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New Express gas station open for business

Posted August 2, 2013 by

Air Force photograph Edwards AFB Exchange Gas Station located on Fitz-Gerald Blvd. across from Starbucks. As of July 31, the new Army and Air Force Exchange Express service†station on Fitz-Gerald Boulevard†is now open. The station†is approximately 2,700 square feet of sales area, doubling the current station, and has 10 pumps to help facilitate a quick…

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News Briefs August 2, 2103

Posted August 2, 2013 by

E-5 promotion celebration Join us at Club Muroc in the Alliance Ballroom to celebrate our newest staff sergeant selects 4 p.m., Aug. 2. †Uniform of the day is ABUs. †There will be refreshments provided. For more information, call (661) 275-2670 or e-mail sedric.whitaker@us.af.mil. A&FRC NCO needed The Airman and Family Readiness Center is accepting applications…

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After ‘nightmare,’ dream comes true for 412th CS, Desert Junior Senior High School

Posted August 2, 2013 by Rebecca Amber

Desert Junior Senior High School received 17 computers July 31 through the Computers for Learning program, which lets no longer used computers and technical equipment to be handed over to schools and nonprofit organizations.

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Learning to swim best water safety measure

Posted July 26, 2013 by

Whether you are working or enjoying recreational activities near water, the best water hazard insurance you can have is learning to swim and teaching your family to swim. You do not have to be a champion swimmer in order to save yourself in a water emergency. A simple stroke such as a dog paddle can…

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Exchange adds splash of color to fourth annual ëCutest Kiddoí contest

Posted July 26, 2013 by Conner Hammett

Youngsters competing to be the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s “Cutest Kiddo” will have the opportunity to flex some artistic muscle this year. Through Aug. 9, Exchange patrons worldwide may post photographs of their children holding a completed coloring page to the Exchange Facebook page for the first-ever “‘Color Me’ Cutest Kiddo” contest. Contestants…

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APET Rescue needs volunteers!

Posted July 26, 2013 by

Do you like working with animals? Do you have a special skill (grooming, vet/vet tech experience, dog training)? Do you want to meet new people? Do you have 3-6 hours to spare each week? Do you or someone in your family need work experience? Stop by APET and become a volunteer. We are a non-profit,…

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News Briefs July 26, 2013

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Promotion ceremony The Team Edwards Promotion Ceremony Committee invites everyone to this month’s enlisted promotion ceremony July 31 in the Base Auditorium at 3 p.m. Freeway closures ANTELOPE VALLEY FREEWAY (SR-14) CANYON LANE CLOSURES The California Department of Transportation will close portions of Antelope Valley Freeway SR-14 from Sierra Highway (Soledad Canyon Road) to Palmdale…

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Robots take over base library

Posted July 26, 2013 by Rebecca Amber

School's out for the summer but the learning hasn't stopped.

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Davis assumes command of AFRL, Det. 7

Posted July 26, 2013 by Edward Cannon

  Col. Roger Vincent (left), Air Force Research Laboratory vice commander, passes the AFRL Detachment 7 guideon to Lt. Col. Patrick Davis, charging him with command during a ceremony July 22 in the Rocket Science Center. Davis assumed command from Col. Michael Platt, who retired from active duty that same day. Davis was previously assigned as the chief of the Systems Engineering…

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Edwards AFB’s Piute Ponds feature wide variety of birds, wildlife

Posted July 19, 2013 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Melissa Buchanan A Barn Owl takes flight from a tree in Piute Ponds at Edwards Air Force Base. The ponds attract numerous bird species and wildlife. The artificially maintained marsh area is located in the extreme southwest corner of the base. Amid the high desert landscape that encompasses Edwards is a…

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