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NATO AGS arrives at Edwards

Posted December 21, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

NATO's first Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) aircraft arrived at Edwards Dec. 19 completing its first flight. The test flight marks the start of six months of ground and airborne testing at Edwards before the aircraft is sent to its new home in Sigonella, Italy.

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Edwards Airmen lay wreaths at Lancaster Cemetery

Posted December 18, 2015 by

Courtesy photograph by Taliah Sims Master Sgt. Robert Sims, 912th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron lays a wreath on a grave of a veteran at Lancaster Cemetery Dec. 12, 2015. Every year since 1992, Wreaths Across America, a non-profit organization, sponsors the laying of wreaths at the graves of veterans across the country Dec. 12. Locally, volunteers…

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Santa Claus drops by Edwards before busy week

Posted December 18, 2015 by

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Santa Claus and the 412th Mission Support Group front office. Before wrapping up an extended Southern California vacation, Santa Claus made one final stop at Edwards AFB Dec. 14, 2015. Father Christmas made his rounds through several buildings including Bldg. 3000, 412th Civil Engineering Group, 412th Medical Group, Bldg. 1, the…

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Half day

Posted December 18, 2015 by

Team Edwards, President Barack Obama has signed an Executive Order excusing federal employees from duty for half a day Dec. 24. In conjunction with the Executive Order, Dec. 24 is designated as an AFMC Family Day.  412th Test Wing commander, Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, has authorized this as a down day for 412th TW military…

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MWR holiday hours

Posted December 18, 2015 by

Force Support Squadron Holiday Hours Dec. 24, Family Down Day — Christmas Eve Aero Club: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. High Desert Lanes Bowling: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. High Desert Inn: open seven days a week, 24 hours a day Information, Tickets & Tours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Military Personnel Section (CAC issuance): 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Muroc Lake Golf Course:…

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Students send warm Christmas gifts to Lancaster shelter

Posted December 18, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Elizabeth Davis’ fourth grade class at Branch Elementary School prepared 60 fleece scarves Dec, 10 to donate to the Lancaster Community Shelter. The scheduled delivery date for the scarves is Dec. 17, just in time for Christmas. It doesn’t take long to see the respect and compassion for others…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted December 18, 2015 by

Dec. 21-25 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Pork shanks Mashed potatoes with gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Country fried steak Mashed potatoes with gravy Vegetables Thursday No Special Friday Closed Christmas Day All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium Beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin Hood and Anthony’s Pizza Food…

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News Briefs – December 11, 2015

Posted December 11, 2015 by

Christmas concert The Edwards Singers and the Chapel cordially invite you to join them for a Christmas celebration. Come hear the “Story of Christmas” along with traditional hymns sung in four parts. This free concert for people of all ages will be held in the Chapel 2 Sanctuary 5:30 p.m., Dec. 11.   Retirement Brig….

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Scholarships for Military Children — Commissaries accepting applications starting Dec. 15

Posted December 11, 2015 by Mike Perron

Now entering its 16th year, the Scholarships for Military Children Program will be accepting applications from eligible students beginning Dec. 15 at commissaries worldwide. A total of 700 scholarship grants, each worth $2,000, will be awarded for the 2016-17 school year. Those students selected for the honor will join nearly 9,000 who’ve been awarded more…

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2016 Edwards Tax Center: dates, eligibility and volunteer information

Posted December 11, 2015 by Capt. Jorge Martinez

The primary mission of the Tax Center is to provide free computerized preparation and electronic filing of Federal and California state income tax returns to military personnel and eligible dependents. The Tax Center is staffed by volunteers who are certified to prepare returns by both the IRS and the California Franchise Tax Board.  This popular…

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