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MWR holiday hours

Posted December 18, 2015 by

Force Support Squadron Holiday Hours Dec. 24, Family Down Day — Christmas Eve Aero Club: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. High Desert Lanes Bowling: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. High Desert Inn: open seven days a week, 24 hours a day Information, Tickets & Tours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Military Personnel Section (CAC issuance): 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Muroc Lake Golf Course:…

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Students send warm Christmas gifts to Lancaster shelter

Posted December 18, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Elizabeth Davis’ fourth grade class at Branch Elementary School prepared 60 fleece scarves Dec, 10 to donate to the Lancaster Community Shelter. The scheduled delivery date for the scarves is Dec. 17, just in time for Christmas. It doesn’t take long to see the respect and compassion for others…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted December 18, 2015 by

Dec. 21-25 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Pork shanks Mashed potatoes with gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Country fried steak Mashed potatoes with gravy Vegetables Thursday No Special Friday Closed Christmas Day All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium Beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin Hood and Anthony’s Pizza Food…

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News Briefs – December 11, 2015

Posted December 11, 2015 by

Christmas concert The Edwards Singers and the Chapel cordially invite you to join them for a Christmas celebration. Come hear the “Story of Christmas” along with traditional hymns sung in four parts. This free concert for people of all ages will be held in the Chapel 2 Sanctuary 5:30 p.m., Dec. 11.   Retirement Brig….

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Scholarships for Military Children — Commissaries accepting applications starting Dec. 15

Posted December 11, 2015 by Mike Perron

Now entering its 16th year, the Scholarships for Military Children Program will be accepting applications from eligible students beginning Dec. 15 at commissaries worldwide. A total of 700 scholarship grants, each worth $2,000, will be awarded for the 2016-17 school year. Those students selected for the honor will join nearly 9,000 who’ve been awarded more…

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2016 Edwards Tax Center: dates, eligibility and volunteer information

Posted December 11, 2015 by Capt. Jorge Martinez

The primary mission of the Tax Center is to provide free computerized preparation and electronic filing of Federal and California state income tax returns to military personnel and eligible dependents. The Tax Center is staffed by volunteers who are certified to prepare returns by both the IRS and the California Franchise Tax Board.  This popular…

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Australian Aerial refueler connects USAF and RAAF test teams

Posted December 11, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

A Royal Australian Air Force KC-30 tanker that arrived at Edwards Nov. 30 is connecting the RAAF to the U.S. Air Force in a Coalition Tanker Aerial Refueling Certification Effort.

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Team Edwards air-launches target missile to space and back for Missile Defense Agency test

Posted December 11, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Over the summer, the Air Force Test Center sent a C-17 with air and maintenance crews from Edwards to Hawaii, but it was no vacation. The crews worked 24-hour shifts for several months to support a Missile Defense Agency test of the Ballistic Missile Defense System over the western Pacific Ocean.

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412th command chief emphasizes AF professionalism at enlisted calls

Posted December 11, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Chief Master Sgt. David Smith, 412th Test Wing command chief, held two enlisted calls at the base theater Dec. 7 emphasizing professionalism in the Air Force. He covered everything from what's being taught in basic training to the changes that are being implemented in the Enlisted Evaluation System.

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Gift cards help support service members

Posted December 11, 2015 by Rebecca R Silva

Edwards AFB Exchange shoppers can send a little holiday cheer to military service members this year by purchasing an Exchange gift card. Service members can use Exchange gift cards to purchase snacks, electronics, books, clothing or even jewelry at any Army, Air Force, Navy or Marine Corps Exchange. “Purchasing an Exchange gift card for a…

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