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Exchange targets veterans, families for employment opportunities

Posted April 26, 2013 by Chris Ward

While some advertise efforts to hire veterans, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service simply does what it has for more than 117 years – extend career opportunities to veterans and their families. In fact, 10 percent of the Exchange’s workforce is comprised of veterans with military spouses and family members accounting for another 24…

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Gaining Altitude – Growth Opportunities for the Week of Apr 26th

Posted April 26, 2013 by

Through our prayers – an opportunity to pray for the needs of our community Pray that we grow in our ability to show compassion and mercy to others Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community Think and then practice the Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would…

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News Briefs April 26, 2013

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Promotion ceremony The Enlisted Promotion Ceremony is 3 p.m., April 30 in the Base Theater. Awards ceremony The 412th Test Wing’s quarterly award ceremony is 10 a.m., May 1 in the Base Theater. Come out and show your support for our military, civilian and team award nominees and winners. For additional more information, contact Master…

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Edwards test team extends KC-135 capabilities

Posted April 26, 2013 by Jet Fabara

Known as "The Mighty War Wagon" of the United States Air Force, the KC-135 Stratotanker has proven to be the core aerial refueling capability for the Air Force for more than 50 years.

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Coming to Edwards: Verizon Cellular 4G LTE upgrade

Posted April 26, 2013 by Sal Villagrana

On April 24 Verizon technicians began upgrading the Verizon Cellular 3G here at Edwards to support new 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) cellular capabilities.

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Museum closure

Posted April 19, 2013 by

The Air Force Flight Test Museum at Edwards Air Force Base will be closed on April 24 and will reopen with its regular hours April 25. For more information, call (661) 277-8050.

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Traffic delays

Posted April 19, 2013 by

Base motorists may encounter minor delays on Rickenbacker Drive April 23 due to a reduction of traffic from two-lane to one-lane for a short distance to accommodate construction activities. The work, to improve drainage in the Housing Area, will take place between the Conference Center and FitzGerald Blvd. Flagmen will be present to direct traffic…

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Gaining Altitude Growth opportunities for the week

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Through our prayers – an opportunity to pray for the needs of our community Pray for peace and healing for the families and friends of those struggling with the recent attack in Boston. Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community “The world is full of suffering, it is…

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Celebrate Earth Day April 22: Tips on conservation

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Tips for Work Water conservation is something few people think about at work. Since we don’t get the water bill for the office, we’re not aware of the cost and quantity of our consumption. Our offices consume huge quantities of water, so saving on the job should be everyone’s business. When you have ice left…

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No room for kaboom

Posted April 19, 2013 by Bob Landolt

Recently, hazardous and explosive materials were found at the Base Recycling Center. Our alert base refuse collection and recycling contractor employees averted a potential disaster when they discovered an unopened 16-ounce can of explosive black powder that made its way to the sorting floor of the recycling center. They immediately notified Force Protection and Fire…

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