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Edwards Air Force Base school students return to the classroom Aug. 18. Base officials want to remind Team Edwards to obey posted speed limits and watch out for children walking to and from school.

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Education Center hosts 2014 annual education fair

Representatives from 59 colleges and universities gathered at Club Muroc in the Alliance Ballroom Aug. 13, for the base's annual Education Fair. The fair is open to all military, dependents, retirees and DOD civilians interested in furthering their education.

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New AF Inspection System changes inspection culture

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Kimberly Strong, 412th Test Wing Inspector General Wing Inspection Team lead, works in the new Management Inspection Communication Tool. Strong is instrumental in organizing Wing Inspection Teams, planning inspections, scheduling and uploading and tracking reports. The Air Force has a new inspection system and the 412th Test Wing Inspector…

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The art of aircraft restoration requires collaboration

In the Air Force, aircraft boneyards are synonymous with places where decommissioned aircraft go to rest. At Edwards, the Air Force Flight Test Museum's boneyard is becoming a place where aircraft wait to be restored and history retold thanks to a team of volunteers.

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15 seconds: A rude awakening

U.S. Air Force illustration by Staff Sgt. Jamal D. Sutter Airmen and their families hit the road every summer to travel and enjoy a little relaxation. When making travel arrangements that involve driving long distances, be sure to get enough rest the night before and take breaks as needed. LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark….


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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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One step at a time

Posted  July 27, 2012

Sept. 15, Team Edwards will send four Airmen to run the Air Force Marathon in Dayton, Ohio.

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My job is prosecuting sexual assault

Posted  July 27, 2012

Here’s a simple truth … sexual offenders reject our core values of integrity, service and excellence, in favor of following their own base, undisciplined, criminal desires. Most sexual assaults committed by Airmen are “blue on blue,” or Airmen victimizing other Airmen. So in addition to rejecting our core values, these undisciplined Airmen reject the Wingman…

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General Wolfenbarger sets the stage at Commander’s Call

Posted  July 20, 2012

Air Force Materiel Command Commander Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger laid out her expectations and the command’s priorities in a Commander’s Call here July 13. The general was on base to officiate the ceremony...

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Briefs July 20, 2012

Posted  July 20, 2012

Assumption of command Col. William W. Gideon, deputy director for Agile Combat Support, Aeronautical Systems Center, cordially invites you to an Assumption of Leadership Ceremony where Lt. Col. Gene F. Cummins will assume leadership of Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Detachment 1, Air Force Plant 42, Palmdale, Calif. The ceremony is at 8 a.m., July…

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Annual duck blind drawing slated for Aug. 11

Posted  July 20, 2012

Waterfowl hunters can participate in the annual duck blind drawing scheduled Aug. 11 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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SARC presentation

Posted  July 20, 2012

Many of you know sexual assaults don’t just happen to people outside the gates of Edwards, it can happen to military personnel, their family members and any civilian. It happens to men, women and children. The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office is hosting a special guest speaker, Mary…

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