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As tax day approaches, Exchange doubles gas savings

Posted April 8, 2016 by

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is giving military shoppers a reason to look forward to Tax Day by doubling the discount MILITARY STAR® cardholders receive on gas. From April 15 through April 17, drivers fueling up with a MILITARY STAR card at Edwards AFB gas stations will receive 10 cents off per gallon…

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AFMC’s new command chief focused on airmen and their families

Posted June 17, 2016 by Kim Bowden

Family and fellow airmen have been the keys to success in CMSgt. Jason France's Air Force career of 26 years and counting. As the new command chief of Air Force Materiel Command, France plans to keep them a priority.

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News Briefs – October 2, 2015

Posted October 2, 2015 by

Mandatory Chief’s Panel The Chief’s Panel (enlisted call) is scheduled for Oct. 5. The 412th Test Wing command chief along with four group chiefs will be hosting the Chief’s Panel at the base theater at 10 a.m. and again at 1:30 p.m. The Chief’s Panel will give Airmen their perspective on the new Enlisted Evaluation…

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New director introduced at USAF Plant 42

Posted November 13, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

A ceremony was held Nov. 4 to introduce the new director of 412th Test Wing Operating Location Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale. John Esch was introduced as the new government civilian leader in front of Plant 42 employees, 412th TW leadership and contractor representatives. 

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Scholarships for Military Children — Commissaries accepting applications starting Dec. 15

Posted December 11, 2015 by Mike Perron

Now entering its 16th year, the Scholarships for Military Children Program will be accepting applications from eligible students beginning Dec. 15 at commissaries worldwide. A total of 700 scholarship grants, each worth $2,000, will be awarded for the 2016-17 school year. Those students selected for the honor will join nearly 9,000 who’ve been awarded more…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted February 26, 2016 by

29 February 2016 Monday Pork loin Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Lasagna Side salad and garlic bread Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday Baked cod fish Rice pilaf and vegetables All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large $ 2.09 Robin Hood…

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What is the value of developmental test?

Posted April 15, 2016 by Ryan Parsons

Imagine the frustration of having a brand new rotary launcher, capable of carrying 16,000 lbs of smart bombs, and you discover that the dropped bombs potentially would not arm or explode on impact?

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412th Maintenance Group change of command

Posted July 23, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer (left), 412th Test Wing commander, hands the 412th Maintenance Group guidon to the group’s new commander, Col. Stephen Grotjohn July 13, 2016. Col. Robert Lepper relinquished command of the 412th Maintenance Group at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to Col. Stephen Grotjohn July 13. Brig….

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted October 23, 2015 by

Oct. 26-30 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Country fried steak Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Beef stroganoff Over egg noodles and vegetables Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday Baked cod Macaroni and cheese, and broccoli All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage…

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10,000 years of Edwards history presented at luncheon

Posted November 20, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Team Edwards learned about the people who have had a presence at Edwards for the last 10,000 years during the Native American Indian Heritage Month Luncheon Nov. 12.

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