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Searching for the Green Dot gnome

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Air Force photo/illustration by Ethan Wagner and Kenji Thuloweit From left: Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander; Marlan Woodside, Green Dot implementer; and Chief Master Sgt. Todd Simmons, 412th TW command chief; pose with Gunijoglas, a gnome that will appear in different locations from Dec. 5-9. People who find Gunijoglas can take a…

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Deputy L.A. mayor tours Edwards

Posted February 10, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Jeff Gorell, Los Angeles deputy mayor for Homeland Security and Public Safety, visited Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Jan. 31, 2017.

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Third- and fifth-graders get chance to fill their pillowcases

Posted April 21, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit American Red Cross representative Haley Seibel talks to third-graders at Irving L. Branch Elementary April 11, 2017, about the Red Cross’ Pillowcase Project. Subjects touched on included managing stress during an emergency; what to do in case of a fire or earthquake; and what items the children should pack…

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Air Force drone crashes in remote California area

Posted June 27, 2017 by AP

BISHOP, Calif.–An Air Force drone the size of a small airliner crashed in a remote section of California near Mount Whitney. Edwards Air Force Base said in a statement that the RQ-4 Global Hawk, an unmanned surveillance aircraft, was making a routine trip June 21 afternoon from Edwards to its usual home at Beale Air…

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September is National Preparedness Month

Posted August 30, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Russell Warner (left), 812th Civil Engineering Squadron, Emergency Management specialist, lets a young woman spin the Air Force Emergency Management Wheel to get a prize and answer an emergency preparedness trivia question. Emergency Management is taking part in National Preparedness Month events throughout September. Throughout September, the Office of…

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Edwards EOD hosts realistic training for fellow bomb squad members

Posted November 17, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

It may not sound that attractive, but a lot of the 308,000 acres at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., resemble the same landscape deployed service members find in the Middle East and Southwest Asia.

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Base dorms welcome new Airman leader

Posted March 2, 2018 by Melody Couch

Photograph courtesy of R.C. Morgan Airman 1st Class Benjamin Kriz, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft Maintenance Unit (left), works with the new airman dorm leader, Staff Sgt. Marcos Martinez, to obtain a room for an arriving Airman. Staff Sgt. Marcos Martinez recently joined the 412th Civil Engineer Group’s Consolidated Dormitory Management Office…

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October is Energy Action Month

Posted October 9, 2015 by Gerald Boetsch

President Obama has proclaimed October 2015 as Energy Action Month. The use of the word “action” continues the theme that we need to be more than just aware of energy but to take action to conserve energy. Although large displays of renewable generation such as solar and wind comes to mind when considering Energy Action…

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Community Networking Spotlight–Vicki Medina

Posted June 19, 2015 by by Rebecca Amber

Vicki Medina, Antelope Valley Board of Trade executive director, joined the Air Force Materiel Command Community Liaison Program in 2013. As a liaison, she meets with the 412th Test Wing commander on a quarterly basis and attends various base functions. When possible, liaisons are invited to meet with AFMC command staff at Wright-Patterson Air Force…

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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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