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Cool it! Your Edwards AFB pools are now open

Posted June 13, 2014 by

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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Exchange celebrates 119 years with 5 percent MILITARY STAR card discount

Posted July 18, 2014 by Julie Mitchell

July 25, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service marks a historic milestone, celebrating 119 years of serving Soldiers, Airmen and their families. July 25, 1895, General Order No. 46 established the exchange on military installations, directing post commanders to set up an exchange at every post. Since then, the Exchange has supported U.S. troops…

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News Briefs September 5, 2014

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Blood drive The next American Red Cross Blood Drive at Edwards AFB is 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Oct. 1 in the Chapel 1 Annex. Both walk-ins and appointments are accepted. To make an appointment you may contact the blood drive coordinators:¬†Senior Airman Joe Hernandez at joe.hernandez.8@us.af.mil or Senior Airman Sarah Bird at sarah.bird.2@us.af.mil. You may also…

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Donated cameras inspire yearbook students

Posted October 10, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Desert Jr.-Sr. High School yearbook instructor Emilia Henry was excited to bring 10 still cameras and eight video cameras to her classes Sept. 9.

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AAFES, Dickies present big check to local Airman

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AAFES photograph by Jusika Martinez Air National Guard Senior Airman Veronica Lemus (right), 146th Airlift Wing, California Air National Guard,‚Ćposes for a photo with a large check and Chief Master Sgt. Bonnie Balthrop, 146th Airlift Wing supply superintendent, Nov. 8 at the Exchange food court. Air National Guard Senior Airman Veronica Lemus, 146th Airlift Wing,…

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Winter weather season at Edwards

Posted January 9, 2015 by Gary L. Davis

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Edwards received five inches of snow Dec. 17., 2009. Various organizations and facilities closed during and after the snow storm. Edwards AFB averages 1.4 inches of snow per year. Edwards AFB is located on a desert plateau, at an average of 2,400 feet above sea level bounded on three…

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News Briefs February 20, 2015

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Base Exchange Food Court closure Due to power issues the Base Exchange Food Court operations will be closed through Feb. 22. Unfortunately, the nature of the damage precludes the BX from providing temporary power. As a reminder, other facilities listed below are open for business with the addition of the two food trucks out front:…

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News Briefs April 3, 2015

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Roadworks Work to repair Rosamond Blvd. north of the North Gate entry control point began April 1 and will continue until early May of this year. Speed limits will be reduced and periodic flagman controls will be enforced between the North Gate entry control point and the railroad overpass near the north base boundary. The…

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News Briefs May 8, 2015

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Education Center Office closure The Edwards Education and Training Center will be closed for a formal function from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., May 13. The on-base college offices for Cerro Coso Community College, Webster University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will be open for business as normal. For more information, contact the Education and Training…

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Northrop Grumman NATO AGS to be tested at Edwards

Posted June 10, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Northrop Grumman unveiled the NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance system June 4 at its Site 3 facility at U.S. Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, Calif. PALMDALE, Calif.–Northrop Grumman’s family of high-altitude long endurance unmanned aircraft systems welcomed its newest member June 4. The new Alliance Ground Surveillance system is…

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