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Shoplifting at Edwards Exchange, resulting costs to military community, down in 2013

Posted October 3, 2014 by Jusika Martinez

According to the National Association for Shoplifting Prevention, there are approximately 27 million shoplifters in America, accounting for more than $35 million a day in losses. This fact is not lost on retailers such as the Army & Air Force Exchange Service. While it may not be evident to the naked eye, the Edwards Air…

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Exchange essay contest highlights PX memories in Vietnam

Posted November 7, 2014 by

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service, along with Procter & Gamble, is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War with an essay contest that provides Vietnam veterans and family members an opportunity to share memories of their local PX/BX experience overseas or back home during the Vietnam War. “We invite customers to write…

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News Briefs December 12, 2014

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Commissary hours The Commissary will be closed Dec. 25 and 26. Regular hours will resume Dec. 27. The Commissary will be open regular hours Dec. 31, and closed Jan. 1, 2015. For more information, call 661-277-9175. MPF closure The Military Personnel Section in Bldg. 3000 will be closed for an official function Dec. 15 from…

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Honorary commanders visit Edwards one last time

Posted February 13, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

The 2014 Edwards Honorary Commanders and their guests gathered Feb. 6 for the last event of their one-year term. The theme for the tour was "Flight Test at Edwards" and the 412th Operations Group was given the privilege of conveying that story.

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News Briefs March 27, 2015

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Enlisted promotion ceremony The Edwards Enlisted Promotion Ceremony is 3 p.m., March 31 in the base theater. Promotees and commanders will be in service dress. Uniform of the day for all other attendees will be uniform of the day or business casual. CPTS delayed opening The 412th Comptroller Squadron will delay opening until 11 a.m.,…

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Reward offered for info on Desert High thefts, vandalism

Posted May 8, 2015 by

Over the weekend of April 18, 19, windows for Desert High School’s booster snack shacks located on the football field were broken and items were stolen. During the weekend of April 25 and 26, a break-in occurred at the band room snack bar and most of the snack items were stolen. Recently, on the weekend…

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Community networking spotlight – Part 3

Posted June 3, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.–Tom Weil, Air Force veteran and city manager for California City, has been part of the Air Force Materiel Command Community Liaison Program for just over two years. Weil’s position as chief administrator of a city with 14,000 residents makes him an ideal candidate for Kern County’s community liaison slot in…

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AFMC commander talks resilience, future of command

Posted July 2, 2015 by Jet Fabara

Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, emphasized her expectations and the command's priorities in a commander's call at the base theater June 19.

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Back to school safety, classes start Aug. 17

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Edwards Air Force Base school students return to the classroom Aug. 17. Base officials want to remind Team Edwards to obey posted speed limits and watch out for children walking to and from school. Traffic enforcement measures have been increased for this school year to include speed indicator signs…

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95th CS debuts videophone capability for deaf and hard of hearing

Posted March 30, 2012 by by Darcy Painter

Deaf and hard-of-hearing members of Team Edwards were recently notified that they are getting new tools to enable their workplace communication. The DOD’s Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program funded the purchase of video…

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