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News Briefs February 22, 2013

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Purgatory Vodka and similar products The product Purgatory Vodka is made with hemp seed and is being sold in exchanges around the Air Force. Edwards establishments do not stock this item. However, as this item is commercially available, base officials want to ensure everyone is aware of the following information. The ingestion of products containing,…

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Northern Trust Open gives military members chance to get up close, personal with pros

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit From left: Tech. Sgt. Brent Jnofinn, 412th Aerospace Medicine Squadron; Staff Sgt. Jeff Powell, 412th Maintenance Group; and Staff Sgt. Adam Shura, Air Force Test Center; stand on the tee box on the 10th hole at the Rivera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif., Feb. 13. The three got…

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News Briefs February 15, 2013

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Commissary closure The Commissary will be closed Feb. 18 in observance of President’s Day.   Exchange hours The Edwards Exchange will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. President’s Day, Feb. 18.   President’s Day: Feb. 18 All 412th FSS facilities will be closed except the following: Aero Club: Flying sunrise to sunset, office closed…

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Base residents play biggest role in protecting pets from predators

Posted February 8, 2013 by Gary Hatch

Courtesy photograph A coyote pauses near a sidewalk on main base. Desert predators like coyotes and bobcats can be seen all over the base, including the housing areas. Residents need to be aware of the risks these predators pose and take precautions to protect their pets. Base residents reported that a family pet – a…

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Edwards ATC tower offers new ‘way out’ for controllers

Posted February 8, 2013 by Jet Fabara

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Airman 1st Class Daniel Rose, 412th Operations Support Squadron air traffic control apprentice, prepares to rappel down the lower level of the Edwards ATC tower with the new High Rise Escape System recently installed in the tower Jan. 31. The HRES is a controlled descent device that is capable…

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Desert High School announces 2013 science fair results

Posted February 8, 2013 by Stephen K. Robinson

More than 24 subject-matter experts from Edwards and the surrounding areas judged more than 150 science projects over a four-day period from Jan. 30 through Feb. 2. The science projects were developed by Desert High School students in 10 different categories and 33 ribbons were awarded for outstanding work. Under the tutelage of Debbie Lewis…

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News Briefs February 1, 2013

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Job fair The Airman and Family Readiness Center will host a Job Fair for transitioning military members and all military spouses 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Feb. 6. The fair will be held at Club Muroc and is designed to link transitioning military and military spouses to available job opportunities. Representatives of local employers, as well as…

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Message to F-35 ITF: “Your work is critically important”

Posted February 1, 2013 by Laura Mowry

Team Edwards welcomed Air Force Lt. Gen. Christopher C. Bogdan to the F-35 Integrated Test Force Jan. 22 for the first time since he assumed the role of program executive officer for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office in December.

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412th FSS gets new boss

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Col. Robert Hoff, 412th Mission Support Group commander, handed over the 412th Force Support Squadron guidon to Alexander Kovras during a change of leadership ceremony

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Edwards Caring For People Forum

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The Air Force has a tradition of taking care of its people and takes pride in the improvements made for Airmen and their families. In 2009, the Air Force developed the concept of Caring for People that quickly evolved into the preferred means of Air Force leaders to receive community feedback for review, action and…

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