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‘Fall Back’ Nov. 3

Posted November 1, 2013 by

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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Team Edwards conducts exercise for disease containment

Posted December 6, 2013 by Rebecca Amber

Members of Team Edwards ran an emergency scenario exercise that started prior to Thanksgiving and ended the following Monday, Dec. 2.

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College-bound DHS students challenged by science fair

Posted February 7, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

A sea of cardboard, tri-fold presentations filled the Desert High Scorpitorium Jan. 31, for the Annual Science Fair.

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NASA completes this year’s flights in search of climate change clues

Posted March 21, 2014 by

Jensen and Project Manager Dave Jordan of Ames lead the ATTREX mission. It includes investigators from Ames and three other NASA facilities: Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif.

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News Briefs May 2, 2014

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Education Center Office closure The Education and Training offices will be closed 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., May 7. Webster University and Embry-Riddle University will remain open with normal business hours. Call (661) 277-2713 for more info. New Hours for bowling center The High Desert Lanes Bowling Center will now be open seven days a week! Starting…

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Grand Opening of the Edwards Air Force Base Exchange Mobile Center

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The Edwards Exchange held a grand opening for their new Mobile Center June 5. This Exchange Mobile Center is open to military and civilians personnel.

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News Briefs July 18, 2014

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Express fuel pumps to shut down July 21 & 22 The AAFES Express gasoline station will undergo vapor testing next week, which requires the pumps to be turned off to complete the process.†The fuel pumps will be shut down 8-11 a.m., July 21, and 7 a.m.-1 p.m., July 22. For more information, call (661) 258-1078,…

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Exercise Desert Wind examines response

Posted September 5, 2014 by Kenji Thuloweit

A desolate area in the Mojave Desert popular with campers and off roaders was the site of an F-16 crash Aug. 27. Two crewmembers from Edwards Air Force Base lost their lives.

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Lane Closures on Fitz-Gerald Boulevard

Posted October 10, 2014 by

Beginning Oct. 20 and continuing through Dec. 12, lane closures will be enforced on Fitz-Gerald Boulevard to allow workers to repair cracks and failed areas between Rickenbacker Dr., just west of the Exchange and Commissary, to Lancaster Blvd. Closures will be enforced on the outside lanes of the four-lane roadway until mid-November and on the…

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News Briefs November 14, 2014

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Federal benefits open season This year, Edwards is hosting the annual Benefit Health Fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Nov. 20 in Bldg. 3000 for both Edwards and NASA federal employees. The event will be in the main conference room (123) and lobby. Several health and dental plan representatives will be available to answer questions. During open…

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