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Team Edwards hits ‘grand slam’ with space optimization efforts

Posted October 25, 2013 by Jet Fabara

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Brig. Gen. Michael Brewer (left), 412th Test Wing commander, swings a ceremonial sledge hammer Oct. 22 to officially begin the demolition of Building 2650A, the former home of the Edwards AFB Environmental Management Branch. Of those in attendance, James Judkins, 412th Civil Engineer Division director, Dick Burr of BURR-MZT…

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New rank band structure for Edwards on-base neighborhoods

Posted October 25, 2013 by

A new rank band structure is in operation for the Edwards AFB on-base housing community, which aligns the base with the U.S. Air Force directed Housing Requirements and Marketing Analysis. U.S. Air Force officials oversaw the Edwards HRMA in 2009 and determined the appropriate number of homes for each rank band to best support the…

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A safe, spooktacular Halloween

Posted October 25, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Kamilla Adams

For most people Halloween means three things: costumes, trick-or-treating and months of free candy. All these things are what make a traditional Halloween a fun time to be shared by both children and adults. Just remember the creepy crawlers, ghosts, and ghouls are not all you should be aware of on this fright filled night….

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Relief coming to Rosamond, Mercury Blvds

Posted October 25, 2013 by

Edwards Air Force Base motorists will benefit from improvements coming soon on Rosamond and Mercury Boulevards beginning Oct. 28. Two significant projects will be executed to repair heavily damaged sections of these much-used vehicular arteries. The projects are expected to last 60 days. On Rosamond Blvd., two heavily damaged roadway sections on the inbound two…

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Robert Hoover visits Edwards

Posted October 25, 2013 by Jet Fabara

Students from the United States Air Force Test Pilot School’s Class 13A present their class patch to Robert “Bob” Hoover Oct. 18 during the filming of a documentary based on his life as a former USAF test pilot at Edwards. Hoover is a former World War II fighter pilot and prisoner of war, air show…

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News Briefs October 25, 2013

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Military tuition assistance Effective immediately, all Military Tuition Assistance applications for courses starting on or after Oct. 17 may be submitted in AFAEMS. All previously approved MilTA requests for courses which began on or after Oct. 17 are reinstated and an e-mail is being sent to those students stating such. For more information, contact the…

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‘Fall Back’ Nov. 3

Posted October 25, 2013 by tomlear

It’s that time of year to set your clocks back one hour on Sunday Nov. 3. When you adjust your clocks to “fall back” an hour at 2 a.m., those civilians who are scheduled to work will gain one hour of work. Those employees must be compensated by either overtime, comp time or credit hour…

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School Liaison Message – Red Ribbon Week

Posted October 25, 2013 by Christy M. McCoy

Schools across the nation are campaigning against drugs during Red Ribbon Week.

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Original T-34 visits Edwards 60 years after service

Posted October 25, 2013 by Rebecca Amber

An original production Beechcraft T-34 "Mentor" returned to Edwards Oct. 17 for a one-day visit 60 years after it was delivered to Edwards AFB for the T-34 flight test program. The G-11 model was one of three T-34s that came to Edwards in October 1953 for acceptance testing.

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Team Edwards gains 17 new ceremonial guardsmen

Posted October 25, 2013 by Rebecca Amber

Seventeen Airmen became new ceremonial guardsmen during a graduation ceremony at the Airmen Leadership School Oct. 16.

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