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News Briefs July 12, 2013

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Fitness center closure Effective July 13, the Rosburg Fitness Center will be closed Saturdays due to the furlough. The new Fitness Center hours are 5 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday to Friday, closed Saturday and Sunday. Anticipated normal hours of operation will resume after Sept. 28, 2013. For more information, call Peter Smith, Fitness Center…

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Davis in charge of Speckled Trout

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Lt. Col. Matthew Fritz relinquished command of the 412th Flight Test Squadron to Lt. Col. Michael Davis July 2 in a change of command ceremony in Hangar 1600.

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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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Exchange teams with Pepsi, Frito Lay for $15,000 summer sweepstakes

Posted July 5, 2013 by Conner Hammett

Army and Air Force Exchange Service shoppers will have a shot at winning a $1,000 shopping spree this summer courtesy of the Exchange and Pepsi/Frito Lay. From June 28 to July 25, shoppers can enter at any Exchange store for the chance to win one of 15 $1,000 gift cards redeemable at any Exchange store…

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Exchange joins in Vietnam War commemoration

Posted July 5, 2013 by Chris Ward

In recognition of the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s participation in the 50th Anniversary Vietnam War Commemorative Partner Program, Exchange Director/CEO Tom Shull received a certificate of proclamation and commemorative flag in a ceremony June 18 at Fort Belvoir, Va. Lt. Gen. Raymond Mason, Army Staff Lead for the Interagency Advisory Group on the…

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Commissaries collect items for feds feed families

Posted July 5, 2013 by Jessica Rouse

The 2013 Feds Feed Families food drive campaign is in full swing as commissaries once again serve as one of the collection points on military installations. Military customers and federal employees can donate nonperishable food and personal hygiene items to the campaign using marked bins located at the entries or exits of participating commissaries. Donations…

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News Briefs July 5, 2013

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Gate locked Due to security-related construction concerns, the gate leading to the Consolidation Recycling Universal Waste Facility (Bldg. 4904) will be closed and locked for several weeks. For universal waste support and other deliveries to 4904, please plan accordingly and call (661) 277-3681 for entry. ‚ĆDepending on staffing and hazardous/universal waste activity, it may take…

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Chilean C-130 lands at Edwards, picks up radars

Posted July 5, 2013 by Kenji Thuloweit

Two SENTINEL radar systems are loaded onto a Chilean C-130 July 1 at Edwards Air Force Base as part of a foreign military sales case for Chile. Chile intends to use the radars to modernize its armed forces by expanding its existing air defense architecture to counter threats posed by air attack. The pick-up was…

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Edwards Airfield Management wins 2012 USAF-level award

Posted July 5, 2013 by Jet Fabara

Across the Air Force, all bases recognize the support airfield management teams perform in keeping flying operations running and runways free of debris.

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News Briefs June 28, 2013

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Commissary closure The Edwards Commissary will be closed July 4 in observance of Independence Day. All hours remain the same.   Airman passing¬† The commander regrets to announce the passing of Senior Airman Patience M. Allen, 412th Medical Support Squadron. Allen passed away June 10, 2013. To settle the estate of the deceased, 2nd Lt….

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