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Kindergarten registration May 12

Posted April 24, 2015 by

Registration for kindergarten will be held May 12-13 for the 2015-2016 school year. Registration will take place in the Branch Elementary School Multi-purpose Room noon-3 p.m. both days.  Children must be five years old on or before Sept. 1, 2015. Any child who will have his/her fifth birthday between Sept. 2 and Dec. 2, 2015 shall be offered a…

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News Briefs April 17, 2015

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STEM Expo The Antelope Valley Union High School District needs volunteers to serve as judges for the first Annual STEM Expo 5:30 p.m., April 27 at Eastside High School. Students will be evaluated in seven categories: Environmental/Agricultural Innovation, Invention, Reverse Engineering, Robotics and Computer Science, Rube Goldberg, Science Fiction, and Science Inquiry. Eastside High School…

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Command chief shares secrets to success for enlisted

Posted April 17, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Chief Master Sgt. David Smith, 412th Test Wing command chief hosted a mandatory enlisted all-call at the base theater April 13. Smith spent most of the hour sharing the road map to being promoted - good EPR's (Enlisted Performance Reports), education and special duties. 

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Highlighting what’s important

Posted April 17, 2015 by Jet Fabara

Zack Gilbertson, dependent, passes one of the last color splash checkpoints during the Color Splash Fun Run held April 8, 2015, around the Rosburg Fitness Center. Gilbertson finished first in the male runner category and Jamie Muniz, from the 412th Operations Support Squadron, finished first in the female runner category. In total, the event had…

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Edwards AFB’s EOD team clears UXOs in Cal City, local areas

Posted April 17, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

Residents of California City may have heard a loud bang that didn't quite sound like a sonic boom recently.

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Community networking spotlight

Posted April 17, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Courtesy photograph Edwards Air Force Base has for many years valued the support of the local community. One of the ways the base stays connected is through the Air Force Materiel Command’s Community Liaison Program. Four community representatives meet with the 412th Test Wing commander and the AFMC command staff at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base,…

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Spring season = Edwards Spring Clean-Up

Posted April 17, 2015 by

Winter is finally over and spring has arrived!  Despite the cold mornings or the blustery winds Edwards has battled, the weather is definitely turning warmer. Just like the things people do every year at home, clearing winter debris blown into yards or removing dead plants and weeds, at Edwards AFB has an annual event known as Spring Clean-Up Week….

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News Briefs April 10, 2015

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AFAF run Come out April 15 for an Air Force Assistance Fund campaign 5K fun run. The first 50 runners to sign-in at the event receive a free t-shirt. Donations will be taken at the event. Please make checks out to “Air Force Assistance Fund.” The run will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the Rosburg…

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Commissary to offer in-store Wi-Fi

Posted April 10, 2015 by Penny Carpenter

The Edwards AFB Commissary will offer in-store Wi-Fi access for patrons beginning May 6. Through its Commissary Patron Internet Mobile System, or CPIMS, the Defense Commissary Agency seeks to open customer Wi-Fi access initially to all stateside commissaries. “Many of our patrons come to the commissary with their smart phones and tablets, and store Wi-Fi…

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AAFEWS doubles gas savings April 10-12

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The Army and Air Force Exchange Service is pumping up the savings on gas by doubling the discount for MILITARY STAR cardholders. April 10-12, drivers fueling up with their MILITARY STAR card at an Exchange gas station will receive 10 cents off per gallon instead of the everyday 5-cents-per-gallon discount. “As shoppers catch spring fever, we…

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