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Key Spouse Program connects units and families

Posted November 25, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

The Edwards community is made up of two distinct groups, those who work for the Air Force and the families of those who work for the Air Force. Both have their own unique challenges and daily tasks. Then there are those volunteers who fall in between both worlds, Key Spouses. The Air Force Key Spouse…

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Accomplishments across AFTC highlighted at commander’s call

Posted January 22, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

Maj. Gen. David Harris, Air Force Test Center commander, reminded Edwards personnel to be proud of what they do at the Jan. 14 commander's call.

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Double Dutch over Edwards

Posted April 8, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Chris Okula A Royal Netherlands Air Force KDC-10 from RNLAF 334 Squadron connects with a RNLAF F-35 Joint Strike Fighter over Edwards Air Force Base March 31. The tanker and fifth-generation fighter took to the skies over Edwards and California to certify the KDC-10’s ability to conduct aerial refueling with the…

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AFTC announces its fall logistics professional development

Posted November 6, 2015 by Michele Chebahtah

Professional certifications are climbing throughout the 412th Maintenance Group. During the Professional Maintenance Certification Program 2015 Spring Open Season, Air Force Test Center employees submitted 35 applications for PMxCP and all 35 applicants earned certification.

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Gift cards help support service members

Posted December 11, 2015 by Rebecca R Silva

Edwards AFB Exchange shoppers can send a little holiday cheer to military service members this year by purchasing an Exchange gift card. Service members can use Exchange gift cards to purchase snacks, electronics, books, clothing or even jewelry at any Army, Air Force, Navy or Marine Corps Exchange. “Purchasing an Exchange gift card for a…

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Exchange ‘You Made the Grade’ program rewards military students

Posted February 12, 2016 by Rebecca R. Silva

For military students, making multiple moves with their active-duty parents is just a part of life. In fact, military children typically move six to nine times by the time they’ve completed 12th grade, according to the Military Child Education Coalition. The Army & Air Force Exchange Service appreciates the sacrifices military students make and is…

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As Tax day approaches, Edwards AFB Exchange doubles gas savings for MILITARY STAR cardholders

Posted April 15, 2016 by

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is giving military shoppers a reason to look forward to Tax Day by doubling the discount MILITARY STAR cardholders receive on gas.   From April 15 through April 17, drivers fueling up with a MILITARY STAR card at Edwards AFB gas stations will receive 10 cents off per gallon…

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News Briefs – October 9, 2015

Posted October 9, 2015 by

Service Academy nominations On Oct. 15, Congressman Kevin McCarthy will be holding a forum for all students in the 23rd Congressional District who are interested in attending one of the U.S. Service Academies. The forum will start at 6 p.m. in the Kern County Board of Supervisors Chambers located at 1115 Truxtun Ave., Bakersfield, CA…

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Edwards NCO gets hit with free UFC tickets

Posted November 20, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Tech. Sgt. Ryan Singer, Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Detachment 1, is the winner of the Air Force Clubs UFC Fight Frenzy prize drawing to attend the Ultimate Fighting Championship Experience in Las Vegas with his wife, Tara. Out of more than 122,000 Air Force Club members…

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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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