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‘Salad Wednesdays’ at Edwards AFB Exchange are good for the body, wallet

Posted January 15, 2016 by Rebecca R. Silva

Airmen wanting to eat right and save money can turn to restaurants at the Edwards AFB Exchange for “Salad Wednesday.” Every Wednesday, Edwards AFB diners can take $2 off any salad priced $4 or more at participating Exchange direct-operated restaurants. “Salad Wednesday” is part of the Edwards AFB Exchange’s BE FIT initiative, designed to promote…

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This week in Edwards flight test history

Posted March 25, 2016 by

Air Force photograph March 26, 1958: The first launch of the Zero Length Launch (ZEL) program, of an F-100D took place from a truck-mounted launcher. North American test pilot Albert W. Blackburn was at the controls. A follow-on to the ZELMAL program, ZEL was designed to launch tactical fighter planes after loss of their normal…

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Runners go the distance for Edwards’ history

Posted May 20, 2016 by Christopher Ball

Hundreds of runners gathered in the morning light on the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., flightline to take part in the second annual Run with History May 14, 2016.

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted November 6, 2015 by

Nov. 9-13 2015 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Spaghetti with meatballs Side salad and garlic bread Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Closed Veterans Day Observed Thursday Orange chicken Fried rice and egg roll Friday Chicken enchilada Spanish rice and refried beans All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large…

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Court martial finds NCO guilty

Posted December 4, 2015 by

On Nov. 6, 2015, Staff Sgt. Richard Coleman of the 412th Security Forces Squadron was found guilty by general court-martial of one charge and two specifications of indecent exposure, in violation of Article 120c, Uniform Code of Military Justice, as well as one charge and one specification of making a false official statement in violation…

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It’s Pajama Story Time at the base library

Posted February 5, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

On Jan. 29 staff and volunteers at the base library held Pajama Story Time. Children five and under dressed in their pajamas, listened to bedtime stories, made pillows and then enjoyed a pancake breakfast.

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted April 15, 2016 by

April 18 – 22 Monday Chicken cordon bleu Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Tuesday Three soft tacos Spanish rice and refried beans Wednesday Meat loaf Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Thursday Orange chicken Fried rice and egg roll Friday Closed All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin…

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Change of command for 412th Medical Operations Squadron

Posted June 22, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Col. Karen Cox-Dean (left), 412th Medical Group commander, passes the 412th Medical Operations Squadron guidon to Lt. Col. Catherine Callender, who succeeded Lt. Col. Corey Munro (right). The change of command ceremony was held at Club Muroc, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., June 13, 2016. The 412th MDOS oversees…

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October is Energy Action Month

Posted October 9, 2015 by Gerald Boetsch

President Obama has proclaimed October 2015 as Energy Action Month. The use of the word “action” continues the theme that we need to be more than just aware of energy but to take action to conserve energy. Although large displays of renewable generation such as solar and wind comes to mind when considering Energy Action…

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Community Networking Spotlight–Vicki Medina

Posted June 19, 2015 by by Rebecca Amber

Vicki Medina, Antelope Valley Board of Trade executive director, joined the Air Force Materiel Command Community Liaison Program in 2013. As a liaison, she meets with the 412th Test Wing commander on a quarterly basis and attends various base functions. When possible, liaisons are invited to meet with AFMC command staff at Wright-Patterson Air Force…

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