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Shopping Edwards AFB Exchange pays dividends

Posted June 20, 2014 by Jusika Martinez

Airmen and their families shopping and dining at Army & Air Force Exchange Service stores and restaurants on Edwards Air Force Base generated a dividend of more than $481,000 last year for Air Force quality-of-life programs. Over the past 10 years, the Exchange has provided more than $2.4 billion in dividends to military programs including…

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In the ‘Baron’ desert

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Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Travis Sutphen, Edwards Aero Club certified flight instructor, steps to the Aero Club’s newest acquisition, a T-42A Baron, tail number N7073X, June 17. The T-42A was picked up from Albuquerque, N.M., June 13. The T-42A is a military version of the Baron 95-B55 for use by the United States…

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Edwards Officers’ Spouses Club donates funds

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The final numbers are in! The Edwards Officers’ Spouses Club gave $26,700 to the Edwards and Air Force communities for fiscal year 2013-14 (June-May). In addition to awarding $10,000 in scholarships, the EOSC supported the following organizations with welfare grants totaling $16,700:   Desert High School Branch Elementary Unfunded Sports at DHS Air Force Village…

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Fittingly, K-9 unit kicks off ‘Paws to Read,’ summer reading program

Posted June 20, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Children of all ages gathered at the Base Library June 13 for the kickoff of this year's annual Department of Defense-sponsored Summer Reading Program.

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News Briefs June 13, 2014

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Palace Chase briefing A Palace Chase Briefing will be held 2-3 p.m., June 19 at the Consolidated Support Facility, Bldg. 3000, Room 123. To reserve a seat, call Tech. Sgt. Sam Flynn at (661) 277-3582 or e-mail samuel.flynn.1@us.af.mil. The Palace Chase program allows active duty officers and Airmen to voluntarily transfer from active duty in…

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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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New bulk fuel storage construction underway

Posted June 13, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The site for the new bulk fuel storage facility near the flightline is undergoing construction and slated to be fully operational early 2016. Construction for the new bulk fuel storage facility is underway and slated to be fully operational early 2016. The new facility will replace the existing facility…

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Cool it! Your Edwards AFB pools are now open

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Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara The Edwards Sonic Splash Pool is now open for the summer. It is officially Summer here in the High Desert and your Edwards AFB pools are open for business. Summer swimming pool passes are now available at Outdoor Recreation. Single passes are $20. For a family of four the…

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Youth, volunteers from Edwards, ‘Adopt-a-Block’ for a day

Posted June 13, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Youth from the Base Chapel's Protestant parish joined the Antelope Valley Dream Center June 7 to bring "hope" to the Lancaster community. The Dream Center partners with local churches to provide a monthly day of fun at Neighborhood Impact Houses in Lancaster, California.

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Exchange Smart Car giveaway to put two winners in the driver’s seat

Posted June 13, 2014 by Julie Mitchell

Summer is about to get sweeter as the Army & Air Force Exchange Service teams up with Welch’s/Sour Jacks to offer two military shoppers a chance to drive home a brand-new Smart car. Through July 31, shoppers can enter the Promotion in Motion Smart Car Giveaway at Exchange locations worldwide for the chance to win…

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