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NASA, Edwards say goodbye to historic landmark

Posted August 28, 2014 by Jet Fabara

A structure synonymous with NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center for the past 38 years, the grey-colored space shuttle Mate-Demate Device (MDD) at Edwards Air Force Base is being dismantled and demolished as a part of the final chapter in the U.S. space shuttle program.

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News Briefs August 22, 2014

Posted August 22, 2014 by

Pediatric flu shots The Immunizations Clinic will be vaccinating the Edwards pediatric community between the ages of 6 and 35 months.†When the adult stock is received, the dates will be released to vaccinate the remaining Tricare beneficiaries. The Immunization Clinic is open 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and noon-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays. The…

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Civil Air Patrol recruiting new members

Posted August 22, 2014 by Capt. Gail Harper

Today, Civil Air Patrol is more than 72 years old and growing stronger each and every day.

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Air Combat Command loans Global Hawk to GVCTF

Posted August 22, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

The 412th Test Wing's Global Vigilance Combined Test Force received a Global Hawk Block 40 Aug. 6, on loan from Air Combat Command.

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Robotics team needs volunteers

Posted August 22, 2014 by

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The Scorpions Robotics team named their robot, Scoop Da Whoop. Anyone interested in becoming a coach, mentor or sponsor should attend a meeting 3:30-4:15 p.m., Aug. 21 in the OPS Conference Room, Bldg. 1642. Last year, the Desert High School Scorpion Robotics team was launched and the team competed…

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Honorary commanders tour 412th Maintenance Group

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A group of honorary commanders toured the 412th Maintenance Group August 15 along with their pertinent squadron commander and base leaders.

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News Briefs August 15, 2014

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Fitness Center open Effective Aug. 16, the Rosburg Fitness Center will be open 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturdays. For more information, call 661-275-GYM1. CHP, LAPD entrance exam There will be law enforcement opportunity briefs by the California Highway Patrol and entrance exam testing with the Los Angeles Police Department Sept. 9 at the Airman & Family…

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Edwards Air Force Base schools

Posted August 15, 2014 by

Edwards Air Force Base school students return to the classroom Aug. 18. Base officials want to remind Team Edwards to obey posted speed limits and watch out for children walking to and from school.

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The art of aircraft restoration requires collaboration

Posted August 15, 2014 by Jet Fabara

In the Air Force, aircraft boneyards are synonymous with places where decommissioned aircraft go to rest. At Edwards, the Air Force Flight Test Museum's boneyard is becoming a place where aircraft wait to be restored and history retold thanks to a team of volunteers.

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Price matching saves Edwards Air Force Base Exchange shoppers millions

Posted August 15, 2014 by

Whether shopping in stores or online, Airman, retirees and their families get the lowest price at the Edwards Air Force Base Exchange. In fact, Edwards Air Force Base shoppers who price matched in 2013 at the Exchange saved $46,156. At brick-and-mortar locations, price differences of $10 or less are matched on the spotóno ad required….

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