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New school directory guides parents of special-needs kids

Posted July 11, 2014 by Terri Moon Cronk

WASHINGTON -†A permanent-change-of-station move prompts its own challenges, but family members with special-needs children face another complexity when looking for the right schools at their new home, a Defense Department official said July 2. Ed Tyner, acting deputy director of DOD’s special needs program, told DOD News that service members and their families can find…

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Edwards Air Force Base schools

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Edwards Air Force Base school students return to the classroom Aug. 18. Base officials want to remind Team Edwards to obey posted speed limits and watch out for children walking to and from school.

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AFFTC Museum preserves history, boosts recycling participation

Posted March 23, 2012 by Staff

Taking advantage of an opportunity to preserve Edwards history and tidy up their museum storage facility, the Air Force Flight Test Center Museum staff teamed up with the 95th Air Base Wing Civil Engineering Division, is substantially contributing to the base’s Quality Recycling Program.

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Lt. Gen. Kowalski visits Edwards, 419th FLTS

Posted May 11, 2012 by Staff

Lt. Gen. James Kowalski (left), commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, speaks to Brig. Gen. Robert C. Nolan II, Air Force Flight Test Center commander, after participating in a Combat Network Communications Technology demonstration on an Edwards B-52...

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Edwards AFB Base Exchange committed to offering best possible price on or offline

Posted July 27, 2012 by by Brittany Power

According to a recent article by PC World, more than half of U.S. adult mobile phone owners used a handset for shopping assistance while in stores during the 2011 holiday season. Additionally, a quarter of these shoppers went online to see if they could find a better price for a product they were considering buying….

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Classroom renovations keep TPS students on cutting-edge

Posted November 2, 2012 by Laura Mowry

Air Force photograph by Laura Mowry Col. Lawrence Hoffman, United States Air Force Test Pilot School commandant cuts the ribbon after completion of the first classroom renovation at the school in 15 years. The renovations better support the curriculum, Air Force trends and give students the necessary resources to better prepare them for their futures…

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News Briefs: December 7, 2012

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Wingman World War II POW and former Olympian Louis Zamperini will visit Edwards Dec. 10. Zamperini is the subject of the #1 New York Times Best Seller book “Unbroken.” Supervisors will hand out tickets to people in their unit to attend his presentation at the Base Theater. If you would like to submit a question…

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Edwards Exchange offers pricing parity

Posted March 1, 2013 by Brittany Power

Whether service members are here at Edwards, on exercise or deployed, they can expect to find the same or very similar prices at Army & Air Force Exchange Service facilities worldwide. The practice is known as pricing parity and the prices for products available around the world are established centrally. “While price differentiations can occur…

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Tax Center to close April 11

Posted March 29, 2013 by

Since income tax season is rapidly coming to a close, the Tax Center will be closing on April 11. The Tax Center offers free tax preparation and services for active duty service members, retirees, eligible dependents, and reservists on active duty orders. The Tax Center is staffed by volunteers who are certified to prepare returns…

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Two revamped stores now open to serve Edwards

Posted May 10, 2013 by Kenji Thuloweit

Recently, Edwards Air Force Base saw the return of the Edwards Furniture Store to the housing area mini mall.

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