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News Briefs – November 20, 2015

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Varsity basketball The Edwards AFB’s Varsity Basketball Team will play two games against Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., at the Rosburg Fitness Center 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Nov. 21. For more information, call 661-275-GYM1. Edwards Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony The annual tree lighting ceremony, along with the judging of the holiday card contest, is…

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10,000 years of Edwards history presented at luncheon

Posted November 20, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Team Edwards learned about the people who have had a presence at Edwards for the last 10,000 years during the Native American Indian Heritage Month Luncheon Nov. 12.

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Force Support Holiday Hours

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Thanksgiving Day: Nov. 26 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 p.m.-7 p.m.; Midnight Meal, 11 p.m.-1 a.m. High Desert Inn: Open seven days a week, 24 hours a day Rosburg Fitness Center: 8…

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WANTED: Volunteer income tax preparers

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Air Force photograph by Kate Blais The Edwards AFB Tax Center is looking for volunteers to help during the upcoming tax season.  Each year the U.S. Air Force assists military members and their families by providing free income tax preparation and filing. The upcoming tax season officially starts in early February and ends April 15….

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Edwards AFB Exchange keeps the ‘thanks’ in Thanksgiving

Posted November 20, 2015 by Rebecca Silva

Air Force photograph by Stephen K. Robinson Black Friday at the Edwards Exchange. Doors will open at 4 a.m., Nov. 27. With a quarter of its work force comprised of military family members, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is a true example of family serving family. As such, the focus on Thanksgiving will…

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Edwards NCO gets hit with free UFC tickets

Posted November 20, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Tech. Sgt. Ryan Singer, Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Detachment 1, is the winner of the Air Force Clubs UFC Fight Frenzy prize drawing to attend the Ultimate Fighting Championship Experience in Las Vegas with his wife, Tara. Out of more than 122,000 Air Force Club members…

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Road work on Rosamond Blvd. begins Dec. 3

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Road repair on Rosamond Boulevard begins Dec. 3 and continues through Jan. 14, 2016. Traffic will be reduced to one lane each way for a stretch of two miles. The speed limit around the construction area will be reduced to 45 mph. Drivers should plan accordingly as this will affect traffic coming on base and leaving the base…

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News Briefs – November 13, 2015

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Combat Dining Out The 2015 412th Test Wing Combat Dining-Out, sponsored by the Edwards Top 3, is Nov. 21 in Hanger 1870. Obstacle course entry will be at 5 p.m. with the social beginning at 5:30 p.m. Dress for military and civilian is combat-related uniform; any combination is fine and can be creative. If using…

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New director introduced at USAF Plant 42

Posted November 13, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

A ceremony was held Nov. 4 to introduce the new director of 412th Test Wing Operating Location Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale. John Esch was introduced as the new government civilian leader in front of Plant 42 employees, 412th TW leadership and contractor representatives. 

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Town Hall raises questions about base housing

Posted November 13, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

The semi-annual Edwards Town Hall meeting was held Nov. 4 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. Josh Crawford, Corvias business director gave the first brief and found himself fielding some tough questions.

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