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Cool it! Your Edwards AFB pools are now open

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Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara The Edwards Sonic Splash Pool is now open for the summer. It is officially Summer here in the High Desert and your Edwards AFB pools are open for business. Summer swimming pool passes are now available at Outdoor Recreation. Single passes are $20. For a family of four the…

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Youth, volunteers from Edwards, ‘Adopt-a-Block’ for a day

Posted June 13, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Youth from the Base Chapel's Protestant parish joined the Antelope Valley Dream Center June 7 to bring "hope" to the Lancaster community. The Dream Center partners with local churches to provide a monthly day of fun at Neighborhood Impact Houses in Lancaster, California.

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Exchange Smart Car giveaway to put two winners in the driver’s seat

Posted June 13, 2014 by Julie Mitchell

Summer is about to get sweeter as the Army & Air Force Exchange Service teams up with Welch’s/Sour Jacks to offer two military shoppers a chance to drive home a brand-new Smart car. Through July 31, shoppers can enter the Promotion in Motion Smart Car Giveaway at Exchange locations worldwide for the chance to win…

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News Briefs June 6, 2014

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Fun Run/Walk The Health and Wellness Center is hosting a Critical Days of Summer fun run/walk event June 11. There will be three distances:† 5K, 7.5K and 10K and the start time is 7:30 a.m. at the Rosburg Fitness Center parking lot. This is a FREE event and is open to runners and walkers of…

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Former DHS student dazzles president during White House Science Fair

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President Barack Obama looks at the Concussion cushion football helmet project from former Desert High School student Maria Hanes during the 2014 White House Science Fair May 27 in Washington, D.C. Hanes currently attends U.C. Santa Cruz. Hanes, 19, dreams of becoming the first female collegiate football coach and she’s already built up some impressive…

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Eat right and save money on ‘Salad Wednesdays’ at Edwards AFB Exchange restaurants

Posted June 6, 2014 by Jusika Martinez

Army & Air Force Exchange Service restaurants are helping Airmen and their†families eat healthy while saving money with “Salad Wednesdays.” Every Wednesday, guests can take $2 off any salad priced $4 or more at participating Edwards†AFB Exchange direct-operated restaurants. “Salad Wednesdays” are part of the Exchange’s†Operation BEFIT initiative, designed to promote health and wellness. “Saving…

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News Briefs May 30, 2014

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Museum closure The Edwards Air Force Flight Test Museum will be closed May 31. It will reopen June 3. For more information, call George Welsh at (661) 277-8050. American Red Cross Blood Drive June 4 The next American Red Cross Blood Drive on Edwards is 10 a.m.-4 p.m,, June 4 in the Chapel 1 Annex….

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Operating Location AF Plant 42 welcomed into 412th Test Wing family

Posted May 30, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Operating Location Air Force Plant 42 has begun its transition from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, to the 412th Test Wing.

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Lightning, tornados over Edwards

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An F-35 Lightning II, BF-17, piloted by Air Force test pilot Lt. Col. Jonathan Ohman, F-35 Integrated Test Force, performs interoperability testing with two United Kingdom Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoons over the ranges at Edwards AFB, Calif., April 4.

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Desert High students bring history back to life for second year

Posted May 30, 2014 by Jet Fabara

Air Force graphic by Jet Fabara Graphically enhanced photo of Desert Junior-Senior High School students re-enacting the Manhattan Project brief given to President Harry Truman in which scientists explain the first atomic bomb during a “Night at the Museum” event hosted by the students and faculty of Desert Junior Senior High School May 21, 2014….

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