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News Briefs August 22, 2014

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Pediatric flu shots The Immunizations Clinic will be vaccinating the Edwards pediatric community between the ages of 6 and 35 months.†When the adult stock is received, the dates will be released to vaccinate the remaining Tricare beneficiaries. The Immunization Clinic is open 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and noon-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays. The…

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Pearblossom Highway (SR-138) pavement rehabilitation, pedestrian upgrade project

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The California Department of Transportation will repave SR-138 daily Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. between 165th Street East and Avenue S. Work will take place at (Llano) 165th Street East to Longview Road, (Sun Village) 116th Street East to 96th Street East and (Littlerock) 77th Street East to Avenue S. Local…

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News Briefs November 7, 2014

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Federal benefits open season This year, Edwards is hosting the annual Benefit Health Fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Nov. 20 in Bldg. 3000 for both Edwards and NASA federal employees. The event will be in the main conference room (123) and lobby. Several health and dental plan representatives will be available to answer questions. During open…

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Don’t let a lack of tortoise training slow you down

Posted December 19, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Edwards has three large desert areas designated for recreational use on base, two of them for off-road motorized vehicles. People who use those areas are required to carry proof of desert tortoise training to avoid a citation.

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Parents, community, encouraged to get involved in improving DHS, Branch Elementary

Posted February 13, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph Irving. L. Branch Elementary School, Edwards AFB, Calif. The Muroc Joint Unified School District is inviting parents, employees and community members to attend Local Control Accountability Plan Community Meetings to see how the LCAP works and discover the importance of completing the LCAP survey. The LCAP is an important way for parents…

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Boeing employee community fund sends military children to camp

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The Employees Community Fund at Boeing has awarded a grant to the Tiger Woods Learning Center for five students of military families from around Edwards Air Force Base†to attend the Summer Academy Camp this July. The Summer Academy Camp is an opportunity for military children to attend a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics summer camp…

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412th SFS gives folks up-close look at gear

Posted May 8, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Senior Airman John Lopez (right) and Staff Sgt. Scott Phillip, 412th Security Force Squadron Combat Arms, talk about military grade weapons at the Base Exchange for National Police Week. Lopez is holding an M4 Carbine rifle with the optional M203 grenade launcher attachment.   The 412th Security Forces Squadron…

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DHS robotics teams seeking volunteers

Posted June 5, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber A potential team member tries out the controls at the Desert High School robotics open house May 27.   EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.–The Desert High School Robotics program held an open house to recruit new members and volunteers May 27 at the Center of Excellence. Both teams are…

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News Briefs July 2, 2015

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Freedom Fest Freedom Fest is 4:30-9:30 p.m., July 4 at Wings and Roberts Fields. Event highlights include fireworks, Euro Bungee, 25-foot tidal wave water slide, eight pony carousel, balloon artists, 25′ gondola ferris wheel, Rockin’ Tubs Ride, double swing chair ride, Timberland Wrecking Ball, inflatable Slip & Slide and laser tag. All rides and entertainment…

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Base library goes on pirate adventure

Posted August 7, 2015 by Patric Lovato

Photograph by Rebecca Amber Princess Rachel searches for her dog before she is captured by pirate Jack Cannonball. Franklin Haynes Marionettes was featured as a part of the library’s summer reading program July 31. A show featuring more than eight different puppets called “The Princess & the Pirates” took the audience at the base library…

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