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News Briefs May 15, 2015

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May Fitness Month The Rosburg Fitness Center is hosting some special events for May Fitness Month. Join the gym staff and have some fun getting in shape. Pick up your May Fitness Punch Cards and try to get 20 workouts during the month and receive a special prize.†All the special events are worth two punches…

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412th SFS celebrates National Police Week

Posted May 15, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The 412th Security Forces Squadron takes on the Fire Department in tug-o-war during a First Responders Cookout May 7 at Arnold Park. The barbecue was held in honor of National Police Week. With military bases†in Force Protection Condition Bravo, the 412th Security Forces Squadron is working tirelessly to ensure…

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Team Edwards members humble themselves, pray on National Day of Prayer

Posted May 15, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Men and women at Edwards gathered around the flag pole in front of Bldg. 1 early May 7 to bow their heads in prayer. For the last 64 years, the first Thursday in May has been dedicated as the National Day of Prayer. This year’s theme, “Lord, Hear Our Cry,” is aimed at “emphasizing the…

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Branch student ‘strong’ despite brittle bones

Posted May 15, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Mya, 10, enjoys spending time on the playground at Branch Elementary School with her best friend, Saige Kelley. Saige wore a yellow shirt and ribbon to school that day to help Mya raise awareness for her condition, Osteogenesis Imperfecta, also known as ìbrittle boneî disease. Branch Elementary Student Mya,…

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Break-ins, vandalism continue at Desert High

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For the fourth week in a row Desert High School was the target of a break-in, this time causing major damage to the school’s maintenance facility. Vandals took tools within the building and used them to bash walls, bathroom facilities, computers, fluorescent lights, appliances, computers†and a school vehicle’s back window. In the previous weeks, items…

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Base gym hosts star-studded volleyball tourney

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Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara The Rosburg Fitness Center was the site of this yearís 3-on-3 All Star Intramural Volleyball tournament where approximately 10 teams battled for bragging rights and a first-place trophy May 7. The tournament was single-elimination and after a constant back and forth game, the combined 412th Test Engineering Group and…

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Community networking spotlight: Dr. Leslie Uhazy

Posted May 15, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Dr. Leslie Uhazy, Antelope Valley College dean of Mathematics and Sciences, was selected for the Air Force Material Command Community Liaison Program in the fall of 2004. He attended his first CLP meeting in San Antonio, Texas, at Brooks City-Base with then AFMC commander Gen. Gregory Martin. “I joined the Community Liaison Program because of…

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Time to register for this year’s AFTC Small Business Seminar

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The Air Force Test Center is hosting its 2015 Small Business Seminar June 10 from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. The free one-day event will be held in the Conference Center (Airman and Family Readiness Center) in Bldg. 5620. “Briefings and Matchmaking” is this year’s theme. The day will feature an AFTC mission briefing, projected…

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News Briefs May 8, 2015

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Education Center Office closure The Edwards Education and Training Center will be closed for a formal function from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., May 13. The on-base college offices for Cerro Coso Community College, Webster University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will be open for business as normal. For more information, contact the Education and Training…

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Test Ops bids farewell, consolidates into three other units

Posted May 8, 2015 by Jet Fabara

Since 2014, efforts have been underway to consolidate the 445th Flight Test Squadron into three other Combined Test Forces, and May 1, base leadership and 445th FLTS personnel were on hand to finally bid farewell to the historic squadron known as "Test Operations" during an inactivation ceremony at Club Muroc.

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