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New school directory guides parents of special-needs kids

Posted July 11, 2014 by Terri Moon Cronk

WASHINGTON -†A permanent-change-of-station move prompts its own challenges, but family members with special-needs children face another complexity when looking for the right schools at their new home, a Defense Department official said July 2. Ed Tyner, acting deputy director of DOD’s special needs program, told DOD News that service members and their families can find…

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Edwards Air Force Base schools

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Edwards Air Force Base school students return to the classroom Aug. 18. Base officials want to remind Team Edwards to obey posted speed limits and watch out for children walking to and from school.

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News Briefs September 26, 2014

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Varicella vaccine available The 412th Medical Group Immunization Clinic now has the Varicella vaccine available for children 12 months and older who are TRICARE beneficiaries. The clinic is open 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; and noon-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays. For questions or concerns, call the clinic at 661-277-3427.  Blood drive The next American…

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Bent Prop brings home MIAs

Posted November 7, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

The United States Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office lists 83,165 service members missing in action, and of those, 73,520 are from World War II alone.

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New 412th command chief introduces himself to Airmen

Posted December 12, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Chief Master Sgt. David Smith, new 412th Test Wing command chief, first arrived at Edwards in early November. On Dec. 8, Smith held an all call for non-commissioned officers in the base theater to introduce himself.

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News Briefs January 30, 2015

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Annual awards The 412th Test Wing Annual Awards is Feb. 13 at Club Muroc. Cocktails will be served starting at 5 p.m. The theme for this year is “Back to the Future.” Limited tickets are available for nominees and commanders now. The rest of the tickets will be made available to the base Feb. 4….

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Memorial service for Bertha Victoria Watkins March 27

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It is with deepest regret and sad hearts we announce the passing of Bertha Victoria Watkins on March 14. She had worked in the 412th Comptroller Squadron and other areas at Edwards AFB during her long tenure as a civil servant. Watkins retired March 3, 2011. A home-going service is schedule for 2 p.m., March…

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Moms, Pops and Tots about to upgrade

Posted May 1, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Moms, Pops and Tots is continuing to grow with the help of a $1,000 donation from the Edwards AFB Civilian-Military Support Group.

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Base Supply Centers celebrate 20 years of service, promoting opportunities

Posted May 29, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

A cozy ceremony was held inside the Base Supply Center May 19 where 412th Mission Support Group leadership joined BSC employees and executives of IB Express to celebrate the company's 20 years of service to the military and for their role in promoting opportunities for the sight-impaired and people with other disabilities.

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News Briefs June 26, 2015

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Legal office closure The base legal office will be closed for legal assistance July 2. For more information, call 661-277-4310. Lt. Col. Promotion Team Edwards is cordially invited to a promotion party 4:30 p.m., June 26 at Pancho’s in Club Muroc to celebrate the newest lieutenant colonel selectees. The selectees are: Michael Batchelor, 412th Aircraft…

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