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Transformed X-48C makes successful first flight

Posted August 10, 2012 by Staff

The remotely piloted X-48C aircraft successfully flew for the first time on Aug. 7, 2012, at Edwards Air Force Base in California’s Mojave Desert. The aircraft, designed by the Boeing Co. and built by Cranfield...

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Legal assistance tip of the week: Jury duty

Posted August 10, 2012 by by Capt. Thomas Colby

“I consider trial by jury as the only anchor yet imagined by man by which a government can be held to the principles of its constitution.” -Thomas Jefferson Trial by jury is one of the fundamental safeguards of our liberties. It is a right protected by both the United States Constitution and the California Constitution….

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418th FLTS takes testing new C-130 airdrop system to whole new level

Posted August 3, 2012 by by Jet Fabara

What was initially known as the most commonly used airdrop method for the aerial insertion of supplies for military and contingency operations...

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Troops’ investment in Edwards Exchange pays off for entire community

Posted August 3, 2012 by by Brittany Power

The Edwards AFB Exchange is paying dividends in more ways than one as Airmen exercising their benefit by dining and shopping on base last year generated a dividend of $48,5204.66. These funds are critical to Air Force Service’s ability to enhance local programs and facilities including the Oasis Community Center, High Desert Lanes Bowling Center,…

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Second quarter military justice actions

Posted July 27, 2012 by by Capt. Nick Reyes

Nonjudicial punishment is a tool that provides commanders with an essential and swift means of maintaining good order and discipline. It also promotes behavior changes in servicemembers without the stigma of a court-martial conviction. A suspension is the postponement of the application of all or part of the punishment for a specific probationary period. The…

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Edwards AFB Base Exchange committed to offering best possible price on or offline

Posted July 27, 2012 by by Brittany Power

According to a recent article by PC World, more than half of U.S. adult mobile phone owners used a handset for shopping assistance while in stores during the 2011 holiday season. Additionally, a quarter of these shoppers went online to see if they could find a better price for a product they were considering buying….

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News Briefs – July 13, 2012

Posted July 13, 2012 by anradmin

School district election There will be an election Nov. 6 to fill four seats on the governing board of the Muroc Unified School District. The four seats are: North Edwards (four-year term) Edwards AFB (two-year term) Edwards AFB (four-year term) Boron (four-year term) Candidates must be registered voters living in the trustee area to be…

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Houses on Edwards to get new appliances

Posted July 13, 2012 by by Jeanette J. White

More than 200 homes in the Mountain View and east end of Joshua Acres Housing Areas will soon receive new energy-efficient appliances thanks to funding received from Air Force Materiel Command...

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APET Rescue – July 13, 2012

Posted July 13, 2012 by

APET Rescue is looking for adult volunteers. If you are interested, visit APET Resuce at 615 South Forbes Avenue, or call (661) 258-9525. APET Rescue is open 4:30 – 6 p.m., Monday – Friday, and 3:30 – 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.

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Announcements – July 13, 2012

Posted July 13, 2012 by anradmin

The PLAYpass deadline has been extended through December 31, 2012!! If your spouse is deployed or you are a single airman returning from a deployment, then come to the A&FRC to get your PLAYpass and register! PLAYpass discount cards are used for various activities and programs on base for adults and children. For more information…

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