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Portion of Popson Ave. to close for road work

Posted January 15, 2016 by

West Popson Ave. will be closed to traffic between Spiro Avenue and Airman’s Drrive Jan. 20 and. 21. This will allow trenching to be done to install a new communications conduit in support of the renovation of Dorm 2423. East-bound and west-bound traffic will be able to use Methusa Roadd or Rosamond Boulevard as alternate routes….

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‘Salad Wednesdays’ at Edwards AFB Exchange are good for the body, wallet

Posted January 15, 2016 by Rebecca R. Silva

Airmen wanting to eat right and save money can turn to restaurants at the Edwards AFB Exchange for “Salad Wednesday.” Every Wednesday, Edwards AFB diners can take $2 off any salad priced $4 or more at participating Exchange direct-operated restaurants. “Salad Wednesday” is part of the Edwards AFB Exchange’s BE FIT initiative, designed to promote…

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Test team aims at new machine gun for Pave Hawk

Posted January 13, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

Arriving in the rain, an HH-60G Pave Hawk landed Jan. 5 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to begin testing the ballistic dispersion of a GAU-21 .50-caliber machine gun.

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Family Advocacy offers classes in January

Posted January 8, 2016 by

Here is a list of classes provided by Edwards Air Force Base’s Family Advocacy office. For dates, view the calendar above. Parenting of Teens (Ages 13-17): This class is intended to help participants use humor, hope and empathy to build adult-teen relationships, provide boundaries and limits in a loving way, and teach consequences and healthy…

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Military spouse offers free financial guidance

Posted January 8, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

Courtesy photograph Following a season of holiday shopping and giving, military spouse Ayesha Haider is helping people at Edwards create and keep financial goals for the New Year. Haider, who holds a master’s degree in corporate finance, was the recipient of a scholarship sponsored by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority to pursue the Accredited Financial…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted January 8, 2016 by

Jan. 11–15 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Three pieces fried chicken Mashed potatoes with gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Baked ham Mashed potatoes with gravy Vegetables Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday Closed All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin Hood…

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NATO AGS arrives at Edwards

Posted December 21, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

NATO's first Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) aircraft arrived at Edwards Dec. 19 completing its first flight. The test flight marks the start of six months of ground and airborne testing at Edwards before the aircraft is sent to its new home in Sigonella, Italy.

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Edwards Airmen lay wreaths at Lancaster Cemetery

Posted December 18, 2015 by

Courtesy photograph by Taliah Sims Master Sgt. Robert Sims, 912th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron lays a wreath on a grave of a veteran at Lancaster Cemetery Dec. 12, 2015. Every year since 1992, Wreaths Across America, a non-profit organization, sponsors the laying of wreaths at the graves of veterans across the country Dec. 12. Locally, volunteers…

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Santa Claus drops by Edwards before busy week

Posted December 18, 2015 by

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Santa Claus and the 412th Mission Support Group front office. Before wrapping up an extended Southern California vacation, Santa Claus made one final stop at Edwards AFB Dec. 14, 2015. Father Christmas made his rounds through several buildings including Bldg. 3000, 412th Civil Engineering Group, 412th Medical Group, Bldg. 1, the…

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Half day

Posted December 18, 2015 by

Team Edwards, President Barack Obama has signed an Executive Order excusing federal employees from duty for half a day Dec. 24. In conjunction with the Executive Order, Dec. 24 is designated as an AFMC Family Day.  412th Test Wing commander, Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, has authorized this as a down day for 412th TW military…

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