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Soaring Academy supports wounded service members

Posted October 11, 2013 by Rebecca Amber

The Southern California Soaring Academy, located at Crystal Airport in the Antelope Valley, is open to the public four days a week, Friday through Monday.

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Edwards Commissary returns to normal hours

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Military commissaries worldwide are returning to normal operating schedules effective Oct. 7, said the director and CEO of the Defense Commissary Agency. “This is certainly good news for our patrons and our employees,” said Joseph H. Jeu. “All our stateside stores are now returning to their regular schedules as of Oct. 7.” The DeCA announcement…

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Life scout gives TLC to AFFT Museum T-38

Posted October 11, 2013 by Rebecca Amber

Jacob Huck, a 10th grade student at Desert Junior Senior High School, is a Life Scout working his way towards Eagle Scout.

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News Briefs October 4, 2013

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Commissary closed The Edwards Commissary is closed and will remain closed through the furlough period. For more information, call the Edwards Commissary at (661) 277-4589. Flu vaccines Oct. 7, from noon-3 p.m., the 412th Medical Group will host a flu vaccination line for active duty members at the Oasis Community Center. The flu vaccine is…

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Navy Test Pilots visit Edwards TPS

Posted October 4, 2013 by Rebecca Amber

The senior class of the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School joined the USAF Test Pilot School for a week-long field trip Sept. 28 and will return home Oct. 5.

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Exchange scares up chance at $3,000 in winnings in Halloween

Posted October 4, 2013 by Chris Ward

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is forgoing the tricks and going right for the treats in its latest contest as it gives away four $500 and ten $100 Exchange gift cards. The “Halloween Mystery of the Shadows Sweepstakes will send Exchange patrons on a frightfully fun scavenger hunt throughout the store. Using a…

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Air Force Men win big at Armed Forces Golf Tournament

Posted October 4, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Ian Hoachlander

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Staff Sgt. John-Paul Hansen, a C-130J and C-17 test loadmaster with the 418th Flight Test Squadron, tees off for the first time at Muroc Lake Golf Course at Edwards on Sep. 23. Before arriving to Edwards, Hansen recently competed at the Armed Forces Golf Championships at Parris Island, S.C.,…

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TPS says goodbye to T-38As

Posted September 27, 2013 by Rebecca Amber

The United States Air Force Test Pilot School here has used the T-38 Talon Supersonic Trainer in its curriculum for decades.

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News Briefs September 27, 2013

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Promotion ceremony The Team Edwards promotion ceremony is at 3 p.m., Sept. 30 in the Base Theater. Promotees and commanders will be in service dress.‚ĆUniform of the day for all other attendees. Military gas station closure All Edwards AFB “military” gas stations will be closed 9 p.m.-midnight, Sept. 30 from in order to accomplish end…

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Bjorkman says Farewell to Edwards

Posted September 27, 2013 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Dr. Eileen Bjorkman is presented a going away present by Dr. Davy Belk, Air Force Test Center executive director, during a farewell ceremony at Club Muroc Sept. 24. Bjorkman is retiring from her position as AFTC technical adviser after more than 30 years with the government and military. A…

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