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Sparky gets children fired up about reading

Posted August 1, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Sparky the Fire Dog rode up to the Base Library in the back of a fire truck July 25, to greet children at the Summer Reading Program. Sparky departed the emergency vehicle, paws waving as children cheered and lined up to hug and high-five the fire safety mascot. Fire fighters assisted the children as they…

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Exchange debuts Military-Brat approved toys in time for holiday shopping

Posted September 19, 2014 by Julie Mitchell

Just in time for the holiday shopping season, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is stocking its shelves with Military-Brat Approved toys, a kid-tested collection of the hottest dolls, actions figures, play sets and more. More than 150 Military-Brat Approved toys will be featured in special Toyland sections, opening Sept. 17 at Exchanges worldwide….

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Edwards parachute testers jump at chance to test

Posted April 20, 2012 by by Jet Fabara

In an environment where flight test is synonymous with the words Edwards Air Force Base, aircraft aren’t the only components being tested on a continued basis. Thanks to a team under the 418th Flight Test Squadron, the Parachute Test Team at Edwards continues to provide peace of mind…

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Edwards organizations team up to perform ‘one-of-a-kind’ test at BAF

Posted June 15, 2012 by by Jet Fabara

No strangers to testing electromagnetic interference on any type of domestic or allied airframe, the 772nd Test Squadron at Edwards specializes in being able determine the electromagnetic compatibility of…

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412th TW CC picks Airman to attend 65th Air Force Anniversary function in Newport Beach

Posted September 14, 2012 by by Kenji Thuloweit

Brig. Gen. Michael T. Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander, selected Tech. Sgt. Diana Mosier to attend an Air Force 65th Anniversary event Sept. 15.

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News Briefs – October 19, 2012

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National Disability Employment Awareness luncheon The Edwards AFB Disability Employment Awareness Month Observance Committee invites you to the National Disability Employment Awareness Month Luncheon 11 a.m., Oct. 25 at Club Muroc. Keynote speaker will be Ron Govin from the California Department of Rehabilitation. The luncheon will feature a buffet style menu with spinach stuffed chicken,…

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Black Friday

Posted November 30, 2012 by

When the Exchange on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., opened for business at 4 a.m., on Black Friday, Nov. 23, more than 350 patrons were lined up, some of whom had been waiting since 10 p.m. Thanksgiving evening. “I’d call last Friday a success at our local Exchange. We had a great turnout. All 350…

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Muroc Joint Unified School District receives $1.1 million federal grant

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The Department of Defense announced a $1,125,480 grant from the Office of Economic Adjustment to the Muroc Joint Unified School District, North Edwards, Calif., to expand and renovate Branch Elementary School on base.

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News Briefs April 19, 2013

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West Gate canopy construction Construction of the West Gate Canopy for the in-bound lanes has begun. Drivers are asked to slow down and use caution when approaching the gate. EDF training website is back online The 412th Test Engineering Group’s Engineer Development Flight training website is back online. If you have previously signed up for…

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Exchange greeting card services continue as assortment transitions

Posted May 31, 2013 by Chris Ward

From PSCing to retirements to promotions, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service understands the importance of celebrating life’s milestones to the military community. With this is mind, the Exchange is working to provide seamless access to greeting card services as it transitions to a line of offerings exclusively from American Greetings. “With more than…

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