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AFROTC instructor duty applications due June 30

Posted June 27, 2014 by Debbie Gildea

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas -†Eligible lieutenants, captains and majors interested in Summer 2015 and remaining 2014 Reserve Officer Training Corps instructor opportunities must submit their application, via the Airman Development Plan, to the Air Force Personnel Center by June 30, AFPC officials said June 20. Instructor positions will be available at dozens of educational…

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News Briefs August 1, 2014

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Blood drive The next American Red Cross Blood Drive at Edwards AFB is 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Aug. 6 in the Chapel 1 Annex. Both walk-ins and appointments are accepted. To make an appointment you may contact the blood drive coordinators:†Senior Airman Joe Hernandez at joe.hernandez.8@us.af.mil or Senior Airman Sarah Bird at sarah.bird.2@us.af.mil. You may also…

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Big Shaker about to hit Edwards

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Sept. 23, Edwards Emergency Management will present the “Big Shaker,” an earthquake simulator, in the Base Exchange parking lot from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The exhibit is part of National Preparedness Month efforts for September. Emergency Management is focused on earthquake preparedness before, during and after an earthquake. The Office of Emergency Management is available year-round…

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Edwards community holds town hall meeting

Posted October 24, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

The Edwards community gathered at the Airman and Family Readiness Center Oct. 15 for a town hall meeting.

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Thrift Savings Plan limits increase for 2015

Posted December 5, 2014 by Janis El Shabazz

The Internal Revenue Service has announced increased limits for 2015 Thrift Savings Plan contributions. ìThe maximum contribution amount for traditional and/or Roth TSP will be $18,000; this is an increase from the elective deferral limits of 2013 and 2014, which was $17,500,î said Erica Cathro, AFPC Human Resources Specialist. ìAdditionally, the maximum amount of 2015…

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New Exchange Extra app puts savings, more at shoppers’ fingertips

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With the swipe of a finger, military shoppers can launch a brand-new way to connect with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service through its free Exchange Extra app. The app gives shoppers quick access to information on the latest Exchange promotions, contests, coupons, BE FIT information and more. The free app is available at…

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90-year-old Holocaust survivor tells resilient story

Posted March 13, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Albert Rosa is 90 years old today. He is happy and energetic and boldly proclaims, "God bless America, it's the best land in the world."

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It’s so hard to say goodbye …

Posted April 27, 2012 by Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara

The U.S. Air Force’s first C-17 Globemaster III, known as T-1, takes off Runway 22L April 23, for the final time as it departs Edwards Air Force Base en route to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. T-1, tail...

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AFRL’s new and improved Club Rocket Room becoming place to be

Posted June 29, 2012 by by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force Research Laboratory Detachment 7 has a new place to eat and chill out. After a Team Edwards collaborative effort, AFRL’s workforce can get freshly cooked meals at the new and improved Club Rocket…

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Contemporary jazz saxophonist, recording artist visits Edwards

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Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Lt. Col. Steven Tittel (right), 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron commander, gives contemporary jazz saxophonist and recording artist, Michael Lington, an overview of an F-16 cockpit. Lington toured a variety of locations at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Sept. 13. Lington has produced several jazz albums since 1997 and…

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