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News Briefs February 27, 2015

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Library closure The Base Library will be closing early Feb. 28 for an official function. Hours of operation will be 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. that day. For more information, call 661-275-2665. Blood drive The next American Red Cross Blood Drive on Edwards AFB is 10 a.m.-4 p.m., March 4 in the Chapel 1 Annex. Both…

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C-12 pilots take to skies at Edwards

Posted February 27, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

In the midst of all the test missions here in the High Desert, Edwards is also home to the U.S. Air Force C-12 school house. Actually, it's a split school house.

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Pave Hawk team gives test at Edwards a shot

Posted February 27, 2015 by Jet Fabara

The Gun Harmonizing Range is one of the base's many unique test assets and landmarks that always causes flightline drivers to do a double-take due to its Aztec pyramid-looking shape.

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Bowling for Black History Month

Posted February 27, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Joe Hendrix, 412th Maintenance Squadron, shows off his bowling skills during the “Beat the Board” 9-Pin, No-Tap Bowling Tournament, sponsored by the 412th Test Wing, Electronic Warfare Booster Club Feb. 23. The three-day tournament was held in honor of Black History Month. Each team paid an entry fee of $30 with proceeds going to off-set…

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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Posted February 27, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Family Advocacy joined teens and parents at Desert Jr.-Sr. High School Feb. 18 to talk about the elephant in the room - teen dating violence.

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News Briefs February 20, 2015

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Base Exchange Food Court closure Due to power issues the Base Exchange Food Court operations will be closed through Feb. 22. Unfortunately, the nature of the damage precludes the BX from providing temporary power. As a reminder, other facilities listed below are open for business with the addition of the two food trucks out front:…

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Range Commanders Council meets at Edwards

Posted February 20, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner The 85th Executive Committee of the Range Commanders Council gathered at Edwards Feb. 10 for a two-day conference that ended with a tour of the range. The 85th Executive Committee of the Range Commanders Council gathered at Edwards Feb. 10 for a two-day conference. The conference allows members of…

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Edwards announces new webpage for local STEM needs, support

Posted February 20, 2015 by Jet Fabara

Air Force graphic In line with Air Force STEM efforts, Team Edwards has created a new webpage for those seeking local STEM programs and support. The new webpage, located at www.edwards.af.mil/stem, which officially went live Feb. 18 and can now be accessed via the Edwards Air Force Base homepage under the “Edwards AFB STEM” tab….

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Limited services coming to Edwards AFB’s Veterinary Clinic

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Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Left to right: Lisa Lage, veterinary technician, assists U.S. Army Capt. Kevin McKenna with Kekoa’s routine nail trim. The boxer’s owner, Jeanette Lovell, stood by to comfort Kekoa during his pedicure. Edwards AFB’s Veterinary Treatment Facility will offer limited services beginning in May until a new Army veterinarian arrives…

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News Briefs February 13, 2015

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Base Exchange Food Court closure Due to power issues the Base Exchange Food Court operations will be closed through Feb. 22. Unfortunately, the nature of the damage precludes the BX from providing temporary power. As a reminder, other facilities listed below are open for business with the addition of the two food trucks out front:…

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