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News Briefs May 31, 2013

Posted May 31, 2013 by

Roadway drainage construction project Beginning June 10 and continuing through Aug. 1, base motorists will encounter minor delays as work to improve roadway drainage is performed at the intersection of Rosamond and Muroc Avenue. During this time, Rosamond will be reduced from two-lanes each way to one-lane each way and Muroc will be closed north…

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Freedom Fest dazzles Edwards community, patriots

Posted July 12, 2013 by Jet Fabara

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara The fireworks extravaganza, which was accompanied by patriotic music, culminated the 2013 Freedom Fest at Edwards July 4. Undaunted by the summer heat, more than 3,000 Edwards members came out for this year’s Freedom Fest activities July 4 at Wings and Roberts Fields. Hosted by the 412th Force Support…

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Exchange shoppers can turn old phones into cash

Posted August 16, 2013 by Chris Ward

Military shoppers who have an old cell phone or two lying around gathering dust can now trade them in for credit toward a Smart Phone upgrade at the Exchange Mobile Center. A trade-in can result in instant credit toward the purchase of a new Smart Phone, accessory or even insurance for a new phone. The…

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Base housing residents to pay Corvias automatically with BAH – Take home pay for Airmen will not change

Posted September 13, 2013 by

Edwards AFB base residents will soon see a change on their Leave and Earnings Statement due to housing privatization. However, each Airman’s monthly take-home pay will remain the same. Prior to privatization, base housing residents forfeited their BAH in exchange for living in government-managed housing. To activate the BAH for privatized housing, base residents must…

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Team Edwards gains 17 new ceremonial guardsmen

Posted October 25, 2013 by Rebecca Amber

Seventeen Airmen became new ceremonial guardsmen during a graduation ceremony at the Airmen Leadership School Oct. 16.

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DANTES testing now available at Edwards

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DANTES testing is now available through the Edwards National Testing Center. The NTC DANTES funded exams include CLEP, eCBT and internet-based DSST testing. The Edwards NTC is located in the Main Education Center Bldg. 2453 and is managed by Webster University. There are new requirements for CLEP exams. Now, examinees will need to obtain a…

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Increased TRICARE beneficiary use of online, phone customer service leads to end of walk-in service as of April 1

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Keeping up with the rapidly increasing number of TRICARE beneficiaries who most often turn to a laptop or cell phone when they have questions, TRICARE Service Centers (TSCs) will no longer provide walk-in services at 189 TSCs in the Continental United States as of April 1. In†Edwards AFB’s†ongoing efforts to provide 412th Medical Group patients…

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Savings blossom for Exchange shoppers with Spring 2014 Catalog

Posted March 7, 2014 by Julie Mitchell

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is making it easier for shoppers to chase away the winter blues with a fresh selection of name brand merchandise in the Spring 2014 catalog. The 36-page catalog is blooming with fashion-forward apparel and accessories from Calvin Klein, Lucky Brand, Levi’s, Michael Kors and Coach. Shoppers can find…

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95th ABW opens up new community bulletin board

Posted March 23, 2012 by Staff

Col. Gregory Schwab (far left), 95th Air Base Wing commander; poses with Hearts Apart representative Brigette Schuyler and her children; and Kristen Minor, President of the Enlisted Spouses Club along with (right side) Michelle Perry, 95th ABW housing community planner; Daniel Moreno, 95th ABW…

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Ardent Sentry prepares Team Edwards for numerous challenges

Posted May 11, 2012 by by Laura Mowry

There were a variety of challenges thrown at Team Edwards during the U.S. Northern Command directed exercise, Ardent Sentry 2012, which began May 2 and wrapped up May 9. Team Edwards was tested on the installation’s ability to handle numerous incidents occurring ...

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