th TW command chief retires

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Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Chief Master Sgt. Brian Randolph stands next to a wooden tool box presented to him during his retirement ceremony Oct. 15 at Club Muroc. The tool box was presented by Brig. Gen. Michael Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander. Randolph has served the Air Force for 30 years, the last…

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VMX-22 receives first F-35B aircraft

Posted October 17, 2014 by Cpl. Kathy Nunez

Marine Operational and Evaluation Squadron 22 received its first F-35B aircraft at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for operational testing Oct. 9, 2014.

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DEAM Team brings opportunity to Edwards

Posted October 17, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

The Disability Employment Awareness Committee held its first annual abilities expo at the Oasis Community Center Oct. 9.

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News Briefs October 10, 2014

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Town Hall meeting The semi-annual Edwards AFB Town Hall meeting is 5-7 p.m., Oct. 15 in the Airman and Family Readiness Center (Bldg. 5620) Galaxy Room.†Briefers will include the 412th Force Support Squadron, 412th Security Forces Squadron, AAFES and Corvias Housing.†Submit recommended additional topics/briefings to 412.MSG.Workflow@us.af.mil or call 661-277-0440. A recording of the meeting will…

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Lane Closures on Fitz-Gerald Boulevard

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Beginning Oct. 20 and continuing through Dec. 12, lane closures will be enforced on Fitz-Gerald Boulevard to allow workers to repair cracks and failed areas between Rickenbacker Dr., just west of the Exchange and Commissary, to Lancaster Blvd. Closures will be enforced on the outside lanes of the four-lane roadway until mid-November and on the…

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Donated cameras inspire yearbook students

Posted October 10, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Desert Jr.-Sr. High School yearbook instructor Emilia Henry was excited to bring 10 still cameras and eight video cameras to her classes Sept. 9.

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New home for old favorites

Posted October 10, 2014 by Jet Fabara

The AFFT Museum recently acquired two remodeled historic aircraft, a YF-4E Phantom II and a Piper PA-48 Enforcer, during the end of September to add to its lineup of historic flight test aircraft.

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