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Muroc Joint Unified School District receives $1.1 million federal grant

Posted February 1, 2013 by

The Department of Defense announced a $1,125,480 grant from the Office of Economic Adjustment to the Muroc Joint Unified School District, North Edwards, Calif., to expand and renovate Branch Elementary School on base.

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News Briefs January 25, 2013

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South Gate construction delays Construction began last month to erect a canopy covering the inbound traffic check point at the South Gate. Estimated completion of the construction is Feb.25. Expect possible delays when entering the gate. ¬†For more information, call (661) 810-8204.   Annual awards banquet The 412th Test Wing Annual Awards Banquet is 5…

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Tax Center opens Feb. 4

Posted January 25, 2013 by Capt. Jenna Perkins

The Tax Center offers free tax preparation and services for active duty service members, retirees, eligible dependents, and reservists on active duty orders. The Tax Center is staffed by volunteers who are certified to prepare returns by both the IRS and the California Franchise Tax Board.

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Edwards firefighters support Mutual Aid Agreement, assist in confined space rescue

Posted January 25, 2013 by Laura Mowry

Edwards firefighters teamed up with the Kern County Fire Department Jan. 17 when they were dispatched to Mojave, Calif., in support of a confined space rescue for a man trapped inside a railcar.

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Cerro Coso Community College new hours

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Cerro Coso Community College has new on-base office hours to better serve you! The office is open 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m.-noon, Fridays. For more information, contact the new campus manager Kristin Hanle at the office, or call (661) 258-8644.  

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418th FLTS prepares to test India’s first C-17 at Edwards

Posted January 25, 2013 by Jet Fabara

With Boeing's completion of the Indian Air Force's first C-17 heavy-lift aircraft in early January 2013, the 418th Flight Test Squadron became the first squadron to fly India's newest acquisition in order to begin testing it at Edwards.

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Edwards receives kudos from AFMC IG following CUI

Posted January 25, 2013 by by John Haire

The 412th Test Wing and base tenants excelled during this recent Consolidated Unit Inspection, which lasted from Jan. 7 to 22. This was the first major inspection just months after Air Force Materiel Command’s major reorganization, with kudos of congratulations and a job well done from the AFMC Inspector General. The January inspection involved all…

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News Briefs January 18, 2013

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Commissary closed The Edwards Commissary will be closed Jan. 21 in observance of Martin Luther King Day.   Edwards varsity softball tryouts Tryouts for the 2013 Edwards Varsity Softball season will be noon-3 p.m., Jan. 19 and 1-3 p.m., Jan. 20 at the softball field by the Rosburg Fitness Center. All personnel associated with Edwards,…

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Exercises demonstrate base’s emergency response capabilities to AFMC inspectors

Posted January 18, 2013 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph Kenji Thuloweit A vehicle accident scene was set up for a hazardous materials exercise Jan. 15, 2013. The HAZMAT exercise simulated the spill of 300 gallons of the toxic chemical mixture Trichlorobenzenes following the traffic accident. First responders including 412th Security Forces Squadron, 412th Medical Group and the Edwards Air Force Base…

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News Briefs January 11, 2013

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Edwards varsity softball tryouts   Tryouts for the 2013 Edwards Varsity Softball season will be noon-3 p.m., Jan. 19 and 1-3 p.m., Jan. 20 at the softball field by the Rosburg Fitness Center. All personnel associated with Edwards, including active duty military, civilians, contractors, retirees and dependents, are welcome. To sign-up contact Staff Sgt. Twyla…

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