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Dutch F-35s touch down at Edwards

Posted January 23, 2015 by

Two F-35 Lightning IIs of the Royal Netherlands Air Force landed at Edwards Jan. 16, after a five-hour flight from Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The Joint Strike Fighters arrived for an operational test and evaluation phase here in the High Desert.

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News Briefs March 6, 2015

Posted March 6, 2015 by

MPS closures The Military Personnel Section will be closed March 6, 14 and 20, from noon-4:30 p.m. for on in-house training. The CAC/DEERS office will remain open during its normal business hours 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. For more information, call 661-277-4366. Legal assistance postponement Due to a severe shortage of manpower,…

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Command chief shares secrets to success for enlisted

Posted April 17, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Chief Master Sgt. David Smith, 412th Test Wing command chief hosted a mandatory enlisted all-call at the base theater April 13. Smith spent most of the hour sharing the road map to being promoted - good EPR's (Enlisted Performance Reports), education and special duties. 

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Brig. Gen. Kirkland visits 412th MXG

Posted May 22, 2015 by

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Brig. Gen. Donald Kirkland (center), director of logistics at Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, speaks to aircraft maintainers assigned to the 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron during his recent visit to Edwards May 18. During Kirkland’s visit, he was given a thorough tour of the 412th Maintenance Group and its…

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Library encourages exercise for minds and body

Posted June 18, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

The Edwards AFB Library Summer Reading Program encourages children to exercise their minds during the summer months when school is not in session.

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Fedder visits Edwards, checks out Edwards facilities

Posted April 27, 2012 by Air Force photographs by Rob Densmore

Lt. Gen. Judith A. Fedder, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Installations and Mission Support, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, gets a tour of one of three solar farms at Edwards AFB April 18. She was accompanied by Brig. Gen. Robert C. Nolan II, Air Force Flight Test Center commander (left), and Col. Gregory…

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Adopt a Desert Tortoise

Posted June 29, 2012 by Staff

Edwards Environmental Management wants to remind base residents that they are always looking for people who are interested in adopting a Desert Tortoise to call (661) 277-1401. The protected animals can be...

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DeCA begins rollout of Commissary Rewards Card

Posted September 21, 2012 by Courtney Rogers

The Defense Commissary Agency is making progress in its rollout of the Commissary Rewards Card that will soon allow customers to access and redeem digital coupons at all of its stores. Testing began Aug. 8 at the Fort Lee Commissary, Va., eventually moving to 30 stores by the end of the month. DeCA then began…

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Team Edwards wants this Halloween to be fun, safe

Posted October 26, 2012 by 412th Security Forces Squadron

Air Force photograph by R.J. Oriez Halloween enjoys a spirited tradition, but the excitement of the night can cause children to forget to be careful. Children on base will be Trick-or-treating Oct. 31 during the designated hours of 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. under the watchful care of the 412th Security Forces Squadron and the…

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Special deals for holiday cheers at your commissary

Posted November 30, 2012 by Sallie Cauthers

The winter holidays are right around the corner, and special in-store promotions and coupons make the commissary the place to go to save on holiday groceries, according to the Defense Commissary Agency’s director of sales. “We’ve got some great promotions lined up for the holiday season,” said Chris Burns, DeCA sales director. “Customers will be…

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