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News Briefs October 25, 2013

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Military tuition assistance Effective immediately, all Military Tuition Assistance applications for courses starting on or after Oct. 17 may be submitted in AFAEMS. All previously approved MilTA requests for courses which began on or after Oct. 17 are reinstated and an e-mail is being sent to those students stating such. For more information, contact the…

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‘Fall Back’ Nov. 3

Posted October 25, 2013 by tomlear

It’s that time of year to set your clocks back one hour on Sunday Nov. 3. When you adjust your clocks to “fall back” an hour at 2 a.m., those civilians who are scheduled to work will gain one hour of work. Those employees must be compensated by either overtime, comp time or credit hour…

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School Liaison Message – Red Ribbon Week

Posted October 25, 2013 by Christy M. McCoy

Schools across the nation are campaigning against drugs during Red Ribbon Week.

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Original T-34 visits Edwards 60 years after service

Posted October 25, 2013 by Rebecca Amber

An original production Beechcraft T-34 "Mentor" returned to Edwards Oct. 17 for a one-day visit 60 years after it was delivered to Edwards AFB for the T-34 flight test program. The G-11 model was one of three T-34s that came to Edwards in October 1953 for acceptance testing.

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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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412th MDG promotes ‘Small Steps, Big Rewards’ at annual health fair

Posted October 24, 2013 by Kenji Thuloweit

The 412th Medical Group's Main Clinic opened up its doors to host a health fair Oct. 17.

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Support troops with Exchange gift cards

Posted October 18, 2013 by

It’s not the gift, but the thought that counts. This year the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is offering any American the opportunity to get them both right by purchasing an Exchange gift card for any servicemember with just a few clicks. “Gift cards give Soldiers and Airmen the choice to buy the things…

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News Briefs: October 18, 2013

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Project 84 Project 84 is here, submit your cost-saving ideas. With the current economic climate, Project 84 is an initiative brought forth by Brig. Gen. Michael Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander. The current projected budget will not be enough to cover Edwardsí operating costs for fiscal year 2014. Brewer’s intention with Project 84 is that…

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Exchange honors military retirees

Posted October 11, 2013 by Air Force photographs by Rebecca Amber

Edwards Top 3 hosted a card signing for local veterans during the “Still Serving” event at the Base Exchange Oct. 9. It was one in a series of events happening through Oct.10 to honor military retirees. Throughout the week, the Exchange is hosting giveaways and demonstrations from the Edwards Air Force Base Fire department and…

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Cancellation of HHM Futbol Experience

Posted October 11, 2013 by

Team, The 412th Maintenance Group and 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base regrets that the government shutdown required us to cancel the Hispanic Heritage Month Futbol Experience planned for Oct. 4. Support for this event has been overwhelmingly positive; I have no doubt this would have been a first class event celebrating our…

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