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News Briefs August 7, 2015

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Resilience class The next Resilience class is 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Aug. 19 in Bldg. 2460, Room A. Those interested in attending should contact Nancy Koch-Castillo 661- 277-6711 or email nancy.kochcastillo.1@us.af.mil. Through this course you will learn eleven life skills through PowerPoint presentations addressing resilience, which is the ability to withstand, recover and grow in the…

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Edwards Civ-Mil holds 26th annual barbecue

Posted August 7, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The 26th Annual Edwards Air Force Base Civilian Military Support Group Barbecue was held July 30 at Hacienda Lane Ranch in Palmdale, California. Edwards Civ-Mil was first established in 1989 in response to the Base Realignment Closure Commissionís determination to close bases all over the country and world. Today,…

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Base library goes on pirate adventure

Posted August 7, 2015 by Patric Lovato

Photograph by Rebecca Amber Princess Rachel searches for her dog before she is captured by pirate Jack Cannonball. Franklin Haynes Marionettes was featured as a part of the library’s summer reading program July 31. A show featuring more than eight different puppets called “The Princess & the Pirates” took the audience at the base library…

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Back to school safety, classes start Aug. 17

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Edwards Air Force Base school students return to the classroom Aug. 17. Base officials want to remind Team Edwards to obey posted speed limits and watch out for children walking to and from school. Traffic enforcement measures have been increased for this school year to include speed indicator signs…

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Majority leader McCarthy visits Edwards AFB

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Air Force photograph by Brad White Lt. Col. Eric Bippert, 418th Flight Test Squadron commander, shows Congressman Kevin McCarthy the cockpit of a C-17 Globemaster III. McCarthy visited Edwards AFB Aug. 5 and received mission updates on 412th Test Wing programs such as F-35 and KC-46. He also visited Ridley Mission Control. McCarthy serves California’s…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

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Aug. 10ñ14 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Pork shank Mashed potato and gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Chicken Parmesan Over egg noodles Vegetables Thursday Teriyaki chicken Fried rice and egg roll Friday Closed All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium Beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Menu subject to change

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Edwards Fire Department uses AFFT Museum-donated plane for aircraft fire training

Posted August 7, 2015 by Patric Lovato

Air Force photograph by Patric Lovato One firefighter supports another as their rescue saw reaches the top of a T-39 Sabreliner in a training exercise where the Air Force Flight Test Museum donated the plane from its boneyard to the fire department. The Edwards Air Force Base Fire Department and the Air Force Flight Test…

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Duck blind drawing slated for Aug. 8

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Waterfowl hunters can participate in the annual duck blind drawing scheduled Aug. 8 at the Rod and Gun Activity, Bldg. 210. Base hunting permits may be submitted to drawing officials from 9 a.m. until the actual drawing begins, which will be at approximately 10 a.m. Duck blind reservations are required for all base affiliated waterfowl…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

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Aug. 3-7 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Beef taco salad Tuesday Lasagna Side salad and garlic bread Wednesday Country fried steak Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Thursday Orange chicken Fried rice and egg roll Friday Baked cod Macaroni and cheese Broccoli All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium Beverage, $1.99; Large,…

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Classes offered in August by Family Advocacy

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The New Pregnancy Orientation & Dads4Dads Class 1 will take place 9:30-11:30 a.m., Aug. 6, in the Family Advocacy conference room at Bldg. 5513. This one session class will help all expectant parents to navigate their way through pregnancy. Participants will get information on the New Parent Support Program, steps to enroll their baby for…

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