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412th MDG promotes ‘Small Steps, Big Rewards’ at annual health fair

Posted October 24, 2013 by Kenji Thuloweit

The 412th Medical Group's Main Clinic opened up its doors to host a health fair Oct. 17.

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Support troops with Exchange gift cards

Posted October 18, 2013 by

It’s not the gift, but the thought that counts. This year the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is offering any American the opportunity to get them both right by purchasing an Exchange gift card for any servicemember with just a few clicks. “Gift cards give Soldiers and Airmen the choice to buy the things…

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News Briefs: October 18, 2013

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Project 84 Project 84 is here, submit your cost-saving ideas. With the current economic climate, Project 84 is an initiative brought forth by Brig. Gen. Michael Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander. The current projected budget will not be enough to cover Edwardsí operating costs for fiscal year 2014. Brewer’s intention with Project 84 is that…

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Exchange honors military retirees

Posted October 11, 2013 by Air Force photographs by Rebecca Amber

Edwards Top 3 hosted a card signing for local veterans during the “Still Serving” event at the Base Exchange Oct. 9. It was one in a series of events happening through Oct.10 to honor military retirees. Throughout the week, the Exchange is hosting giveaways and demonstrations from the Edwards Air Force Base Fire department and…

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Cancellation of HHM Futbol Experience

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Team, The 412th Maintenance Group and 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base regrets that the government shutdown required us to cancel the Hispanic Heritage Month Futbol Experience planned for Oct. 4. Support for this event has been overwhelmingly positive; I have no doubt this would have been a first class event celebrating our…

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Commissaries collect nearly 740,000 pounds

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Commissary customers and employees came together to donate nearly 740,000 pounds of needed items to local food banks and other charitable organizations during the annual Feds Feed Families campaign. The accomplishment, a 10 percent increase over last year’s effort, was done as commissaries again served as collection points on their installations. “Commissary customers and employees…

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News Briefs October 11, 2013

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Civilian Pay Call Center In order to better answer questions about pay and personnel issues related to the recent furlough, the 412th Test Wing has established a call center staffed by civilian personnel, entitlement and financial management specialists. The center is manned 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and the number for the call center is (661) 277-3756….

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Soaring Academy supports wounded service members

Posted October 11, 2013 by Rebecca Amber

The Southern California Soaring Academy, located at Crystal Airport in the Antelope Valley, is open to the public four days a week, Friday through Monday.

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Edwards Commissary returns to normal hours

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Military commissaries worldwide are returning to normal operating schedules effective Oct. 7, said the director and CEO of the Defense Commissary Agency. “This is certainly good news for our patrons and our employees,” said Joseph H. Jeu. “All our stateside stores are now returning to their regular schedules as of Oct. 7.” The DeCA announcement…

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Life scout gives TLC to AFFT Museum T-38

Posted October 11, 2013 by Rebecca Amber

Jacob Huck, a 10th grade student at Desert Junior Senior High School, is a Life Scout working his way towards Eagle Scout.

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