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Edwards warrior gives wife second chance at life

Posted August 24, 2012 by by Jet Fabara

Wedding vows are often recited and many times the true test of what a couple promises comes in the face of adversity, and how a couple works through those difficult times.....

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Edwards library serves up one ‘delicious’ summer reading program finale

Posted August 24, 2012 by by Jet Fabara

Aug. 17 not only marked the culmination of the Department of Defense's summer reading program across Air Force libraries, but for kids in the Edwards community, it also marked the long-awaited arrival of prizes for those who participated in the 10-week reading program....

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Labor Day weekend hours

Posted August 24, 2012 by tomlear

Aug. 31 (Family Day) All 412th FSS facilities will operate with regular Friday hours except: Club Muroc: closed (continuing renovations) Airman & Family Readiness: closed Family Child Care Office: closed ITT: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Oasis Community Center: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Rosburg Fitness Center: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.   Sept. 3 All 412 FSS facilities will be…

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412th Test Wing CC: Your job matters

Posted August 24, 2012 by by Laura Mowry

The hard work and dedication from the 412th Test Wing has resulted in a seemingly endless list of aviation milestones and accomplishments from the Air Force's first jet-powered aircraft, the Bell XP-59 Airacomet, to the X-15....

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Edwards Education Fair opens doors to learning opportunities

Posted August 24, 2012 by by Kenji Thuloweit

Club Muroc’s Alliance Ballroom was the site for 40 universities and colleges to show base personnel what opportunities are out there to serve their education needs and wants. The Edwards Air Force Base Education Office sponsored the Aug. 15 event where Airmen, civilians and high school students were invited to talk to college representatives and…

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Briefs August 24, 2012

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Club Muroc closure Club Muroc will be closed Aug. 27 through Sept. 9 for kitchen renovations.   Congressman hosts academy information night Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon is hosting a Service Academy Information Night 7 p.m., Sept. 12 at the College of the Canyons University Center. Anyone aged 17-21 who is interested in attending one of…

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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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