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News Briefs July 17, 2015

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School enrollment Do you work on base but live off base? Do you have school age children? If the answer is ìyes,î your child/children may be able to attend the schools [Branch Elementary and Desert Junior-Senior High] on Edwards AFB. To learn more, contact the school liaison officer, Donna Eichling, at 661-277-2456; or visit www.muroc.k12.ca.us/….

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412th AMDS gets new top doc

Posted July 17, 2015 by Patric Lovato

Col. Karen Cox-Dean (left), 412th Medical Group commander, and new 412th Aerospace Medicine Squadron commander, Maj. Angela Albrecht, pose for a photo with the 412th AMDS guidon July 9 at Club Muroc. Albrecht assumed command of the squadron from outgoing commander Lt. Col. Patricia MacSparran. As commander, Albrecht is responsible for advancing the 412th Test…

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Honorary commanders tour ‘best day ever’

Posted July 17, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

The 2015 honorary commanders were welcomed back to Edwards July 10 for a look at the flight test mission.

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

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July 20-24 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday Beef taco salad Tuesday Spaghetti with meat balls Side salad and garlic bread Wednesday Meatloaf Mashed potatoes with gravy Vegetables Thursday Teriyaki chicken Fried rice and egg roll Friday Bake cod Macaroni and cheese Broccoli All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included; medium beverage, $1.99; large $2.09…

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Can you see me now? Lakebeds ‘restriped’

Posted July 17, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Edwards Air Force Base is a prime location for flight test, but not just because of the high caliber of test pilots, engineers and maintenance professionals who train and work here. In fact, it's the natural resources like the 64.55 square miles of dry lakebeds that make the area so ideal.

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Sign up now for Desert High School Robotics camps

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Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Do you have a student interested in learning about robotics? The Desert High Robotics Team is sponsoring two camps this summer for rising 7-12th graders. The camps will be held at the Center of Excellence next to DHS. Summer Camps: July 18 — Hardware Camp, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Learn…

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Welcome to the jungle: Moms, Pops and Tots try out new location

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Air Force photograph by Patric Lovato The Moms, Pops and Tots playgroup moved into their new location for the foreseeable future. Children and their parents gathered for playtime at the Jungle Zone in the Desert Mall. Their program was held there for the first time; they were previously located in the Youth Center Gym. Children…

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TPS grad returns as new 412th OG commander

Posted July 17, 2015 by Edward Cannon

From left: Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, and Col. Scott Cain, 412th Operations Group commander, pose for a photo with the 412th OG guidon as Col. Rodney Todaro looks on. Cain assumed command of the group July 2 from Todaro in a change of command ceremony in Hangar 1600. A U.S. Air…

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News Briefs July 10, 2015

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Environmental Management closure Through July 17, the Environmental Management Division will be relocating their offices from Bldg. 4231 (North Base) to Bldg. 3735 on Main Base. During this time, every effort will be made to minimize customer impact. Call ahead before visiting to ensure your respective individual is set-up and running. If you have any…

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NNSA, Air Force complete successful B61-12 life extension flight test

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The U.S. Air Force and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) completed the first development flight test of the B61-12 nuclear gravity bomb at Tonopah Test Range, Nev., July 1, 2015. 

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