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Wanted: Volunteer income tax preparers

Posted December 16, 2016 by

The Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., 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 early February and ends April 18, 2017. The Volunteer Income…

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Team Edwards show career paths to local students at Salute to Youth

Posted October 16, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The 412th Test Engineering Group Instrumentation Division wowed students with their F-16 simulator at the 2015 Salute to Youth Event. LANCASTER, Calif.–The 24th Annual Salute to Youth, “The Career Connection,” was held Oct. 13 at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds. The event gives 8- and 9th-grade students in the Antelope Valley…

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Force Support Holiday Hours

Posted November 20, 2015 by

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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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted January 8, 2016 by

Jan. 11–15 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Three pieces fried chicken Mashed potatoes with gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Baked ham Mashed potatoes with gravy Vegetables Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday Closed All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin Hood…

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Australian KC-30A successfully refuels C-17 for first time

Posted March 4, 2016 by

The first air-to-air refueling from a Royal Australian Air Force KC-30A Multi Role Tanker Transport to a C-17A Globemaster III occurred Feb. 10. The five-hour sortie was conducted by members of the RAAF's Air Warfare Centre Aircraft Research and Development Unit, 86 Wing and the 418th Flight Test Squadron.

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Eagle project defines cooperation

Posted April 29, 2016 by Christopher Ball

The Air Force's F-15 Eagle fleet is scheduled to receive a wheel and brake upgrade after completion of flight testing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Back in BAF: B-1B Lancer returns to Benefield Anechoic Facility

Posted August 12, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

The B-1B Lancer has come home to test in the Benefield Anechoic Facility at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Edwards NCO ‘joins’ the Marines for senior NCO training

Posted October 21, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

When it came time for Master Sgt. Daniel Magas to attend the next step in his Professional Military Education -- the Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy -- he decided to take a different route.  

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XCITE aims to reduce timeline from idea to reality

Posted January 20, 2017 by Christopher Ball

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit An XCITE innovation team meeting last year provided members an opportunity to brainstorm over ideas. In a low-ceilinged room off a nondescript hallway down a steep flight of stairs beneath an unremarkable building, a group of people meet to brainstorm, exchange ideas and formulate plans to further the goals…

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412th SFS picks pumpkins for party from Rosamond pumpkin patch

Posted October 30, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Each year when October rolls around, pumpkin season begins. There are pumpkins for carving and decorating, pumpkin-spiced drinks, pumpkin pies and much more. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, 192.2 million pounds of pumpkins were produced in California in 2014.

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