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19 stories of heroism highlighted in ‘Veterans in Blue’

Posted November 16, 2012 by

“Let me not mourn for the men who have died fighting, but rather let me be glad that such heroes have lived,” said Gen. George S. Patton. For decades Airmen have answered the call to serve and protect the nation’s interests, its people and the cherished freedoms that underpin it all, risking their lives for…

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Share the love: Send Valentines to veterans

Posted February 8, 2013 by

Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers can show their appreciation to military service members who came before them by sending free valentines through the Edwards Air Force Base Exchange through Feb. 8. Now in its third year, “Valentines for Veterans” is an annual Exchange campaign to send greetings to local Veterans Administration hospitals, Fisher…

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Farewell!

Posted March 1, 2013 by

Air Force photographs James Judkins, 412th Civil Engineering Division director (left), presents Bob Wood with the Outstanding Civilian Career Service Award Feb. 27 at Woods retirement ceremony at Club Muroc. Wood has served as the chief of Edwards AFB Environmental Management for more than 10 years and has served the government for 42 years. Bob…

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Former AFFTC commander dies

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Retired Maj. Gen. Hugh Boyd Manson died Oct. 4 in Los Gatos, Calif. He was 98.

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Eligible officers, enlisted members offered early retirement

Posted January 10, 2014 by Debbie Gildea

Staff through senior master sergeants and captains through lieutenant colonels in certain Air Force Specialty Codes may apply to retire with fewer than 20 years of active service under the Temporary Early Retirement Authority, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced. Commonly referred to as the 15-year retirement, TERA will be implemented to help achieve manpower…

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VA launches online tool to calculate Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits

Posted February 14, 2014 by Veterans Affairs News Release

WASHINGTON – The Veterans Affairs Department Feb. 4 launched a new online tool to make it easier for veterans, service members and family members to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits and learn more about VA’s approved colleges, universities and other education and training programs across the country. “We are pleased that Post-9/11 veterans are…

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Retiree Appreciation Day

Posted March 28, 2014 by

All area military retirees should mark their calendars to attend the upcoming Edwards Retiree Appreciation Day 8 a.m.-noon, May at the Oasis Community Center. Keep an eye out here for program information and updates as they become available.†Updates will also be posted at www.facebook.com/EdwardsAirForceBase.

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Renowned NASA research pilot William H. Dana dies

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One of the nation’s most respected aerospace pioneers has passed away. Distinguished research pilot and aeronautical engineer William Harvey Dana died on May 6, 2014 after a lengthy illness.

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Edwards shows appreciation to local military retirees

Posted May 11, 2012 by by 95th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

More than 100 military retirees and their families attended the Military Appreciation Day event held here May 5 at the Oasis Community Center. Of those in attendance, retirees were treated to financial and healthcare information and services in addition to guest speakers throughout the day. For any…

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Team Edwards hosts appreciation day for retirees

Posted May 9, 2014 by Jet Fabara

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara The honorable John Oglesby (right), judge for the Superior Court of Kern County in California, speaks with Technician Fifth Grade Army of the United States (ret.) Charles Collings during the 2014 Retiree Appreciation Day May 3 at the Oasis Community Center. Collings was part of the Aleutian Islands Campaign…

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