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Exchange to celebrate troops with military appreciation day at Popeyes

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The Army & Air Force Exchange Service and Popeyes restaurants will thank veterans and active duty troops on Wednesday, Nov. 12 with its third annual Military Appreciation Day Event by offering eight pieces of BONAFIDER Chicken or Handcrafted Tenders for only $5.99. “Just one day after the nation honors its veterans, the Exchange and Popeyes…

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Exchange wants to hear your favorite holiday memory

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The holidays evoke fond memories of family gatherings, delicious food and fun. Those memories could be worth $1,000 in the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s “Sweet Holiday Story” contest. From Oct. 31 – Dec. 25, authorized shoppers 18 years old or older can submit an essay of 500 words or less about one of…

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Exchange shoppers can save 5 percent with MILITARY STARR card

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers can save money on holiday gifts by using a MILITARY STARR card. From Nov. 7 through Nov. 9, cardholders save an extra 5 percent on MILITARY STARR card purchases at Army and Air Force Exchange stores. “MILITARY STARR cardholders will want to take advantage of this discount,” said…

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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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News Brief October 31, 2014

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Blood drive The next American Red Cross Blood Drive at Edwards is 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Nov. 5 in the Chapel 1 Annex. Both walk-ins and appointments are accepted. To make an appointment, contact the blood drive coordinators at 661-277-0824, or self-register online at the American Red Cross website http://www.redcrossblood.org/make-donation using sponsor code: “Chapel1″ If you…

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Joshua Tree Inn Dining Facility holiday meals

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The Joshua Tree Inn Dining Facility is pleased to announce that The 2014 holiday meals at the Joshua Tree Inn Dining Facility will be served Thanksgiving, Nov. 27, and Christmas Day, Dec. 25, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. †The meals are available to all active duty military, retirees and dependents. †Holiday favorites such as…

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Edwards Library tops for successful summer program

Posted October 31, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

In children's reading programs, there are many ways to track their progress such as number of books read or length of time spent reading.

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Base commander addresses initial 416th, 445th FLTS consolidation plan

Posted October 31, 2014 by Jet Fabara

Space utilization, optimization and consolidation are practices that Team Edwards has taken on with full determination in every aspect of its mission.

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Combined Federal Campaign kicks off at Edwards

Posted October 31, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Team Edwards kicked off this year's Combined Federal Campaign Oct. 24 at the Joshua Tree Dining Facility. Base leadership gathered to sign their pledge forms over breakfast.

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Lakebed creature re-surfaces in time for Halloween

Posted October 31, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Many at Edwards can remember a time when the sunny skies of the High Desert would turn dark with rain. The Rosamond Dry Lakebed would fill with water, and legend has it, that the waters have been inhabited by powerful sea creatures.

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