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Exchange shoppers can keep on ticking with Hello Kitty sweepstakes

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Military shoppers can keep time with Hello Kitty thanks to the latest sweepstakes from the Army & Air Force Exchange Service. Twenty-five winners will take home a Hello Kitty watch, valued at $85. From July 25 to Aug. 22, Exchange shoppers can enter to win by emailing patriotfamily@aafes.com and putting “Hello Kitty Sweepstakes” in the…

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412th CE leads way in water conservation

Posted September 12, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

U.S. Air Force photo by Rebecca Amber Xeriscaping can take on many forms, ranging from decomposed granite that looks like dirt, to rocks with desert shrubs and low-water-use trees. Edwards has chosen to stick with a low-maintenance, decorative rock. According to Gerald Boetsch, 412th Civil Engineering Group energy manager, Edwards has always been very proactive…

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VMX-22 receives first F-35B aircraft

Posted October 17, 2014 by Cpl. Kathy Nunez

Marine Operational and Evaluation Squadron 22 received its first F-35B aircraft at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for operational testing Oct. 9, 2014.

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Holiday Hours

Posted November 21, 2014 by

Special holiday hours will be in force for 412th Force Support Squadron facilities. The hours are: Thanksgiving Day – Nov. 27 All 412th FSS facilities will be CLOSED except the following: * Aero Club: Flying sunrise to sunset, office closed * Joshua Tree Dining Facility: Brunch 6 a.m.-1 p.m., Dinner 4:30-7 p.m., and Midnight Meal…

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Thunderbird lands in Lancaster

Posted January 16, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

With a wind turbine-adorned mountain backdrop, U.S. Air Force Thunderbird #8 touched down in the Antelope Valley Jan. 9.

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C-12 pilots take to skies at Edwards

Posted February 27, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

In the midst of all the test missions here in the High Desert, Edwards is also home to the U.S. Air Force C-12 school house. Actually, it's a split school house.

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95th CS debuts videophone capability for deaf and hard of hearing

Posted March 30, 2012 by by Darcy Painter

Deaf and hard-of-hearing members of Team Edwards were recently notified that they are getting new tools to enable their workplace communication. The DOD’s Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program funded the purchase of video…

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Vietnam veteran from 95th CS hears call of duty again, heads to Afghanistan

Posted May 18, 2012 by by Kenji Thuloweit

During a commander’s call last year, Brig. Gen. Robert C. Nolan II, Air Force Flight Test Center commander, asked Airmen who have been deployed to stand and be recognized for their service.

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Transformed X-48C makes successful first flight

Posted August 10, 2012 by Staff

The remotely piloted X-48C aircraft successfully flew for the first time on Aug. 7, 2012, at Edwards Air Force Base in California’s Mojave Desert. The aircraft, designed by the Boeing Co. and built by Cranfield...

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Commissary Fast Facts

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‘Turkey Perfection’ helps commissary customers save on Thanksgiving The second annual “Turkey Perfection” promotion, which ends Nov. 28, allows stateside customers, including Alaska and Hawaii, to receive a 32-page coupon booklet valued at more than $40. When customers purchase an item using a coupon from the booklet, they receive cash off the purchase of any…

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