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News Briefs – November 6, 2015

Posted November 6, 2015 by

Combat Dining Out The 2015 412th Test Wing Combat Dining-Out, sponsored by the Edwards Top 3, is Nov. 21 in Hanger 1870. Obstacle course entry will be at 5 p.m. with the social beginning at 5:30 p.m. Dress for military and civilian is combat-related uniform; any combination is fine and can be creative. If using…

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Local utilities, 412th CE enlighten public on energy savings

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Southern California Edison brought out its Mobile Energy Unit from Long Beach, California, which has home appliances within along with tips to lower energy costs at home. The unit has energy-efficient home appliances all powered by solar energy. The unit was part of Edward AFB’s Energy Action Month, which…

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AFTC announces its fall logistics professional development

Posted November 6, 2015 by Michele Chebahtah

Professional certifications are climbing throughout the 412th Maintenance Group. During the Professional Maintenance Certification Program 2015 Spring Open Season, Air Force Test Center employees submitted 35 applications for PMxCP and all 35 applicants earned certification.

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Seniors at DHS score ‘hole-in-one’ with mini golf project

Posted November 6, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Desert High School Class of 2016 student Jasmine Palmer left her junior year with a vision for how to better her school. She wanted to restore a miniature golf course that was created as a legacy project in 2006 to its original glory.

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Congressman Steve Knight speaks at AFSA event

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U.S. Congressman Steve Knight visited Edwards AFB to speak at the Airmen and Family Readiness Center Oct. 30. The visit was sponsored by the local AFSA Chapter 1328.

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

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Nov. 9-13 2015 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Spaghetti with meatballs Side salad and garlic bread Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Closed Veterans Day Observed Thursday Orange chicken Fried rice and egg roll Friday Chicken enchilada Spanish rice and refried beans All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large…

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News Briefs – October 30, 2015

Posted October 30, 2015 by

Lunch and learn about promotions Do you know what it takes to get promoted? The Edwards Top 3 will be holding a Lunch and Learn event 11 a.m., Nov. 20 in Room D of Bldg. 2461. Every Airman wants to get promoted, but did you know you should be preparing for your next stripe now?…

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Set your clocks back Nov. 1

Posted October 30, 2015 by

Air Force graphic by Rebecca Amber This Sunday, Nov. 1, Daylight Saving Time will end for 2015. When local time is about to reach 2 a.m., Nov. 1, clocks will be turned backward one hour to 1 a.m. Sunrise and sunset will be about one hour earlier and there will be more light in the morning….

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Local aviation legends, supporters flock together for Gathering of Eagles

Posted October 30, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

The Flight Test Historical Foundation honored U-2 and SR-71 pilots during the annual Gathering of Eagles dinner at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds Oct. 24.

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412th SFS picks pumpkins for party from Rosamond pumpkin patch

Posted October 30, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Each year when October rolls around, pumpkin season begins. There are pumpkins for carving and decorating, pumpkin-spiced drinks, pumpkin pies and much more. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, 192.2 million pounds of pumpkins were produced in California in 2014.

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