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2015 Tax Center update

Posted January 23, 2015 by

The Edwards Air Force Base 2015 Tax Center is scheduled to open Feb. 9 and remain open through April 15. Due to a severe shortage of manpower, as a result of Force Shaping, this year’s Tax Center will be limited in its size and scope. The center will only be able to accommodate active duty…

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412th SFS trains with ‘warrior mentality’

Posted January 23, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

During a training exercise Jan. 14, the 412th Security Forces Squadron reviewed their procedures for an active shooter situation.

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News briefs January 16, 2015

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Expanded dinner hours Effective Jan. 12, Maryís Place in Bldg. 1600 will be open their normal hours: 6 a.m.-2 p.m., and then 5-8 p.m. for dinner. Regular menu will be served plus a nightly dinner special.For more information, call 661-258-1078. Scholarships for military children deadline The Scholarships for Military Children Program can help with a…

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MLK Day Hours

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Commissary: Closed All 412th Force Support Squadron facilities will be closed Jan. 19 with the following exceptions: Aero Club: Flying permitted from sunrise to sunset. The office will be closed. Muroc Lake Golf Course: 7 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. The Sandbagger Grill will operate from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. Rosburg Fitness Center: 8 a.m….

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Exchange rewards academic excellence with You Made the Grade program

Posted January 16, 2015 by Brittany Power

  Besides handling daily schoolwork, studying and tests, military students face unique challenges, including coping with separation from parents during deployments and multiple moves. In fact, according to the Military Child Education Coalition, military children typically move six to nine times by the time they’ve completed 12th grade, with many making multiple moves during high…

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Bomber force prepares for new B-52 bomb bay upgrade testing

Posted January 16, 2015 by Jet Fabara

Since the Air Force's decision in 2013 to increase the B-52H bomber fleet's effectiveness and versatility by increasing the aircraft's smart weapons capacity by over 50 percent, teams from Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., Boeing and, now Edwards, have partnered up to begin developmental testing on the "Buff's" newest upgrade.

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Thunderbird lands in Lancaster

Posted January 16, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

With a wind turbine-adorned mountain backdrop, U.S. Air Force Thunderbird #8 touched down in the Antelope Valley Jan. 9.

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News Briefs January 9, 2015

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration Join the Chapel Staff Jan. 12 to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. The theme designated by the Department of Defense is “Remember! Celebrate! Act! A Day On, Not A Day Off!!” Everyone is welcome to attend and participate in the following events: 1-1:30 p.m. – Commemorative March….

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Command Cyber Readiness Inspection coming Jan. 26

Posted January 9, 2015 by

From Jan. 26 to 30, Edwards AFB will undergo a Command Cyber Readiness Inspection directed by United States Cyber Command.

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2015 Edwards AFB Tax Center volunteer opportunities, dates, eligibility

Posted January 9, 2015 by Capt. Jorge Martinez

The 412th Test Wing Tax Center is still looking for volunteers to help during the upcoming tax season, which officially starts early next month and ends on April 15. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program depends on the support of volunteers who can commit their time and effort to preparing and filing tax returns.  During…

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