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Duck blind drawing slated for Aug. 8

Waterfowl hunters can participate in the annual duck blind drawing scheduled Aug. 8 at the Rod and Gun Activity, Bldg. 210. Base hunting permits may be submitted to drawing officials from 9 a.m. until the actual drawing begins, which will be at approximately 10 a.m. Duck blind reservations are required for all base affiliated waterfowl…

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Free golf clinics with LPGA tour player

Air Force photographs by Rebecca Amber Ladies Professional Golf Association tour player Stephanie Louden demonstrates how to correctly use three golf clubs, a wedge, a 7-iron and a driver during the free golf clinic July 24. Louden shared her expertise July 24-26 at the Muroc Lake Golf Course. The free golf clinics offered Edwards ëcommunity…

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Losing sleep: CSAF shares what keeps him up at night

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Chrissy Best Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III speaks with 501st Combat Support Wing Airmen during an all call at Royal Air Force Croughton, England, July 16. Welsh explained the importance of reaching out and taking care of Air Force members and their families….

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Wright-Patt hosts rapid improvement event for Air Force civilian hiring initiative

Participants in this initiative include Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Headquarters Air Force Personnel Center, installation civilian personnel offices, and Directorate of Personnel employees within AFMC.

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Golf camp gets kids back into the ‘swing’ of things

Every summer at Edwards, Muroc Lake Golf Course attempts to solve the proverbial question of what kids can do during their summer break by giving children ages five to 17 the opportunity to either learn or improve their golf game during their annual summer golf camp.


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GWOT Expeditionary Medal

Posted  June 19, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Steve White JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas–Active duty, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Airmen who earned the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal for more than one of the five Department of Defense approved GWOT-EM operations may now wear a service star device on the medal and service…

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Edwards maintainer makes All-AF, All-Armed Forces volleyball team

Posted  June 19, 2015

Every year athletes across the Air Force try out for a chance to not only represent their base, but the Air Force at a national level.

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Gaining Altitude – Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  June 19, 2015

Through our character–an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community. * Andrew Reiner, a teacher at Towson University wrote recently, “This is a generation terrified of looking up from the cellphone for fear of appearing out of the loop or having a real conversation where the muck of real emotions can’t be sterilized….

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Announcements – June 19, 2015

Posted  June 19, 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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Big thoughts on small business shared during seminar

Posted  June 18, 2015

More than 80 companies sent representatives to the Air Force Test Center Small Business Seminar held June 10 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center.

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Base legal office adopts Phantom

Posted  June 18, 2015

Courtesy photograph Members of the 412th Test Wing Judge Advocate’s Office pose in front of their adopted F-4 Phantom at the Air Force Flight Test Museum. The 412th Test Wing Legal Office arranged a special adoption June 6. Capt. Koley Borchard, 412th Test Wing Judge Advocate Office, along with several judge advocate generals and paralegals, adopted one…

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Library encourages exercise for minds and body

Posted  June 18, 2015

The Edwards AFB Library Summer Reading Program encourages children to exercise their minds during the summer months when school is not in session.

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News Briefs June 12, 2015

Posted  June 12, 2015

Dorm Dinner The Edwards First Sergeants Council and Edwards Top III Association invites you to attend a free Dorm Dinner in appreciation of your daily contributions to the 412th Test Wing June 16. Dinner will begin at 5 p.m. at the Higher Grounds Dorm Complex. To R.S.V.P., call 661-277-9797. Home buyers seminar The Housing Management…

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Northrop Grumman NATO AGS to be tested at Edwards

Posted  June 12, 2015

Northrop Grumman's family of high-altitude long endurance unmanned aircraft systems welcomed its newest member June 4. The new Alliance Ground Surveillance system is the first of five being built for NATO.

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EOD, NASA take blast at the past

Posted  June 12, 2015

How do you dispose of more than 30 years of expired explosive aircraft equipment in less than one minute? While some may say "very carefully," the real answer at Edwards is with the help of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team.

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