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Benefits claim process for voluntary separatees

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Records for all Airmen separated or retired under the fiscal year 2014 Voluntary Separation Pay program were updated Nov. 5 to reflect eligibility for transitional medical benefits. Those separating under the fiscal year 2014/15 VSP program are authorized transition benefits, including 180 days of premium-free TRICARE coverage for the separatee and any eligible family members….

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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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New Blue Eagles Honor Guard Airmen introduced

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A ceremony was held Oct. 29 to introduce the newest members of the Blue Eagles Honor Guard.

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Exchange essay contest highlights PX memories in Vietnam

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The Army & Air Force Exchange Service, along with Procter & Gamble, is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War with an essay contest that provides Vietnam veterans and family members an opportunity to share memories of their local PX/BX experience overseas or back home during the Vietnam War. “We invite customers to write…

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Exchange to celebrate troops with military appreciation day at Popeyes

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The Army & Air Force Exchange Service and Popeyes restaurants will thank veterans and active duty troops on Wednesday, Nov. 12 with its third annual Military Appreciation Day Event by offering eight pieces of BONAFIDER Chicken or Handcrafted Tenders for only $5.99. “Just one day after the nation honors its veterans, the Exchange and Popeyes…

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Exchange wants to hear your favorite holiday memory

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The holidays evoke fond memories of family gatherings, delicious food and fun. Those memories could be worth $1,000 in the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s “Sweet Holiday Story” contest. From Oct. 31 – Dec. 25, authorized shoppers 18 years old or older can submit an essay of 500 words or less about one of…

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Exchange shoppers can save 5 percent with MILITARY STARR card

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers can save money on holiday gifts by using a MILITARY STARR card. From Nov. 7 through Nov. 9, cardholders save an extra 5 percent on MILITARY STARR card purchases at Army and Air Force Exchange stores. “MILITARY STARR cardholders will want to take advantage of this discount,” said…

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Bent Prop brings home MIAs

Posted November 7, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

The United States Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office lists 83,165 service members missing in action, and of those, 73,520 are from World War II alone.

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News Brief October 31, 2014

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Blood drive The next American Red Cross Blood Drive at Edwards is 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Nov. 5 in the Chapel 1 Annex. Both walk-ins and appointments are accepted. To make an appointment, contact the blood drive coordinators at 661-277-0824, or self-register online at the American Red Cross website http://www.redcrossblood.org/make-donation using sponsor code: “Chapel1″ If you…

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Joshua Tree Inn Dining Facility holiday meals

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The Joshua Tree Inn Dining Facility is pleased to announce that The 2014 holiday meals at the Joshua Tree Inn Dining Facility will be served Thanksgiving, Nov. 27, and Christmas Day, Dec. 25, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. †The meals are available to all active duty military, retirees and dependents. †Holiday favorites such as…

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