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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 Ƭbrittle boneĆ® disease. Branch Elementary Student Mya,…

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Commissaries announce coupon policy changes

Posted April 20, 2012 by by Rick Brink

Changes are on the way in how commissaries handle coupons and product returns without receipts, among other things, as the Defense Commissary Agency enacts customer service policy changes to protect the commissary benefit. “The average coupon user might not notice the policy changes because they are aimed at preventing possible misuse of the commissary benefit…

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Elementary school students soar at Mojave rocketry challenge

Posted June 8, 2012 by by Laura Mowry

The successful completion of the first commercial spaceflight to the International Space Station occurred May 31 when the Space X Dragon capsule parachuted back to Earth and splashed down in the Pacific Ocean. The historic mission…

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September is National Fruit, Vegetable Month

Posted September 14, 2012 by by Alice Cervelli

According to the Centers for Disease Control, consuming a diet high in fruits and vegetables is associated with lower risk for numerous chronic diseases, including cancer and cardiovascular disease. To get a healthy variety, think color by revisiting these bright and colorful powerhouses of a healthy nutrition plan. Eating fruits and vegetable of different colors…

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Italian honorary commanders visit Edwards

Posted October 19, 2012 by 412th TW Public Affairs

Edwards Air Force Base hosted members of the Honorary Squadron Commanders Association from Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 12. While visiting the Air Force Test Pilot School, the delegation posed for a group photo in front of the NF-104. The Italians met up with base leadership and members of the Edwards AFB Civlian Military Support…

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News Briefs – November 16, 2012

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Combined Protestant service The Protestant Chapel Community will hold a combined service Nov. 25, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel 2 Sanctuary. Commissary closure The Edwards Commissary will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22. All hours through the rest of the weekend will remain the same. December Training Day change The December training day for…

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Edwards firefighters support Mutual Aid Agreement, assist in confined space rescue

Posted January 25, 2013 by Laura Mowry

Edwards firefighters teamed up with the Kern County Fire Department Jan. 17 when they were dispatched to Mojave, Calif., in support of a confined space rescue for a man trapped inside a railcar.

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From the palm of your hand, find out what’s going on at Edwards

Posted March 15, 2013 by Kenji Thuloweit

Members of the Edwards community have a new tool to let them know what’s going on around base. The My Military Communities is a mobile application that centralizes all of Edwards’ community events, organizations and services right in your pocket for smartphones. MyMC2 lists activities happening on base as well as a directory to all…

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Edwards Airmen vital to Raptor’s return

Posted April 19, 2013 by Laura Mowry

It was a proud moment for the Edwards community when Air Combat Command announced the F-22 Raptor had resumed normal flight operations.

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Edwards master resilience trainers ready to train new volunteers

Posted May 24, 2013 by Jet Fabara

To complement the new approach of taking care of oneself and others via the Comprehensive Airman Fitness methodology, certified and trained master resilience trainers at Edwards are increasing efforts week-by-week to prepare volunteer resilience trainer assistants within each unit. “MRTs will provide awareness education and skill development techniques for Airmen and their families in order…

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