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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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412th FSS holiday hours

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These are the 412th Force Support Squadron hours of operation during the upcoming holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28 All 412th FSS facilities will be CLOSED except the following: Aero Club: Flying sunrise to sunset, office closed Joshua Tree Dining Facility: Brunch 6 a.m.-1 p.m.; Dinner: 4:30-7 p.m.; Midnight Meal: 11 p.m.-1 a.m. High Desert Inn:…

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Edwards Fire and Emergency Services protects base daily

Posted January 24, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber This Edwards AFB Fire Department P-15 Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting vehicle is the last operational vehicle of its kind in the Air Force. It carries 6,000 gallons of water and foam. More than 13,000 people are connected to Edwards AFB, both military and civilian. With five stations, the…

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News Briefs March 7, 2014

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Black History Month Open Mic Night rescheduled Due to the weather conditions, the First Four Airmen’s Council was unable to hold the Black History Month Open Mic Night Feb. 28. The event has been rescheduled for 6-9 p.m., March at the Oasis Stripes Lounge. If you still want to perform, contact the event POCs and…

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Chief nurse statements of intent due April 25

Posted April 25, 2014 by Debbie Gildea

Statements of intent for Nurse Corps officers interested in chief nurse positions are due by April 25, Air Force Personnel Center officials said today. The nurse corps development team will convene May 5-9 to select candidates for projected calendar year 2015 openings. “There are 86 chief nurses – one in each facility as well as…

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Operating Location AF Plant 42 welcomed into 412th Test Wing family

Posted May 30, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Operating Location Air Force Plant 42 has begun its transition from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, to the 412th Test Wing.

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Memorial service

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Donald Lee “Don” Amidon, 68, passed away July 4 after a brief illness. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m., July 11 at Edwards Chapel 2. A reception will immediately follow the service in the Chapel Annex. Don is survived by his wife Bonita “Bonnie” Amidon of California City, and his sister Janet Amidon…

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95th CS debuts videophone capability for deaf and hard of hearing

Posted March 30, 2012 by by Darcy Painter

Deaf and hard-of-hearing members of Team Edwards were recently notified that they are getting new tools to enable their workplace communication. The DOD’s Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program funded the purchase of video…

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Vietnam veteran from 95th CS hears call of duty again, heads to Afghanistan

Posted May 18, 2012 by by Kenji Thuloweit

During a commander’s call last year, Brig. Gen. Robert C. Nolan II, Air Force Flight Test Center commander, asked Airmen who have been deployed to stand and be recognized for their service.

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Transformed X-48C makes successful first flight

Posted August 10, 2012 by Staff

The remotely piloted X-48C aircraft successfully flew for the first time on Aug. 7, 2012, at Edwards Air Force Base in California’s Mojave Desert. The aircraft, designed by the Boeing Co. and built by Cranfield...

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