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Edwards says goodbye to Weavers

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Outgoing commander of the 412th Maintenance Group, Col. Robby Weaver (right) receives his retirement pin from his wife Susan during Weaverís retirement ceremony July 10. Weaver and his wife are retiring after a 25-year career in the Air Force; the last three of which were spent as the 412th…

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Got a ticket? What now?

Many drivers have experienced the sinking feeling that accompanies the flashing lights and siren of a police vehicle pulling them over. But, for drivers who are cited on Edwards AFB, there may be harsher penalties.

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F-35 returns to limited flight, officials rule out Farnborough

While the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter has returned to limited flying, it will not be appearing at the Farnborough International Airshow in the United Kingdom, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said during a Pentagon news conference July 15.

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Scars of DUI: It ends with me

As a young child, you don’t think much if someone doesn’t show up when they’re supposed to because you have better, “more important” things to worry about; like bugs and dolls. They’re just another shape flashing around you in your own little world. Occasionally, a child will stop and ask a question about the sky,…

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Can you tell me how to get to ‘Sesame Street?’

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Military ID card holders and guests are invited to attend the “Sesame Street USO Experience for Military Families” July 27 at the Oasis Community Center. The Sesame Street USO Experience for Military Families will drop by the Oasis Community Center for two shows July 28. The event is open…


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Briefs July 27, 2012

Posted  July 27, 2012

Edwards education fair The Edwards Education and Training Center will host the Annual 2012 Education Fair 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Aug. 15 in the Alliance Ballroom at Club Muroc. More than 40 colleges and universities from across the United States will be represented. Everyone is welcome to come and speak with college representatives and find the…

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Foreign visitors to Edwards must have pre-approval

Posted  July 27, 2012

“The more things change, the more they stay the same.” That old saying will come to fit many policies and procedures as Edwards progresses through realignment. One such policy concerns foreign visitors. Charlene Baker of the Foreign Disclosure Office offers the following guidance. “As a reminder all foreign visitors must be approved by the Foreign…

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FHFA announces short sale assistance for military

Posted  July 27, 2012

Federal Housing Finance Agency Acting Director Edward J. DeMarco announced June 21 changes to short sale policies that will make it easier for military homeowners with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac...

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Second quarter military justice actions

Posted  July 27, 2012

Nonjudicial punishment is a tool that provides commanders with an essential and swift means of maintaining good order and discipline. It also promotes behavior changes in servicemembers without the stigma of a court-martial conviction. A suspension is the postponement of the application of all or part of the punishment for a specific probationary period. The…

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Environmental Management, 31st TES team to educate about wildlife

Posted  July 27, 2012

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Edwards Air Force Base Environmental Management and the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron visited the Base Exchange July 19 in an effort to educate the...

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Edwards AFB Commissary supports Feds Feed Families

Posted  July 27, 2012

Commissaries are once again playing a key role as government agencies and organizations across the United States support the 2012 Feds Feed Families food drive campaign, which runs through Aug. 31. Military customers and federal employees can donate nonperishable food and personal hygiene items to the campaign using marked bins located at the entries or…

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Hurts one, affects all

Posted  July 27, 2012

Mary Lauterbach tragically lost her daughter in 2007 after a sexual assault at the hands of a fellow Marine. She will be speak at the Base Theater Aug. 10 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The event is sponsored by the 412th Test Wing Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office...

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2013 TRICARE Prime enrollment fees announced

Posted  July 27, 2012

The fiscal year 2013 TRICARE Prime enrollment fees for uniformed service retirees and their families go into effect...

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Edwards AFB Base Exchange committed to offering best possible price on or offline

Posted  July 27, 2012

According to a recent article by PC World, more than half of U.S. adult mobile phone owners used a handset for shopping assistance while in stores during the 2011 holiday season. Additionally, a quarter of these shoppers went online to see if they could find a better price for a product they were considering buying….

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Announcements July 27, 2012

Posted  July 27, 2012

The PLAYpass deadline has been extended through December 31, 2012!!  If your spouse is deployed or you are a single airman returning from a deployment, then come to the A&FRC to get your PLAYpass and register!  PLAYpass discount cards are used for various activities and programs on base for adults and children.  For more information…

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