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News Briefs March 6, 2015

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MPS closures The Military Personnel Section will be closed March 6, 14 and 20, from noon-4:30 p.m. for on in-house training. The CAC/DEERS office will remain open during its normal business hours 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. For more information, call 661-277-4366. Legal assistance postponement Due to a severe shortage of manpower,…

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Edwards leadership discuss economic impact at AVBOT

Posted March 6, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The Antelope Valley Board of Trade Business Outlook Conference was held in Lancaster, California, Feb. 27. The Antelope Valley Board of Trade held its 43rd annual Business Outlook Conference Feb. 27 at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds. The “Made in the Antelope Valley” themed event was bigger than ever before,…

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2015 Total Force Climate Survey slated for March*

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Total Force Airmen will have an opportunity to express their opinions to Air Force leadership during the 2015 Total Force Climate Survey slated for March 13-April 27. The purpose of the survey is to assess the opinions and perceptions of Air Force active duty, Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve and civilian personnel on a…

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Local school meetings open to public

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The Muroc Joint Unified School District†is holding meetings open to the public. Below is a list of meetings in March. For more information, or any questions, call the Edwards AFB school liaison officer at 661-277-2456. March 11 Muroc Joint Unified School District Local†Control Accountability Plan Meeting Location: District Office, 17100 Foothill Ave., North Edwards 10-11…

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Vince Vaughn treats troops at Edwards to advance USO screening of new film ‘Unfinished Business’

Posted March 6, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

Actor Vince Vaughn treated Team Edwards to an advance USO movie screening of his upcoming film "Unfinished Business."

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Work to begin on Lancaster Blvd.

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Work to widen Lancaster Blvd. south of the South Gate Entry Control Point began†March 4†and will continue until late May. Speed limits will be reduced and periodic flagman controls will be enforced to approximately 1/2 mile south of the gate.††The 412th Civil Engineer Group is committed to keeping Lancaster Blvd. and the South Gate open…

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News Briefs February 27, 2015

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Library closure The Base Library will be closing early Feb. 28 for an official function. Hours of operation will be 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. that day. For more information, call 661-275-2665. Blood drive The next American Red Cross Blood Drive on Edwards AFB is 10 a.m.-4 p.m., March 4 in the Chapel 1 Annex. Both…

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C-12 pilots take to skies at Edwards

Posted February 27, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

In the midst of all the test missions here in the High Desert, Edwards is also home to the U.S. Air Force C-12 school house. Actually, it's a split school house.

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Pave Hawk team gives test at Edwards a shot

Posted February 27, 2015 by Jet Fabara

The Gun Harmonizing Range is one of the base's many unique test assets and landmarks that always causes flightline drivers to do a double-take due to its Aztec pyramid-looking shape.

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Bowling for Black History Month

Posted February 27, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Joe Hendrix, 412th Maintenance Squadron, shows off his bowling skills during the “Beat the Board” 9-Pin, No-Tap Bowling Tournament, sponsored by the 412th Test Wing, Electronic Warfare Booster Club Feb. 23. The three-day tournament was held in honor of Black History Month. Each team paid an entry fee of $30 with proceeds going to off-set…

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