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Wanted: Vounteer income tax preparers!

Posted December 5, 2014 by

Air Force photograph by Kate Blais Volunteer tax preparers are needed for this year’s tax season.   The 412th Test Wing Tax Center is looking for volunteers to help during the upcoming tax season. Each year, the U.S. Air Force assists military members and their families by providing free income tax preparation and filing. The upcoming…

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Palace Chase, Palace Front briefing Dec. 18

Posted December 5, 2014 by

The In-Service Air Force Guard recruiter, Tech. Sgt. Jodi Joice, and the In-Service Air Force Reserve recruiter Master Sgt. Sam Flynn, will be holding a Palace Chase/Palace Front briefing at Bldg. 2460, Room A (the building behind the Education Center) at 1 p.m., Dec. 18. The Palace Chase program allows active duty officers and Airmen…

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Edwards MTA hosts Adopt an Airman for the holidays

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The Edwards Middle Tier Association will be hosting an Adopt-A-Service Member program to support those who are unable to be with their families this year. For those families who are available, we ask that you open your homes to these Airmen and bring them in for the holiday. Adopting families and Airmen will be joined…

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Thrift Savings Plan limits increase for 2015

Posted December 5, 2014 by Janis El Shabazz

The Internal Revenue Service has announced increased limits for 2015 Thrift Savings Plan contributions. ìThe maximum contribution amount for traditional and/or Roth TSP will be $18,000; this is an increase from the elective deferral limits of 2013 and 2014, which was $17,500,î said Erica Cathro, AFPC Human Resources Specialist. ìAdditionally, the maximum amount of 2015…

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Holiday Hours

Posted November 26, 2014 by

Special holiday hours will be in force for 412th Force Support Squadron facilities. The hours are: Thanksgiving Day – Nov. 27 All 412th FSS facilities will be CLOSED except the following: * Aero Club: Flying sunrise to sunset, office closed * Joshua Tree Dining Facility: Brunch 6 a.m.-1 p.m., Dinner 4:30-7 p.m., and Midnight Meal…

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Exchange gift cards personalize holiday care packages

Posted November 26, 2014 by Jusika Martinez

According to a recent National Retail Federation survey, gift cards will be the most requested gift this year with 62 percent preferring a gift card over any other item. For Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines, their gift card of choice is the one that can be redeemed at military exchanges from Okinawa to Oklahoma. The…

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ODR has everything but snow

Posted November 26, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Outdoor Recreation employees Brian Brazelton (right) and Oscar Parra-Garcia (left) are ready to help with all the equipment needed for a day on the slopes. Outdoor Recreation is ready for all your winter adventures. With ski packages, snowboarding packages and sleds, they have everything but the snow – and…

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News Briefs November 26, 2014

Posted November 26, 2014 by timchisham

Commissary closure The Edwards Commissary will be closed Thanksgiving Day and then resume regular hours Nov. 28. Exchange closure The Edwards Exchange will be closed Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 27), and reopen at 4 a.m., Nov. 28 ñ Black Friday. Service members who are on the installation on Thanksgiving Day will still have access to convenience…

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Ready for the holidays? Commissary cards help spread ‘gift of groceries’

Posted November 26, 2014 by Kevin L. Robinson

The Edwards Commissary will be closed Thanksgiving Day and will reopen Nov. 28 with normal hours. As the calendar flips toward the holidays, the Commissary Gift Card is always a viable option for anyone wishing to support their loved ones in the military community, said the Defense Commissary Agency’s senior enlisted advisor to the director….

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412th Ops Group deputy CC retires

Posted November 26, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Lt. Col. Michael T. Morgan speaks to the audience during his retirement ceremony at the Air Force Flight Test Museum Nov. 21.   Members of the 412th Operations Group gathered at the Air Force Flight Test Museum Nov. 21 to watch Lt. Col. Michael Morgan retire after 20 years…

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