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Shopping Edwards AFB Exchange pays dividends

Posted June 27, 2014 by Jusika Martinez

Airmen and their families shopping and dining at Army & Air Force Exchange Service stores and restaurants on Edwards Air Force Base generated a dividend of more than $481,000 last year for Air Force quality-of-life programs. Over the past 10 years, the Exchange has provided more than $2.4 billion in dividends to military programs including…

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First week of camp goes swimmingly

Posted August 1, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Swim camp at the Sonic Splash Pool builds on the basics of swimming, teaching water safety, breathing, types of strokes and pool rules. Outdoor Recreation’s Swim Camp at the Sonic Splash Pool is giving children on base a chance to enjoy the summer sun, while staying cool. The two-week…

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South Base landmark torn-down, replaced

Posted September 19, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

The South Base water tower that once stood as a 160-foot red and white landmark found itself torn down and dried out in the desert Sept. 16.

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AF Honor Guard prepares new class of Blue Eagles guardsmen

Posted October 24, 2014 by Jet Fabara

It's said that in order to be the best, you have to train with the best, and at Edwards, the Blue Eagles Honor Guard recently had the honor and opportunity of being trained by the Air Force's elite Honor Guard Mobile Training Team starting Oct. 20.

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Ready for the holidays? Commissary cards help spread ‘gift of groceries’

Posted November 26, 2014 by Kevin L. Robinson

The Edwards Commissary will be closed Thanksgiving Day and will reopen Nov. 28 with normal hours. As the calendar flips toward the holidays, the Commissary Gift Card is always a viable option for anyone wishing to support their loved ones in the military community, said the Defense Commissary Agency’s senior enlisted advisor to the director….

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412th SFS trains with ‘warrior mentality’

Posted January 23, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

During a training exercise Jan. 14, the 412th Security Forces Squadron reviewed their procedures for an active shooter situation.

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2015 Total Force Climate Survey slated for March*

Posted March 6, 2015 by

Total Force Airmen will have an opportunity to express their opinions to Air Force leadership during the 2015 Total Force Climate Survey slated for March 13-April 27. The purpose of the survey is to assess the opinions and perceptions of Air Force active duty, Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve and civilian personnel on a…

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Edwards AFB’s EOD team clears UXOs in Cal City, local areas

Posted April 17, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

Residents of California City may have heard a loud bang that didn't quite sound like a sonic boom recently.

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Exchange Faces to Remember photo contest focuses on Vietnam memories

Posted May 22, 2015 by

As Memorial Day draws near, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service, along with GoPro, is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War with a photo contest to honor the heroes who served. Through the Patriot Family Faces to Remember contest, Exchange shoppers are invited to share photos from their experiences in Vietnam for…

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Northrop Grumman NATO AGS to be tested at Edwards

Posted June 12, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Northrop Grumman's family of high-altitude long endurance unmanned aircraft systems welcomed its newest member June 4. The new Alliance Ground Surveillance system is the first of five being built for NATO.

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