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Big Shaker about to hit Edwards

Sept. 23, Edwards Emergency Management will present the “Big Shaker,” an earthquake simulator, in the Base Exchange parking lot from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The exhibit is part of National Preparedness Month efforts for September. Emergency Management is focused on earthquake preparedness before, during and after an earthquake. The Office of Emergency Management is available year-round…

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2014 second quarter award winners unveiled

Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon Brig. Gen. Michael T. Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander, poses with the Team of the Quarter, the 412th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog Section. The 412th Test Wing honored second quarter award winners during a ceremony Sept. 11 at the Base Theater. Congratulations to all! Airman of the…

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Hispanics – a future of success

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber After lunch, Senior Airman Joe Hernandez, 31st TES Bomber weapons load crew member and Carolina Catares, military spouse, demonstrated a salsa dance influenced by merengue dance which is native to the Caribbean and Central American regions. Each year from, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage…

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NASA’s shuttle carrier aircraft settles down in Palmdale

Retired NASA Shuttle Carrier Aircraft 911, one of two modified Boeing 747 jetliners that ferried NASA's space shuttles for decades, moved to its new home at Joe Davies Heritage Airpark, Sept.12.

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South Base landmark torn-down, replaced

The South Base water tower that once stood as a 160-foot red and white landmark found itself torn down and dried out in the desert Sept. 16.


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Houses on Edwards to get new appliances

Posted  July 13, 2012

More than 200 homes in the Mountain View and east end of Joshua Acres Housing Areas will soon receive new energy-efficient appliances thanks to funding received from Air Force Materiel Command...

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Register now, limited seats available in FAM 103

Posted  July 13, 2012

The Air Force Institute of Technology offers a myriad of resources and options available to those needing acquisition Continuous Learning Points. Course offerings are open to officers, enlisted, and civilians alike and are delivered through both live instruction and student-paced web formats. One of AFIT’s most important classes for the Acquisition community is FAM 103…

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Legal Assistance Tip: The Uniformed Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act

Posted  July 13, 2012

We are often asked to clarify the rights of a former spouse to a portion of a member’s retirement pay after divorce. The answer is in the Uniformed Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act, which recognizes the right of state courts to distribute military retired pay to a former spouse and provides a method of enforcing…

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APET Rescue – July 13, 2012

Posted  July 13, 2012

APET Rescue is looking for adult volunteers. If you are interested, visit APET Resuce at 615 South Forbes Avenue, or call (661) 258-9525. APET Rescue is open 4:30 – 6 p.m., Monday – Friday, and 3:30 – 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.

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Announcements – July 13, 2012

Posted  July 13, 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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Chapel Service Times – updated July 13, 2012

Posted  July 13, 2012

Sunday: 8 a.m. – Gospel Service, Chapel 1 9 a.m. – Catholic Mass, Chapel 2 11 a.m. – Traditional Service, Chapel 1 11 a.m. – Contemporary Service, Chapel 2 4 p.m. – Catholic Mass, Chapel 2   Monday-Thursday: 11:30 a.m. – Catholic Mass, Chapel 2 1 p.m. – Muslim Prayer, Chapel 1   Thursday: 5:30…

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Edwards AFB and NASA Dryden vendor fair

Posted  July 13, 2012

Meet qualified vendors for office supplies, IT products, furniture, machine parts, cabling, security equipment, calibration services, precision machining, and others.

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AFFTC to be re-designated as Air Force Test Center

Posted  July 9, 2012

The Air Force Flight Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., will be re-designated as the Air Force Test Center during a ceremony July 13. Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger, the commander of Air Force Materiel Command, will preside over the ceremony. During the ceremony, the 95th Air Base Wing will transition to the 412th Test…

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Colonel Arwood assumes command of 95th Air Base Wing

Posted  July 6, 2012

Surrounded by an impressive display of 95th Air Base Wing assets, Team Edwards gathered June 29 in Hangar 1600 to watch Col. Amy V. Arwood assume command of the 95th Air Base Wing. Arwood has the...

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Briefs July 6, 2012

Posted  July 6, 2012

TMO pick up times change To mitigate the increasing challenges of securing pack/pick up dates during July and August, the Air Force Joint Personal Property Shipping Office will institute measures to ensure equality customer service. Traffic Management Office counselors will inform individuals the normal required time to schedule a pick up is five weeks during…

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