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Exchange targets veterans, families for employment opportunities

Posted April 26, 2013 by Chris Ward

While some advertise efforts to hire veterans, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service simply does what it has for more than 117 years – extend career opportunities to veterans and their families. In fact, 10 percent of the Exchange’s workforce is comprised of veterans with military spouses and family members accounting for another 24…

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What is distracted driving?

Posted June 7, 2013 by Nelson Ervin

Air Force photograph by Melissa Buchanan Distracted driving can be deadly. Without giving it a lot of thought, we all can admit to having been distracted while driving. In 2011, 3,331 people were killed in crashes involving a distracted driver, compared to 3,267 in 2010. An additional 387,000 people were injured in motor vehicle crashes…

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Team Edwards begins local community survey

Posted July 12, 2013 by Jet Fabara

With the recent momentum of the Air Force's Comprehensive Airman Fitness philosophy, which focuses on taking care of Airmen and their families, Team Edwards is doing its part to do the same.

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Traffic notice: Branch Elementary opens back up Aug. 19

Posted August 16, 2013 by

  Branch Elementary reopens up for the fall semester Aug. 19. In order to increase student safety, parents will notice barricades positioned in the gravel parking lot to prevent the cross-flow of cars and people, and two designated lanes of traffic upon entering the parking lot off of Forbes Ave. There will only be one designated entry…

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Timing is everything: Ammo specialists unearth time capsule

Posted September 13, 2013 by Jet Fabara

Nearly 20 years later, on Sept. 9, a couple of military specialists, now civilians, with the attendance of 412th Maintenance Squadron munitions personnel, were on hand to unearth a time capsule...

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Original T-34 visits Edwards 60 years after service

Posted October 25, 2013 by Rebecca Amber

An original production Beechcraft T-34 "Mentor" returned to Edwards Oct. 17 for a one-day visit 60 years after it was delivered to Edwards AFB for the T-34 flight test program. The G-11 model was one of three T-34s that came to Edwards in October 1953 for acceptance testing.

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‘If these walls could talk’

Posted November 22, 2013 by Jet Fabara

Aside from archived photos, videos and historical accounts of pilots taken during the golden age of flight test at Edwards, some stories of Edwards' past remain hidden, waiting to be restored and told.

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Command Post personnel gain new perspective on base, mission

Posted January 17, 2014 by Jet Fabara

For Command Post specialists across the Air Force who often work alongside the base wing commander, specific tasks vary from base to base, but their basic job is to help facilitate the primary base mission by communicating and collaborating with multiple agencies and providing information and direction essential to command and control operations.

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New storage facility near BX

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Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The new Lock and Leave storage facility, located outside of the Base Exchange, is now open for business. Anyone with base access and a lock can rent a storage unit. The main office is located in the Enterprise Rental Car office and is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m….

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News Briefs April 18, 2014

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Commissary The Edwards Commissary will be open 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m., April 20. CCAF graduation The Community College of the Air Force Graduation Ceremony is 2:30-4:30 p.m., May 7 at Club Muroc. The graduation ceremony will honor the October 2013 and the April 2014 CCAF classes and will also recognize enlisted Airmen who have completed their…

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