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News Briefs July 5, 2013

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Gate locked Due to security-related construction concerns, the gate leading to the Consolidation Recycling Universal Waste Facility (Bldg. 4904) will be closed and locked for several weeks. For universal waste support and other deliveries to 4904, please plan accordingly and call (661) 277-3681 for entry. †Depending on staffing and hazardous/universal waste activity, it may take…

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Chilean C-130 lands at Edwards, picks up radars

Posted July 5, 2013 by Kenji Thuloweit

Two SENTINEL radar systems are loaded onto a Chilean C-130 July 1 at Edwards Air Force Base as part of a foreign military sales case for Chile. Chile intends to use the radars to modernize its armed forces by expanding its existing air defense architecture to counter threats posed by air attack. The pick-up was…

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Edwards Airfield Management wins 2012 USAF-level award

Posted July 5, 2013 by Jet Fabara

Across the Air Force, all bases recognize the support airfield management teams perform in keeping flying operations running and runways free of debris.

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News Briefs June 28, 2013

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Commissary closure The Edwards Commissary will be closed July 4 in observance of Independence Day. All hours remain the same.   Airman passing  The commander regrets to announce the passing of Senior Airman Patience M. Allen, 412th Medical Support Squadron. Allen passed away June 10, 2013. To settle the estate of the deceased, 2nd Lt….

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Wills the way you want them

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The Edwards Legal Office offers a quick and efficient way to accomplish a very important task – executing a Last Will and Testament. Eligible legal assistance clients may have their wills drafted during Legal Assistance walk-in hours throughout the week by a qualified attorney-paralegal team. Eligibility: Clients who are eligible for legal assistance include active…

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Edwards Airman shares path to citizenship

Posted June 28, 2013 by Jet Fabara

For most of the nation, the Fourth of July is a time to celebrate, observe and reflect on the freedoms granted by our independence.

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Museum tour makes exhibits come to life

Posted June 28, 2013 by Laura Mowry

Air Force Flight Test Museum personnel recently toured historic sites across Edwards AFB with base leadership in an effort to make museum exhibits come to life

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Strike Zone delivers variety of tastes

Posted June 28, 2013 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Jessie Salcedo, a contractor, looks at two electronic menus for the newly reopened Strike Zone snack bar at the Edwards Bowling Center. The eatery opens this week. The High Desert Lanes Bowling Center is serving up a new place to dine with the reopening of the Strike Zone snack…

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Edwards Exchange offers Independence Day fuel savings for MILITARY STAR card users

Posted June 28, 2013 by Brittany Power

Summer savings are an American tradition, and MILITARY STAR Card users can get the full benefit of our nation’s independence by saving on gas expenses at Edwards Express locations this Fourth of July. Any fuel purchase made with a MILITARY STAR Card at Edwards Express locations from July 1 to July 4 will be reduced…

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Edwards Drug Take Back Day gets unwanted/unused drugs out of house

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit From left: Staff Sgt. Ryan Ball and Senior Airman Kenneth Gordon, 412th Security Forces Squadron; Deputy Brandon Routh, Kern County Sheriffís Department; Master Sgt. Shawna Wesley and Maj. Vanthy Pham, 412th Medical Group; and Lola Becerra, civilian pharmacy technician. at The 412th Medical Group, 412th Security Forces Squadron and…

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