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AFMC commander talks resilience, future of command

Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, emphasized her expectations and the command's priorities in a commander's call at the base theater June 19.

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Seminar provides expert advice for smart home buying

Whether you are a first-time home buyer or looking to purchase an investment property, the Housing Management Office is here to help. June 17, they brought subject matter experts to the Airman and Family Readiness Center for a free Home Buyer's Seminar.

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Summertime fire safety

Summer is upon us! This means lots of fun with family and friends. At the Edwards AFB Fire Department we want your summer to be fun, memorable and safe. Here are a few tips to help keep you and your family safe this summer.

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Minors confess to causing $22,000 in damage during vandalism spree

After weeks of investigative work, two minors confessed June 8 to committing vandalism at Desert High School and nearby school district maintenance buildings.

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AFTC needs to be ‘agile, ready, right’

The Air Force Test Center added a page to its three-year history June 18 when Maj. Gen. David A. Harris stepped into the role of commander. Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, presided as the center transitioned to a new leader for the very first time.


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Sports

Desert High Baseball

Posted  May 29, 2015

The Desert High School Scorpions softball team battled, but ultimately ended up one run short losing 11-10 in extra innings to Katella High School from Anaheim. The game was part of the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Division 6 playoffs. The Scorpions finished 15-9 on the season. Air Force photograph by Kim Lathrop Senior Katee…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted  May 29, 2015

June 1-4 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Country fried steak Mashed potatoes and gravy With side veggies Tuesday Beef stroganoff Over egg noodles With side veggies Wednesday Chicken enchiladas Refried beans And Spanish rice Thursday Kung pao chicken Fried rice and egg roll Friday CLOSED All Blue Plate Specials–$7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage,…

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Commentary

Getting to the roots of the matter

Posted  May 29, 2015

An effective safety program means getting at the roots of the matter. Spring has sprung! Coming recently from the East Coast, I was full of desire to get out and see what damage the long and severe winter caused. Cleaning and raking, picking up broken limbs and the normal debris that winter brings. And then…

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Branch Elementary students have successful launch

Posted  May 29, 2015

Branch Elementary School students cheered as rockets they built were launched in the school's third annual Intermediate Space Challenge May 26.

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EOD wins intramural championship with explosive finish

Posted  May 29, 2015

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara After losing a match to the 412th Civil Engineer Group Explosive Ordnance Disposal team in the winner’s bracket during the 2015 Intramural Volleyball playoffs, the 412th Operations Support Squadron team climbed out of the losers bracket to once again face EOD in the championship game May 20 at the…

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Base Supply Centers celebrate 20 years of service, promoting opportunities

Posted  May 29, 2015

A cozy ceremony was held inside the Base Supply Center May 19 where 412th Mission Support Group leadership joined BSC employees and executives of IB Express to celebrate the company's 20 years of service to the military and for their role in promoting opportunities for the sight-impaired and people with other disabilities.

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Events

Announcements – May 22, 2015

Posted  May 29, 2015

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000 MPS operating hours In order to stay aligned to new and existing personnel program processes, the Military Personnel Section will be changing its customer service hours beginning 1 May, 2015. The new hours will be 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Fridays, and closed the first…

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Salutes & Awards

412th Test Wing 1st Quarter Award Winners

Posted  May 22, 2015

Air Force photograph by Chris Higgins Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, watches Jeanette White, 412th Civil Engineering Group, absolutely smash a foam baseball into the audience after accepting her 30-year government service award May 14 during the 412th Test Wing’s 1st Quarter Awards ceremony. 30 Years of Government Service Pin Jerry…

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News Briefs May 22, 2015

Posted  May 22, 2015

North Gate safety alert SAFETY ALERT! Due to mechanical issues with the North Gate, there have been large metal plates installed over gaps in the roadway while repair operations are being scheduled. Drivers should exercise caution and reduce speeds in these areas. In inclement weather and blowing dust, the plates may become slippery and vehicles,…

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Health & Safety

Don’t be a no show

Posted  May 22, 2015

The 412th Medical Group is dedicated to meeting the health care needs of you and your family by providing access to its services and the best possible medical care.

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